Význam vzdělávání pro informační a znalostní společnost
The information society is a society where the creation, distribution, diffusion, use, integration and manipulation of information is a significant economic, political, and cultural activity. The aim of the information society is to gain competitive advantage internationally, through using IT in a creative and productive way. Knowledge societies are about capabilities to identify, produce, process, transform, disseminate and use information to build and apply knowledge for human development. The knowledge economy is their economic counterpart, whereby wealth is created through the economic exploitation of understanding. Education, training and lifelong learning, and their accessibility, quality of education system play a crucial role in efforts to change the economy into a dynamic and knowledge-based economy.