OECD: Czech Spending on Education too Low

Politics ♦ Published: September 12, 2012; 18:34 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development criticizes the Czech government. Expenditure on education only reach 4.8% of GDP, which is below the OECD average of 6.2%.

OECD: Czech Spending on Education too Low / Picture: © Vindobona.org

The Czech Ministry of Education commented a report by OECD on the attitude to education in Europe. 34 countries were analyzed. In the Czech Republic, not only expenses are lower than the average of OECD countries, but also the age of Czech teachers is higher. 45% of the Czech teachers are older than 50 years, which is the fifth highest figure. As a result, the country may face enormous…