A response to ‘Rethinking Education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes’ and the ‘2013 Annual Growth Survey’
The contribution of education and training to economic recovery, growth and jobs
Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes
Council conclusions on the role of education and training in the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy
A European contribution towards full employment
An integrated approach in response to the challenges young people face
The European Union faces a considerable number of interlinked challenges in the early 21st century, including the economic and social consequences of the global financial crisis, climate change, declining water and energy resources, shrinking biodiversity, threats to food security and health risks.
An initiative to unleash the potential of young people to achieve smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in the European Union
Education and training systems across the EU need to ensure both equity and excellence. mproving educational attainment and providing key competences for all are crucial.
2010 joint progress report of the Council and the Commission on the implementation of the "Education & Training 2010 work programme"
Messages from the EYC Council in the field of education as a contribution to the discussion on the post-2010 Lisbon Strategy
15465/09 EDUC 175 SOC 659
Conclusions on developing the role of education in a fully-functioning knowledge triangle.
Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions (December 2008) - Draft 2010 joint progress report of the Council and the Commission on the implementation of the Education & Training 2010 work programme
Conclusions on a strategic framework for European cooperation in the field of Education and Training: ET2020
Enhancing partnerships between education and training institutions and social partners, in particular employers, in the context of lifelong learning
EDUC 70 SOC 269 COMPET 226
Building higher skills through better education and training systems is an essential part of Europe's strategy to meet future challenges such as the ageing of society andto deliver the high levels of sustainable, knowledge-based growth and jobs that are at the heart of the Lisbon strategy.
The overall objective of the Year shall be to support the efforts of the Member States to promote creativity, through lifelong learning, as a driver for innovation and as a key factor for the development of personal, occupational, entrepreneurial and social competences and the well-being of all individuals in society.
'Education & Training 2010 work programme'
Making Europe the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world, capable of sustainable economic growth, with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion
2006 Joint Interim Report of the Council and the Commission on progress under the "Education & Training 2010 work programme" (February 2006)
A vital contribution to prosperity and social cohesion in Europe
EDUC 64 SOC 143
The success of the Lisbon Strategy hinges on urgent reforms. Joint interim report of the Council and the Commission on the implementation of the detailed work programme on the follow-up of the objectives of education and training systems in Europe.
Detailed work programme
- Increasing the quality and effectiveness of education and training systems in the European Union
- Facilitating the access of all to the education and training systems
- Opening up education and training systems to the wider world
Analysis of implementation at the European and national levels
Draft 2008 joint progress report of the Council and the Commission on the implementation of the "Education & Training 2010 Work Programme"
Modernising education and training: a vital contribution to prosperity and social cohesion in Europe
COM(2005) 549 SEC/2005/1415
Supporting document for the draft joint interim report on the implementation of the detailed work programme on the follow-up of the objectives of education and training systems in Europe
COM(2003) 685 SEC/2003/1250
The general objective of the Lifelong Learning Programme is to contribute through lifelong learning to the development of the Community as an advanced knowledge-based society, with sustainable economic development, more and better jobs and greater social cohesion.
Covering the period 2004-2006