The ESF is funding tens of thousands of projects across the Union that make a real difference to the lives of millions of individuals. Here you can find some examples.
In-service training helps teachers stay sharp (19/09/2014)
A project in Cyprus helps secondary and vocational school teachers to hone their knowledge and skills.
ESF Contribution : EUR 12 511 450 – Number of Participants : 4 161
Grants help even the most vulnerable to get jobs (16/07/2014)
A project in Cyprus helps vulnerable groups find long-term employment by providing financial incentives to employers and potential employees.
ESF Contribution : EUR 6 977 700 – Number of Participants : 1166
Staying in school (10/11/2011)
The Ministry of Education and Culture in Cyprus set in place the Programme for Zones of Educational Priority (ZEP), in an effort to promote tolerance and dialogue and in order to eliminate stereotypes through education.
Participants: 4 centres and 8 zones - ESF contribution: €8 970 000
Encouraging e-business in Cyprus (28/10/2011)
The e-Volve Project aims to improve e-government and e business skill levels in Cyprus. It aims to achieve this by helping companies and organisations to adopt best e-business practices.
Participants: 3419 people - 833 enterprises - ESF contribution: €798 880