- Publication date
- 2 March 2023
- Opening date
- Deadline model
- Deadline date
- 31 December 2027, 23:59 (CET)
- Funding programme
- Level of funding
- National level
The Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science is the public authority responsible for the implementation of ESF+ in Ireland and manages the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.
The Operational Programme revolves around activation of the unemployed, social and labour market inclusion, education and training and youth employment. The programme targets five priority areas:
- Sustainable and quality employment
- Social inclusion and equal opportunities
- Education, training and life-long learning
- Youth Employment Initiative
Up- and re-skilling activities, particularly those that target very low skilled people, are emphasised throughout the different priority areas.
Please note that this Operational Programme refers to the programming period 2014-2020, as the as the Operational Programme for 2021-2027 are not yet available.