'European countries seem to view education and training as an easy-to-cut budget item, despite the fact that most of them have not been implementing fiscal consolidation measures for a while, in the aftermath of the debt crisis'. This is the result of Lifelong Learning Platform's comparative analysis based upon Eurostat's yearly report on Education and the aggregated data of post-crisis Europe.
Overall, this article will provide the reader with important statistical data about the role of Education in times of crisis. Accordin to the article, Education cannot be overstated: it is thanks to virtual and distance learning that our education systems keep on functioning during the COVID-19 outbreak – and this kind of learning needs more than promises.
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