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 Loire region to test Youth Guarantee http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=sl&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=sl&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=sl&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=sl&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=sl&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=sl&catId=67&newsId=8602&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-23T22:00:00Z Second chance for school dropouts http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=sl&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=sl&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=sl&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=sl&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=sl&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=sl&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=sl&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=sl&catId=67&newsId=8595&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-12T22:00:00Z 93 employment projects get green light http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=sl&catId=67&newsId=8592&furtherNews=yes The Belgian French Community Commission (CoCof) has pledged €360 million to support 93 mainly vocational training projects in Brussels. The ESF will cover €138 million of that amount. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=sl&catId=67&newsId=8592&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-01T22:00:00Z Additional language classes for refugees to boost integration http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=sl&catId=67&newsId=8593&furtherNews=yes Thanks to ESF funding, the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate will offer twice as many German language and orientation classes for refugees than in 2014, bringing the total up to 80. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=sl&catId=67&newsId=8593&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-01T22:00:00Z Positive results for employment project in Spain http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=sl&catId=67&newsId=8594&furtherNews=yes The ESF-funded project Proeisol helped 250 jobseekers find employment in Badajoz, Spain, with 64% of project participants entering the healthcare sector. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:00:00 GMT http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?langId=sl&catId=67&newsId=8594&furtherNews=yes 2015-04-01T22:00:00Z