Europe 2020 Strategy – Increase of Student Mobility

With levels of youth unemployment in Europe reaching as high as 23% in 2012 , a key part of the Europe 2020 development strategy is to get Europe’s youth working. The 10 year plan to improve Europe’s economy aims towards “smart, inclusive and sustainable growth” in five key areas; Employment; Research and development; Climate change; Education; and Poverty and social justice.


Elan Grug Mus - International iForum , 5 November 2013

Academic Night at the Faculty of Arts

On the last Thursday of April, an academic night was held at the main Faculty of Arts building in náměstí Jana Palacha. The night aimed to promote awareness of student activism and to raise intellectual debate concerning the Czech government’s proposed educational reforms, and other wider issues that affected Czech universities and students.


Bryonie Carolan, 15 May 2013

England has effectively abolished its public university system

Professor Howard Hotson criticizes the British government reforms of higher education. He is a co-author of manifesto In Defence of Public Higher Education which was published by Charles University in czech translation. Professor Hotson visited Prague in November and now you can read an interview with him.


Mgr. Miroslav Jašurek, RNDr. Věra Šťastná, 19 December 2012

It’s more effective to finance universities using public resources, says Prof. Hotson

The newly established Council for the Defence of British Universities has the following goals: prioritisation of education, defence of traditional academic values and greater autonomy for universities. The Council was introduced to Czechs by Prof. Howard Hotson, a history professor at Oxford University, during his lecture at the Czech Academy of Science on Tuesday 27th of November.


Petra Köpplová, 28 November 2012

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