One would expect that increased digitisation would ensure less work is needed but the European Commission has stated that EU member states will face exactly the opposite. It has also warned Germany that it needs to invest more in education. EURACTIV Germany reports.
An OECD report says that large amounts of experience and skill will need to be replaced as school teachers in their 50s retire in the next five to 10 years. Meanwhile, Commissioner Figel says universities should become more flexible employers.
This study focuses on the way schools, in particular those responsible for compulsory education, are being evaluated. It compares both external and internal methods and procedures for evaluating schools.
The eSchoolnet portal, a gateway to educational content from all over Europe, aims at facilitating teachers access to information about pedagogical methods and use of technology for education in Europe.