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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)

CEC re-elects Cleto Sagripanti as President

Jul 26, 2017 / CEC
Cleto Sagripanti, who has successfully served as CEC President for a term of 2 years, was unanimously re-elected by CEC's General Assembly last month in Venice

Training opportunities for youngsters

May 4, 2017 / CEC
An European project, run in partnership with several entities from different countries and with CEC, is focusing on young people, thinking about the so needed generational replacement in the industry

Innovative training course for European luxury and high-end footwear

Apr 11, 2017 / CEC
Under the Erasmus+ project High-End Shoe - Innovative Training for Luxury Footwear Manufacturing (HES), the Portuguese Footwear Technology Centre (CTCP) organised a short-term training event

Learn2Work to bring new young talent to footwear manufacturing

Mar 13, 2017 / CEC
European project titled Learn2Work, funded by the Erasmus+ programme, is working to deliver an innovative training methodology to attract young people and prepare them with the required technical and soft skills
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What do consumers look for in terms of comfort?

Feb 14, 2017 / CEC
During the last GDS CEC presented the results of a survey to consumers indicating their needs and desires in terms of comfortable and fashionable shoes. The survey is part of the Erasmus+ funded project Fit2Com

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)
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