Institute of Sport – National Research Institute

The Institute of Sport has been established by the Regulation No.60 of the Prime Minister of Poland of 4 November 1977 as an independent research unit. Since 25 November 2015, the Institute of Sport has been holding the status of the National Research Institute.

One of the main domain in which the Institute is engaged is educational activity. It is delivered through various educational forms and professional trainings addressed at sports workforce. The main goal is to improve the education level of coaches and develop the skills that enable them to translate the knowledge they gain into practice

In addition, the Institute of Sport is the leader of the works dedicated to Qualifications Framework in sport in Poland. It aims at implementing the systems of continuous learning for coaches based on orderly a clear qualifications. The goal is to make the system of sport qualifications clear for both people who run sport classes (coaches and instructors) and the employers.