European Commission Work Programme 2016: ‘No time for business as usual’
October 27, 2015
The working programme translates the ten priorities of this Commission into concrete proposals.
The majority of the proposals is related to:
A new boost for growth, jobs and investments
A deeper and fairer internal market
Actions related to education and training are to be situated in first of the ten priorities (A new boost for growth, jobs and investments): The new Skills Agenda will promote lifelong investment in people from vocational education and higher education through to digital and high tech expertise and life skills need for citizens’ active engagement into changing workplaces and societies. The Agenda aims at promoting skills development including the mutual recognition of qualifications, supporting vocational training and higher education and reaping the full potential of digital jobs.