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Posts tagged with ‘European Commission’

  • Early School Leaving – A Pathway for Change

    In November 2013, the Thematic Working Group on Early School Leaving (ESL) published it’s final report. Made up of policy makers, practitioners and experts from EU Member States, partner countries and key stakeholder organisations, the Working Group was set up by the European Commission to support Member States to develop and implement comprehensive policies on Early School Leaving. Final Report […]
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  • European Commission report – Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe

    Early childhood is the stage at which education can most effectively influence children’s development. The European Union therefore wants all young children to be able to access and benefit from high quality education and care. Reliable information on ECEC systems in Europe is essential in order to understand what challenges are facing European countries, what we can learn from each […]
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  • Reducing early school leaving: Key messages and policy support

    Reducing the average European rate of early school leavers to less than 10% by 2020 is one of the education headline targets of the Europe 2020 Strategy. Investment in the educational achievement of young people is essential for the employment prospects of every young person. It is important for the growth of our economy and for social cohesion, especially at […]
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  • Commission launches ‘Opening up Education’ to boost innovation and digital skills in schools and universities

    More than 60% of nine year olds in the EU are in schools which are still not digitally equipped. The European Commission today unveils ‘Opening up Education’, an action plan to tackle this and other digital problems which are hampering schools and universities from delivering high quality education and the digital skills which 90% of jobs will require by 2020. To […]
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