Schools and Educational Establishments - conditions for registration in the register

1. 5. 2014 | Source: Point of Single Contact (PSC) Czech Republic

This document provides conditions for registration in the School Register and application requisites.

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Application requirements

  • Written form

Application for registration of a school or school facility in the register shall contain the following details and documents:

  1. the kind of school or kind and type of school facility
  2. the name, registered office, and legal form of the legal person that is to carry out the activities of a school or school facility, and its identification number, if it has been assigned
  3. the name and surname, nationality, the place of permanent residence and the date of birth of the person or persons who is/are a statutory body of the legal person concerned
  4. if the founder is a legal person, the name, registered office, legal form and identification number of the founder of the school legal entity or subsidized organisation; if the founder is a natural person, the name and surname, nationality, the place of permanent residence, and the date of birth of the founder
  5. if the founder is a legal person, the name and surname, nationality, the place of permanent residence and the date of birth of a person or persons who is/are a statutory body of the founder of the school legal entity; however, this provision shall not apply provided that the founder is the ministry, a regional authority, a municipality or a union of municipalities
  6. a general description of personnel, assets and funding for activities of the school or educational establishment with regard to the requirements of the Framework Educational Programme, if specified
  7. a document certifying the ownership title or right of the legal person that is to carry out the activities of a school or a school facility to use the premises where education or school services shall be provided
  8. the opinion of the relevant public health protection body and of the construction authority certifying that the relevant premises may be used for the purpose proposed, including the maximum number of persons who may be educated or provided with school services in such premises
  9. a document certifying the establishment or foundation of a legal person that is to carry out the activities of a school or school facility
  10. a document certifying the formation of the legal person that is to carry out the activities of a school or school facility, unless it is a school legal entity
  11. a list of fields of study, including, in the case of a school, the forms of education; in the case of an educational establishment, a list of school services; a document of accreditation for the educational programmes in the case of a tertiary vocational school
  12. the name, surname and date of birth of the headmaster/headmistress of a school or educational establishment, the document appointing him/her to the office, and documents certifying that he/she has satisfied the qualifications for carrying out the office of headmaster/headmistress of a school or educational establishment under specific legal regulation, (Act. No. 563/2004 Coll.)
  13. the maximum proposed number of children, pupils, and students at the school or educational establishment, including the remote sites, in individual disciplines and forms of education, beds, boarders, classes, groups, or other similar units
  14. an affidavit made by the founder of the school legal entity or contributory organisation that no bankruptcy has been declared on the property of the founder of the registered entity, no bankruptcy or settlement proceedings have been initiated against such person, that the founder is not being wound up, has no tax arrears, or other arrears in respect of public health insurance or social security premiums and that within the last three years any entity established by the founder concerned has not been struck off the Schools Register due to reasons stipulated in Section 150(1)(c-f); the aforementioned shall also apply to persons who constitute the statutory body of any other legal entities carrying out the activities of a school or educational establishment
  15. the starting date for the activities of the school or educational facility
  16. the opinion of the municipality in the territory of which the primary school or primary art school shall perform their activities, unless the municipality is the founder
  17. the opinion of the regional authority in the territory of which the secondary school or the tertiary vocational school shall perform their activities, unless the regional authority is the founder

Further information on the licence proceedings

Type of licence

  • Registration in the Register of Schools and School Facilities

Respective authority

  • Regional authority with local competence

Control and supervisory bodies

  • Regional authority with local competence
  • Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports

Procedure for granting a licence

The application to register a school or educational establishment in the Register of Schools and Educational Establishments for the following school year is submitted by 30 September to the respective regional authority according to the registered office of the legal entity that is to perform the activities of a school or educational establishment. In the case of schools or educational establishments whose register is administered by the ministry, the regional authority shall forward applications collectively, including its official standpoint, to the ministry by 30 November.

Upon the effect of registration of a school or a school facility into the Register of Schools and School Facilities means that the legal entity performing activities of a school or school facility acquires the right to provide education and school services.

The application for registration of a school legal entity into the Register of School Legal Entities is submitted together with the application for the registration of the school or school facility into the Register of Schools and School Facilities under the conditions and using a procedure specified above for registration into the Register of Schools and School Facilities.

Application clearing deadline

  • Within 90 days of delivery of the application for registration in the Register of Schools and School Facilities

Fees

  • No fee obligation is stipulated

Validity period of the licence

A school or school facility is not registered in the Register of Schools and School Facilities for a definite period of time. However, the validity period of this registration in some cases relates to the fact that a school legal entity is established for a definite period of time.

Further reasons for the removal from the Register of Schools and School Facilities are pursuant to the Art. 150 of the Education Act.

Legal Regulation

  • Act No. 561/2004 Coll., on Pre-school, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary Vocational and Other Education (the Education Act)

Related legal regulations

  • Act No. 40/1964 Coll., the Civil Code
  • Act No. 269/1994 Coll. on Criminal Records
  • Act No. 269/1994 Coll. on Criminal Records
  • Act No. 500/2004 Coll., Administrative Code
  • Act No. 258/2000 Coll. on Public Health Protection
  • Act No. 183/2006 Coll., the Building Act
  • Act No. 182/2006 Coll., on Bankruptcy and Methods of its Solving (Insolvency Act) which is to supersede the so far effective Act No. 328/1991 Coll., on Bankruptcy and Settlement
  • Government Regulation No. 211/2010 Coll., on fields of education in primary, secondary and higher vocational education
  • Act No. 563/2004 Coll., on Pedagogical Staff and on the Amendments to Certain Acts, as amended

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