President Zeman to appoint Kateřina Valachová education minister next Wednesday
President Miloš Zeman will appoint Kateřina Valachová education minister next Wednesday, the ctk news agency reports. The president met with Ms. Valachová on Thursday to ask about her plans for the education sector. Kateřina Valachová, who replaces Marcel Chladek, sacked for bullying his subordinates, has said she will fight for more money for teaching and non-teaching staff, create a payment system whereby teachers would be motivated to perform better and reduce regional differences in the provision of education. She and the president also discussed the need for inclusive education.