Education and training: general framework

Education and training: general framework

Outline of the Community (European Union) legislation about Education and training: general framework

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These categories group together and put in context the legislative and non-legislative initiatives which deal with the same topic.

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Education and training: general framework

Education and training play a key role in transforming the European Union (EU) into a world-leading knowledge-based society and economy. Since the adoption of the Lisbon Strategy in 2000, political cooperation in education and training has been strengthened – first by the “Education and Training 2010” work programme, followed-up by the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training “ET 2020”. This cooperation has led to the formulation of common targets and initiatives that encompass all types of education and training and all stages in lifelong learning. They are supported by a number of funding programmes, such as the Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-13 and Erasmus Mundus 2009-13. Furthermore, a number of networks and agencies support action in education and training, namely the Audiovisual, Education and Culture Executive Agency and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE LISBON STRATEGY

Reference documents

PROGRAMMES AND INITIATIVES

  • Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013
  • Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-13
  • Youth employment: opportunities
  • Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
  • European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
  • Eurydice
  • Netd@ys Europe
  • Programme to promote bodies active at European level and support specific activities (2004 – 2006)
  • Online learning: eLearning Programme (2004-06)
  • Erasmus Mundus (2004-08)
  • SOCRATES – Phase II
  • Leonardo da Vinci (Phase II) 2000-2006
  • Tempus III (2000-06)

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