The New Skills Agenda for Europe has featured prominently in the programme for Slovakia’s term in the presidency of the Council of the European Union. The document calls for greater levels of adult education, with the inclusion of digital, entrepreneurial and transversal skills.
According to the programme, the Slovak Presidency will follow the priorities that are set out in the European Commission’s New Skills Agenda for Europe. The programme emphasises that the Presidency will have a focus on, “developing tools and services for skills and qualification and on improving their comparability”, continuing to state that, “it will also address the modernisation of higher education and digital skills.”
Slovakia began its term in the Presidency on 1 July, and will continue until the end of the year. More information can be found on the website of the Slovak Presidency.