SCHOLA EMPIRICA (SE) is an independent, non-governmental, non-political, and non-profit organization. It was established in 2003 to support independent policy research in the Czech Republic. Based on objective qualitative and quantitative analysis, the SE strives to implement innovative solutions to problems in the fields of education and youth crime prevention. The aim of the organization is to contribute to national and international discussions on education and social issues. The SE holds accredited courses and is accredited as an educational institution by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in the Czech Republic.
Schola Empirica implements EU funded educational and training projects for providers of social services, social workers, teachers, NGOs and public institutions focusing on youth crime prevention, social inclusion of children and youth, reducing problems in schools, support of children and parents from socially disadvantaged and culturally different environments.