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N.D.P. / C.S.F. Operational Programmes
Operational Programmes 2000 - 2006
Summaries of Operational Programmes 1994 - 1999
Environmental Services
Economic Infrastructure
Industrial Development
Agriculture, Forestry & Rural development
Human Resources Development
Initial Education and Training >
Continuing Training for the Unemployed
Re-Integration of the Socially Excluded
Adaptation to Industrial Change
Improvement of the Quality of Training Provision
Local, Urban & Rural Development
Cohesion Fund
Community Initiatives
Ireland's N.U.T.S II & III Regions
N.D.P. / C.S.F. Evaluation Process
Case Studies of Programmes / Projects
Press Releases & Publications

Initial Education and Training

Given the age structure of the population with a large number of young people entering the labour market some 39% of E.S.F. assistance will be invested in this priority area.

This sub-programme contains a number of measures to provide education and training for young people:

Initial Education and Training:
Preventive Action
Early School Leavers
Vocational Preparation and Training
Middle Level Technical (MLT) Higher Technical and Business Skills (HTBS) Programmes
Advanced Technical Skills
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Drumshambo Childcare Facilities, Co. Leitrim.
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