Foreign language learning in the EU
Foreign language learning
Eurostat publishes below two infographics on foreign language learning in the European Union
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Lower secondary education (International Standard Classification of Education level 2) continues the basic programmes of the primary level, although teaching is typically more subject-focused. Most often, pupils enter lower secondary education at the age of 11 or 12, and the end of this level coincides with the end of compulsory education.