The European Commission has launched or works closely with various initiatives to support education, training and multilingualism in the EU.



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Selfie is a tool developed to help schools assess how well they are doing in terms of using technology to support teachers and students



HEInnovate is a free self-assessment tool for all types of higher education institution

Study in Europe

Study in Europe

Study in Europe is a portal to information on studying in over 30 European countries



U-Multirank is a platform for comparing the performance of higher education institutions


European Institute of Innovation and Technology

The EIT supports innovation by promoting entrepreneurial talent and new ideas

We Mean Business

We Mean Business aims to support organisations in identifying potential trainees

European day languages

European Day of Languages

The European Day of Languages is an annual event to celebrate the linguistic diversity of Europe

European Languages Label

European Language Label

The European Language Label is an award for language teaching and learning initiatives

Key Competences for Lifelong Learning

A 2006 common European reference framework of competences needed to enable all individuals to meet personal fulfilment and development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employment. Currently under review

Collaborative platforms



The Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe, is a community for teachers, trainers, researchers, academics, policy makers and professionals active in adult learning



eTwinning is a platform for school staff to communicate, collaborate, develop projects and share experiences


School Education Gateway

The School Education Gateway is a single point of entry for teachers, schools, experts and others in the school education field.

Skills and qualifications


ESCO is the multilingual classification of European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations


Europass is a set of five documents to make your skills and qualifications clearly and easily understood in Europe

Learning Opportunities and Qualifications in Europe

This initiative provides information on courses, work-based learning and qualifications in the EU

Skills Panorama

The Skills Panorama turns labour market data into useful, accurate and timely intelligence that helps policy-makers in making their decisions on skills and job in Europe