The European Union has established 8 key competences, which are important for a lifelong continuous education:
- Be able to communicate in your mother tongue: understand, interpret and express feelings, facts, concepts and opinion in both written and oral forms.
- Be able to communicate and decode meanings in a foreign language.
- Develop mathematical competence and basic competences in science and technology.
- Be able to use digital technologies and understand the ethical and legal issues surrounding them.
- Show initiative to assimilate new knowledge, and to advance skill levels towards professional level.
- Develop social and civic competences: interact with other people, adapt a situation and work under pressure, and work in a team.
- Be aware of cultural diversity and the world’s cultural heritage.
- Develop a sense of initiative and entrepreneurship.