Economic policy / Education

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

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25th November 2015 / Economic policy / Education

Economic Policy: OECD: Education at a Glance 2015: Czech Rep: good ICT, problem-solving skills among tertiary-educated adults, education sector not seen as innovative

On 24 November 2015, OECD published the 2015 Education at a Glance report measuring state of education worldwide. The report analyses the education systems of the 34 OECD member countries, as well as Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Russian F...
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9th September 2015 / Economic policy / Education

Economic Policy: IMF: Delivering on the Promise of 2025

There are three Key Policy Areas for Women’s Economic Empowerment: Education, Employment and Family. "...we have estimates that, if the number of female workers were to increase to the same level as the number of men, GDP in the United States would expand by 5 percent, by 9 percent in Japan, and ...
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11th August 2015 / Economic policy / Education

Economic Policy: Czech Education Ministry says inclusion will cost more than one billion crowns per year

The recently approved amendment to the Schools Act that is meant to improve conditions for including disadvantaged children in mainstream schools could mean additional demands on the state budget in excess of one billion crowns in 2017 and 1.5 billion in 2018, according to Czech Education Ministry...
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