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Getting children out of institutions
Getting children out of institutions (30/04/2015)

The Bulgarian government has renewed its commitment to improving the living conditions of children and has set aside ESF funds and reinforced measures to get children out of orphanages and other institutions.

Formalising professional skills acquired non-formally
Formalising professional skills acquired non-formally (06/03/2015)

Some 221 people from all over Bulgaria have formalised their professional skills acquired outside of formal education and training at the Vocational School of Fashion Design in Veliko Tarnovo.

ESF programme for modernising public administration and judiciary in Bulgaria adopted
ESF programme for modernising public administration and judiciary in Bulgaria adopted (19/02/2015)

Investments will address challenges related to the efficiency of the administrations in providing quality, fast and affordable services for all groups of society

Bulgarian programme for science and education adopted
Bulgarian programme for science and education adopted (19/02/2015)

ESF investments will add significant value to the national education and social inclusion policies, addressing Bulgaria's challenges in education and training, including the provision of inclusive education

Commission adopts first ESF operational programme for Bulgaria
Commission adopts first ESF operational programme for Bulgaria (28/11/2014)

The ESF in Bulgaria is looking to generate more jobs and inclusiveness while reducing poverty, in order to reach its employment and social goals for 2020.

New possibilities for the future
New possibilities for the future (24/10/2014)

ESF funding enables people to obtain different professional qualifications in the Bulgarian town of Kyustendil.

Partnership agreement with Bulgaria adopted
Partnership agreement with Bulgaria adopted (11/08/2014)

On 7 August 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Bulgaria, paving the way for around €1.5 billion (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years - a 20% increase compared to the previous period.

Better administration
Better administration (07/08/2014)

A district in Bulgaria is offering training to boost the skills of its public administrators

A home for hope
A home for hope (16/05/2014)

In Bulgaria, a new project is improving the quality of life for disabled children

Reaching out to young Roma
Reaching out to young Roma (11/04/2014)

In Plovdiv, the ESF is helping to convince young Roma of the opportunities that educational qualifications can offer them

Valuable visits
Valuable visits (24/01/2014)

Young Bulgarian researchers are getting the chance to sharpen their skills through visits to science centres abroad

IT for justice
IT for justice (18/10/2013)

Bulgaria uses ESF funding to improve the crime and justice system with better IT systems

Teaching the teachers
Teaching the teachers (30/08/2013)

In Bulgaria, schoolteachers are being offered new competences and skills as part of their career development

A summer surgery for skills
A summer surgery for skills (26/06/2013)

With ESF help, medical students in Bulgaria are being offered summer internships to gain experience of the job market

Special kids with special needs
Special kids with special needs (11/04/2013)

With ESF funding the Nadezhda Association in Bulgaria is helping children with special educational needs stay on at school

A portal for public service
A portal for public service (21/11/2012)

The Bulgarian civil service is launching an online portal to improve the development and deployment of staff

Gaining work experience
Gaining work experience (26/09/2012)

In Bulgaria, over 50 000 young people are being offered company internships with ESF support

Boosting youth employment
Boosting youth employment (13/09/2012)

An ESF operational programme in Bulgaria has helped 50 000 young people so far – and more is planned

Exceeding expectations
Exceeding expectations (31/08/2012)

An ESF-supported job-creation scheme in Bulgaria is receiving much interest from job-seekers

Fostering children’s futures
Fostering children’s futures (03/08/2012)

An ESF project in Bulgaria is building a cadre of trained foster families

Appealing to job-seekers
Appealing to job-seekers (25/05/2012)

Successful appeal by ministers increases applications for internships in Bulgaria

A social enterprise promotes jobs for all
A social enterprise promotes jobs for all (19/04/2012)

In Bulgaria, the ‘Public Laundry’ will create jobs for 22 disadvantaged people

A special project for special needs
A special project for special needs (02/12/2011)

Bulgaria uses ESF funding to support children with special educational needs

Doing more in Bulgaria
Doing more in Bulgaria (25/08/2011)

The nationwide ‘I can do more’ training scheme is attracting much interest in Bulgaria

Roma knowledge transfer
Roma knowledge transfer (01/02/2011)

Bulgaria is drawing on the experience of other countries in keeping Roma children at school

Arts and crafts in Bulgaria
Arts and crafts in Bulgaria (02/12/2010)

A Bulgarian social services centre is helping the inclusion of young disabled people with training in traditional crafts

Young news hounds
Young news hounds (31/10/2010)

Teenagers from two schools in Varna, Bulgaria were taught journalism under a project co-funded by the ESF

E-gov goes local in Bulgaria
E-gov goes local in Bulgaria (31/10/2010)

A Bulgarian town has implemented an e-government project that is improving people’s confidence in administrative procedures

A foot in the factory
A foot in the factory (01/10/2010)

A Bulgarian ESF project is giving qualified young people a chance to gain work experience in their chosen fields

Vocational vouchers in demand
Vocational vouchers in demand (02/09/2010)

A Bulgarian training voucher scheme has been extended after it was heavily oversubscribed

Home-grown talent
Home-grown talent (30/06/2010)

A cultural project in Burgas aims at building pride among young people in the region

Choosing a career: it’s never too early!
Choosing a career: it’s never too early! (01/06/2010)

Bulgarian schools’ jobs fair

Masters to apprentices
Masters to apprentices (01/06/2010)

Greece follows Bulgaria in training voucher scheme

Vouchsafing skills
Vouchsafing skills (30/04/2010)

Free training vouchers for upgrading your skills are a massive success in Bulgaria with 27 000 distributed so far

Fresh opportunities in Bulgaria
Fresh opportunities in Bulgaria (01/03/2010)

Thousands of young people find a new way into work