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Riiheläinen, Jari Matti – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
This publication presents some structural indicators on graduate employability in 40 European education and training systems. It examines whether countries use regular labour market forecasting to improve the employability of graduates; moreover, other indicators include the involvement of employers in external quality assurance procedures,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Graduate Surveys, Labor Market
Riiheläinen, Jari Matti – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
This publication presents some structural indicators on higher education in 40 European education and training systems. It examines whether there are targets for widening participation of under-represented groups in higher education and whether countries monitor the characteristics of the student body. Moreover, it looks at whether, and to what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Indicators, Student Participation
Parveva, Teodora – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
This publication reviews key structures, policies and reforms in the area of achievement in the basic skills (literacy, mathematics and science). It contains fi ve indicators on policies for organising nationally standardised tests, producing national reports on achievement, using student performance data in school evaluation, addressing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Basic Skills, Annual Reports, Educational Indicators
Motiejunaite-Schulmeister, Akvile – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
This publication presents the main structural aspects regarding access to Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services and their quality in 40 European education and training systems. It examines whether and from what age countries provide a guarantee to a place in ECEC -- the main means to ensure access. It also covers several essential…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Educational Indicators
Riiheläinen, Jari Matti; Böhm, Franziska – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
The report describes the mechanisms and practices that support evidence-based policy-making in the education sector in Europe. It comparatively looks at institutions and practices in evidence-based policy-making, as well as the accessibility, and mediation, of evidence. The report presents more detailed information on each individual country, with…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Policy Formation, Educational Practices, Evidence
Baïdak, Nathalie; Balcon, Marie-Pascale; Motiejunaite, Akvile – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
Linguistic diversity is part of Europe's DNA. It embraces not only the official languages of Member States, but also the regional and/or minority languages spoken for centuries on European territory, as well as the languages brought by the various waves of migrants. The coexistence of this variety of languages constitutes an asset, but it is also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Course Selection (Students), Teacher Qualifications
Crosier, David; Birch, Peter; Davydovskaia, Olga; Kocanova, Daniela; Parveva, Teodora – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
This report aims to provide insight into the realities faced by higher education academic staff at a time of fast-moving change and increasing societal demand. Fluctuating student numbers, new funding and steering mechanisms are among the features of today's European higher education landscape, but not enough is known about how academic staff are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Change, Higher Education
Parveva, Teodora; Motiejunaite, Akvile; Noorani, Sogol; Riihelainen, Jari – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2016
This Eurydice report contains more than 30 detailed structural indicators, up-to-date figures, definitions, country notes and a short analysis of recent key policy developments and reforms in five areas: early childhood education and care, achievement in basic skills, early leaving from education and training, higher education and graduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Annual Reports, Educational Indicators, Early Childhood Education
Jongsma, Ard – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2016
The aim of this brochure is to introduce those who are new to working with European Union funding, to the philosophy of Erasmus+ "capacity-building in higher education" projects. European Union experience of working on these types of projects will be shared. Examples of existing projects are scattered throughout the text to inspire you…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Capacity Building, Curriculum Development
Bourgeois, Ania; Balcon, Marie-Pascale; Riiheläinen, Jari Matti – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2016
Entrepreneurship education is essential not only to shape the mind-sets of young people but also to provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes that are central to developing an entrepreneurial culture. This report captures all the latest developments in this regard in European countries, following earlier Eurydice reports (2006, 2012). It covers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Elementary Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2016
This annual report shows how fee and support systems (including grants and loans) work in higher education in Europe. It provides both a comparative overview of fees and financial support available to full-time students in 2016/17, and also includes individual country sheets outlining the main elements of national systems. In particular, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Fees, Grants
Kocanova, Daniela – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2015
This inventory of adult basic education and basic skills programmes takes the form of 35 system descriptions, covering 32 countries (all EU Member States as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey). Its main goal is to support mutual understanding and dialogue between countries. The document has been drafted on the basis of a standalone…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Delivery Systems
Kocanova, Daniela; Bourgeois, Ania; de Almeida Coutinho, Ana Sofia – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2015
Through a comprehensive overview of policies and data related to the renewed European agenda for adult learning, this Eurydice report aims to support the exchange of policy and practice between countries. The report concentrates on measures to ensure that the most vulnerable groups of adult learners, in particular those with low basic skills or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Access to Education, Educational Opportunities
Birch, Peter; Balcon, Marie-Pascale; Borodankova, Olga; Ducout, Olga; Sekhri, Shuveta – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2015
This Eurydice report analyses the relation between the policies that regulate the teaching profession in Europe, and the attitudes, practices, and perceptions of teachers. The analysis covers aspects such as, initial teacher education, continuing professional development, transnational mobility, as well as teacher demographics, working conditions,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Educational Practices, Educational Policy
Baïdak, Nathalie; De Coster, Isabelle; Petit, Marta Crespo – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2015
The main objective of this report is to provide a clear understanding of the current national testing regimes for languages in European countries. National tests are defined as standardised tests/examinations set by central/top level public authorities and carried out under their responsibility. All languages are considered except the languages of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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