Nordic troops ought to learn French to better contribute to UN peace missions in future, security experts and politicians have been told.
A new OECD report shows "a wide scale of divergence" between school systems in the EU.
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British, German and Dutch institutions do very well in the latest university rankings, with Oxford named the world's best. But the French and much of the rest of the EU are lagging behind.
Campaigners say young Europeans need better quality jobs and contracts, after a UN agency documents how hundreds of thousands of young workers risk living in poverty.
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American and British universities continue to dominate in the global rankings with the next best faculty in a EU member state trailing a distant 24.
One in every three young Europeans has a higher level of education than their parents, according to new research.
The EU’s student exchange programme Erasmus funded the studies of nearly 270,000 students in 2012/3, a record 15,000 more than previous year, the European Commission has said.
Erasmus isn't about studying, it's about learning, say former students of the exchange programme.
Being on Erasmus nowadays has very little to do with actually studying and engaging with the local students.
Students in the EU who love Erasmus should vote twice: once for their party, and once for the MEPs in their party who support the exchange scheme.
EU 15-year olds have made slight improvements in reading, science and maths skills, but Estonian students are well ahead on EU targets.
Spain’s sudden decision to cut Erasmus scholarships in the middle of the academic year sparked outrage among Spanish students and some members of government.
Policy-makers are hoping a first-ever assessment of education standards across the EU will "scare the dickens" out of politicians.
British universities rank in the world's top 10, while Swiss, French, Danish and German ones are in the top 50, a new survey says.
The EU's student exchange scheme, Erasmus has reached its 3 millionth participant since the programme was set up decades ago.
People with good quality education have weathered the economic crisis much better than those with only basic qualifications, a new study shows.
Europe should help set up a teacher training academy to help counter the "embarrassing disappointment" that makes up much of teaching in the continent's universities, a new report says.
Developers of a new game hope to spice up the geeky reputation of computer science - a subject that gets too little attention in EU schools.
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