Laurence Allois, as Project Manager for France of the Skills4Smart TCLF project, was invited as a speaker during the meet-up organized by the R3iLab.

The event place on June 23 and had for purpose to discuss (How to) “Attract, train and motivate the new talents in TCLF industries”.

If you missed the event, here is a short breakdown of the meet-up with some resources.

Four important themes were discussed during the meeting:

  1. The results of the work carried out within the framework of the European project Skills4SmartTCLF2030 by Laurence Allois from Unitex.
  2. The emerging needs for businesses in the TCLF industries; consequences of the age pyramid; GenZ approaches; new ways of working revealed by the COVID crisis …: an industrial vision of the sector by Sylvie Chailloux, business manager (Textile du Maine) and president of the French Union of Fashion and Clothing Industries (UFIMH).
  3. New solutions – or until now little used – solutions in terms of educational content and teaching formats: apprenticeship, work-study contracts, professional contracts by Marie-France Zumofen, Schools of Luxury and Mathieu Rostaing, La Fabrique.
  4. Aid for companies to recruit and train proposed within the framework of the France Relance plan, Opco 2i … by Laurent Vandenbor, Mode Grand Ouest, Comité Stratégique Mode et Luxe

Laurence Allois presented during the event the main objectives of the Skills4Smart TCLF project as well as the current phase of testing MOOCs content. She addressed the evolution of the distribution of the workforce between qualification levels and key professions, with a focus on the four sectoral and four transversal occupations.

This meeting brought together more than 50 people online and the recording was sent to the 125 people registered.

If you want to watch the replay of the meet up (in FR), you will find the link here.

You can also read this publication in Le Journal du Textile  (in FR) where Laurence Allois mentions the event (p. 2).