Council’s Education Committee discusses ET2020, higher education and validation
The Education, Youth of the Council of the European Union met on 28-29 June in Copenhagen, Denmark. On the agenda were the priorities and future cooperation regarding the Education and Training 2020 (ET2020) Framework and the Europe 2020 Strategy. A Commission representative also made a presentation on validation of non-formal and informal learning (see EUCIS-LLL’s first LLL Mag on the topic). The Bucharest Communiqué, approved by the Ministries for higher education in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) in April 2012 to build upon the Bologna Process, was also discussed during the meeting.