The EU works with its Member States to support the development of quality national school education systems and promote collaboration on issues of shared concern.
What is the EU doing on school education?
Pathways to School Success initiative
European Innovative Teaching Award
Erasmus+ Teacher Academies
Early school leaving
Well-being at school
Learn more about the work of European Education Area Strategic Framework Working Groups on school education.
School education updates
School education resources
Browse a wealth of inspiring tutorials, versatile teaching materials and more for teachers and schools.
Browse free learning materials on the environment, climate change and energy for primary and secondary schools.
The Toolkit promotes inclusive education and attempts to tackle early school leaving.
Find out about your rights and obligations surrounding sending your children to school in a different European Union country.
Discover a range of policy documents, informative reports, studies, infographics and factsheets on EU school education policy.
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School Education Gateway
Stay up-to-date with the online platform for education professionals, researchers and policymakers. Browse the School Education Gateway
A space for European teachers and school staff to communicate, collaborate and develop projects. Explore eTwinning
SELFIE for TEACHERS
A tool for teachers to learn about and further develop their digital competence. Explore SELFIE for TEACHERS
EU funding opportunities
Erasmus+ is the EU’s funding programme supporting education, training, youth and sport.
Jean Monnet Actions run under Erasmus+ to support teaching, learning, research and debates on various aspects of the European Union.
School fruit, vegetables and milk scheme
The scheme is designed to help children follow a healthy diet. Learn about the school food scheme
Conference on the Future of Europe
Bring participatory democracy to your classroom. Discover the Conference on the Future of Europe
Science is Wonderful!
Science is Wonderful! brings the world of cutting-edge science to budding scientists in primary and secondary schools all over Europe. Find out about Science is Wonderful!
European Youth Portal
Take part in school and youth exchanges! Discover school and youth exchanges
Employment and volunteering
See practical information and opportunities concerning employment, including volunteering and traineeships.Explore employment resources