Public consultation: New Digital Education Action Plan
25.06.2020 - The European Commission is launching an EU-wide public consultation to gather the views of citizens and stakeholders on the future of digital education during the COVID-19 recovery period and beyond.
Learning from the COVID-19 crisis: teaching, learning and technology in a changing world
The public consultation
seeks to gather the views and experiences of all citizens, institutions and organisations from the public and private sectors on the unprecedented coronavirus crisis, the related switch to distance and online learning, and their vision for the future of digital education in Europe.
The public consultation will be open until 4 September 2020.
The consultation will help to inform the Commission’s proposal for a renewed Digital Education Action Plan, expected in September 2020. A series of online outreach events will be organised during the summer to collect additional input on the lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis and the future of digital education; further complementing the process.
Digital transformation is one of the Commission’s priorities as set out in its flagship strategy, A Europe fit for the digital age
. The new Digital Education Action Plan will form a key aspect of the Next Generation EU recovery instrument
. The Action Plan will support Member States, education and training institutions and citizens in their efforts to adapt to the digital transition and help ensure a fair and inclusive recovery for all.
The consultation will be available in all EU official languages on 9 July 2020.
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