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

22nd September 2020 / Competitiveness / Education


Reimagining a more equitable and resilient K–12 education system

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended school systems around the world. The pace has been frenetic as systems have had to stand up remote learning overnight, plan whether and how to reopen schools amid changing epidemiological circumstances, and support students academically and emotionally. The scope of the challenge has thus far left little time for deeper reflection.
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4th September 2020 / Competitiveness / Education


Practice mathematics playfully with a unique Czech application

Mathematics doesn't have to be scary. One way to make it more enjoyable for teenagers is the Mathman application. In a game designed by Jan Maloušek, a student of Brno University of Technology, the players have to help a superhero defeat monsters - by solving several tasks. With his application, Maloušek caught the jury's of the T-Mobile Rozjezdy competition attention and won one of this year's awards in the regional round in the South Moravian Region. The T-Mobile Rozjezdy competition helps start-up entrepreneurs.
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2nd September 2020 / Competitiveness / Education


UNYP initiates strong anti-Covid measures as the first Czech university to welcome back students

This week, the University of New York in Prague will be the first university in the Czech Republic to welcome students for the Fall semester. UNYP has kept Covid-19 and student safety in mind throughout the opening preparations. The University has decided to invest in anti-Covid preparations in the context of a long-term outlook and a positive change for the university, while taking into account the flexibility that students will need throughout this pandemic and beyond.  
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic