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  • Ms Tatjana Babrauskiene
    European Economic and Social Committee


Tatjana Babrauskiene has been a member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) since 2015.

She was the EESC rapporteur of several opinions, amongst which: SOC/715 – Higher education package; SOC/684 – Adult learning; SOC/663 – Promoting skills for a more just, cohesive, sustainable, digital and resilient society; SOC/637 - Updated skills agenda; SOC/636 – Towards an EU strategy for enhancing green skills and competences for all; SOC/629 – Sustainable funding for lifelong learning and development of skills, in the context of a shortage of skilled labour.

At national level, Tatjana is the Head of International relations of Lithuanian Education and Science Trade Union (LESTU) and an expert of the Lithuanian Trade Union Confederation (LPSK) in the field of VET, CVET and HE. She has long experience in advocating for adult education and LLL at the European level, including as a member of the European Commission's Advisory Committee on Vocational Education and Training (ACVT) and Cedefop. In 2010, when the European Social Dialogue in Education was established, she was appointed Lithuanian delegate of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for the Education sector (ESSDE). She is also a representative of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) in three European Commission working groups on education: adult learning, VET and school education.