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Projects

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.

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Sharpening the skills of civil servants

Sharpening the skills of civil servants (04/05/2015)

The ESF helped fund training courses for Slovak civil servants to boost their ICT, language and diplomacy skills.
ESF Contribution : EUR 281 987 – Number of Participants : 186

Social workers help Roma inclusion

Social workers help Roma inclusion (04/05/2015)

A project through which two social workers provide assistance to the Roma population of Krivany and helps creating links between the different parts of the community
ESF Contribution : EUR 20 762 – Number of Participants : EUR 24 426

Active ageing scheme tackles social isolation

Active ageing scheme tackles social isolation (29/04/2015)

An active ageing project in Slovakia offered socially isolated people over 50 the chance to learn new skills and get more out of life.
ESF Contribution : EUR 91 646 – Number of Participants : 96

College helps to prepare young people for work

College helps to prepare young people for work (28/04/2015)

The provision of teacher training and modern equipment is helping Tlmače Technical College in Slovakia improve its students’ chances in the labour market.
ESF Contribution : EUR 271 010 – Number of Participants : 228 students; 21 staff

Improving attendance at school

Improving attendance at school (12/06/2014)

An innovative Slovakian project has helped almost 400 children with learning difficulties learn what they want to do in life and reduced the risk of them dropping out of school before adulthood.
ESF Contribution : EUR 235 900 – Number of Participants : 390

Making the move from benefits to paid work

Making the move from benefits to paid work (30/08/2013)

A project in Slovakia aims to give long-term unemployed people work experience and social support in order to improve their employability.
ESF Contribution : EUR 297 463 – Number of Participants : 40

Wanted: qualified doctors

Wanted: qualified doctors (15/12/2011)

An ESF-funded project increased and supported the skills of health workers in a region affected by lack of qualified medical specialists.
Participants: 25 - ESF contribution: €55 610

Innovation of education

Innovation of education (28/11/2011)

An ESF-funded project in Slovakia proved that not only can science be fun for children, it can also be a stimulating experience for teachers exploring innovative teaching methodologies.
Participants: 362 - ESF contribution: €77 230