World Footwear

Education & Training

Skechers gives back to community

Mar 6, 2018 / United States
The US-based footwear giant gave more than 1.5 million US dollars to Children with Special Needs and Education

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”

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)

UNIDO to support development of textile and footwear in Armenia

Jul 25, 2017 / Armenia
According to the Armenian News Agency UNIDO will set up a program providing 2 million US dollars for the development of the textile and footwear industries in the country

Nigeria’s promotion of leather production

Jul 14, 2017 / Nigeria
The federal government is very active in supporting the leather production in the country. As part of this process the Nigerian Institute of Leather Science and Technology (NILEST) was recently inaugurated

Footwear industry in Mexico faces shortage of workers

May 22, 2017 / Mexico
The industry in Jalisco faces a deficit of roughly 2 000 trained workers. At least, that is the belief of the CICEJ's new President, José Isabel Arias Frías

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

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
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