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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31st January 2018 / Competitiveness / Education

NUV: Qualification mismatch low in engineering jobs

A recently published report by the National Institute for Education (NUV) shows that, overall, the level of application of qualification acquired by vocational education has not changed much over the 10-year period covered by the analysis. More pronounced, positive changes in terms of professional stability can be observed in the field of engineering.
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14th December 2017 / Competitiveness / Education

OECD analysis of collaborative problem-solving skills: Czech 15-year-olds who attended pre-primary school are more likely to enjoy, value cooperation

Globally, girls are much better than boys at working together to solve problems, according to the first OECD PISA assessment of collaborative problem solving. Czech 15-year-olds responded to questions related to team work, relations with peers and teachers.
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14th December 2017 / Competitiveness / Education

Eurostat: Less than 9% of Czechs suffered from material and social deprivation in 2016

In the Czech Republic, the material and social deprivation rate in 2016 was higher among people with primary education (21.2%), followed by those with secondary education (7.8%) and people with tertiary education (1.7%). 
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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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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic