25 January, 2018
Brussels, Belgium

Štefan Simončič, the president of the Association EPEKA, Soc. Ent., is going to attend the first European Education Summit.

Europeans have the right to benefit from the best education and training available, to achieve their full potential and to contribute to society. However, as the latest Education and Training Monitor 2017 shows, inequality remains a challenge, with students’ socio-economic backgrounds largely determining their educational attainment. Within the broad theme of ‘Laying the foundations of the European Education Area: for an innovative, inclusive and values-based education,’ the first European Education Summit will bring together around 450 participants to discuss the importance of the European Education Area 2025, of basic skills and inclusive education and the skills that will be needed in the decades to come. The Summit will explore how to capture the latest knowledge and insights into education and how to turn our aspirations into a reality, as it is only through education that citizens can be equipped with the skills to actively contribute to today’s societies. This reflection takes place in the context of work towards a European Education Area that will make mobility a reality for all, create a network of European Universities and promote lifelong learning.

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