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On April 12, 2018 the EU member states delivered all 10 actions announced under the Skills Agenda for Europe, launched in June 2016. The last action was the adoption of the European Commission's proposal to revise the Europass framework.

Transparency and recognition of all types of skills and qualifications are necessary to enable people in Europe access opportunities of being truly mobile between employment and learning, or within and between countries. Over the past 10 years, the European Commission together with the EU member states has been working on implementing and further developing the European Qualification Framework (EQF).

EuropeActive hosted the first meeting for the Blueprint for Skills Cooperation and Employment in Active Leisure project on February 6 and 7, 2018 in their premises in Brussels.

EuropeActive has attended today, January 25 2018, the 1st European Education Summit, dedicated to "laying the foundation of the European Education Area: for an innovative, inclusive and values based education". The summit has been hosted by Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.

The recent letter from Antonio Tajani, the President of the European Parliament, has added weight and encouragement for EuropeActive to continue along its pathway to develop the systems and processes to make sure that fitness professionals have the future skills and qualifications to support the growth of the sector.

According to a Europe-wide survey of PT skills, revealed at EuropeActive's 2017 International Standards Meeting (ISM), around 35% of European fitness operators are not satisfied with skills PTs possess.

The European Vocational Skills Week 2017 is organised by the European Commission and will take place during 20th-24th November. It will offer more than 1000 events across Europe. The aim of the European Skills Week is to increase awareness of vocational education and training and opportunities it provides.

Behind the acronym LMSI stands “labour market and skills intelligence”, which is believed to be the tool to improve the responsiveness of national education and training systems to skill needs of national labour markets in the EU.

Erasmus+ Sport 2017 call results: EuropeActive’s proposals in Health-Enhancing Physical Activity and skills development have been successful

On Monday 24th, 2017, ERASMUS+ Sport 2017 call selection results were published: EuropeActive was successfully selected to run the 2 projects they applied forwith a high score, placed 1st and 3rd in the raking list for selected proposals.