The European Social Fund (ESF)
Providing people with the skills they need to reach their full potential and improve their job prospects, the European Social Fund was set up to help raise living standards by developing employment opportunities.
ESF at its best in Cornwall:
Higher Education in Cornwall:
Higher level skills have an important role to play in the Convergence ESF activities in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, and the role of higher education in the transformation of the economy is recognised as being important in this.
Four areas have been identified for support. These are:-
B) Graduate Placement
D) Raising Aspirations (Access for all to HE provision)
To find out more:
European Social Fund in England
Skills funding agency European Social Fund - Convergence Programme Co-Financing Plan 2011-2013
National Offender Management Service European Social Fund Co-Financing Plan 2007-2013
Details of the Funding allocation (£164 million) can be found here.
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