The world of learning and teaching in Europe is still traditional. In order to reshape education in Europe successfully, learners should engage in more personalization, collaboration and better links between formal and informal learning, with the help of teachers who are confident in sharing and creation of educational contents.
Learning can't anymore be confined to specific classroom and timetables but take full advantage of technology to break boundaries and learn across cultures, ages, and geographical divides.
Opening up education (FAQ) means taking advantage of the considerable benefits the digital revolution has to offer:
The overall goal remains to increase the attractiveness of European education for boosting 21st skills and better living.
To this end, the European Commission has adopted on 25 October 2013 the Communication on Opening Up Education, a high-level European Agenda to seize the opportunities of the digital revolution in education and training.
This agenda shall engage all stakeholders – educational institutions, policy makers, learning industry, teachers, schools, parents and children through a set of concrete actions under the four pillars: