Introduction of Gandhi Gymnasium, College and Basic School of Art (Oct 2020)
The Gandhi Grammar School and College in Pécs is the first Roma nationality graduation institution in Hungary and Europe, established by the Gandhi Foundation in 1994. Its founding was guided by the very important goal of 'educating in the medium term a significant number of Roma intellectuals attached to their people who are able to reorganize the disintegrated Roma communities'.
TLN Video Competition (Jul 2020)
The film is a compilation of 3 videos, which express the participants' successes particularly well and show how the mobility programs have supported them. It also contains a video message from EU Commissioner Nicolas Schmit, in which he emphasizes the importance of these mobility programs for a social Europe.
Wallonia Biomed & Any-Shape: cofinanced projects united against the pandemic! (Jul 2020)
On 17 March, researchers from the Wallonia Biomed project set up a diagnostics platform for COVID-19. Find out more on how the ERDF and the ESF are financing projects to stand united against the pandemic.
Patronage care for people in need during the COVID-19 crisis (Jun 2020)
The European Social Fund is helping Bulgaria fight the spread of COVID-19. In March 2020, support teams were gathered in almost all municipalities of the country to provide Patronage care to 28 000 people in need and in isolation. Including the elderly and people with disabilities. "We do everything we can to protect these people, to keep them home, to ensure they live a normal life and feel safe", says the project manager of the Patronage Care in the small town of Dupnitsa. This service is funded by ESF through the Human Resources Operational Programme in Bulgaria.
Success stories from Emilia-Romagna (May 2020)
Thanks to the European Social Fund, many people of the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy were able to receive training, enter job-support schemes, learn new skills and experience unique opportunities. Discover their stories by watching the video.
Celebrate Europe Day with ERPAL (May 2020)
EPRAL was founded in 1990, as part of the movement to revamp vocational education in Portugal. Over the past 30 years, ERPAS has received support from the European Social Fund (ESF), for training more than 6,000 young people who have received their qualifications and gone on to active working life and/or have been able to continue their studies.
A look back at the National Finals of the 2018 WorldSkills France/EU support (Apr 2020)
Congratulations to the 670 candidates from fourteen French regions who competed in the ESF-funded WorldSkills France competition in Caen, with a special mention for the participants from Normandy.
Project “Rummelig Imidt" in central Jutland, Denmark (Mar 2020)
Through the project “Rummelig Imidt”, which Stefan Brix Sørensen from Herning participated in, unemployed people have received help to re-enter or get closer to the labour market. For Stefan, who was unemployed for a year after sick leave, participating in the project led to his dream job. A total of 336 people has participated in the initiative in Central Jutland, which help unemployed people get closer to the labour market. The initiative is co-funded by the European Social Fund. For 113 people – including Stefan – it has led to a real job.
ESF Support Entrepreneurs in the Greater Copenhagen Area (Mar 2020)
Annabel Voller from Hvidovre runs the company Biking People, which organizes biking holidays in Denmark. She has been part of an entrepreneurial program funded by the European Social Fund. Along with 1765 others, Annabel has been given advice in entrepreneurship.
Chance Generator (Mar 2020)
‘Chance generator – Support for young refugees u25’ assists the Hamburg Youth Employment Agency in the challenging task of structuring integration processes for young refugees with prospects of permanent residence in Germany until such time as they are able to enter education and/or employment.
ESF Basilicata 2014-2020 and Jobbing Fest 2019 (Jan 2020)
The Jobbing fest is a roadshow on the regional territory that was born with the aim of providing information about the labour world’s change and helping young people to orient themselves, to reach a different awareness of personal skills and the possibility of creating their own working future.
EU in my Region 2019 - Maynooth University - Leon Diop (Jun 2019)
Maynooth University Student Leon Diop describes how to get to college in Ireland through the Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) and the benefits of the Student Assistance Fund which is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020 to provide financial assistance for students in higher education who experience financial difficulties at college.
EU in my Region 2019 - Maynooth University - Claire Shorten (Jun 2019)
The supports provided for Claire were provided by Maynooth University Access Programme through the Fund for Students with Disabilities which is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Program for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020, to provide services and supports to full-time and part-time students with disabilities in Irish further and higher education.
The European Social Fund in Austria (Jun 2019)
The European Social Fund prepares workers for the labour market. The image in the video illustrates this mission along with some insights into the project, where young people have the chance to get ready for various jobs in Austria.
"The Stage First": Select Actiris & Auto 5 (Nov 2018)
Thanks to ESF support, the "Stage First" allows you, under particularly advantageous conditions, to welcome a young person with little or medium qualifications into your company, to train him or her to meet the needs of your company and to give him or her the opportunity to have a first professional experience.