World Footwear

Education & Training

New qualifications profile in Luxury Footwear Manufacturing

Feb 2, 2017 / CEC
The new profile and training programme was created as part of the development of the European Erasmus+ funded project High-End Shoe (HES)

Launch of new Erasmus+ project on digital skills

Jan 30, 2017 / CEC
CEC, the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry, has announced the new project on Digital Skills for Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear Industries

Pensole launches first class focusing on material design

Dec 26, 2016 / United States
The Footwear Design Academy announced the launch of Pensole|MLab Powered by Vibram, a hands-on, four-week, intensive design immersion program focused on material design

SLEM starts new innovation program

Nov 17, 2016 / Netherlands
International innovation institute SLEM has developed a new 9-month program to inspire professionals and companies in new ways of thinking about footwear aiming to positively impact and improve the industry

Foot Locker scholar athletes program kicks off

Oct 11, 2016 / United States
The Foot Locker Foundation, the charitable arm of Foot Locker, announced the launch of its 2016-2017 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

India focus on leather oriented courses

Sep 29, 2016 / India
The India’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has announced a series of training courses dedicated to several areas of the leather industry

Australia launches women’s-only footwear production line in Lahore

Sep 8, 2016 / Pakistan
The aim of this new initiative from MDF (Market Development Facility) is to boost a better working environment for Pakistani women

Step to Sustainability promotes debate on sustainable footwear production

Aug 3, 2016 / European Union
The European Project Step to Sustainability presented its findings in a Final Conference during the latest edition of the GDS trade fair, held in Dusseldorf on the 28th of July

Workshop Green Shoes for a Sustainable Life to be presented at GDS

Jul 5, 2016 / CEC
From the 26th to the 28th of July trade visitors from the shoe sector will be able to learn about the current trends and innovations revolving around shoes and accessories at the Düsseldorf trade fair

UNIDO signs e-learning software agreement with Pakistan

Jun 30, 2016 / Pakistan
The UN body has officially signed a co-operation agreement with officials from Pakistan at the Expert Panel meeting in Mwanza on the 22nd of June

Cordwainer Footwear Student of the Year announced

Jun 23, 2016 / United Kingdom
15 finalists from the Universities of Northampton, De Montfort and University of the Arts London presented their portfolios as part of the Cordwainer Footwear Student of the Year Competition

Church competition with four winners

May 17, 2016 / United Kingdom
With this sponsorship from Church & Co students will see their footwear designs come to life

Toms to donate 3 million pairs of shoes

May 13, 2016 / United States
The initiative occurs integrated in the partnership with Children International and is aimed to assist kids in need

Bangladesh leather industry focus on training

May 11, 2016 / Bangladesh
The Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) is being implemented for the leather sector. With this new deal the local entities are expecting to boost productivity

FFANY names winners of scholarship

Apr 28, 2016 / United States
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) and Arsutoria School in Milan have announced the winners and finalists of the 2016 Joseph C. Moore Footwear Scholarship
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