Education and Vocational Training

01-09-2017

In accordance with the subsidiarity principle, primary responsibility for education and training policies lies with the Member States, with the European Union functioning in a solely supporting role. However, certain challenges are common to all Member States — ageing societies, skill deficits in the workforce, global competition and early childhood education — and thus call for joint responses, with countries working together and learning from each other[1].

In accordance with the subsidiarity principle, primary responsibility for education and training policies lies with the Member States, with the European Union functioning in a solely supporting role. However, certain challenges are common to all Member States — ageing societies, skill deficits in the workforce, global competition and early childhood education — and thus call for joint responses, with countries working together and learning from each other[1].