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4th Meeting in Athens, Greece

2019-06-13T15:58:42+03:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, News & Events|Tags: , , , , |

11 June 2019, HMA, Athens, Greece The 4th technical meeting of the Project “Skills4Smart TCLF Industries 2030” was held in Athens, Greece on 11th June 2019 at the premises of HMA with the participation of the project partners. The aim of the meeting was at first the overview of the project’s state, the activities implemented so far and the presentation of administrative and financial issues. Partners discussed about the ongoing WPs, which are WP III Future needed skills and trends for the TCLF sector and WP VII Design VET Curricula for TCLF needed profiles. In addition, partners exchanged views on the WP [...]

8 Qualification Profiles for TCLF Smart Industry

2019-05-31T15:22:54+03:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , |

We are happy to present you the 8 occupations selected within Skills 4 Smart TCLF Industries 2030, an Erasmus + Project, as the most needed in the Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear (TCLF) sectors in Europe. Now we will focus on the development of their 8 curricula and training materials! Sustainability Technician (TCLF) (Digital) Supply Chain Analyst (TCLF) Digital Marketing Professional (TCLF) Process & Production Timeline Analyst (TCLF) Textile Technologist (T) 3D CAD Designer & Pattern Maker (C) Leather Technologist (L) 3D CAD Designer & Pattern Maker (F)  

𝗧ʜᴇ 𝗧𝗖𝗟𝗙 𝗦ᴋɪʟʟ𝘀 𝗖ʜᴀʟʟᴇɴɢᴇ: 𝟮𝟮𝟱 𝗘ᴜʀᴏᴘᴇᴀɴ ᴄᴏᴍᴘᴀɴɪᴇ𝘀 ʜᴀᴠᴇ ᴛʜᴇɪʀ 𝘀ᴀʏ

2019-05-09T15:10:50+03:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, News, News & Events|Tags: , , |

First public webinar organised within Skills4Smart TCLF project! 🗓️ Tuesday, 21 May 2019 ⏲️ 11am - 12pm CET ✍️ Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/839854658792540163 A large-scale survey on the training needs of 225 companies from the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear industry in 9 European Member States in the autumn of 2018. That was the real start of an international partnership of 21 sectoral training centres and expert organisations. Starting this spring 2019, we will be working on updated and new training content to support the competitiveness of the TCLF. The courses will be offered throughout Europe. Sustainability, digital skills, e-commerce and the [...]

External: World Footwear Congress 2019, 3-5 April 2019, Naples, Italy

2019-04-03T16:00:23+03:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, News & Events, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

World Footwear Congress 2019 in Naples on 3rd-5th April 2019! An excellent venue for professionals of the footwear industry to learn about the latest changes and opportunities that companies can benefit from in a fast-changing economy and society. Get the Press release and the Agenda!

News No.2: Fashion World’s Challenge

2019-05-08T12:35:17+03:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: News & Events, Newsletters|Tags: , , |

Looking for Qualifications, Occupations…and the right skills in the TCLF sectors. “For many years our first priority was to win customers and to keep our mill busy. Now our first priority is to find (and retain) skilled employees.” SIMON COTTON, CEO OF JOHNSTONS OF ELGIN, SCOTTISH KNITWEAR MANUFACTURER NEWS N. 2 — MARCH 2019 Get the Newsletter in .pdf format in English and Portuguese!

External: Final Conference of the Erasmus+ project Digital TCLF Industries

2019-01-29T15:37:28+03:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, News & Events|Tags: , , |

The Final Conference of the project Digital Skills for Textile, Clothing Leather and Footwear Industries (Digital TCLF 2025) will be held in Brussels on the 8th February. The project  aims at bringing updated digital skills to the European Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) sectors by identifying the skills needed to embrace the digitalisation in industrial production and increase the competitiveness of European companies. Get the factsheet here!

3rd Meeting in Porto, Portugal

2019-01-29T15:01:41+03:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, News & Events|Tags: , , |

22– 23 January 2019, CITEVE & CTCP, Porto, Portugal The 3rd technical meeting of the Project “Skills4Smart TCLF Industries 2030” was held in Porto, Portugal on the 22nd and 23rd January 2019 at the premises of CITEVE & CTCP with the participation of the project partners. The aim of the meeting was at first the presentation of the project’s state of the art, an overview of the activities implemented so far and a presentation of the next steps. Partners discussed about the ongoing WPs, which are WP II Overview of the intelligence work and presentation of results, WP III Future needed [...]

Press Release 3: Fashion World’s Challenges – Looking for Qualification, Occupations …and the right skills in the TCLF sectors

2019-03-08T13:12:41+03:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: News & Events, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Get the press release in .pdf format in English, Portuguese , Spanish and Greek. “For many years our first priority was to win customers and to keep our mill busy. Now our first priority is to find (and retain) skilled employees”. This brief quote of Simon Cotton, CEO of Johnstons of Elgin, Scottish knitwear manufacturer sums up superbly the main challenge that European Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) companies are struggling to overcome every day. The re- and upskilling of the existing TCLF workforce and the difficulty of finding new talents with right skills were the main topics discussed at [...]

Public Event (Session I): Fashion World’s Challenges – Looking for Qualifications and Occupations

2019-01-15T15:42:04+03:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|

Here is the program for the Public Event (Session I) Fashion World's Challenges - Looking for Qualifications and Occupations on 22nd January 2019, in Porto, Portugal at CITEVE'S premises. Get the agenda here!