Next week there is a day conference in the European Parliament being hosted by the EPP/ED group, yes the Tories again, which is as the poster advertising the event makes clear is moving towards taking commands of the uplands of higher education.
The conference will addressed by a host of educational bigwigs an it is, as these things always are about driving the process further, more all encompassing and so on.
The Bologna Process itself is a case study of how these things work over here.
The Bologna Process aims to create a European Higher Education Area by 2010
This is the sort of stuff they are talking about,
A Europe of Knowledge is now widely recognised as an irreplaceable factor for social and human growth and as an indispensable component to consolidate and enrich the European citizenship,
Lets not forget plans for a common European History syllabus and you will see quite how deep the EU wishes to dig into the minds of our children.