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

5th April 2018 / Competitiveness / Education

Czech Republic Education Factsheet

The Czech Republic has an educated workforce, but the lack of technically educated people has been posing an obstacle to further development of the country. Is the Czech Republic suffocating what has been seen as a major competitive advantage?
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1st March 2018 / Competitiveness / Education

10 rules in education by the Permanent Conferece of Associations in Education (SKAV)

Members of the Permanent Conferece of Associations in Education (SKAV) have agreed on the following set of basic principles that are related to life-long education of an individual. They have also confirmed their intention to strive for realisation of the principles within their activities.
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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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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic