Explore EU initiatives by education level
Early childhood education and care
Early childhood education and care refers to any regulated arrangement that provides education and care for children from birth to compulsory primary school age.
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.
The EU cooperates with higher education institutions and Member States to accelerate the transformation of an open and inclusive higher education system in Europe.
Vocational education and training
Vocational education and training prepares people for work and develops citizens skills to remain employable and respond to the needs of the economy.
Adult learning refers to a range of formal and informal learning activities, both general and vocational, undertaken by adults after leaving initial education and training.