Education is most important for a competitive, innovative Baltic Sea Region. The program on hand addresses urgent educational tasks of the Baltic region for the next ten years. This strategic concept was developed in 2009 - 2012 as a part of international meetings, conferences and working groups of the Hanseatic Parliament. Various representatives from all Baltic Sea countries were involved in the drawing of this concept, namely:

·         presidents, officers, directors and employees of member associations and chambers of the Hanseatic Parliament (47 organisations)

·         professors and lecturers of the colleges and universities, which are the members of the Baltic Sea Academy (15 organisations);

·         representatives of small and medium enterprises;

·         politicians and representatives of public administration at local, regional and national levels;

·         secretariat of the Hanseatic Parliament.

The hereby presented educational programme includes:


Chapter 1: A summary of key themes of future educational policy in the Baltic region. Detailed goals, strategies, actions and justifications can be found in the following chapters.

Chapter 2: A brief outline of educational challenges and opportunities.

Chapter 3: A Synopsis of the education systems in the Baltic countries and the consequences for the future educational policy derived from this synopsis .

Chapter 4: Objectives, strategies and measures for education and training. The education at colleges and universities is not the subject of the present concept.


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Agenda 2020: Bildungspolitische Ziele und Strategien für den Ostseeraum

Agenda 2020: Educational Policy Strategies and Objectives for the Baltic Sea Region

Agenda 2020: Cele i strategie polityki edukacyjnej dla regionu Morza Bałtyckiego 

Повестка 2020: Цели и стратегии в сфере образовательной политики для балтийского региона