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European Education Area

Quality education and training for all

Improving quality and equity in education and training

All citizens in the EU have the right to high-quality and inclusive education, training and lifelong learning.

Explore quality and equity initiatives


What is the EU doing to improve quality and equity?

Quality investment in education and training

Boosting education outcomes, inclusiveness and the efficiency of national spending on education and training is a top priority of the European Commission.

European language initiatives

The Commission promotes the teaching and learning of languages and Europe’s rich linguistic diversity through various initiatives.

Key competences for lifelong learning

The Commission work with EU Member States to promote key competences, knowledge and perspectives facilitating lifelong learning.

Working Groups

Learn more about the work of European Education Area Strategic Framework Working Groups on improving quality and equity in education and training.

Improving quality and equity - updates

Quality and equity resources

Join the community!

School Education Gateway

Stay up-to-date with the online platform for education professionals, researchers and policymakers.  Browse the School Education Gateway

eTwinning platform

A space for European teachers and school staff to communicate, collaborate and develop projects. Explore eTwinning


EU funding opportunities

  • Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe.

  • Jean Monnet Actions run under Erasmus+ to support teaching, learning, research and debates on various aspects of the European Union.

Get involved

European Youth Portal

Find out more about your rights, inclusion in education and related youth actions. Visit the European Youth Portal

European Solidarity Corps

Discover a range of inclusion and diversity actions as part of the European Solidarity Corps programme. Visit the European Solidarity Corps website


Employment and volunteering

See practical information and opportunities concerning employment, including volunteering and traineeships.