Commission européenne

Commission européenne

Commission européenne
Éducation, culture, multilinguisme et jeunesse

Communiqués de presse


L’Union récompense six projets éducatifs en faveur de l’intégration sociale


Six projets éducatifs en faveur de l’intégration sociale financés par l’UE ont aujourd’hui reçu l’un des prix européens de l’éducation et la formation tout au long de la vie 2010. Les projets récompensés trouvent leur origine en Italie, en Lituanie, au Luxembourg, aux Pays-Bas, en Norvège et au Royaume-Uni, et ont été réalisés en collaboration avec des partenaires dans de nombreux autres pays européens. Les lauréats ont été annoncés lors d’une conférence à Barcelone.

Survey: EU Youth in Action programme boosts language skills and job opportunities Deutsch (de) ελληνικά (el) English (en)


Ninety five per cent of young people taking part in projects supported by the European Union’s Youth in Action programme improved their language skills and 66% believe that the experience also increased their chances of finding a job, according to a recent survey conducted by the European Commission. 60% voted in the 2009 European Parliament elections, compared to an average of 29% among young Europeans.

Education, Youth and Culture Council, 10-11 May English (en)


Androulla Vassiliou, the Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will discuss progress by Member States in setting national targets to reduce the number of early school leavers and to increase the proportion of young people in tertiary or equivalent education when she joins Ministers at the Education, Youth and Culture Council in Brussels on 10-11 May 2010. The Council will deal with sport for the first time.

Education: Commissioner Vassiliou holds talks with Cypriot and Polish Ministers ελληνικά (el) English (en)


Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner responsible for education and culture, will discuss future policy priorities at a meeting with Andreas Demetriou, the Cypriot Minister of Education and Culture, in Brussels tonight. They will be joined by the Polish Minister of National Education, Katarzyna Hall, and the Director-General of the Danish Ministry of Education, Torben Kornbech Rasmussen. Cyprus, Poland and Denmark will lead the Presidency of the European Union from July 2011 to December 2012.

Universities and businesses work together for smart and inclusive growth English (en)


High level representatives from business, higher education and politics are meeting in Brussels on 4-5 May for the 2010 European University-Business Forum. Participants will discuss how universities and businesses, in particular SMEs, can join forces for their mutual benefit. The forum will explore how new forms of working together can contribute to the EU's reform agenda, in particular to regional development, innovation and the quality of education.