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Integrating asylum seekers into the Austrian labour market
Integrating asylum seekers into the Austrian labour market (08/07/2016)

Austria carries out performance tests to better identify refugees’ competences.

People with impairments get a job in Austria
People with impairments get a job in Austria (08/04/2016)

In Kärnten, ESF-funded projects help around 50 people with impairments and disabilities find a job in the food retail sector.

Making up for missing professional qualifications
Making up for missing professional qualifications (05/02/2016)

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
Vienna to set up college for 1000 young refugees (02/10/2015)

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
ESF programme for Austria adopted (01/12/2014)

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
Basic skills for all (24/10/2014)

In Austria, an ESF-funded initiative offers free literacy courses for adults and helps them finish compulsory education.

Partnership agreement with Austria adopted
Partnership agreement with Austria adopted (17/10/2014)

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
Over the finish line (04/07/2014)

In Austria, the exam success of apprentices is being boosted with made-to-measure help

A helping hand in the Tyrol
A helping hand in the Tyrol (02/05/2014)

Social enterprises in the Tyrol region are building bridges into the labour market with ESF help

Skills from Spacelabs
Skills from Spacelabs (14/02/2014)

In Vienna, a programme for young people is encouraging them to get formal qualifications as well as practical skills

Guaranteed skills
Guaranteed skills (06/12/2013)

In Austria a training guarantee programme is giving young people the skills and openings they need for jobs

A nursery for planting skills
A nursery for planting skills (03/07/2013)

In Austria, immigrant mothers get help with important language skills

Backing up the young
Backing up the young (25/03/2013)

In Vienna, young apprentices are getting counselling and support to change their training programmes to avoid them dropping out

Fitter nurses and better nurses
Fitter nurses and better nurses (19/03/2012)

In Austria, help is on hand to improve the health and well-being of nurses who work in the difficult geriatric care field

Skills that reach thousands
Skills that reach thousands (10/02/2012)

In Austria, an ESF project is equipping workers at risk of redundancy with new and marketable skills

Women AT work
Women AT work (19/09/2011)

Austrian region launches training courses to boost women’s employability

Cross-border co-operation on jobs
Cross-border co-operation on jobs (31/01/2011)

Lithuania and Austria agree to co-operate over boosting employment

Prizes for Austrian adult education centres
Prizes for Austrian adult education centres (01/12/2010)

Prizes for Austrian adult education centres