Higher Skills Development 2

PA 2 : Skills for Growth CLOSED


This call seeks to promote improvements in the labour market relevance of skills provision through active engagement with relevant institutions and employers, particularly small to medium sized businesses (SME) and micro businesses. This will involve activity which will ensure education and training systems reflect employer requirements; engage new start businesses and SMEs in the education and skills agenda; equip the workforce with the skills and competencies required by local employers, both at present and in the future; extend and deepen engagement between business sectors and training providers; encourage better matching of skills supply with employer need to address recruitment difficulties and unemployment; and develop employer-led, added value, flexible provision

Investment Priority

IP 2.2: Improving the Labour Market Relevance of Education and Training Systems

ESF investment


Link to call documentation

Higher Skills Development 2 specification

Call-specific strategic docs

ESF Operational Programme 2014-2020

D2N2 ESIF Strategy

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