The Council dealt with the following issues in the field of Education:
• The Council adopted the Recommendation on blended learning for high-quality and inclusive primary and secondary education. It proposes both short-term measures and a direct response to the crisis, as well as long-term actions to promote blended learning (see 2.9).
• The Council adopted resolutions on the renewed European Agenda for Adult Learning 2021-2030 (see 2.10) and on the governance structure of the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training with a view to the European Education Area and beyond (2021–2030).
• A policy debate on Digital Education and Digital Skills took place that contributes to the structured dialogue on this subject.
The Presidency also reported on the impact of the current COVID pandemic on education and training. The French delegation also reported on the work programme of the incoming Presidency in the field of Education and Youth.