European Commission - Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion - ESF: RSS http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67 RSS daily subscription to European Union's employment and social policies. European Commission European Commission European Commission European Commission - Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion - ESF: RSS http://ec.europa.eu/social/images/banner/banner_en.gif http://ec.europa.eu/esf/ Image description Drumming up support for unemployed youths http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8603&furtherNews=yes The music school ‘We are music’ based in Harwich (UK) has now launched a new ESF-backed project to help unemployed young people gain a foothold in the employment market. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8603&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-29T22:00:00Z Getting children out of institutions http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8604&furtherNews=yes 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. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8604&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-29T22:00:00Z Trades offer way out of long-term unemployment http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8605&furtherNews=yes The Czech NGO ‘Vzájemné soužití’ is organising trade qualification and retraining courses for the long-term unemployed in the east of the Czech Republic. The partly ESF-funded project mainly targets Roma. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8605&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-29T22:00:00Z Loire region to test Youth Guarantee http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8600&furtherNews=yes Some 715 disadvantaged young jobseekers from France’s Loire region will benefit from special support in the framework of the ESF-funded Youth Guarantee over the next 12 months. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8600&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-23T22:00:00Z Project for school dropouts comes to close http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8601&furtherNews=yes Nearly 300 students participated in the ESF-backed Swedish project ‘Plug In Västerbotten’, which aimed to reduce the number of dropouts from secondary school. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8601&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-23T22:00:00Z Support for young people and disadvantaged groups expanded http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8602&furtherNews=yes The part-ESF-funded project ‘Bestis’ has been expanded and will continue until the end of 2016 to help young people and disadvantaged groups find employment. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8602&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-23T22:00:00Z Second chance for school dropouts http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8596&furtherNews=yes The ESF-funded project ‘Gradua2’ offers young people over 18 from Valladolid (Spain) a new opportunity to graduate from high school. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8596&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-16T22:00:00Z Science/SME exchange to give competitive edge http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8597&furtherNews=yes In an ESF-funded drive to increase the competitiveness of local SMEs, employees of universities and businesses in the Polish region of Małopolska are turning back the clock and becoming trainees. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8597&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-16T22:00:00Z Traditional craft to help foster social inclusion http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8598&furtherNews=yes A new ESF-backed project aims to promote the social inclusion of Roma in the Romanian commune of Vad in Cluj County with the help of the ancient craft of wicker making. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8598&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-16T22:00:00Z Employment and social situation: quarterly review http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8595&furtherNews=yes The economic situation in the EU started gradually improving nearly two years ago, and most Member States have recently registered positive GDP growth. Employment has started picking up, with improvements now materialising in most sectors. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=67&newsId=8595&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-12T22:00:00Z