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Crosier, David; Kocanova, Daniela – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2019
Human history has been shaped by people moving to live in new places. The numbers of people living outside their countries of birth in today's societies are, however, much higher than in the past. In the European Union (EU) Member States, the number of people with citizenship of a non-member country on 1 January 2017 was 21.6 million, and there…
Descriptors: Refugees, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Public Policy
Noorani, Sogol; Baïdak, Nathalie; Krémó, Anita; Riiheläinen, Jari – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2019
This Eurydice Brief presents the main findings of the Eurydice report "Integrating Students from Migrant Backgrounds into Schools in Europe: National Policies and Measures," published in January 2019 and produced under the auspices of the European Commission. The information is based on existing top-level regulations and recommendations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Public Policy, Educational Policy
Noorani, Sogol; Baïdak, Nathalie; Krémó, Anita; Riiheläinen, Jari – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2019
This Eurydice report investigates what top-level education authorities across Europe do to promote the integration of students from a migrant background in schools (in the reference year 2017/18). It presents a comparative mapping of a wide range of national policies and measures aimed at placing newly arrived migrant students in schools and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Access to Education, Public Policy
Motiejunaite-Schulmeister, Akvile; Balcon, Marie-Pascale; de Coster, Isabelle – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2019
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) -- the phase before primary education -- is increasingly acknowledged as providing the foundations for lifelong learning and development. This second edition of 'Key data on early childhood education and care in Europe' charts the progress made in the key quality areas identified in the Council…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Access to Education, Child Care
Delhaxhe, Arlette; Piedrafita, Sonia – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2019
The Council of the European Union has set the goal of reducing low achievement in reading, mathematics and science among 15-year-olds to less than 15 % by 2020. How are European countries going to achieve this? One of the key elements in the learning process is the instruction time available to students. In fact, not only the quality of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Bourgeois, Ania; Birch, Peter; Davydovskaia, Olga – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2019
This Eurydice report sheds light on two different but complementary perspectives of digital education: the development of digital competences relevant to learners and teachers on the one hand, and the pedagogical use of technologies to support, improve and transform learning and teaching on the other. The report covers different areas of digital…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
Piedrafita, Sonia – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
The Council of the European Union has set the goal of reducing low achievement in reading, mathematics and science among 15-year-olds to less than 15 % by 2020. How are European countries going to achieve this? One of the key elements in the learning process is the instruction time available to students. In fact, not only the quality of…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Geographic Location, Compulsory Education, Intellectual Disciplines
Birch, Peter; Balcon, Marie-Pascale; Bourgeois, Ania; Davydovskaia, Olga; Tremosa, Sonia Piedrafita – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
The Eurydice report 'Teaching careers in Europe: access, progression and support' provides a comparative overview of national policies on teacher careers across Europe. It maps existing regulations and policy recommendations at primary and general secondary levels, and covers all the countries of the European Union as well as Albania, Bosnia and…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Teaching (Occupation), Careers, Elementary Secondary Education
Sicurella, Agathina; Delhaxhe, Arlette – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
This short report provides information on home education polices for primary and lower secondary level of education. It is structured in two parts: a comparative overview followed by national descriptions. The analysis shows that home education at the request of families is possible in a majority of educational systems. In many cases, parents have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Compulsory Education
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
This publication focuses on the duration of compulsory education/training in Europe. It highlights the starting and leaving ages and distinguishes the notions of full-time and part-time compulsory education/training. The information is available for 43 European education systems covering 38 countries participating in the EU's Erasmus+ programme.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Full Time Students, Part Time Students
Parveva, Teodora; Motiejunaite, Akvile; Noorani, Sogol; Riihelainen, Jari – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
This document contains data tables with more than 35 structural indicators on education policies in six areas: early childhood education and care (ECEC), achievement in basic skills, early leaving from education and training (ELET), higher education, graduate employability and learning mobility. It is an update of the report Structural indicators…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Educational Policy, Early Childhood Education, Child Care
Parveva, Teodora; Motiejunaite, Akvile; Noorani, Sogol; Riihelainen, Jari – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
This document contains more than 30 structural indicators on education policies in five areas: early childhood education and care (ECEC), achievement in basic skills, early leaving from education and training (ELET), higher education and graduate employability. It is an update of the report Structural indicators for Monitoring Education and…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Educational Policy, Early Childhood Education, Child Care
Kocanova, Daniela; Crosier, David – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
This annual report shows how fee and support systems (including grants and loans) interact in higher education in Europe. It provides both a comparative overview and individual country sheets outlining the main elements of national systems. In particular, the publication describes the range of fees charged to students, specifying the categories of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
The school calendar contains national data on the length of the school year, the start and the end dates of each school year, the timing and length of school holidays and the number of school days. Key points are illustrated by comparative figures. The information is available for 38 countries covering both primary and general secondary education.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Time, School Schedules
Tremosa, Sonia Piedrafita; Davydovskaia, Olga; Sigalas, Emmanuel – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
The report, which covers 41 education systems, provides a comparative overview on statutory minimum and maximum salaries and allowances for teachers and school heads in pre-primary, primary and secondary public schools. The impact of school size on head teachers' salaries is also examined. The analysis is combined with national sheets illustrating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Salaries, Principals, Salaries
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