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European Year of Skills

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Discover inspiring projects and programmes that are powering growth and change on the ground. See how skills can be an indispensable part of our daily lives.  

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See how skills can be an indispensable part of our daily lives

EU funding initiatives like the European Social Fund Plus and Erasmus+, along with stakeholder initiatives like Pact of Skills, are transforming lives through reskilling and upskilling. All these efforts prepare people for new opportunities that match their talents and goals. Collaboration with social partners and companies ensures that skills match individual requirements, especially during green and digital transitions. Member states are also working to attract skilled workers and close skill gaps. 

Through EU funding, skill development shows its transformative power in helping people to achieve their goals and contribute to a more inclusive society. 

If you have any questions regarding your project, you can send an email to EMPL-SHARE-YOUR-SKILLS-STORYatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (EMPL-SHARE-YOUR-SKILLS-STORY[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

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The EU-funded DUB-IN project, led by Fundación INTRAS, and implemented together with five organisations from Greece, Austria, Belgium, and Ireland, aims to foster the social inclusion of people with psychosocial disabilities.

Project locations
Austria, Greece, Belgium, Ireland

Curious about the European Year of Skills? The European Year of Skills aims to address skills gaps in the European Union and boost the EU skills strategy, which will help reskill people with the focus on digital and green technology skills.

Project locations
Germany, Belgium
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Being able to read a book, write a birthday card, or sign a document are easy-to-do natural everyday things for most of us. For some, however, these can be daunting challenges. That's where the GrubiNetz project comes in. In the heart of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, this remarkable initiative is c

Project locations
Germany