153-0327/01 – Economics of Education and Culture (EVZK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Public EconomicsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Bc. Jiří Bečica, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Bc. Jiří Bečica, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BEC05 Ing. Bc. Jiří Bečica, Ph.D.
LAN075 Ing. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

• analyse sources, principles and mecanisms of financing activities in the sphere of education and culture in OECD-EU countries • show contrasts in financing legal entities depending on the flunder in the sphere of education and culture in the Czech Republic • explain the principles of legal entities management in the sphere of education and culture in the Czech Republic • discuss and suggest measurements to raise efficiency of administration, financing and financial management of legal entities in the sphere of education and culture in the Czech Republic

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

The course introduces basic economic categories in the field of education (formal mainly), their relations and practical application in conditions of education in the Czech Republic comparing to practice of developed economics. It is focused on social and economic context of education (factors of demand for education, indicators of education), economic and social functions of education, macroeconomic and microeconomic effects, factors influencing the share and extent of public and private expenditures on education, nature of administration. There are covered all levels of education from pre-primary to tertiary ones that are applied within a network of regional schools and colleges (or universities) – administration and founders of schools and school facilities, resources and principles of establishing, financial management of schools in relation to founder and legal form). In a similar structure, there are explained basic economic categories and relations in the area of culture.

Compulsory literature:

DOMINIC, J. BREWER, PATRIC, J. Mc. EWAN (ed.). Economic of Education. Elsevier, 2010. 383 s. ISBN 978-0-08-096530-7.

Recommended literature:

THROSBY, C. D. The Economics of Cultural Policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 277 s. ISBN 978-0-521-68784-3.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

test

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

activities at the tutorials

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Social and economic context of education. Functions and effects of education. Financial and human investments in education (factors of demand for education, indicators of education, economic and social functions, macro- and microeconomic effects of education, criteria of effectiveness, inner rates of education benefits, factors influencing expenditures on education, and levels of education). 2. Public and private expenditures on education (economic foundations, structure and resources of expenditures, influence of factors corresponding to supply and demand for public and private expenditures, public subsidies to households). 3. Administration, founders and legal form of school in “regional education” in the Czech Republic (structure of founders and their competences, forms of financial management of organization according to type of founder, relation between founder and financing of the organization, remuneration for education). 4.-5. Principles of financing the investment and non-investment expenditures in “regional education in the Czech Republic (main and supplementary activities, incomes and expenses, costs, revenues, financial funds, relation of investment expenditures to financial management of the organization, acquisition of investment and property management, normative and non-normative financing – construction of norms, creation of salaries, extra-budgetary resources of financing, fundraising, pays for productive activities of pupils). 6.-7.Administration, founders and financing of colleges (universities), management of colleges in the Czech Republic (structure, founders and legal form, incomes and expenses, costs and revenues of colleges, budget, state subsidies, funds of colleges and their resources, college property, remuneration, payment for education and services). 8. Culture and approaches to its concept (definition of culture, approaches to culture, models of culture, dividing of culture. Culture processes. Cultural institutions and products. Dividing of cultural activities. Effectiveness in area of culture. Allocation of financial funds in culture. Cultural policy. Models of culture administration. European priorities in culture). 9. Administration, founders and legal forms of cultural institutions. Public policy in culture in the Czech Republic. (Organizational and institutional ensuring of culture. Financing of culture – direct and indirect support, own resources. Selected resources of financing cultural branches. Development and current state of cultural policy in the Czech Republic. Reform of public administration and public budgets in terms of cultural policy. CR participation in EU programmes.) 10. Heritage preservation. Observatories and planetariums. Museums and galleries. (Organizational and institutional framework. Financing of care of cultural relics. Association of historical settlements in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. Financing and management of observatories and planetariums. Association of observations and planetariums. Financing and management of museums and galleries. Association of museums and galleries.) 11.Libraries. Theatres and art ensembles. Regional and national culture. (Organizational and institutional framework. Financing and management of libraries. Association of libraries of CR colleges. Financing and management of theatres and other art ensembles. Role, importance and financing of regional and national culture.) 12.Mass media in culture. Professional art. Churches and religious communities. (Organizational and institutional framework. Cinematography. Television and radio. Print. Financing of television and radio broadcasting. Characteristics of churches and religious communities and their economic ensuring.) 13. Aspects of cultural policies in Europe. (Aspects of cultural policy in European countries – diversities, cultural heritage, care of cultural heritage. UNESCO and its role in culture and cultural policy. Findings of the study “Economy of Culture in Europe”. Measurable and immeasurable benefits of culture. Models of financing cultural branches. EU programmes in culture and audiovisual sector. Cultural agreements, foreign relations of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic).

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40 (40) 21
                Written exam Written test 32  0
                Other task type Other task type 8  0
        Examination Examination 60 (60) 0
                Oral Oral examination 60  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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