NEWARK, Del. (January 11, 2021) — The International Literacy Association (ILA) today released its biennial 30 Under 30 list, an initiative that shines a spotlight on the next generation of leaders who are working to create positive change in the global literacy landscape. The 2021 list of honorees includes educators, nonprofit leaders, authors, volunteers, researchers and social entrepreneurs. Though their roles may differ, they all belong to a growing cohort of young innovators, disrupters and visionaries in the field. “The start of 2021 is filled with much promise thanks to the work of this year’s class of honorees,” said ILA Executive Director Marcie Craig Post. “Their work—whether it’s research on multicultural literacy, helping young students find the power of theirContinue Reading

Czech National Agency for International Education (DZS) announced the DZS Awards 2020 winners – the best achievements in the field of international cooperation and internationalization of education. The prizes were awarded to successful projects carried out through DZS managed programmes, such as Erasmus +, European Solidarity Corps or CEEPUS. The jury selected the most successful projects in eleven categories based on the education sector and respective programme. Especially originality, innovation and long-term impact of the projects were appreciated. Furthermore, not only projects but also successful foreign students had the opportunity to win the prize since DZS ensures promotion of Czech higher education. In contrast to previous years, when the winners were announced during a gala evening, this year’s winners wereContinue Reading

We hereby apologise to Mr Tomáš Berdych for having falsely reported in a story issued on April 4, 2016 that his name appears in the Panama Papers database. Neither the information available on the website originally cited (i.e. nor other available sources include Mr Tomáš Berdych’s name in the Panama Papers database. CTKContinue Reading

Prague College, one of the Czech Republic’s leading English language universities, hosted the second in its popular “Master Speaker Series” Thursday, 7th April, this time with Phillip Gottweis from Škoda Auto as the guest speaker. This was a fascinating talk by the coordinator of sponsoring and cooperation at Škoda Auto, who discussed the company’s business strategy in relation to sports sponsorship, which was a great inspiration for the students and members of the public that made up the packed room. The college’s Master Speaker Series has been running since April 2010 and since its inception it has proved to be extremely popular with both students and the public due to the quality of the speakers that the college is ableContinue Reading

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The myPOS solution enables merchants to accept card payments without a bank or а bank account. iPay International S.A. is looking for local partners to expand its distribution in the Czech Republic iPay International S.A., the provider of the innovative payment solution ‘myPOS’ is pleased to announce its arrival in the Czech Republic. myPOS helps small and medium-sized merchants to start accepting card payments in an affordable and more efficient way as this unique business model offers instant access to money without any form of monthly or other fixed charges, thereby breaking down the major barriers to card acceptance for micro merchants. Officially introduced last year (on the MWC in Barcelona), myPOS is already enjoying huge interest and has quicklyContinue Reading

Brammer, one of the leading European distributors of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tomáš Flajsar (40) as the new Managing Director of the company’s operations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Tomáš Flajsar replaces Ladislav Burian, who served as the Managing Director from 2010, and who has now moved on to new challenges. Tomáš Flajsar has more than 10 years experience in managing positions dealing with business development, general management, sales, purchasing and logistics in the engineering industry, with a focus, in particular, on vacuum machinery, automotive and railway markets. Before joining Brammer, Mr. Flajsar worked as the General Manager for Edwards for the Czech Republic. Edwards is partContinue Reading

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, announced on Wednesday the 22nd of April 2015, that it will operate a one-off A380 flight to Prague on 1 July 2015 in celebration of five successful years in the Czech Republic. The Prague-Dubai route has experienced great success since its inaugural flight on 1 July 2010, and has since received two upgrades to allow for higher capacities and services for passengers. The route is currently served by a Boeing 777-300ER, and the special Airbus A380 flight, which has an immense capacity of 515 passengers, will serve as a symbolic nod to the sustained demand from Czech passengers. “The arrival of the A380 to Prague is set to be a landmark event,Continue Reading

The 5th edition of the Prague Pride festival will take place from Monday, August 10th through Sunday the 16th, with the Parade, main concert and outdoor party on Saturday the 15th. This year the festival will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a full program to be released soon. The Facebook event of the Prague Pride Parade can be found here. The Czech Republic is the most LGBT tolerant country of the former Eastern Bloc, with Prague being one of Europe’s top gay destinations. This is reflected by the Prague Pride festival, the biggest and most open LGBT festival in the region. The leading American online newspaper The Huffington Post mentioned Prague as one of the top eight gay destinations inContinue Reading