Competitiveness

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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14th October 2019 / Competitiveness / Macroeconomic Indicators, Economic Growth


World Economic Forum Competitiveness Report 2019: Czechia slipped down three places

Czechia ranked 32nd (down three places year-on-year) in the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum.
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2nd December 2019 / Competitiveness / Education


Masaryk University Brno: Experts warn against the aging and declining skills of teachers

In their research experts from the Institute of Educational Sciences of the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University point out many problems of Czech secondary education. The largest number of teachers at Czech secondary schools is between 51 and 60 years of age. It is much harder for older teachers to maintain their working ability and it is also necessary to prevent burnout, which is more common in this age category of teachers. Professionals from MU are now coming up with tools to help teachers in cooperation with the non-profit organization Age Management.
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2nd December 2019 / Competitiveness / Health Care


Invitation: Health Care 2.0: Postgraduate education of doctors and accreditation of educational institutions

Healthcare 2.0 initiative invites to a panel discussion, which will take place on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 3 pm in the NHÚ AV ČR building, Politických vězňů 7, Praha 1, 2nd floor, room no. 7. The event will be held in Czech.
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28th November 2019 / Competitiveness / Digital Agenda


CTO: 34% of young and middle-aged Czechs use Internet daily

Concerning use of Internet banking and social networks, Czechia is on or over the average of EU28. Popularity of portable devices and online shopping also grows. 34% of young and middle-aged Czechs use Internet daily. The majority of households have Internet connection, Czech Telecommunication Office announced.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic