European Commission logoThe European Commission welcomed the launch of Education at a Glance 2014, the annual report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on the state of play and challenges faced by national education systems.
The report highlights the growing importance of investment in education for future growth and employment in the EU and for more inclusive European societies.
A European launch event took place in Brussels, during which Andreas Schleicher, the OECD Director for Education and Skills , presented the Education a Glance 2014 and Xavier Prats Monné, Director General of European Commission's Education and Culture DG, made comments on the relevance and implications of the findings for EU and Member States' policies.