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Noorani, Sogol; Antonello, Diana – European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine forced many people to flee their homes and search for protection in neighbouring European countries, amongst them a large proportion of children and young people. Education systems in the receiving countries now have a responsibility to provide these children and young people with quality education as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Student Needs, Educational Policy
Horváth, Anna; Baïdak, Nathalie; Motiejunaite-Schulmeister, Akvile; Noorani, Sogol – European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2022
In our fast-changing and technology-driven societies, education in mathematics and science is crucial for ensuring that children and young people have the necessary skills, knowledge and mindset to be responsible and active citizens. Despite the emphasis on the key competences of basic numeracy and scientific literacy in the European Education…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Student Motivation, Time on Task
Crosier, David; Sigalas, Emmanuel – European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine forced many people to flee their home and seek protection in neighbouring European countries, amongst them a large proportion of children and young people. Higher education systems in the receiving countries now have a responsibility to support young people to continue their studies, and to provide them with quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Higher Education, Educational Policy
Crosier, David; Crosier, David – European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2022
This Eurydice report focuses on the topic of equity and inclusion in higher education in Europe. It analyses the current level of alignment of European higher education systems with the ten 'Principles and Guidelines agreed by all EHEA countries' as a blueprint to take forward the commitment of improving the social dimension. There are ten…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Inclusion, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2021
This report investigates adult education and training across Europe, with a special focus on policies and measures supporting adults with low levels of basic skills and those with low or no qualifications. Alongside qualitative data covering 42 education and training systems, the report also presents statistical data from international surveys. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Inclusion, Skill Development
European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2021
The publication analyzes the outcomes of a survey carried out by EACEA Unit A4 on how the capacity building in higher education (CBHE) projects and higher education institutions in partner and programme countries have adapted their means of working and cooperation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its aim is to share the main challenges encountered, and…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Higher Education, COVID-19, Pandemics
Parveva, Teodora; Motiejunaite, Akvile; Noorani, Sogol; Riiheläinen, Jari – European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2021
This report contains more than 20 structural indicators on education policies in four areas: early childhood education and care (ECEC), achievement in basic skills, early leaving from education and training (ELET) and higher education. The Eurydice project on Structural Indicators for Monitoring Education and Training Systems in Europe provides…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Indicators, Educational Policy, Early Childhood Education
Baïdak, Nathalie; Sicurella, Agathina – European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2021
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 39 European education systems covering 37 countries participating in the EU's Erasmus+ programme.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, School Entrance Age, Elementary Secondary Education
De Lel, Gisèle – European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2021
This report, based on national data, gives an overview on the length of the school year, the start and the end dates, the timing and length of school holidays and the number of school days. It covers both primary and general secondary education and key points are illustrated by comparative figures. The information is available for the 37 countries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Holidays, Geographic Regions
European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2021
One of the key elements in the learning process is the instruction time available to students. In fact, not only the quality of instruction but also the time spent for learning can have a positive effect on students' learning process. This instruction time report analyses the recommended minimum instruction time in full-time compulsory general…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Time Factors (Learning), Compulsory Education, Academic Achievement
Crosier, David; De Lel, Gisèle – European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2021
The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, term times, holidays and examination periods). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. The information is available for 37 countries. [For the 2020/21 report, see ED610818.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2021
This report compiles the results of the Erasmus+ Cluster Meeting on "The role of sport in education: enhancing skills development and dual careers perspectives" gathering 120 participants including project leaders, policy makers and high-level speakers on 4-5 December 2019. This final report follows the meeting agenda, devoted to three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletics, Physical Education, Skill Development