Education policies play an essential role in the operation and governing of societies. They fulfil a host of functions: they promote societal values, provide a skilled workforce, socially integrate societies, generate economic development, make societies more peaceful and politically stable, and increase the understanding of other people, be they within or outside the same country. […]
Professor of Political Science at the University of Ljubljana, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Science and Sport
The outcome of the UK vote on its membership of the European Union is sobering and worrying at the same time.