About us


First „ Czech School Without Borders“ was founded in the Czech Cultural Center in Paris in 2003.

What is „ Czech School Without Borders“?

  • Systematic language education set for 1,5-to-15-year-old children

  • Educational program using the total immersion method

  • Language education with an individualized approach toward each child in order to meet everyone’s specific needs.

  • Well-working, well-defined teaching model that could be easily set in another city in Europe or in the world.

  • Teaching program which addresses the specific needs of Czech children raised in multilingual families these days.

  • Information center for those who are interested in bilingual education and need help.

Our classes

  • For 1,5-to-3-year-old children: 1 hour/ week: study of language integrated with arts and crafts, music and drama….to enhance the learning experience and to broaden the vocabulary contextually

  • For 3-to-6-year-old children: 2 hours/week: educational system similar to the Czech preschool program.

  • For 6-to-15-year-old children: 4 hours/week: Czech language, literature, history and geography taught accordingly to the „National educational program“ of the Czech Ministry of Education.

  • „Czech as a foreign language“: Program designed for native speakers of Czech whose level of Czech skills is not sufficient for them to fully integrate into the regular „Czech School Without Borders“ program.

Organization, finances:

  • Czech School Without Borders, a non- profit organization registered in Czech republic, regroups all the CSWB in the world, coordinates their activity, helps to set the educational program, organizes common projects.

  • Financial sources: school fees, donations, grants from the Czech Ministry of Education and Foreign Affairs

Lucie Slavíková-Boucher, Founder of the Czech School without Borders, chairwoman of the Czech School Without Borders non-profit organization, Prague.

Do you have a question? Please email us: csbh@csbh.cz

More about bilingualism: BHATTACHARJEE, Yudhiji. Why Bilinguals Are Smarter. New York Times, 17.3.2012 http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/opinion/sunday/the-benefits-of-bilingu...

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