World Footwear

Education & Training

Concept Factory presented technological innovation at FIMEC

Apr 2, 2024 / Brazil
Visitors to the 2024 edition of Fimec were able to see the 14th edition of the Concept Factory (Fábrica Conceito), held by the Brazilian Institute of Leather, Footwear and Artifacts Technology (IBTeC), in partnership with Fenac and Coelho Assessoria Empresaria

Leather Naturally to mark its presence at the APLF 2024 trade fair

Feb 27, 2024 / World
The not-for-profit industry members association will attend the APLF 2024 trade fair, which will be held from the 19th to the 21st of March in Hong Kong, to promote the benefits of leather

World Footwear Voices: interview with Yuly Fuentes-Medel Ph.D. from MIT

Premium ContentFeb 5, 2024 / World Footwear Voices
Today we bring you a conversation with Yuly Fuentes-Medel Ph.D., Project Manager for Fiber Technologies at MIT. Watch the new episode of the World Footwear Voices

Portuguese footwear goes to school to talk about sustainability

Feb 5, 2024 / Portugal
APICCAPS will carry out awareness-raising activities in 86 Portuguese schools to promote the potential of the footwear industry, value the territory and boost the local industry

World Footwear Voices: interview with Alice Marcato from Politecnico Calzaturiero

Premium ContentJan 2, 2024 / World Footwear Voices
Today we bring you a conversation with Alice Marcato from Politecnico Calzaturiero. Learn the latest about training, innovation and footwear production in this new episode of the World Footwear Voices

Deborah Taylor from SLF: leather has a sustainable future

Premium ContentDec 26, 2023 / World
We continued our conversation with Deborah Taylor, Managing Director of the Sustainable Leather Foundation (SLF), around the misconceptions that surround the leather industry and how education, communication, innovation and responsibility can help us move forward

EU Shoes Your Life Jump Out event discusses new approach to STEAM jobs

Dec 22, 2023 / Europe
The EU Jump Out event for the Shoes Your Life (SYL) project, held on the 28th of November in Brussels, debated how digitalization can be used to improve educational opportunities in STEAM careers

Dr Alexandra Sherlock: Footwear Research Network is a bridge between the footwear industry and academia

Premium ContentNov 21, 2023 / Australia
We spoke to Dr Alexandra Sherlock, fashion lecturer at RMIT University and founder of the Footwear Research Network, to find out more about this platform and how it aims to bring the academic world and the industry closer together

Bottega Veneta is launching an academy to preserve craftsmanship

Oct 19, 2023 / Italy
The Kering-owned Italian label is establishing the Accademia Labor et Ingenium, a school that reinforces its commitment to supporting and developing artisanal craftsmanship

A new project is being launched to develop skills in the European fashion industry

Oct 10, 2023 / European Union
The Blueprint MetaSkills4TCLF project aims to transform the way skills in the textile, clothing, leather and footwear industries are developed by adopting new learning strategies and bringing in new actors

ANWR and Sabu team up to strengthen German footwear retail

Sep 1, 2023 / Germany
Footwear buying group ANWR and shoe retail cooperative Sabu have joined forces to ensure the future viability of its members. Emphasis will be placed on revitalising the retail landscape and developing the workforce

Digital FabLab Project has successfully come to an end

Aug 7, 2023 / CEC
Launched in 2021 to contribute the rapid transformation of digital education in the footwear industry, the Erasmus+ Digital FabLab Project, implemented by partners from several European countries, has officially ended

CTCP promotes Bioshoes Creators summer workshop

Jul 3, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre (CTCP) is organizing a summer workshop for designers, footwear technicians, industry professionals and students who want to develop skills in the sector

Portugal: students engage in Shoes Your Life activities using Virtual Reality

Jun 19, 2023 / Portugal
Twenty students participated in the Shoes Your Life learning and training activities in São João da Madeira, Portugal, where it was showcased the project's Virtual Reality App, designed to attract young people to STEAM Education

Pensole Lewis College, FDRA and Arsutoria launch footwear creators scholarship programme

Apr 12, 2023 / United States
The three entities have joined forces to provide manufacturing and development training to aspiring footwear designers and educators through the Footwear Creators Scholarship programme
Page 1 of 6