ESF Measures

Measure 1.1      To provide advice, guidance and support to enable people to develop active and ongoing job search plans and prevent them from moving into long-term unemployment

Measure 2.1      To widen access to basic skills provision through the development of innovative and effective ways of promoting and providing basic skills, directed at those groups disadvantaged, excluded or under-represented in the work place.

Measure 2.2      To provide help to improve the employability and remove barriers to labour market entry for those groups disadvantaged in the labour market and to develop local responses to assist individuals with multiple disadvantage in the labour market who face the risk of social exclusion.

 Measure 2.3     To combat discrimination in the labour market, in particular to combat race, disability and age discrimination and improve the employability of these groups.

 Measure 3.1     Promoting wider access and participation in LLL (especially those groups least likely to take part in LLL activities and lacking basic and key skills).

Measure 3.2      Improving employability through directing and supporting LLL provision that is responsive to the changing needs of employers, such as in the fields of IT, management and the environment.

Measure 4.1      Updating/Grading Basic and Key Skills.

Measure 4.2      To identify and meet emerging skill shortages, including higher level.

Measure 5.1      To improve access to learning and remove barriers to employment.

Measure 5.2      To research into issues related to gender discrimination in employment such as recruitment, pay, segregation and progression.


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