EUNEC, the European Network of Education Councils, comments on the set of policy recommendations published by the European Commission on 20 November 2012 in order to reinforce the cooperation between EU Member States and give a new impetus to education policy in the EU Member States. The recommendations of EUNEC focus on the most important part of the proposal, the Communication ‘Rethinking education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes’.