By Lifelong Learning Platform
The European Commission published its action plan to ‘turn principles into action’ and achieve what was set forth by the European Pillar of Social Rights. Undisputedly good news is the renewed focus on education, training and lifelong learning as a social right. This progress was already apparent in the European Pillar of Social Rights. Still, the fact that it is making its way up to the top priority testifies that the EU understands the intrinsic value of learning as beneficial to individuals and societies.