World Footwear

Education & Training

LVMH plans to recruit 25 000 young people by the end of 2022

Sep 29, 2021 / France
The luxury group is launching several initiatives to provide access to training and employment for young people, under the age of 30, from all backgrounds

Hermès opens its 19th leather workshop

Sep 22, 2021 / France
The Maroquinerie de Guyenne, located in the village of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, in the French department of Gironde, will at length create 260 jobs. The new facility is part of Hermès strategy of strengthening its role as a socially responsible company

Hermès opens apprenticeship training centre

Sep 16, 2021 / France
The École Hermès des savoir-faire, now open within the leather workshop of Fitilieu, welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who aspire to develop their craftsmanship in leather work. The course is accredited by the French National Education authority

LVMH signs pact to promote and protect specialised skills

Aug 12, 2021 / France
The “WE for ME” pact for the Métiers d’Excellence reinforces the commitment of the 75 Maisons of the luxury group to craftsmanship and diversity, with special emphasis on passing on the savoir-faire to the next generations

Open Your Mind campaign: initiatives in Portugal

Jul 22, 2020 / Portugal
Promoted by the European Commission, through the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and DG GROW (Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs), the campaign is presenting itself to young people

We have to reconsider the exhibitions system, says Assomac head

Apr 28, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Simac Tanning Tech in Milan we spoke with Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of Assomac. Today we bring you the second part of that conversation

LVMH cancels prize final and launches solidarity fund

Apr 17, 2020 / France
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the final of the 7th edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers, originally scheduled on 5th June 2020 at the Louis Vuitton Foundation, has been cancelled

New training programmes for TCLF occupations

Apr 1, 2020 / CEC
Partners of the European funded project Erasmus+ “Skills4Smart TCLF Industries 2030 Blueprint” in motion since early 2018 announced education and training programmes

Portuguese Footwear Industry promotes Immersive Factory Visits

Mar 17, 2020 / Portugal
Join the "Sexiest industry in Europe” and get involved with different shoe manufacturing techniques. All delivered during a week spent in one of the must visit cities in Europe: Porto

First SciLed project workshop at Micam

Mar 5, 2020 / CEC
Partners of the Erasmus+ SciLed Knowledge Alliance organized their first public workshop during the Milan trade fair and first results achieved by the consortium were presented

Portuguese Footwear Industry launches Immersive Summer Programme

Feb 18, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS and CTCP joined forces to create an immersive experience which will make Portugal the home of a ground-breaking experience in the summer

Matteo Pasca: companies are looking for more than technical skills

Dec 12, 2019 / Italy
We spoke with Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss training, skills and people

Institut Français de la Mode inaugurated IFM - Kering Sustainability Chair

Nov 25, 2019 / France
The event was attended by François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering and Xavier Romatet, Dean of IFM

Foot Locker gathers the industry

Nov 1, 2018 / United States
The US athletic industry got together for the occasion of the 18th Annual On Our Feet Fundraising Gala, organised by the Foot Locker Foundation

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
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