In the field of education and training, the Presidency focuses on the implementation of the New Skills Agenda, the modernization of Higher Education, and the initiative of graduates’ tracking.
Estonia’s priorities during its six-month presidency are:
- An open and innovative European economy – developing a business environment that supports knowledge-based growth and competitiveness
- A safe and secure Europe – strengthening the fight against terrorism and crime, continuing the work on the migration crises and increasing defense expenditure
- A digital Europe and the free movement of data – ensuring modern and secure e-communications to be available across Europe
- An inclusive and sustainable Europe – supporting equal opportunities for high-quality education, employment and development of skills