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23 September 2019
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Participation of Minister Ecaterina Andronescu in the Education Council meeting and its related events (Brussels, 21-22 May 2019)

On Wednesday, May 22 in Brussels, Minister of Education Ecaterina Andronescu will chair the Education Council meeting, organised under the aegis of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The Education Council agenda includes the adoption of two recommendation proposals:

Council recommendation on global approach to teaching and learning languages

Council recommendation on high-quality early childhood education and care systems.

At the same time, Council conclusions are to be adopted on the implementation of Council recommendation on upskilling pathways: new opportunities for adults.

There will also be an indicative debate on the topic of building the future of Europe – contribution of education and training to consolidating social cohesion.

Before the formal meeting of the council, an informal work lunch is scheduled, during which there will be an exchange of opinions on the use of artificial intelligence in education: challenges and opportunities.

In the margins of the meeting, today, May 21, Minister Ecaterina Andronescu, together with the Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, opened the Romanian Presidency’s Conference on Digital and Entrepreneurship Skills to support education and innovative training. In this context, there was a dialogue on the policy drafting process, accompanied by workgroups debates and discussions that covered all levels of education.

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