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Equity and inclusion in education

Low socio-economic background may be the single largest explanatory factor obstructing equality of opportunity for many disadvantaged groups.


Equity and inclusion in education and training are cross-cutting topics in the 2022 Education and Training Monitor. This chart draws inspiration from the Monitor to take a closer look at how parental level of education – one indicator of socio-economic background – aligns with early leaving from education and training (ELET) and tertiary educational attainment (TEA) rates in the EU.


#EurydiceEU has looked at how countries across Europe aim at fostering inclusion and equality in Higher Education.