A new Eurydice Publication is available. This report deals with the Importance of access, retention and employability.
The modernisation agenda (European Commission 2011) supports higher education systems in Europe in responding to the needs of our increasingly knowledge-based economy and societies. To expand the knowledge base and foster progress, an increasing number of European citizens require high level knowledge and competences. Supporting the development of quality mass higher education systems is therefore high on policy agendas at both national and European levels (Source http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/education/eurydice/documents/thematic_reports/180EN.pdf)