In its proposal for a report to be adopted jointly with the Council and published in September 2015, the Commission calls for strengthening cooperation in education and training up to 2020 and especially to promote social inclusion.
This draft of a Joint Report and its Staff Working Document by the Commission and Member States call for making European education and training systems more socially inclusive, as part of the wider efforts to tackle radicalisation following the 2015 attacks in Paris and Copenhagen.
The report proposes a sharper policy focus to better address the most pressing challenges facing our society. The six new priorities identified in the report include improving people's skills and employment prospects and creating open, innovative and digital learning environments, while at the same time cultivating fundamental values of equality, non-discrimination and active citizenship.
According to the planning of the Luxembourg Council Presidency, it is expected that the Education Council will formally adopt the Joint Report in November.
The related press release is available on the website of Commissioner Navracsics HERE
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