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New studies examine importance of investing in early learning 04/01/2018

New studies examine importance of investing in early learning

Two new reports have been released on the subject of education in Europe. The OECD’s 2017 edition of 'Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators' and the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education (EASNIE) study 'Inclusive education for learners with disabilities' provide a wealth of data and analysis on the key aspects related to education in EU countries and beyond.

Fruits and vegetables on lunch trays 07/12/2017

Combined EU School Fruit, Vegetables and Milk Scheme begins operating in European Schools

The EU School Fruit, Vegetables and Milk Scheme has become operational for the 2017-2018 academic year.

New sources of childcare support for working families in the United Kingdom 30/11/2017

New sources of childcare support for working families in the United Kingdom

As of September 2017, the UK Government has implemented a universal scheme to provide 3- and 4-year-old children of working parents in England with 30 hours of free childcare per week, an increase from the 15 hours of free provision that has been available to date.

A young child blows coloured letters like bubbles 23/11/2017

Eurydice releases new data on language provision for migrant schoolchildren across Europe

Eurydice, a network that monitors the organisation of education systems across Europe, has released the 2017 edition of Key Data on Teaching Languages at School in Europe.

•	Happy children in brightly coloured clothing join hands across a field 20/11/2017

EPIC celebrates Universal Children’s Day

Today, the European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) celebrates the United Nations’ Universal Children’s Day.

Young children are smiling at the camera 19/09/2017

Overview of the 2016 and 2017 country-specific recommendations in the area of families and children

Every year the European Commission issues country-specific recommendations (CSRs) as part of the European Semester.

EPIC at conference on promoting migrant integration 15/09/2017

EPIC at conference on promoting migrant integration

The 2016 EPIC research brief on Education policy responses for the inclusion of migrant children in Europe was presented at a conference on Promoting Migrant Integration for a Powerful, Diverse and Multicultural Europe.

A young boy is thinking about school and home 14/09/2017

European Pillar of Social Rights

Following the 2016 public consultation, the European Commission presented the European Pillar of Social Rights as a formal Commission Recommendation on 26th April 2017.


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