Eurobarometer: European Area of Skills and Qualifications

Thu 19 Jun 2014 03:53:00 PM EEST

Eurobarometer reveals that a majority of EU citizens consider that skills can be gained outside of formal education.

On 17 June the new Eurobarometer survey “European Area of Skills and Qualifications” was presented to the public at the European Commission conference “Towards a European area of skills and qualifications”. It reveals that a large majority of EU citizens (95%) consider that skills can be gained outside of formal education, particularly language skills and transferable expertise that can be used in different jobs.

Read more about the Eurobarometer results from the European Commission press release.

Text: via Solidar and European Commission