Navigation path

ESF naujienos

Job creation improves efficiency, reduces downtime
Job creation improves efficiency, reduces downtime (08/05/2015)

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.

Mobilising jobseekers in eastern Netherlands
Mobilising jobseekers in eastern Netherlands (06/02/2015)

The region around the Dutch cities of Lochem and Zutphen will receive ESF funding to the tune of EUR 481 250 to help people who have been unemployed for more than six months back into paid work.

ESF makes a difference
ESF makes a difference (12/12/2014)

A project for young people facing difficulties entering the labour market wins the yearly ESF award in the Netherlands.

Matching jobs with people
Matching jobs with people (31/10/2014)

In the Dutch region of Drechtsteden, young people are guided in their career choices by professional “matchmakers”.

Adoption of ESF Operational Programme for the Netherlands
Adoption of ESF Operational Programme for the Netherlands (19/09/2014)

The Commission has adopted the Dutch national Operational Programme for the implementation of the ESF in the period 2014-2020. This programme outlines the priorities and objectives to spend over 1 billion euros (of which over 500 million from the EU budget) contributing to strengthening economic growth and jobs in all Dutch regions.

Regaining hope and energy
Regaining hope and energy (05/09/2014)

An ESF project in the Netherlands enables young people to find a job despite the economic crisis.

Partnership agreement with the Netherlands adopted
Partnership agreement with the Netherlands adopted (22/08/2014)

On 22 August 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with the Netherlands, paving the way for more than €500 million (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.

Networking in Nijkerk
Networking in Nijkerk (21/03/2014)

In the Netherlands, the ESF is supporting a networking project to help young jobseekers increase their chances

Back to work more quickly
Back to work more quickly (07/02/2014)

A rehabilitation project that helps patients to return quickly to work wins an ESF award

Vouchers for work
Vouchers for work (15/11/2013)

The Netherlands launches a voucher scheme to encourage employers to take on young people

Building new careers
Building new careers (20/09/2013)

The ESF is helping unemployed construction workers to retrain for new sectors

A vocation to train
A vocation to train (22/08/2013)

Dutch vocational training school gets vote of confidence and more funding

Improving literacy skills
Improving literacy skills (19/12/2012)

In the Netherlands, steps are being taken to identify problems and improve literacy skills among job-seekers

Second chances where needed
Second chances where needed (18/10/2012)

Dutch cities get EUR 2 million to help the long-term unemployed back to work

Positive action to reduce youth unemployment
Positive action to reduce youth unemployment (03/04/2012)

Regional youth projects in the Netherlands are proving successful in getting young people into work

Preserving special theatres
Preserving special theatres (23/02/2012)

Several small theatres in the Netherlands are studying cost-saving measures through shared facilities

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

The Netherlands supports smarter ways of working
The Netherlands supports smarter ways of working (30/09/2011)

The Netherlands is using ESF funding to boost companies’ efforts to implement more flexible ways of working

Be prepared!
Be prepared! (02/09/2010)

A Dutch vocational school is using ESF funding to ensure its students can make a seamless transition into their future workplace