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32 Amendments of Yana TOOM related to 2017/2002(INI)

Amendment 5 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 5 a (new)
- having regard to the Council conclusions on the role of early childhood education and primary education in fostering creativity, innovation and digital competence (2015/C 172/05),
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 7 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 5 b (new)
- having regard to the Council conclusions of 20 May 2014 on effective teacher education,
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 8 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 5 c (new)
- having regard to the Council conclusions of 20 May 2014 on quality assurance supporting education and training,
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 17 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 16 a (new)
- having regard to its resolution of 8 September 2015 on promoting youth entrepreneurship through education and training,
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 49 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital F a (new)
F a. whereas often individuals possess skills, which are not identified, exploited or properly rewarded; whereas skills acquired outside formal settings, through work experience, volunteering, civic engagement or other relevant experiences are not necessarily recorded in a qualification or documented and therefore are being undervalued;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 54 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital F b (new)
F b. whereas cultural and creative industries contribute to social well-being, innovation, employment and stimulate EU´s economic development while employing more than 12 million people in the EU, which is 7.5% of all persons employed in the total economy and contribute to the economy with 5.3% of the total EU GVA and further 4% of nominal EU GDP generated by the high- end industries 1a; _________________ 1aBoosting the competitiveness of cultural and creative industries for growth and jobs, 2015
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 56 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital F c (new)
F c. whereas the current arrivals of migrants and refugees to the European Union require the establishment of more sustained approach and validation practices directed towards third country nationals in order to facilitate their integration and make a better use of their skills and qualifications;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 75 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital J
J. whereas access to learningeducation and training opportunities must be a right for everyone at every stage of life so that they can acquire transversal skills such as, numeracy, digital and media literacy, critical thinking, social skills, foreign language proficiency and relevant life skills;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 81 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital K
K. whereas, nowadays, our education and training systems are facing a significant challenge as a result of the digital transformation, which is impacting teaching and learning processes; whereas an effective digital skills provision is essential to ensure the workforce is prepared for the current and future technological changes;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 98 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital L a (new)
L a. whereas in order to ensure smart, sustainable and inclusive economic growth and jobs for young people, there is a strong need for more Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) proficiency in the European Union;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 99 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital L b (new)
L b. whereas the demand for STEM professionals and associate professionals is expected to grow by around 8% between now and 2025, much higher than the average 3% growth forecast for all occupations; Whereas the employment in STEM-related sectors is also expected to rise by around 6.5% between now and 2025 2a; _________________ 2a Cedefop, Rising STEMs Database, March 2014
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 121 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 2
2. Agrees with the focus on the need to upgrade the European education and training systems in line with the fast changing economic and societal environment; notes that, while skills needs are dynamic, the main focus of the skills package is to enhance the adaptability of individual and address the immediate needs of the labour market; highlights in this respect the importance of a pan- European skills needs forecasting tool and lifelong learning with a view to adapting to new situations in the labour market;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 129 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 2 a (new)
2 a. Underlines that creativity and innovation are becoming driving factors in the European Union´s economy and should be mainstreamed in the national and European policy strategies;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 132 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 3
3. Calls on the Member States to include leadership, social intelligence, management, entrepreneurial and financial education, business start-up adviceforeign languages proficiency, negotiation, business start-up advice, coding, new media literacy and communication technologies in their education programmes, and to prioritise the further development of those capabilities also in vocational training and education (VET) programmes, including enhancingtogether with the enhancement of the European craftsmanship;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 153 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 5 a (new)
5 a. Underlines that culture, creativity and arts significantly contribute to personal development, employment and growth across the European Union, carrying innovation, stimulating cohesion, strengthening intercultural relations, mutual understanding and preserving European identity, culture and values; Calls on the Commission and the Member States to strengthen their support for CCIs in order to unleash and fully explore their potential;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 155 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 5 b (new)
5 b. Stresses that the migrants, refugees and asylum seekers bring in new skills and competences and enrich the EU´s culture; Highlights that assessment of asylum seekers' and refugees' skills, ideally in co-operation between employers and the public employment service, with subsequent up-skilling provided where needed, and with a specific focus on shortage occupations, will significantly facilitate and enhance their social and labour market integration;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 156 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 5 c (new)
5 c. Underlines the need to make the skills of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees visible in order to facilitate their active engagement in society, education and training enrolments and employment; calls on the Commission, in cooperation with the Member States to establish and swiftly implement mechanism for recognition and understanding of third country nationals´ skills and qualifications, including the cares where individuals are unable to document their qualifications;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 169 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 7
7. Insists that education isand training are not only a key factors in enhancing employability, but also in combating social exclusion and therefore believes that investing in skills and competences is crucial to tackling the high unemployment rate, especially among NEETs; recalls that a genuine estimation of future skills needs is paramount in this respect;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 184 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 9
9. Insists on the need for immediate action to reverse the unacceptable situation of 70 million Europeans lacking basic skillsNotes with concern the unacceptable situation of 70 million Europeans lacking basic skills; welcomes therefore the establishment of the Upskilling Pathways and insists on its swift implementation and monitoring; calls furthermore on the Commission and Member States to encourage and support flexible re-skilling and up-skilling programmes, tailored to the individual needs of each Member State, for both unemployed individuals and those who are employed;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 251 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 15
15. Insists on the importance of validating non-formal and informal learning to reach out and empower learners; recognises that this is particularly evident for disadvantaged groups, such as refugees and low-skilled adults who are in need of priority access to validation arrangements;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 258 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 17
17. Recognises that the lack of comparability and coherence between the validation approaches of EU countries, especially for VET, represents an additional barrier;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 292 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 21
21. Insists on the need to incorporate new technologies in the teaching and learning process in order to equip people with the right set of skills, competences and knowledgeand to ensure the development of the full range of digital skills that individuals and companies across the country need in an increasingly digital economy; furthermore, stresses the need for more collaborative, coordinated and targeted approach for the development and implementation of digital skills´ strategies;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 309 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 22
22. Welcomes the Commission’s proposal to urge Member States to draw up comprehensive national strategies for digital skills; points out however that in order for these strategies to be effective, there is a need for systematic teacher training programmes and strong pedagogical leadership from teachers at all levels of education;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 333 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 23 a (new)
23 a. Reiterates that knowledge and skills related to science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), especially in combination with creativity, are crucial in responding to the economic challenges we are facing and that developments in these fields underpin advances in scientific research across all disciplines and drive innovation and job creation across various sectors of EU´s economy;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 337 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 23 b (new)
23 b. Calls on the Commission and the Member States to encourage and better support the interaction between education and training institutions, national authorities, businesses and other relevant stakeholders in order to identify and exchange views on how STEM and ICT skills shortages can be tackled in a structural way with long-term impact;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 341 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 23 c (new)
23 c. Encourages Members States to establish, swiftly implement and regularly update national STEM strategy, fitting to each Member State's specific needs, applying bottom-up approach with triple helix cooperation;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 383 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 27
27. Stresses the need to increase the attractiveness of VET by making sure that young people and their families have access to information and guidance on VET options;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 399 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 28
28. Stresses that the upskilling of all teachers would be theis a prerequisite for the deliveryimplementation of the New Skills Agenda and that further efforts and analyses have to be made ion attracting talents to this profession, underlines that enhancing innovative teaching and learning practices and facilitate mobility and exchange of best practices could be one step forward this goal;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 419 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 30
30. Calls on the Commission and the Member States to continue to make VETvocational education and training more visible and to enhance its attractiveness; calls on the Commission to encourage Member States to set further targets to encourage work- based learning in VET programmes;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 429 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 31
31. Calls on the Commission and the Member States to continue to focus on offering opportunities to its citizens, of all ages, to develop their digital skills, in particularwhile fostering the digital transformation of the economy and re- shaping the way people learn, work and do business, and takes; in this regard, calls on the Member States to take note of the Commission’s intention to focus on the positive aspects of this transformation via the EU e-skills strategy;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 438 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 32
32. Calls foron the Member States to include early entrepreneurship education to beas part of the curriculum in the Member States in order to develop an individual entrepreneurial mind-set in their citizens as a key competence which supports personal development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employability;
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Committee: EMPLCULT
Amendment 478 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 37
37. Calls on the Commission and Member States to make funding available in order to bridge the existing technological gap between educational and training institutions which are well equipped and those which are not and to support teachers´ and trainers´ up-skilling in technology in order to keep pace with today's increasingly digital world, as part of the national strategies for digital skills;
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Committee: EMPLCULT