This meeting of the European Parliament Interest Group on Lifelong Learning will focus on “life skills”: the range of abilities that help individuals to adapt to and deal effectively with the demands of everyday life. Such skills cover so-called “ soft” or transversal skills including creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, the ability to communicate and interact with others, or even the ability to learn as a skill in itself, as well as the capabilities needed to carry out practical, […]

What challenges are teachers facing today – and what are future developments we need to anticipate? Are teachers adequately recognised by society? Do they receive the support they need? What is their role in bridging education and active participation in society and labour market?

These and other questions will be discussed at the second European Education Summit by Ministers, academics, stakeholders, civil society and, of course, teachers themselves.

During the Summit, Commissioner Navracsics will present the Education and Training Monitor 2019, which […]

Every two years, the European Youth Event brings together thousands of young people from all over the European Union and beyond to share and shape their ideas on the future of Europe. It is a unique opportunity for youth to meet and inspire each other and decision makers right in the heart of European democracy.
The fourth edition will take place at the European Parliament’s seat in Strasbourg on 29-30 May 2020.
Following the event, the ideas, concerns, and hopes from young people […]