European Parliament report on Rethinking Education
This Parliament report welcomes the Commission Communication “Rethinking Education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes” and makes several observations.
High quality education that provides useful skills for the labour market needs has to go hand in hand with the development of personal competences and societal attitudes.
Systemic changes are needed to improve the quality of our educational institutions without imposing new burdens.
Non-formal and informal learning and work in youth organisations should be better recognised and go alongside with the formal education.
The right skills for today’s world need to be identified – not only for students and young people entering the labour market but also for other people who need requalification in order to improve their personal situation.
New competences and transversal skills acquired should lead to securing not only financial but also social and personal needs of the people.