Post-coronavirus Slovakia facing major challenge and it is not ready

If we want to be a middle-income country, fine, but we should then stop dreaming about catching up with Austria or even competing with Czechia in the future, says a top expert on education and the labour market, Vladimír Šucha.

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This article was published in the Career & Employment Guide 2020, our special annual publication focused on the labour market, human resources and education.

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The COVID-19-triggered crisis will enhance all of Slovakia’s systemic problems, says Vladimír Šucha, the newly-appointed special advisor at the Commission’s Directorate General for Education and Culture, who recently returned to Brussels from a short stint as the Progressive Slovakia candidate for parliament.

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