World Footwear

Education & Training

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

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

International Footwear Industry gathers in Porto

May 8, 2018 / UITIC
The 20th edition of the UITIC (International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians) Congress will take place in Porto from the 16th to the 18th of May and will be dedicated to the theme From Fashion to Factory: A New Technological Age

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
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