National reports will play a key role in the review process: make your voice heard on the implementation of the EEA in your country!

European Education Area: Let the EU know about the implementation in your country!

Throughout 2023 and until mid-2024, the European Union will review the state of implementation of the European Education Area, including policy initiatives and strategies in adult learning and education. National reports will play a central role in the review process: this is where you can have a say! Let the European Union know which impact the European Education Area has had in your country!

Find out more about the review process in our infonote.

The European Education Area (EEA) structures collaboration between Member States and stakeholders to build more resilient and inclusive national education systems. EU policy initiatives and strategies supporting the implementation of the EEA include the New European Agenda for Adult Learning (NEAAL), the Key Competences for Lifelong Learning, and the Skills Agenda.

How can you make your voice heard?

Starting in May 2023, a consultation process will take place at the national level – i.e. with national ministries and departments working on the implementation of the EEA – as well as the European level and with key stakeholders from civil society, social partners etc. A public call for evidence will be launched during the summer.

Has a consultation process with key stakeholders – including adult learning and education providers and civil society – taken place at the national and regional levels?

If so: congratulations! It means that there is a good chance that your voice and your feedback will feed into the national report.

If not: Reach out to your regional and national policymakers to find out if they have submitted their feedback to the European Commission yet. If not, ask for possibilities to provide your feedback from a provider’s / civil society perspective.

We also recommend contacting your Members of the European Parliament and representatives in the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions to share your experience and feedback.

An Open Public Consultation evaluating the implementation of the EEA is planned for 2024. Civil society organisations and education providers will have the opportunity to submit position papers and suggestions for improvement. EAEA will collect feedback from its members and submit a response to the consultation from the European perspective.

We recommend EAEA members also submit a response to the Open Public Consultation that will open in 2024. You can use EAEA’s response as a template for your submission. We will be happy to support you with your response and the submission process!


Text: EAEAPhotos: EAEA

16.05.2024 projects

Enhancing access to adult learning opportunities: EAEA’s RALExILA project on registries for adult learning and education

The RALExILA project aims to develop an integrated information system for national registries in Adult Learning and Education (ALE). By creating an information model that includes quality assurance and governance frameworks, the project's vision is to improve access to ALE opportunities.

08.03.2024 projects

Sharing and learning from national initiatives for Upskilling Pathways

The Partner UP project organised a development group on February 27, 2024, to enhance cooperation and trust-building among stakeholders for the implementation of the Upskilling Pathways recommendation. The online meeting aimed to provide participants with a space to share their upskilling initiatives, facilitate peer learning, and potentially establish correlations.

29.02.2024 Erasmus+

Digital information path for EU funding available now

A new online tool enables adult learning and education organisations and providers to find EU project funding instruments that are relevant to their needs and meet the operational capacity of the organisations. The tool was developed in the framework of the Erasmus+funded small-scale partnership Path2EU4AE, coordinated by CONEDU and implemented in partnership with EAEA, Auxilium, and Maribor adult education centre.