ETUCE, as a European-level social partner, has been monitoring and involved in consultations to establish strategies and major European Commission policies on education and training, such as the EU2020 / ET2020, Erasmus + (2014-2020) / Lifelong Learning Programme (2007-2013), Rethinking Education and European Area of Skills and Qualifications. We participate in the implementation of the major education and training policies of the European Commission. ETUCE is member of 9 Open Method of Coordination Working Groups of the European Commission, which is an  intergovernmental structure of the European Commission to implement the ET2020 and ET2020 targets.

ETUCE was involved in a consultation on the Rethinking Education, among others, via participating the Open Method of Coordination Working Group of the European Commission. The Communication and its accompanying staff working documents took into consideration four ETUCE studies and reports.


ETUCE response to the Communication of the European Commission is included into ETUC Position on the European Commission Communication on Rethinking Education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes (2013)

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ETUCE Circular article 2013/01: The European Commission must reconsider its "Rethinking Education"