Reshuffles and new appointments is some key Directorates General of the European Commission
In February there have been new appointments in the European Commission. The appointments include Themis Christophidou, as the new Director-General of DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, and Jean-Eric Paquet as the new Director-General of DG Research and Innovation. Read…
Tackling early school leaving: A collection of innovative and inspiring resources
This “Tackling Early School Leaving” publication presents a selection of products developed within projects funded under Erasmus+ and its predecessor, the Lifelong Learning Programme, in the field of school education, vocational education and training (VET) and adult learning.
European Commission’s Corner – December 2017
European Framework for the Digital Competence of Educators published European Framework for the Digital Competence of Educators (DigCompEdu) has just been published to guide educators at all levels of education with a model that would allow them to assess and…
European Commission’s Corner – October 2017
Measuring the contribution of higher education to innovation capacity in the EU The current study is part of the actions taken aiming to analyse the links between the operations and effects of higher-education institutions on the capacity to innovate in…
European Commission’s Corner – September 2017
Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe: Academic Staff – 2017 The report published by Eurydice explores the current realities for academic staff within this changing higher education landscape. The report focuses on the qualification requirements for academic staff, the recruitment…
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology as social challenge champion
Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, explains how the European Institute of Innovation and Technology can help tackle Europe's social challenges. Read more...
European Vocational Skills week: How to get involved?
This first European Vocational Skills Week will take place from 5 to 9 December 2016 with events in Brussels and parallel activities by companies, Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers, social partners, as well as many other stakeholders in Member…
A New Europass Framework: helping people make their skills and qualifications more visible
Europass is a suite of tools and services which support the transparency of skills and qualifications across the European Union. On 4 October 2016 the Commission has adopted a proposal to revise the Europass Decision. With this revision, the Commission…
New Skills Agenda for Europe adopted – Ten actions to help equip people with better skills
The agenda calls on EU countries and stakeholders to improve the quality of skills and their relevance for the labour market. It looks to reduce the number of Europeans lacking adequate reading, writing, numeracy and digital skills. At the same…