National Institute for Education, Education Counselling Centre and Centre for Continuing Education of Teachers (NÚV)
Weilova 1271/6 102 00 Prague Czech Republic www.nuv.cz
National Institute for Education, Education Counselling Centre and Centre for Continuing Education of Teachers (NÚV) is a budgetary organisation directly managed by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.
It´s mission is to enhance in various ways the continuing development of a general, vocational, art and linguistic education, and to support schools in the area of their pedagogical-psychological, educational and career counselling, as well as in the methodology used in the continuing education of teachers.
NÚV is responsible for the development of national curricula and provides guidance to schools in designing their own educational programmes and their implementation.
NÚV puts emphasis on lifelong learning and cooperation with the EU. NÚV is also responsible for implementation of European tools enhancing mobility and transparency of qualifications (Europass, ECVET and EQF).
The institution continuously monitors the transition of graduates from schools to the labour market, the rate of their unemployment, success at the labour market, but also the employers' expectations regarding the graduates' abilities, skills and competences.
NÚV is responsible for development of methodology, implementation and up – to datedness of the final examination topics for students of secondary vocational school.
Director of the National Institute for Education: Mr Lubomír Martinec
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