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Education & Training in the European Union

Latest news on the European Union's education and training policies.

Return to youth mobility between EU and UK on the agenda 22 April 2024, 17:24 CET
The EU Commission proposed Thursday to open talks with the United Kingdom on making it easier for young people in the EU and UK to study, work and live in the UK and the EU respectively.

Commission proposal to open negotiations on EU-UK youth mobility - guide 18 April 2024, 22:42 CET
The European Commission on 18 April proposed to the EU Council to open negotiations with the United Kingdom on an agreement to facilitate youth mobility. Such an agreement would make it easier for young EU and UK citizens to study, work and live in the UK and the EU respectively.

EU offers young people 35,500 free train passes 17 April 2024, 22:39 CET
The EU Commission launched the latest DiscoverEU application round Tuesday, offering thousands of young people free train travel around Europe in its latest call under the DiscoverEU programme.

EU strengthens education, culture links with Japan 09 April 2024, 00:41 CET
EU Commission and Japanese government representatives vowed Wednesday to reinforce links in areas of education, culture and sport and exchange best practices and strategies for policy development.

Brussels rolls out plans for a European degree 03 April 2024, 00:33 CET
The European Commission presented Wednesday three initiatives to advance transnational cooperation between higher education institutions, with the ultimate goal of creating a European degree.

Improving the quality of traineeships in the EU - guide 20 March 2024, 23:29 CET
The European Commission set out proposals on 20 March to improve working conditions for trainees, including pay, inclusiveness and quality of traineeships in the EU.

MEPs call for new EU rules to make digital platforms less addictive 27 October 2023, 15:38 CET
MEPs raised the alarm Wednesday over the addictive design features of certain digital services, with a call for ethical design by default and a ban on addictive techniques like endless scrolling or automatic play.

25 pct young Europeans employed while studying 28 September 2023, 23:05 CET
25% of young Europeans (aged 15-29) were simultaneously employed in formal education and in the labour market, Eurostat reported Thursday, while 72% remained outside the labour force.

Brussels selects 159 projects to modernise higher education worldwide 28 August 2023, 21:19 CET
The EU Commission selected 159 projects for funding Thursday under the Erasmus+ education programme, supporting the modernisation of higher education in third countries worldwide.

Commission opens new EUR 122m calls for Digital Europe funding 15 May 2023, 22:16 CET
The European Commission opened the first set of calls for proposals Thursday under a 2023-2024 programme to strengthen digital technologies and competences across the EU.

Free Europe travel pass applications open for 35,000 young people 15 March 2023, 19:02 CET
The European Commission launched the DiscoverEU spring call Wednesday, thanks to which 35,000 young people will receive a free rail pass to explore Europe.

EU raises Erasmus education budget to help Ukraine 09 March 2023, 16:43 CET
The Commission adopted a revised Erasmus+ annual work programme for 2023 Thursday, with the overall budget for the year rising to a record annual total for the programme of EUR 4.43 billion.

EU teacher academies help to address teacher shortage 07 March 2023, 22:46 CET
The EU Commission presented 16 new Teacher Academies Tuesday, offering teachers learning opportunities that include mobility, learning platforms and professional communities.

Pact for Skills 10 November 2022, 18:08 CET
The Pact for Skills is one of the flagship actions of the European Skills Agenda. The Pact aims to support public and private organisations with upskilling and reskilling, so they can thrive through the green and digital transitions. Members of the Pact have access to knowledge on upskilling and reskilling needs, advice on relevant funding instruments to boost the skills of adults in their regions and countries, and partnership opportunities within our growing community.

Promising approaches to European investment in education & training 19 October 2022, 23:54 CET
An expert report published Wednesday by the Commission focuses on how to best invest public money in four major areas of education: teachers, infrastructure, digital learning and inclusion.

EU to tackle disinformation in classrooms 11 October 2022, 18:36 CET
The European Commission published guidelines for teachers in primary and secondary schools Tuesday on how to address disinformation and promote digital literacy in their classrooms.

New call for 35,000 free rail passes for young Europeans 12 September 2022, 23:00 CET
For the second time this year, 35,000 young people will receive a rail pass to explore Europe and its rich culture. The next DiscoverEU call opens at noon on 11 October and closes on Tuesday 25th.

Importance of mini MBA cores in London 2022 23 June 2022, 17:17 CET
It is no news that undergoing an MBA programme can be a good investment of your time and money, as it can set you up for a bright future ahead and a solid career path.

Types of charts commonly used in forex trading 15 April 2022, 00:13 CET
The trading industry has evolved significantly over the past decade with multiple technologies and techniques being incorporated on a regular basis.

EU issues call to young Europeans to travel 06 April 2022, 22:55 CET
Young people living in Erasmus+ programme countries can apply for one of 35,000 free travel passes to explore Europe, as the EU Commission opened Thursday its first application round of 2022.

EU launches EUR 3.9 bn calls for education exchange programme 25 November 2021, 22:26 CET
The European Commission launched nearly EUR 3.9 billion calls under the EU's Erasmus+ programme Wednesday, for the mobility of young people and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport.

EU offers 60,000 free travel passes to 18-20 yr-olds 13 October 2021, 22:44 CET
The EU is to provide free travel rail passes to 60,000 Europeans aged from 18 to 20 years through its DiscoverEU initiative that gives the opportunity to discover Europe through learning experiences.

Early childhood education and care and the Covid-19 pandemic - Understanding and managing the impact of the crisis on the sector 05 October 2021, 17:54 CET
Participation in high-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) is essential for the personal development, social integration, successful lifelong learning and later employability of all children. This is why it is so important to improve the quality and effectiveness of ECEC systems across Europe. This report describes how the pandemic was handled in the ECEC sector across Europe.

EU Tenders - Education 08 September 2021, 15:59 CET
Today's EU tenders covering Education business sectors from 'Tenders Electronic Daily' (TED)

EU outlines vision for blended education 09 August 2021, 19:34 CET
The EU Commission outlined measures Thursday to address gaps in education brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, and also longer-term to 'blend' learning environments in primary and secondary education.