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.

Spotlight issue

27th January 2020 / Competitiveness / Education

INSEAD 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index: Czechia ranks 25th globally, 17th in Europe

This year's Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) includes 132 countries, focuses on AI and talent competitiveness. Adapting to this new way of working is important for countries to grow their economies and stay globally competitive.
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2nd December 2021 / Competitiveness / Education

Masaryk University collaboration yields first 4 3D lessons

BE3D Academy adds four new 3D lessons – free for any educator to download. 3D lesson plans are rich resources for teaching STEAM subjects through engaging projects and 3D printing. Here we share details on the new lessons.  Through a collaboration with Masaryk University, BE3D Academy has added four new 3D lessons that are free to download for any registered user. Masaryk is one of the first universities in the Czech Republic to offer 3D printing to students.    
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12th November 2021 / Competitiveness / Education

Jan Švejnar: The Sky Is the Limit

CERGE-EI celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. What was the main need or impulse that led to the founding of the postgraduate economic education institute in the Czech Republic? What were the main challenges? How has the institute changed in the three decades of its existence? CERGE-EI co-founder Jan Švejnar looks back in a vlog.
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30th September 2021 / Competitiveness / Education

Digitization is changing the labor market, the education system remains unchanged. Vodafone therefore launched the #FutureTalentAcademy digital academy

According to a study by the World Economic Forum called the Future of Jobs Report, 65% of the jobs that today's students will have do not yet exist. In the labor market, the demand for completely new digital skills is gradually growing, which, however, is rarely taught in schools. Therefore, Vodafone, together with leading experts, has launched a free educational platform #FutureTalentAcademy, which will prepare young talents for the position such as web designer or gamedesigner.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic