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European Associations work on new digital skills

Jul 13, 2018 / CEC
The results of a company survey conducted under the Erasmus+ Project Digital TCLF 2025 have been published, confirming the relevance of 9 emerging digital occupations in the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) sectors

Update on the Blueprint Skills4Smart TCLF 2030

Jul 4, 2018 / CEC
The consortium of the Erasmus+ project Skills4Smart Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear 2030, gathered under the second transnational meeting in Elda, Spain, on the 19th and 20th of June
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Talent Shoe 2018: The final Award ceremony

Jun 29, 2018 / CEC
Over 60 young students of footwear design and manufacturing from schools in Europe gathered at Confindustria Moda in Milan for the Talent Shoe 2018, the award ceremony of the European design contest organised under an EU Social Dialogue project

Calls on footwear technicians for pilot course on comfortable fashion footwear

May 28, 2018 / CEC
The European Footwear Confederation (CEC) has announced the launch of the Erasmus+ Fit2Com project’s Pilot and calls on footwear technicians to apply to participate in the Pilot before the 20th of June 2018

Global footwear together for free and fair trade

May 24, 2018 / World
Wishing to give a strong signal against the protectionist movements recently emerging in several parts of the globe, representatives of footwear national associations and industry chambers of various continents signed a joint declaration in support of free and fair trade

Closing the gap between education and employment

May 16, 2018 / CEC
The Learn2Work project recently held its final event in Brussels to present a new best practice for learning that is expected to bring closer the world of education to the industry’s needs and at the same
time promote job opportunities in the European Footwear industry among NEETs

A blueprint to revitalise skills and jobs in TCLF

Feb 15, 2018 / CEC
The need to anticipate and enhance adequate skills and learning methods as well as to attract and qualify workers in Europe has brought together 21 public and private stakeholders of the Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear (TCLF) sectors under a strategic 4 year Erasmus+ project called “Skills4Smart TCLF 2030”

Sign up to the first European contest for young students

Jan 29, 2018 / CEC
European schools and educational centres committed to the footwear sector can now join the European contest “Shake the future of the footwear sector”. Teams of students will have the possibility of becoming influencers in rejuvenating the industry

CEC’s focus on emerging digital occupations

Jan 15, 2018 / CEC
As part of the Erasmus+ project “Digital TCLF 2025”, European stakeholders, in particular companies, are invited to participate in an online survey on the need for nine emerging digital occupations in the textile, clothing, leather and footwear sectors

CEC welcomes the Czech Leather and Footwear Association

Dec 21, 2017 / CEC
On the 14th of December, the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC) welcomed a new Member, the Czech Leather and Footwear Association (COKA), at its General Assembly in Brussels
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Fit2Com to launch pilot on comfortable fashion footwear course

Nov 21, 2017 / CEC
The Erasmus+ Fit2Com project, which aims to create a new qualification profile and training on comfortable fashion footwear, will launch a pilot exercise to test the course contents in early 2018
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New training programme on Luxury Footwear Manufacturing

Oct 10, 2017 / CEC
The Erasmus+ High-End Shoe project partners presented the main project outcomes and outputs, namely the Luxury Footwear Manufacturing Technician profile and corresponding training programme

Shoes Made in EU launches online course

Oct 5, 2017 / CEC
The European project aiming at boosting the Vocational Education and Training (VET) in shoemaking in Europe through the upgrading of a European qualification profile in footwear manufacturing, is about to launch its new free access online course

High-End Shoe presents final conference

Sep 18, 2017 / CEC
The Erasmus+ project High-End Shoe will hold its final conference on the 19th of September 2017 from 3pm to 5pm at theMICAM shoe fair in Milan

First training pilot on high-end footwear manufacturing

Aug 9, 2017 / CEC
A group of designers and footwear technicians from 5 European countries recently participated in a two-week training in luxury footwear-making techniques thanks to the European Erasmus+ funded project High End Shoe (HES)
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