Subsidised textbooks can be provided according to specific regional rules and certain income limitations. Some two million students have so far spent a fully accredited period of between 3 months and an academic year in another EU university under the programme, which has become a symbol of Europe in universities.
A recent example late may be found in the Communication on " Efficiency and equity in European education and training systems". Farmers also receive money based on the amount of land they hold — again in return for employing eco-friendly farming methods that preserve biodiversity, soil and water quality and keep emissions low.
Within post-secondary non-tertiary education, the dominance of vocational programmes observed for the EU was repeated in almost all of the EU Member States in These range from biennial meetings of Ministers responsible for Vocational Education and Training the "Copenhagen Process"through regular meetings of Director Generals for Higher Education or for Vocational Education and Training to more specialised networks or "clusters" within the " Education and Training programme" in areas such as key competences, foreign language learning or the recognition of informal and non-formal qualifications.
Estonia will hold the presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of together with the Bulgaria I half of and Austria II half of In most of the EU Member States, upper secondary pupils outnumbered lower secondary pupils, with the exception of Romania, the Netherlands, Ireland, Slovakia, Lithuania, France, and Germany; this was also the case in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia.
Public expenditure on upper secondary education relative to GDP was within a broadly similar range, with lows of 0. Boards of Inspectors[ edit ] Supervision of the education provided by the European Schools European union and secondary education conducted by two Boards of Inspectors, one for the primary and nursery sections and one for the secondary section.
Administrative Boards[ edit ] Each European School has an Administrative Board responsible for the day-to-day administration and functioning of the each respective School. Students get the opportunity to role-play as delegates of EU member state governments in a Model European CouncilMEPs in a Model European Parliamentor international journalists covering the meetings.
But because most of the funding is managed within the beneficiary countries, responsibility for conducting checks and annual audits lies with national governments. The timetable always includes lunchtime, by reducing the weekly timetable of subjects with a greater number of hours.
Applying for funding Small businesses Can obtain EU funding through grants, loans and guarantees. In addition, under rural development, young farmers can benefit from specific support for setting-up their business as well as from higher support rates for investment they make in the business.
Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union European Union The Ministry of Education and Research holds responsibility for formulating and upholding national positions to the development and implementation of EU legislation that concern issues of education, science, youth and language policy.
The Presidency is appointed on the rotational principle with each state serving a Presidency term lasting six months.
The first awards of the European Baccalaureate were made in The schools exchange programme, named after the 15th century Czech teacher, scientist and educator John Amos Comeniushas helped over 2. Staff Committees[ edit ] Each European School elects, annually, two representatives of the teaching staff one primary, one secondary to form a European School Staff Committee which is represented on the Board of Governors, in the Preparatory Committees and on the Administrative Board of each School.
Organs[ edit ] Board of Governors[ edit ] The Board of Governors is the common executive body of the European Schools, determining educational, administrative and financial matters. Target setting[ edit ] As regards target setting, the Member States agreed in the Council on 5 May on five benchmarks on: Among the 22 EU Member States for which data for post-secondary non-tertiary education are available for and for which there were some students enrolled at this level, the situation was somewhat different: It is presided over by a senior university educator appointed by each member state in turn, assisted by a member of the Board of Inspectors of the Schools.
Inpupil-teacher ratios in lower and upper secondary education were broadly similar to those observed for primary education.
Post-secondary non-tertiary education was by far the smallest of the three education levels covered by this article, with 1. Grundtvigthe 19th century Danish theologian, poet, philosopher and thinker, helps those involved in adult education to have access to similar international experience.
Since then they have published a series of "Joint Reports" every other year.
Data sources and availability. Bodies which have signed an agreement with a school and have at least 20 pupils on roll also have the right to be represented on the Administrative Board.
The adult education programme, named after Pastor N. This is done using the process known as the Open Method of Coordination. These representatives do not have voting rights, however they are able to attend meetings and represent the interests of LRTs vis-a-vis the School.
This paper was generally welcomed by Member States but it drew criticism from some in particular Germany and Austria who felt that it commented negatively on their education and training systems.The first European School, founded in Luxembourg, inhad the objective of providing an education to the children of employees of the institutions of the European Coal and Steel Community- a forerunner of today's European Union.
Teachers can order a free CD-ROM of eight secondary IMF and the National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) lesson plans and activities. Euro Economics: An Online Textbook This website is an introduction to economics for teachers and students in high school grades and higher education.
In the European Union education is the responsibility of Member States; European Union institutions play a supporting role. According to Art. of the Treaty on. Education & training - study opportunities through Erasmus+, support for pupils nearing the end of secondary education, and vocational training in another country Youth – co-funding of projects which encourage civic involvement, volunteer work and a broader multicultural outlook.
This article provides recent statistics on levels of education by country, age group and sex of the population of the European Union (EU), EFTA and candidate countries and forms part of an online publication on education and training.
For information about the levels of education, see Data sources at the end of the article. The present joint action programme is proposed by the Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions (OBESSU), the European Students' Union (ESU), and Education International (EI) to their members and partners, in order to advance the Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 related goals, which the United Nations adopted in SeptemberDownload