Making up for missing professional qualifications
A successful ESF-backed project in the Austrian Burgenland helps people get their informal work experience and skills recognised professionally to improve employment prospects in these challenging economic conditions
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.
ESF programme for Austria adopted
On 28 November, the European Commission has adopted the Austrian Operational Programme for the implementation of the European Social Fund (ESF) in the period 2014-2020.
Basic skills for all
In Austria, an ESF-funded initiative offers free literacy courses for adults and helps them finish compulsory education.
Partnership agreement with Austria adopted
On 17 October 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Austria, paving the way for €442 million (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.
Over the finish line
In Austria, the exam success of apprentices is being boosted with made-to-measure help
Skills from Spacelabs
In Vienna, a programme for young people is encouraging them to get formal qualifications as well as practical skills
In Austria a training guarantee programme is giving young people the skills and openings they need for jobs
Backing up the young
In Vienna, young apprentices are getting counselling and support to change their training programmes to avoid them dropping out
Women AT work
Austrian region launches training courses to boost women’s employability