European Commission’s Corner – November 2017
Read the latest news from the European Commission regarding education matters
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…
14 EU countries to receive country-specific recommendations on education under the European Semester 2016
The European Semester is the EU's cycle of economic policy coordination. Every year, the Commission undertakes a detailed analysis of EU countries' budgetary, macroeconomic and structural policies and provides them with recommendations for the next 12-18 months. The recommendations focus…
Teacher Academy: supporting teachers in their classrooms
To support teachers in their daily work in the classroom, the European Commission has now launched Teacher Academy as part of its School Education Gateway platform. The first free online course titled Introducing Project-Based Learning in your Classroom is starting…
Commission releases the 2016 “European Digital Progress Report”: unequal progress towards the Digital Single Market
Europe's Digital Progress Report (EDPR) consists of a set of "horizontal chapters", analysing developments across countries in the five dimensions of the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) and a set of country reports combining the quantitative evidence with country-specific…
Commission presents its evaluation of the 7th Framework Programme for Research
The European Commission has published its ex-post evaluation of the 7th Framework Programme (FP7).
European Commission ET2020 Working Groups mandates announced
EDEN is proud to announce that its nominee Ms. Deborah Arnold has become mandated into the WG on Digital skills and competences (WGDSC), while two other prominent EDEN representatives Dr. Andras Szucs, Secretary General of the Network and Ms. Sandra…