World Footwear

Training

CFDA and Swarovski Foundation launch scholarship to support sustainable innovation

Apr 6, 2021 / United States
While celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the CFDA Scholarship Program, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) is partnering with the Swarovski Foundation to create the Re: GENERATION Innovation Scholar Award

Professional training in the fashion industry under discussion in Europe

Apr 2, 2021 / CEC
The European Footwear Confederation (CEC) participated in a High-level Roundtable with European Commissioners Nicolas Schmit and Thierry Breton. Other Textile, Clothing and Leather stakeholders joined to discuss the industries’ perspective and best skills strategy to recover from the COVID-19 crisis and increase growth

A week dedicated to the Portuguese Leather Goods Industry

Nov 4, 2020 / Portugal
CTCP and APICCAPS promoted, from the 19th to the 23rd of October, a week dedicated to the leather goods sector. This week had a wide program of online initiatives, such as webinars about production, brands, technologies, luxury and fashion trends

Portuguese Footwear Industry Immersive Summer Programme

Feb 27, 2020 / Portugal
In the summer of 2020, the Portuguese Footwear Industry will host participants from all over the world for an unique learning experience aiming at developing competitive skills in footwear manufacturing

Danny D’Alessandro: leather is a life material

Feb 16, 2020 / Italy
While another edition of Mipel kicks off we recall the interview with Danny D’Alessandro CEO of the Milan-based trade show and General Manager of Assopellettieri

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

New York will host the World Leather Congress

May 30, 2019 / United States
The fourth World Leather Congress is planned to take place the day before the Summer Lineapelle New York on Tuesday the 16th July

Hermès inaugurates regional training hub in France

May 27, 2019 / France
The French-based luxury house is strengthening its territorial presence in the country with the inauguration of a seventeenth leather goods workshop in Fitilieu (Isère)

Foot Locker strategic investment in Pensole

Jan 17, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant is investing 2 million US dollars in Pensole Footwear Design Academy to promote a new pipeline of designers and quicken the footwear of footwear

European industry focusing on comfort

Oct 8, 2018 / CEC
The results of Erasmus+ project Fit2Com - Skills Alliance for comfort and healthy footwear were presented in a workshop during the last edition of Lineapelle

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
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