The New Education Forum Brussels closes this year’s set of regional meetings held around the European Union: Brussels online in January 2022, Edinburgh and Santander in February, Warsaw in May and Bielsko-Biała in October. The closing event will give opportunity to:
Synthesize recommendations of the regional NEFs and
Take a closer look at the local and regional initiatives which enrich the European educational environment responding to two big European challenges: the European Green Deal and digital transformation
Such ambitious plans require educational efforts to guarantee their sustainability. Furthermore, the Fit for 55 package aims at reaching the EU's climate objectives, of which one is to ensure a just and socially fair transition. Again, without wide and complex educational agenda this crucial goal may be impossible to reach.
In consequence, EU Member States as well as European institutions should seek support of educational key agents. Such structural change requires good cooperation between diverse stakeholders. An important tool to enhance learning processes is presented by the digital world. The recent Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the necessity of ICT competences. In addition, emerging new technologies of the European companies are seeking to capitalize on digitally skilled employees. To keep up with changing market conditions and competition, business understands it requires modernization of workplace cultures.
Therefore, the main topics for the 2022 New Education Forum Brussels will be: