Education and Vocational Training

01-09-2017

In accordance with the subsidiarity principle, education and training policies as such are decided by each European Union (EU) Member State. The role of the EU is therefore a supporting one. However, some challenges are common to all Member States — ageing societies, skills deficits in the workforce, global competition and early childhood education — and thus need joint responses with countries working together and learning from each other[1].

In accordance with the subsidiarity principle, education and training policies as such are decided by each European Union (EU) Member State. The role of the EU is therefore a supporting one. However, some challenges are common to all Member States — ageing societies, skills deficits in the workforce, global competition and early childhood education — and thus need joint responses with countries working together and learning from each other[1].