This review looks at a range of institutions and bodies involved in employment and skills policies in the Czech Republic, focusing on local strategies on the Ústí nad Labem and South Moravian regions.
Table of contents:
Acronyms and abbreviations 7 Executive summary 9 Reader’s guide 11 Chapter 1. Policy context for employment and skills in the Czech Republic 15 -Czech Republic's economy and labour market 16 -Overview of policy context in education, employment and regional/economic development 20 -References 27 Chapter 2. Overview of the Czech Republic case study areas 29 -The regions 30 -Comparison across regions 33 -The balance between skill supply and demand 36 -References 39 Chapter 3. Local job creation dashboard findings in the Czech Republic 41 -Results from the dashboard 42 -Theme 1: Better aligning policy and programmes to local economic development 42 -Theme 2: Adding values through skills 50 -Theme 3: Targeting policy to local employment sectors and investing in quality jobs 58 -Theme 4. Being inclusive 63 -References 68 Chapter 4. Towards an action plan for jobs in Czech Republic: Recommendations and best practices 71 -Better aligning policies and programmes to local economic development 72 -Adding value through skills 78 -Targeting policy to local employment sectors and investing in quality jobs 84 -Being inclusive 88 -References 89 Annex A. Interviews and round tables in the Czech Republic 91