‘Education and Training 2020’ (ET 2020) is the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training which it builds on the earlier ‘Education and Training 2010’ (ET 2010) work programme.

Rapporteur’s main ideas are: more resources for language education; to give further consideration to the prospects of older people; give a better coverage to the issue of Early Years Development, given the fact that this stage in education is seen by many as the most crucial and person’s future educational attainment; and further research into the idea of student grants at the pre-university stage of education should be done.

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