The European Commission has announced a sharpened set of priorities for European cooperation in education and training.
At a time when unemployment remains unacceptably high, and European societies need to urgently address the challenge of social inclusion, the new priorities reinforce joint work at the European level.
The priorities aim to make sure education and training systems promote employability, skills and innovation, increase social mobility and equality, prevent violence and fanaticism and lay the foundations for democratic values and active citizenship.
The European Commission proposes six new priority areas for Education and Training 2020 (ET 2020), down from 13 during the previous work cycle:
ET 2020 was established by Council conclusions of 12 May 2009 . Underpinned by the lifelong learning concept, the strategy covers learning in all contexts – whether formal, non-formal or informal – and at all levels.
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