Enhancing Attractiveness of Secondary Agricultural Education in the Czech Republic


  • Kateřina Tomšíková Department of Pedagogy, Institute of Education and Communication, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7451-7235
  • Helena Hudečková Department of Humanities, Faculty of Economics and Management, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
  • Karel Tomšík Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0396-3553




Agricultural education, innovations, knowledge society, lifelong learning, school community function


Introducing innovative teaching methods at agricultural high schools is linked to enhancing their attractiveness for students. The article aims to contribute to addressing this issue. Its framework is the discourse on the knowledge society. Students, who at the same time educate other people, presented their suggestions and ideas about inspired teaching in a questionnaire survey, including lifelong and community education at agricultural high schools. In particular, they emphasized the introduction of new trends and topics that are related not only to agricultural but also to other activities in the management of natural resources. They singled out teaching using practical and activation methods. They considered lifelong and community education in the framework of agricultural high schools as a possibility and as beneficial. The results achieved in the research can also be used in teaching at the Institute of Education and Communication (IVP) at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS Prague).


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Tomšíková, K., Hudečková, H. and Tomšík, K. (2019) ’Enhancing Attractiveness of Secondary Agricultural Education in the Czech Republic’, Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 135-145 https://doi.org/10.7160/eriesj.2019.120404.



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