Access to lifelong learning

1. How much money is available (ESF+national funding)?

  • Over €136 million is being invested in lifelong learning in the funding period 2014-2020.

2. What are the goals of this investment priority?

  • Increasing the qualifications of disadvantaged persons or those with low levels of qualifications

3. Which measures are possible?

  • The specific development of educational advice networks
  • The development of educational programmes, their trialling and subsequent transfer into the set of regular policy instruments
  • Skills training measures for employees and trainers

4. Which possible target groups are addressed?

  • Disadvantaged persons, including the following: people with disabilities, migrant backgrounds, persons with a low level of qualifications
  • Older people
  • Network partners
  • Educational advisors

5. Who realises the plans?

  • Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF)
  • The provincial government of Burgenland (Department 7)