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EU Commission Documents and Reports

European Union PostET2020 Expert Panel Inclusion and Citizenship Issue Paper

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL Report on the implementation of national Roma integration strategies – 2019   {SWD(2019) 320 final}

Commission Staff Working Document   Roma inclusion measures reported under the EU Framework for NRIS Accompanying the document Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council Report on the implementation of national Roma integration strategies – 2019 {COM(2019) 406 final}

COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT  Roma inclusion measures reported under the EU  Framework for NRIS Accompanying the document Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council Report on the implementation of national Roma integration strategies – 2019 {COM(2019) 406 final}

EU COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION of 22 May 2018 on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning

EU priorities on education and training post 2020 – towards a European right to training for all.   Adopted at the Executive Committee Meeting of 7-8 March, 2018   

European Ideas for Better Learning: The Governance of School Education Systems 

Proposal for a COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning (Text with EEA relevance) {SWD(2018) 14 final} Brussels, 17.1.2018 COM(2018) 24 final 2018/0008 (NLE)

COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT. Accompanying the document. Proposal for a COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning {COM(2018) 24 final} Brussels,   17.1.2018. SWD(2018) 14 final

EU Recommendation for a COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION on the 2017 National Reform Programme of Ireland and delivering a Council opinion on the 2017 Stability Programme of Ireland. Brussels, 22.5.2017. COM(2017) 507 final

EU Council recommendation (2016).  Upskilling Pathways: New Opportunities for Adults. (2016/C 484/01)

Education of migrant children Education policy responses for the inclusion of migrant children in Europe.   (2016).  Barbara Janta and Emma Harte. 

European Commission (2015). Education & Training 2020 (ET2010)- Schools policy: A whole school approach to tackling early school leaving: Policy messages.

European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice, 2015. Assuring Quality in Education: Policies and Approaches to School Evaluation in Europe. Eurydice Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

European Council Conclusions (2015). Conclusions on reducing early school leaving and promoting success in school. Council conclusions (23 November 2015 

EU Recommendation for a COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION on the 2015 National Reform Programme for Ireland and delivering a Council opinion on the 2015 Stability Programme of Ireland. Brussels, 15th May 2015 COM (2015) 258 Final

European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice/Cedefop, 2014. Tackling Early Leaving from Education and Training in Europe: Strategies, Policies and Measures. Eurydice and Cedefop Report. Luxembourg:  Publications Office of the European Union.

EU Commission (2013). Preventing Early School Leaving in Europe – Lessons Learned from Second Chance Education

European Commission (2013) Reducing early school leaving: Key messages and policy support Final Report of the Thematic Working Group on Early School Leaving November 2013

Council Recommendation of 22nd April 2013 on establishing a Youth Guarantee

European Commission Recommendation (2013). Investing in children: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage. 20.2.2013 C (2013) 778 final.

Council Recommendation on policies to reduce Early School Leaving. 7th June 2011

Proposal for a Council Recommendation on policies to reduce Early School Leaving. 6th May 2011

Proposal for a Council Recommendation on policies to reduce Early School Leaving SEC(2011) 98 final, SEC(2011) 97 final, SEC(2011) 96 final. 31st January 2011

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the committee of the regions. Tackling Early School Leaving: A key contribution to the Europe 2020 Agenda. 31st January 2011

Commission Staff Working Paper Reducing Early School Leaving. Accompanying document to the Proposal for a Council Recommendation on policies to reduce Early School Leaving. 26th January 2011

Council Resolution on a renewed European agenda for adult learning (2011/C 372/01)

Commission staff working document {SEC (2006) 639}.  Progress towards the Lisbon objectives in education and training 2006

Communication from the Commission - Mobilising the brainpower of Europe: enabling universities to make their full contribution to the Lisbon Strategy {SEC(2005) 518} /* COM/2005/0152 final */

European Reports

OECD PISA 2018 Equity in Education: Breaking down barriers to social mobility 

OECD (2017) PISA 2015 Results (Volume III) Students' Well-Being - © OECD 2017  

OECD (2016), PISA 2015 Results (Volume I): Excellence and Equity in Education, PISA, OECD Publishing, Paris 

OECD (2015) Skills for Social Progress: The Power of Social and Emotional Skills. Paris: OECD

ET2020 Thematic Working Groups 2011-2013

Eurostat Regional Yearbook 2015

PISA 2012 Results: Ready to Learn (Volume III) Students' Engagement, Drive and Self-Beliefs. OECD 2013 

Eurochild Annual Report 2012. Brussels: Eurochild

Hawley, J. & Nevala, A.M. (2011). Reducing Early School Leaving in the EU. GHK Consulting and Directorate General for Internal Policies Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies Education and Culture.

Hawley, J. & Nevala, A.M. (2011). Reducing Early School Leaving in the EU. (Executive Summary). GHK Consulting and Directorate General for Internal Policies Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies Education and Culture.

Early School Leaving in Europe – Questions and answers. Memo with country specific statistics. 31st January 2011

Eurochild (2011). The role of local authorities in parenting support. Family and Parenting Support Thematic Working Group Round Table Report. Brussels: Eurochild.

NESSE (2010) Early School Leaving: Lessons from research for policy makers. An independent expert report submitted to the EU Commission

Study on Access to Education and Training, Basic Skills and Early School Leavers (Ref. DG EAC 38/04) Lot 3. Final Report European Commission DG EAC. A report submitted by GHK. September 2005