In an ESF-funded drive to increase the competitiveness of local SMEs, employees of universities and businesses in the Polish region of Małopolska are turning back the clock and becoming trainees.
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’.
Thanks to the ESF-funded project ‘First business’, 38 small enterprises have set up shop in the city of Przemyśl and its environs in south-eastern Poland.
Mazowieckie will use ESF funding to invest in sustainable and quality jobs for labour market mobility, social inclusion and the fight against poverty, as well as education and training to improve competences and skills in the work place.
ESF investments target access to jobs and better education to make the region more competitive and increase living standards.
ESF spending in Małopolska focuses on employment, social inclusion, education and skills to support Poland’s goals for growth.
The ESF will focus on enhancing the region’s competitiveness by adapting and nurturing local skills and competences to promote inclusion and cohesion and boost the economy.
ESF investment targets social inclusion, job skills and education, supporting the region’s drive to be more competitive.
Job-related skills, equal opportunities and better educational outcomes are targeted, alongside measures for increasing social inclusion.
ESF funding will prioritise the promotion of sustainable and quality jobs in a mobile labour market, combating poverty and discrimination through social inclusion, and investing in education and training.
The Warminsko-Mazurskie region aims to boost growth and jobs through a focus on promoting employment opportunities and skills.
By increasing the rate of employment, labour mobility and entrepreneurship, ESF funding aims to make Podlaskiego’s economy more competitive and the region more socially inclusive.
ESF funding in Poland will help the regions to address the key structural challenges they face in employment, education, health and social inclusion.
The Polish ESF OP addresses key structural challenges in the fields of employment, social inclusion, health, education and public administration
On 23 May 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Poland, paving the way for over € 13 billion (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.