Eurobarometer survey and Commission conference on a European Area of Skills and Qualifications
The conclusions of the public consultation (soon to be released) led by the Commission (read EUCIS-LLL position paper and full contribution) and of a Eurobarometer on a European Area of Skills and Qualifications were presented to stakeholders on 17 June in Brussels during a special conference. The survey notably reveals that EU citizens are aware of the fact that many skills can be acquired outside formal education, but only a third have heard of a European tool to document their experience. The consultation highlights that only 18% of respondents find the current landscape of EU recognition and transparency tools fully satisfactory and that there is a broad support for a genuine implementation of the learning outcomes approach. Read the full press release.