Europe 2020 is the EU's growth strategy for the coming decade.
In a changing world, we want the EU to become a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy. These three mutually reinforcing priorities should help the EU and the Member States deliver high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion.
Concretely, the Union has set five ambitious objectives - on employment, innovation, education, social inclusion and climate/energy - to be reached by 2020. Each Member State has adopted its own national targets in each of these areas. Concrete actions at EU and national levels underpin the strategy.
In Education the two main targets are to reduce school drop-out rates below 10% and to have at least 40% of 30-34-year-olds complete third level education.
Learn everything about Europe 2020 here: http://ec.europa.eu/europe2020/index_en.htm