I heard that the next version of Bitcoin Core will support HD wallets.
What will be the path used for that implementation?
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0.13 (current most recent release) supports HD wallets (if you create a new wallet with 0.13 it will use HD by default, <0.13 wallets will keep the non HDness).
You can disable the HD feature in >=0.13 with
It does use only hardened private key derivation.
The keypath-scheme is
BIP44 is not supported right now. It makes little sense (weak security) to use public key derivation (BIP44 does) together with a possibility to export private keys.