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The European Commission released its 2013 Education and Training Monitor with plenty of data to facilitate evidence-based policy making across Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 30-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Sixteen Member States1 decreased their spending on education between 2008 and 2011, with six2 showing further significant budget decreases in 2012, according to the latest Education and Training Monitor released today by the European Commission. The 2013 Education and … Read the full press release

European Commission encourages UK students and businesses to study foreign language

16-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — More needs to be done to encourage British students to study languages at A Level and university, according to the European Commission. The importance of foreign language skills is self-evident in all EU countries, given that businesses increasingly … Read the full press release

EU Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou supports Lithuanian EU Presidency’s push for quality education and opportunities for young people

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will visit Lithuania on 5-10 September to support the Lithuanian EU Presidency’s push to ensure that quality education and opportunities for young people are at the top of … Read the full press release

New EU initiative promotes health-enhancing physical activity in Europe

28-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission adopted today an initiative on health-enhancing physical activity which is the first ever proposal for a Council Recommendation on sport. Sport and physical activity help people to stay physically and mentally fit by combating excessive … Read the full press release