Day: December 11, 2021

Commission launches new digital skills test for users to understand their level of digital skills

The European Commission launches the new digital skills self-assessment tool to help learners and professionals understand their level of digital skills based on the digital competence framework. Powered by WPeMatico

Commission takes action to improve lifelong learning and employability

Today, the Commission has taken an important step in helping Member States meet this target by presenting proposals for Council Recommendations on individual learning accounts and on micro-credentials. Powered by WPeMatico

European Education Summit: Future education needs must be addressed at all levels of government

​Members of the European Committee of the Regions were invited to represent the EU’s regions and cities at the yearly European Education Summit organised by the European Commission on 9 December. This provided an opportunity to underline the essential contribution of local and regional authorities to developing high-quality digital education

Local leaders mobilized to ensure a sustainable and just transition of regions with a strong automotive industry

​​Members of the Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget (COTER) adopted a draft opinion on the zero emission road transport policy and the deployment of alternative fuel infrastructure for all cities and regions in the EU. During their meeting on 10 December, local and regional leaders also debated

Fit for Future Platform: Better EU law thanks to the assessment of local and regional authorities

​​On 10 December the members of the European Commission’s Fit for Future (F4F) Platform adopted eight opinions that aim at simplifying EU laws, and reducing unnecessary costs. Since local and regional authorities are implementing 70% of EU legislation, it is of great importance to have feedback from local and regional

Economic recovery requires “unprecedented cooperation”, President Tzitzikostas says

​​​”The unprecedented volume of investments that is about to be allocated requires unprecedented cooperation between Brussels, Rome and the regions,” President Apostolos Tzitzikostas told Italian regional and local leaders during a visit to Rome on 9 December in which he also underlined the particular importance that Italy will play in