Competitiveness / Education

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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1st September 2017 / Competitiveness / Education university ranking: Charles University drops in rankings

Charles University fell again in the rankings of higher educational institutions by British firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The school ranked as high as 233rd place in 2014 put has fallen steadily to 314th place in the newly released 2018 rankings, writes. 
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4th July 2017 / Competitiveness / Education

What are the classes like at a technical university in the Czech Republic?

What U.S. STEM students have to say about their study abroad experience at a technical university in the Czech Republic. This video was created with the support of the Department of State U.S. Study Abroad.
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25th May 2017 / Competitiveness / Education

OECD PISA: Financial literacy: 70.9% of Czech 15-year-old respondents worked outside school hours in 2012

According to OECD PISA 2015 report, total population of 15-year-old students enrolled at grade 7 or above in the Czech Republic is 90,076 (school-level exclusion rate reaches 2%). In 2012, majority was enrolled in the 9th (49.4%, more boys than girls) and 10th grade (46.2% more girls than boys).
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23rd March 2017 / Competitiveness / Education

QS World Universities Ranking by Subject: Two Czech universities among top 100

QS World Universities Ranking issued its 2017 ranking by subject of study, comprising 46 different subjects. The Czech Technical University in Prague is among top 100 universities globally in Civil & Structural Engineering. Charles University in Prague is among top 100 in Geography.
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13th March 2017 / Competitiveness / Education For some politicians, analysts and elites, it has become normal to state that Czech automotive industry is a set of assembly plants

For some politicians, analysts and elites, it has become normal to state that whole automotive industry in the Czech Rep is a set of assembly plants. But this is not true. The automotive sector comprises research and development, too, writes. Recent trends in university, vocational education graduates inside.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic