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European integration in education of the EQF and National Qualifications Frameworks : challenges and achievements by Malta

Gatt, Suzanne; Cippitani, Roberto; suzanne.gatt@um.edu.mt;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Proprieta Letteraria Riservata
  • Country: Malta
Abstract
Europe, through the European Commission and the EU Member States have long recognised education as the key to strengthening the European economy and for promoting social cohesion in society (Green et al, 2003). It was with the Maastricht Treaty, back in the beginning of the 90s that the EU expanded its remit beyond being only an economic agreement. It is for this reason that the White Paper on Growth, Competitiveness and employment (European Commission, 1993) recognised education and training as part of the responsibilities of the European Union. The European Commission also views education as the cohesive force behind the European social model (European Council...
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free text keywords: European Union, School integration -- Malta
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