Jindřich Fryč

Board member

Deputy Minister of Education, Youth and Sport
Mr Fryč has a PhD from the Faculty of Education at Charles University. He has worked as a primary school teacher, and has since 1994 been employed at the Czech Republic Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. From 1996 he was the head of the Youth Department, with a particular involvement in non-formal education. He is the co-author of the National Policy on Children and Youth, and was involved in its implementation, including cooperation with NGOs and other non-profit organisations in the field. From 2004 he led the Department of International Relations, and from 2009 he held the position as Director General of the Section for International Relations EU Affairs at the Ministry. In 2012, he was appointed Deputy Minister for Education, in charge of primary, basic, secondary, special and further education.
Mr Fryč has for a long time represented the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports at the European Union level, at the Council of Europe, UNESCO and other international organisations. Since 2006 he has been member of a bureau of the Steering Committee for Education of the Council of Europe, and in 2011 he served as Vice Chair.