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The results of the public consultation will be used together with the other data and evidence to inform the Recommendation.

The consultation was open until 11/08/2017.

The result of the consultation can be viewed below:

During the consultation, around 200 position papers were submitted as a as a reply to the following question: What could the EU do to help Member States ensure that their education and learning environments help people understand and adhere to shared values and promote fair and inclusive societies?

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The consultation aims to gather comments and perspectives from various stakeholders and the general public on the relevance of the Erasmus+ programme's objectives, the effectiveness of the measures taken to achieve them and the efficiency of their implementation.

The consultation was open until 31/05/2017.

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The objective of the consultation is to gather input for informed changes to the 2006 Key Competences Framework.

The consultation aims to gather inputs on the following topics:

  • Strengths and weaknesses in use of the 2006 Key Competences Framework;
  • Priority areas where changes to the Framework and the definition of the competences defined in the Framework are necessary to address the needs of current and future education and training;
  • Tools and processes to support key competences development for all

The consultation was open until 19/05/2017.

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The objective of the consultation was to ensure that, in addition to the organisations and individuals directly involved in or benefitting from the activities of the EIT, wider stakeholder groups as well as the general public have a say in its future direction. The consultation sought comments and perspectives on the following issues:

  • The relevance and appropriateness of the concept of the EIT/ KICs;
  • To what extent the EIT has succeeded in establishing the conditions that will allow attainment of its long-term objectives (enhancing Europe’s innovation capacity) and to what extent it is delivering against its short-term objectives (improving entrepreneurial and innovation skills, reducing time to market for innovation, new business creation, etc.);
  • The added value of the EIT vis-à-vis other European and national initiatives.

The consultation was open until 20/11/2016

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The objective of the consultation was to collect the views of stakeholders about the current situation in Europe's higher education systems, as well as on priorities for change. This fed into reviewing the priorities set out in the "Agenda for the modernisation of Europe's higher education systems" (adopted in 2010). Specifically, the consultation questionnaire focused on:

  • the current strengths and weaknesses of higher education in the EU
  • the priority areas where those in charge of higher education should focus their attention and
  • how you think the EU should support efforts to improve higher education.

The consultation was open until 29/02/2016.

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The objective of the consultation was to collect the views of stakeholders and individuals on the problems faced by learners and workers with regard to the transparency and recognition of their skills and qualifications when moving within and between EU Member States, on the adequacy of the related European policies and instruments and on the potential benefits of developing a “European Area of Skills and Qualifications”.

The consultation addressed in particular the following issues:

  • How to place a stronger focus on higher and more relevant skills?
  • Further strengthening links between education/training, mobility and the labour market
  • Adapting to internationalisation trends
  • Ensuring overall coherence of tools and policies and further implementing the learning outcomes approach
  • Ensuring clarity of rules and procedures for the recognition of skills and qualifications for further learning
  • Increasing the focus on quality assurance
  • Providing learners and workers with a single access point to obtain information and services supporting a European area of skills and qualifications.

The consultation was open until 15 April 2014.

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