European Commission


14 Nov 2017

As cities continue to expand in population, there is a growing need to develop ways of supporting physical activity in dense urban settings.


18 Sep 2017

This report argues that we need to think about data differently - moving away from ideas of data as a commodity to be bought and sold, and more as a common good that can deliver significant personal and public benefits.


29 Jun 2016

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) is a composite index that summarises relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU member states in digital competitiveness.

Journal article

22 Aug 2013

This paper covers the field of information and communication technology (ICT) as well as e-learning in higher education; and explicates how a change from the traditional teaching methods to a modified digital schooling might benefit the learning outcome for students. During the spring semester of...

Research report

24 Apr 2013

This report presents 62 indicators on teachers and school leaders from pre-primary to upper secondary education in 32 countries (EU Member States, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Turkey).

Six topics are covered: initial teacher education and support for beginning teachers; recruitment, employers and contracts;...


15 May 2012

How do European policy makers design, draft and implement national/regional research and innovation strategies for smart specialisation?

Research report

27 Mar 2012

The report provides both a comparative overview and national descriptions of entrepneurship education in European schools.

The short comparative overview, covering EU Member States, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey, shows that the great majority of European countries address entrepreneurship education through national strategies...

Research report

10 Feb 2012

This paper combines statistical data and qualitative information to describe the organisation and functioning of education systems in Europe.

The report is organised into seven subject-based chapters entitled Context, Structures, Participation, Resources, Teachers and Management Staff, Educational Processes and Qualification Levels and Transition to...

Research report

5 Feb 2012

The “Teachers’ competition for social media use in formal language learning contexts” was created within the framework of the EU-funded network “Language learning and social media: 6 key dialogues”.

The competition was part of key dialogue 6 “Language learning and teaching in formal and...

Journal article

31 Jan 2012

The ‘students as learning designers’ approach challenges transmission models of pedagogy and requires teachers to relinquish some control to their students so that they might have the space to experiment and discover how to learn.

This paper outlines the findings of two studies that...