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The Institute for Politics and Society invites you to a seminar working group for research, development and innovation. The seminar will be held under the auspices of Ing. Ivana Pilného, Chairman of the Economic Committee of the Chamber of Deputies.

The quality of research and development primarily depends on the ability of those who are engage in research to constantly speak about it. They discuss the lack of skilled people, the low quality of graduates from higher education, and a lack of orientation for young people in fields that are essential for the functioning of the economy. Professional orientation and the acquisition of relevant knowledge; however, does not only depend on universities — it starts in primary school. And it depends on the quality of teachers.

The seminar is designed to discuss educational requirements in a time when technical and technological means are changing. The new technical possibilities are changing the entire society.


Education in the Age of Digitization

Ing. Ivan Pilný, MP (ANO), Chairman of HV PSP ČR

Changes Needed in Education for Sustainable Development

Dr. Simona Weidnerová, Consultant, Former Executive Director of ISEA

The Social Relevance of Medical Education

Prof. Cyril Höschl, Psychiatrist, Popularizer of Science and University Professor

Who and How To Capitalize on Universities

Prof. Tomáš Opatrný, Professor, Department of Optics of Faculty of Science UP Olomouc and Deputy Council of Higher Education

How Good Is a Challenging University Education in Social Science and Humanities?

Doc. Karel Oliva, Linguist, former Director of the Institute for the Czech Language, v.v.i..

The seminar will take place on 20 April 2017 from 15:00 in the Chamber of Deputies (room no. 306; Sněmovní 1, Prague). The seminar will be moderated by Rut Bízková, consultant and former President of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic.

The event is held in Czech without translation service.