British students come to South Bohemia

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Education these days is becoming much more international. Study of a non-native language is compulsory in the vast majority of schools and colleges across Europe and it is highly likely that in the near future all-European Union students will have to spend up to a year of their university life studying abroad.

Many schools are ahead of the game, as exemplified recently by the visit of group of English students to the Czech Republic. Pupils from the Heygrove School in the South of England spent an eye-opening time with students of the Anglo-Czech School in Ceske Budejovice. The trip was organised by a man closely associated with establishing educational links between the CR and the UK, Brian Smedley of Bridgewater College, and he and some of the kids talked with Peter Smith in this week's edition of Talking Point: