Det siger de om ESF
Connecting theory with practice
Thanks to an ESF-backed project, Slovakian construction workers gained first-hand experience and training in local businesses.
Vienna to set up college for 1000 young refugees
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.
Fresh start for school dropouts
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.
Making learning science fun
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 for school dropouts
The ESF-funded project ‘Gradua2’ offers young people over 18 from Valladolid (Spain) a new opportunity to graduate from high school.
Educating the educators for better Roma inclusion
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.
In Slovenia, school students are getting the chance to acquire entrepreneurial skills through a new ESF project
Licensed to skill
An ESF co-funded technology centre for school students aims to boost interest in science
‘Disability is not an obstacle to study’ is the motto of a new ESF project in Lithuania
Slovak school wins prize for the most successful implementation of an EU project
Reaching out to young Roma
In Plovdiv, the ESF is helping to convince young Roma of the opportunities that educational qualifications can offer them
Skills from Spacelabs
In Vienna, a programme for young people is encouraging them to get formal qualifications as well as practical skills
Croatia implements an EU-funded programme for children with disabilities
Truants back on track
A nationwide ESF project in Germany is helping disadvantaged young people leave school with qualifications
Gardens for growth
In Belgium, an ESF project is helping disadvantaged schoolchildren make choices for the future
Boosting Roma education
An ESF project which improved the educational opportunities for Roma children has just ended in Romania
Skills for all Seasons
Slovakia is using ESF funding to boost technical and work-related skills among all age groups
Jobs for the future
In Lithuania, the ‘I Love My Job’ project helps schoolchildren to choose a profession
Normandy offers a second chance to early school leavers
City hall for all
In Slovakia, the ESF is helping young people experience the workings of local government
Drop-in for help
The ESF is helping reduce the number of students dropping out of vocational studies in Finland
Careers on the Go
The ESF in Hungary is guiding schoolchildren towards successful career-planning choices with a mobile volunteer force
Schools going digital
Schoolchildren in Slovakia are getting access to the latest digital teaching technologies with ESF support
Kassel is showing how to convince school drop-outs to return to the classroom
Trivsel i skolen
God morgenmad og en "morfar-mentor" er nogle af de tiltag, der skal sikre, at unge færdiggør skolegangen.
Reducing Roma drop-outs
ESF community centres are helping young Roma to complete their education and get new opportunities
Education for all in Greece
Greece launches new initiative to improve educational chances for immigrant and returning emigrant’s children
Making physics interesting
In Poland, over 5 000 pupils and 70 teachers took part in a competition aimed at encouraging the study of physics and the sciences
School after hours
A Spanish project is keeping schools open after hours to support family-focused events
The hands-on Science Academy programme is encouraging German students to follow careers in science and technology
Robots in the classroom
Polish primary school pupils polish up their IT skills in the field of computer technology and robotics
A cultural project in Burgas aims at building pride among young people in the region