The partly ESF-funded youth justice organisation Le Chéile in Ireland is hoping to extend its services to reach more young offenders with its newly-launched strategy for 2015 to 2017 ‘Inspiring Change, Transforming Lives’.
Creating new jobs leads to greater efficiency, flexibility and satisfaction among employees, plus it reduces downtime. These are the results of five ESF-funded pilot projects conducted in the Netherlands.
Thanks to ESF funding, the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate will offer twice as many German language and orientation classes for refugees than in 2014, bringing the total up to 80.
Young people and those in danger of exclusion and poverty are at the centre of Portugal’s ESF programme for social inclusion.
The Commission has called on Member States to prioritise social investment and to modernise their welfare states. This means better performing active inclusion strategies and a more efficient and more effective use of social budgets.