The harmonised data sources of the European statistical system are the key sources of official education and training statistics and indicators at EU and Member States levels. They are core to providing relevant data according to commonly agreed quality standards.
The European statistical system provides the appropriate statistical infrastructure to ensure the quality of the data, stable time series, sufficient coverage and sustainability, avoidance of double work, international comparability, and affordability. It comprises harmonised data sources, instruments and methods. [extract]