Financial education is of paramount importance to increase financial literacy and financial education that is accessible to everyone will benefit society as a whole. Financial education should be seen as a comprehensive policy in which all stakeholders work together.
This conference of the Labour Market Observatory, hosted by CEDEFOP (European centre for the development of vocational training) has been an occasion to look at issues such as: the future skills supply and demand in Europe, the matching of skills and competences with the labour market needs, the need to increase synergies between the worlds of education and work, the recognition of qualifications and the enhancement of intra-EU mobility of workers.
Financial education strategies and best practices within the European Union. This publication is based on an own-initiative opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on Financial education and responsible consumption of financial products adopted on 14 July 2011.