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Education & training: investment on the rebound but inclusion remains a challenge

Nov 7, 2016 | News

(07 November 2016) – This year’s edition of the Education and Training Monitor shows progress towards important EU targets, but also highlights that Member States need to make their education systems more relevant and inclusive, in particular regarding the integration of newly arrived migrants.

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Europe relies on effective education systems to equip young people with the skills they need to build their lives as citizens and develop their professional careers.

Schools, universities and vocational education and training institutions are the foundation of growth, jobs, innovation and social cohesion.

In its 2016 edition of the Education and Training Monitor published today, the European Commission analyses where the European Union and national systems stand, and shows that Member States face a dual task of ensuring adequate financial investment and offering high quality education to young people from all backgrounds – including refugees and migrants.

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