CULT Committee confirms deals on EU education programmes
The Culture and Education Committee has confirmed - almost unanimously - the trilogue deals with Council on Erasmus+, Creative Europe, and European Solidarity Corps for 2021-2027.
Portuguese priorities in Education and Training unveiled
In education, the Presidency will be focusing on A New European Strategic Framework for Cooperation in Education and Training for 2030, among other things. Read more.
Agreement reached on ESF+ budget, nearing € 90bln in 2018 prices
With 25% of the funds earmarked for social inclusion, 12.5% of the total will be spent on fighting youth unemployment through measures like vocational education and training. See more here.
EU Parliament’s draft opinion on citizens’ participation in the EU decision-making
The CULT Committee has stressed citizens’ trust in the EU as essential for democracy and highlights the importance of citizens’ participation in decision-making processes.
Education for Climate Coalition - The new participatory project of the Commission
This initiative is part of the European Education Area, which aims to promote the green and digital transitions of education and training throughout the European Union. Read more.
EU Parliament to continue engaging with young UK citizens and EU27 citizens in the UK
In a recent communication, the European Parliament reaffirms its will to continue to engage with young generations of UK citizens and EU27 citizens resident in the UK. Discover more.
Cedefop engages with experts on inclusive VET
Empirical evidence in VET is scarce in the EU. To close this gap, Cedefop launches a feasibility study for a survey on selected target populations in initial vocational education and training.
The Erasmus+ App is out: engaging youth and education stakeholders
The new Erasmus+ app is one of the key deliverables of the EU Student Card Initiative and will make a significant contribution to achieving the European Education Area by 2025.
Coming up: EU spearheads efforts for recovery in 2021
As the EU continues to deal with the impact of the pandemic while delivering on priorities such as fighting climate change, here’s what to look out for in 2021.
E-learning through lockdowns
The digital infrastructure required for e-learning is not available everywhere, but EU-funded projects are helping to ensure no one is left behind. Find out more.
EU Citizenship Report 2020 - Empowering citizens and protecting their rights
This report dwells into the practices to strengthen democratic participation, citizens’ empowerment and inclusion of citizens in the EU. Discover it here.