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The ESF is funding tens of thousands of projects across the Union that make a real difference to the lives of millions of individuals. Here you can find some examples.

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Supporting young people back to education or work

Supporting young people back to education or work (25/10/2012)

The Utsikten project in Sweden aims to help young adults with special needs, either related to mental health or a disability, to re-enter education or the workplace.
Number of participants: 90

Lending peer support to enter the job market

Lending peer support to enter the job market (22/10/2012)

Job College in Sweden supports young people to access the labour market, helping to prevent youth unemployment and support youth at risk. The project places a great emphasis on peer learning.
Number of participants: 2 483

Coaching people back into work and study

Coaching people back into work and study (26/07/2012)

Immigrants often face difficulties finding work in their host country when factors such as a new language, unrecognised qualifications and social changes come into play. Barriers to employment also confront many young people. As a result, both groups face the danger of benefit dependence.
Participants: 700 – 1 000 - ESF contribution: SEK 19 592 496

Workplace learning in focus

Workplace learning in focus (03/10/2011)

In-service training for healthcare staff develops skills and improves quality assurance to address the needs of nursing staff based on the demands in the work place.
Participants: 5,000 nursing assistants and auxiliary nurses - ESF contribution: SEK 7.9 million

Coached to succeed

Coached to succeed (29/09/2011)

An ESF-backed project in Malmö, Sweden, is trying to integrate socially excluded youth between the ages of 18-24 into society using a number of innovative methods.
Participants: 450 (expected 900) - ESF contribution: €502 794