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Training

European Associations work on new digital skills

Jul 13, 2018 / CEC
The results of a company survey conducted under the Erasmus+ Project Digital TCLF 2025 have been published, confirming the relevance of 9 emerging digital occupations in the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) sectors

Portugal: What’s new in the training field?

Jun 29, 2018 / Portugal
Over the past eight years, the Portuguese footwear sector has hired over 10 000 new workers. A reality that may be further strengthened with the new training initiatives being developed by the Cluster

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

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

Ferragamo opens new workshop near Florence

Dec 27, 2017 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo has opened a leather workshop in its Osmannoro centre, near Florence. This new facility will be focused on producing new products and researching new styles and materials

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

New Italy-Vietnam footwear technology centre

Jul 18, 2017 / Vietnam
The facility, inaugurated at the Lefaso Centre in Binh Duong, was set up as part of a new collaboration between the two countries and aims to promote research and development of leather-shoe products

Portuguese industry wants to attract new talents

Jun 23, 2017 / Portugal
This is the goal of a campaign currently in course, developed by APICCAPS. The Portuguese Association says there is a clear aim of attracting young people for the companies making up the Footwear Industry

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

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

European companies are recommended to diversify their markets

Dec 13, 2016 / CEC
The words are from Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). An entrepreneur and a business man with extensive experience in the shoe industry

LVMH receives students

Dec 2, 2016 / France
The Program Inside LVMH has given 220 students the opportunity to discover the group and get involved in the theme of luxury and innovation
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