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EU Presents ”Rethinking Education”

20 November 2012, Brussels/Strasbourg
 
Europe believe that it needs a radical rethink on how education and training systems: the youth unemployment rate is close to 23% BUT at the same time there are more than 2 million vacancies that cannot be filled.
 
Some of the ”Rethinking Education” issues presented in brief:
 
– A much stronger focus on developing transversal skills and basic skills, especially to entrepreneurial and IT skills.
– A new benchmark on foreign language learning.
– Investment in world-class vocational education and training systems and increase levels of work-based learning.
– Member States need to improve the recognition of qualifications and skills
– Technology, in particular the internet, must be fully exploited.
 
Please read more here.
 

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