In the wake of the technological revolution that began in the last decades of the 20th century, labour market demand for information-processing and other high-level cognitive and interpersonal skills is growing substantially. Read the study.More
Category Archives: ET2020
In recent decades there has been a strong move towards evidence-based policy making in the public sector. Few education policy-makers today would dare to introduce a reform that is not backed up by data and research evidence. But what is the nature of evidence being used, and can we rely on it to make better policy?
Read the Eurydice focus on educational evidence and policy.
On 10 June, European Commissioners Thyssen and Katainen announced the adoption of a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe, officially launched on 20 June in Brussels. The aim of this new policy framework is to ensure that the right training, skills and support is available to European Union citizens and to equip them for good-quality jobs and help them fulfil their potential as confident, active citizens. It will ultimately boost employability, competitiveness and growth in Europe. The LLLPlatform would also […]More
All you need to understand the decision-making process in the European Union on the topic of Education and Training is right here! European integration appears sometimes technocratic, in the hands of distant institutions, which are asked to manage macroeconomic policies which benefits are not always immediately clear to the general public. The LLL-P Guidebook is a concrete tool to empower educators and learners over Europe to have their say in their future. The Lifelong Learning Platform strongly believes in […]More
The 2015 European Education, Training and Youth Forum took place on 19-20 October 2015 in Brussels. It focused on the planned adoption in 2015 of Joint Council-Commission Reports on the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training (ET 2020), and on the renewed framework for European cooperation in the youth field.
The Commission proposals for both Reports will form the basis of the discussions at the Forum, providing a follow-up to the 2014 Forum where stakeholders made a structured […]
The LLL Platform welcomes the publication of the 4th edition of the Education and Training Monitor that gathers the most recent quantitative and qualitative evidence on a number of issues related to ET2020’s priority areas. Although the 2015 Education and Training 2015 shows progress in education attainment across Europe, “new and reinforced investment into education to ensure high quality open, supportive and tolerant learning environments for all” is needed says Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport. Indeed, […]More