Working Groups are designed to help Member States address the key challenges of their education and training systems, as well as common priorities agreed at European Level.
What is their role?
The primary focus of the Working Groups is to benefit the Member States in the work of furthering policy development through mutual learning and the identification of good practices, as well as understand what works in education.
Following their mandate, Working Groups must deliver outputs directly linked to the objectives of ET2020 and contribute to Europe 2020.
A joint seminar for all ET 2020 Working Groups in March 2017 focused on integrating migrants and children of migrant background in education. It identified key success factors in developing integrated, whole-of-government strategies; and examined challenges and promising approaches for providing support for teachers, for learners, and for people outside formal education or training. More information is available in the Background Paper and Seminar Report.
Each ET 2020 Working Group has a specific mandate detailing the challenges the group needs to address, the outputs to achieve, and the overall roadmap. To achieve this, more than 400 experts participate in peer-learning activities, such as peer-learning activities and webinars.