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Encouraging youngsters to stay at school in Italy
Encouraging youngsters to stay at school in Italy (19/05/2016)

New ESF-funded programme to reduce the number of school dropouts in Napoli.

Roma: education for better integration in Slovenia
Roma: education for better integration in Slovenia (18/04/2016)

Roma children and their families will receive extra support to underline the importance of education in better integration and career prospects.

Encouraging Roma people in Finland to aim higher
Encouraging Roma people in Finland to aim higher (01/04/2016)

A nationwide ESF-funded education project to help Roma youngsters to continue studying and be more integrated into society.

Bringing technology to Croatian schools
Bringing technology to Croatian schools (18/03/2016)

An ESF-funded project teaches students how to use the internet responsibly.

Improving conditions for Roma
Improving conditions for Roma (22/01/2016)

ESF funding has been cleared for activities, including early childhood education and social work, aimed at improving the lives of Slovakia’s Roma population.

Forberedelse af unge danskere til arbejde eller uddannelse
Forberedelse af unge danskere til arbejde eller uddannelse (07/01/2016)

Region Sjælland lancerer et projekt, der skal fremme uddannelses- og beskæftigelsesmulighederne for de unge mennesker i regionen.

Opening doors to learning for young refugees
Opening doors to learning for young refugees (26/11/2015)

The ESF is funding classes at a vocational school in the German town of Fürstenfeldbruck to prepare 60 young refugees for apprenticeships.

Connecting theory with practice
Connecting theory with practice (19/11/2015)

Thanks to an ESF-backed project, Slovakian construction workers gained first-hand experience and training in local businesses.

Easing transition of migrant children into school
Easing transition of migrant children into school (30/10/2015)

A primary school in the German city of Puchheim is helping migrant children make a smooth transition into school. The ESF will now fund a part-time teaching position to support these efforts.

Vienna to set up college for 1000 young refugees
Vienna to set up college for 1000 young refugees (02/10/2015)

The Austrian capital Vienna is planning to establish a part ESF-funded college for young refugees aged between 15 and 21 to ease their transition into the regular education and vocational training system.

A new, more inclusive vision of education and training up to 2020
A new, more inclusive vision of education and training up to 2020 (03/09/2015)

Report calls for strengthening cooperation in education and training up to 2020 and especially to promote social inclusion.

‘Give, help, respect’ to keep children in school
‘Give, help, respect’ to keep children in school (20/08/2015)

The Hunedoara County School Inspectorate and the Diocese of Deva in Romania have joined forces in the ESF project ‘Give, help, respect’ to tackle early school leaving.

Fresh start for school dropouts
Fresh start for school dropouts (24/07/2015)

One year after launch, more than 100 young school dropouts have accepted the support of the ESF-funded platform PSAD in the French agglomeration communities of Lens-Liévin and Hénin-Carvin.

Putting students’ digital skills to the test
Putting students’ digital skills to the test (17/07/2015)

An ESF-funded project has challenged students in Slovakia to take part in the Digital Olympics, an online educational challenge.

Making learning science fun
Making learning science fun (03/07/2015)

ESF funds have allowed more than 200 students from two schools in the Polish town of Ostróda to dabble in robot design and programming over two years.

Second Chance School makes dreams come true
Second Chance School makes dreams come true (22/05/2015)

An ESF-funded school in Patras, Greece, helps adult learners to catch up on missed school qualifications.

Project for school dropouts comes to close
Project for school dropouts comes to close (24/04/2015)

Nearly 300 students participated in the ESF-backed Swedish project ‘Plug In Västerbotten’, which aimed to reduce the number of dropouts from secondary school.

Second chance for school dropouts
Second chance for school dropouts (17/04/2015)

The ESF-funded project ‘Gradua2’ offers young people over 18 from Valladolid (Spain) a new opportunity to graduate from high school.

Wielkopolska vocational education programme picks up award
Wielkopolska vocational education programme picks up award (27/03/2015)

The project ‘Time for professionals – vocational education in Wielkopolska’ has been awarded the title ‘Best human capital investment 2014’ in the latest edition of the national Polish competition ‘Best ESF practices’.

Educating the educators for better Roma inclusion
Educating the educators for better Roma inclusion (27/02/2015)

A total of 2706 teachers, psychologists and tutors at 200 Slovakian primary school have so far completed training programmes intended to foster the inclusion of marginalised Roma communities. A further 1500 will follow suit before the end of the ESF-funded project in October 2015.

Maltese study examines classroom ‘shared reading’
Maltese study examines classroom ‘shared reading’ (16/01/2015)

Teachers' own attitudes towards shared reading largely determine their practices in the classroom, a part ESF-funded study finds.

Commission adopts ESF Operational Programme for improved education in Italy
Commission adopts ESF Operational Programme for improved education in Italy (18/12/2014)

Over EUR 3 billion are invested in education as a key element for growth and jobs

Extra classes, extra opportunities
Extra classes, extra opportunities (21/11/2014)

Secondary school students in the Polish city of Siemianowice can get free extracurricular classes in an ESF-funded project.

School business
School business (25/07/2014)

In Slovenia, school students are getting the chance to acquire entrepreneurial skills through a new ESF project

Supporting immigrant families
Supporting immigrant families (23/06/2014)

In Italy, a new ESF project aims to boost the inclusion of young second-generation immigrants

Licensed to skill
Licensed to skill (06/06/2014)

An ESF co-funded technology centre for school students aims to boost interest in science

Enabling learning
Enabling learning (09/05/2014)

‘Disability is not an obstacle to study’ is the motto of a new ESF project in Lithuania

Top teachers
Top teachers (11/04/2014)

Slovak school wins prize for the most successful implementation of an EU project

Reaching out to young Roma
Reaching out to young Roma (11/04/2014)

In Plovdiv, the ESF is helping to convince young Roma of the opportunities that educational qualifications can offer them

Målrettet indsats over for udsatte unge
Målrettet indsats over for udsatte unge (27/03/2014)

Dansk skole støtter med hjælp fra ESF udsatte unge i at færdiggøre skolen og komme i job

Skills from Spacelabs
Skills from Spacelabs (14/02/2014)

In Vienna, a programme for young people is encouraging them to get formal qualifications as well as practical skills

An appetite for learning
An appetite for learning (16/01/2014)

In France, a vocational school is helping young drop-outs reconnect with education

Early integration
Early integration (16/01/2014)

Croatia implements an EU-funded programme for children with disabilities

Headmasters as lifelong learners
Headmasters as lifelong learners (06/12/2013)

An education project in Slovenia is giving the profession of headmaster a boost

De dygtigste talenter spottes
De dygtigste talenter spottes (15/11/2013)

Det danske projekt ‘Talentvejen’ tilbyder de dygtigste elever noget ekstra i undervisningen på erhvervsskolerne

Truants back on track
Truants back on track (08/11/2013)

A nationwide ESF project in Germany is helping disadvantaged young people leave school with qualifications

Gardens for growth
Gardens for growth (04/10/2013)

In Belgium, an ESF project is helping disadvantaged schoolchildren make choices for the future

Boosting Roma education
Boosting Roma education (20/09/2013)

An ESF project which improved the educational opportunities for Roma children has just ended in Romania

Czech Republic boosts science in school
Czech Republic boosts science in school (22/08/2013)

An ESF project is supporting the take-up of science and technical education in the Czech Republic

Skills for all Seasons
Skills for all Seasons (09/08/2013)

Slovakia is using ESF funding to boost technical and work-related skills among all age groups

Jobs for the future
Jobs for the future (01/08/2013)

In Lithuania, the ‘I Love My Job’ project helps schoolchildren to choose a profession

Back on-board
Back on-board (05/06/2013)

Normandy offers a second chance to early school leavers

City hall for all
City hall for all (05/06/2013)

In Slovakia, the ESF is helping young people experience the workings of local government

Drop-in for help
Drop-in for help (05/06/2013)

The ESF is helping reduce the number of students dropping out of vocational studies in Finland

Special kids with special needs
Special kids with special needs (11/04/2013)

With ESF funding the Nadezhda Association in Bulgaria is helping children with special educational needs stay on at school

Careers on the Go
Careers on the Go (04/04/2013)

The ESF in Hungary is guiding schoolchildren towards successful career-planning choices with a mobile volunteer force

Schools going digital
Schools going digital (04/04/2013)

Schoolchildren in Slovakia are getting access to the latest digital teaching technologies with ESF support

Racing against illiteracy
Racing against illiteracy (07/03/2013)

Jesuits run marathon to combat illiteracy in Malta

A lifeline for schoolgirl mums
A lifeline for schoolgirl mums (21/02/2013)

An innovative education centre in Scotland is determined to help teenage mothers complete education

School’s back
School’s back (07/02/2013)

Kassel is showing how to convince school drop-outs to return to the classroom

Trivsel i skolen
Trivsel i skolen (17/01/2013)

God morgenmad og en "morfar-mentor" er nogle af de tiltag, der skal sikre, at unge færdiggør skolegangen.

Reducing Roma drop-outs
Reducing Roma drop-outs (19/12/2012)

ESF community centres are helping young Roma to complete their education and get new opportunities

Making schools more inclusive
Making schools more inclusive (21/09/2012)

Schools across Slovakia are being helped to develop inclusive teaching environments for Roma children

Classroom computer skills
Classroom computer skills (31/08/2012)

A transnational project in Romania is encouraging interactive ICT-based teaching in schools

Raising environmental awareness
Raising environmental awareness (20/06/2012)

ESF project helps connect Czech schoolchildren with environmental topics in their region

A new sponsor for children with handicaps
A new sponsor for children with handicaps (16/12/2011)

In the Netherlands, a school for children with learning difficulties is getting help

A special project for special needs
A special project for special needs (02/12/2011)

Bulgaria uses ESF funding to support children with special educational needs

Back to the classroom
Back to the classroom (07/10/2011)

Greek parents return to school in a project to help their children perform better

Books for life in Greece
Books for life in Greece (22/08/2011)

An innovative project in Greece aims to implant a love of books in school kids

A focus on special needs in Poland
A focus on special needs in Poland (04/08/2011)

Poland launches the project "Watch out! A way to success" for special-needs children

Education for all in Greece
Education for all in Greece (11/04/2011)

Greece launches new initiative to improve educational chances for immigrant and returning emigrant’s children

Careers consultancy for young Slovakians
Careers consultancy for young Slovakians (31/01/2011)

A project in Slovakia aims to help young people plan for successful careers well in advance

Sciences to the fore
Sciences to the fore (31/12/2010)

Series of events to open Czech students’ eyes to sciences

Making physics interesting
Making physics interesting (30/11/2010)

In Poland, over 5 000 pupils and 70 teachers took part in a competition aimed at encouraging the study of physics and the sciences

Innovation in education in Lithuania
Innovation in education in Lithuania (03/11/2010)

The ESF is supporting innovative education approaches in Lithuania

School after hours
School after hours (02/11/2010)

A Spanish project is keeping schools open after hours to support family-focused events

Electric tea
Electric tea (02/09/2010)

The hands-on Science Academy programme is encouraging German students to follow careers in science and technology

Educational tools updated
Educational tools updated (02/07/2010)

IT skills for teachers in rural Romania

Robots in the classroom
Robots in the classroom (01/07/2010)

Polish primary school pupils polish up their IT skills in the field of computer technology and robotics

Home-grown talent
Home-grown talent (30/06/2010)

A cultural project in Burgas aims at building pride among young people in the region