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News No.6: Skills4Smart TCLF Industries 2030

2021-05-04T09:01:26+02:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Project communication|Tags: , , , , |

Biannual Newsletter - December 2020. In this 6th Newsletter, you will learn how VET providers in the TCLF sectors can build a strong network promoting excellence, discover why education and vocational training are the perfect bridge to the beginning of an occupational career, find out about the courses given to learn new skills to identify the best way to reach targeted customers within the TCLF industries. Read our Newsletter here: S4TCLF_Newsletter-n.6_EN_December 2020

Social & Environmental Report 2020: Education in the EU tanning industry

2021-05-03T09:37:10+02:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , |

In a webinar organised on the 1st of December 2020, COTANCE and IndustriAll-Europe officially unveiled their second Social and Environmental Report for the European tanning industry. The EU-sponsored report is based on data collected amongst 79 European tanneries representing some 43% of total European leather production in volume.  One of the key points the sector’s social partners made in this landmark report is on Education and Skills challenges and opportunities. Human resources are essential to any enterprise. In the leather sector, this is even more true as employees need to combine a multiplicity of skills, mixing art and science. The report [...]

What is VET Excellence?

2021-05-03T09:43:03+02:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

The term “Excellence” is a broad concept which has been used for decades in relation to education to underline talent, engagement, and a striving for continuously improving education systems. During late 2018 and early 2019, the European Commission’s Education and Training 2020 Working Group, affiliated to the Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, conducted an exercise to present and delineate the new concept of Centres of Vocational Excellence and their main characteristics. This report, titled Mapping of Centres of Vocational Excellence was published in October 2019. In this report, VET Excellence is described as a set of activities and [...]

Towards a European network of VET providers: key findings

2021-05-03T09:46:35+02:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Events|Tags: , , , , , |

On October 2nd, S4TCLF’s partners held an international workshop titled “Towards a European network of VET providers”. This workshop aimed to gather VET providers to present the Skills4Smart project and convince them to enrol themselves in the piloting phase of the project. It was also an opportunity to present the project’s developments in terms of new curricula and occupation profiles, as well as direct and long-term implications of the Covid-19 crisis in education and vocational training. This webinar was attended by over 40 people from 12 countries, representing VET providers, organisations representing the TCLF industries on a national level, and companies. [...]

News No. 5: Presentation of the first Massive Open Online Courses

2021-05-04T08:59:49+02:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Project communication|Tags: , , , , , , |

PRESENTATION OF THE FIRST MOOCs: New Massive Open Online Courses for the TCLF industries! Inside this news: S4TCLF in times of COVID-19 Presentation of the first MOOCs Interview with the Work Package leader Outcomes of the last Technical Meeting S4TCLF_Newsletter-n.5_EN S4TCLF_Newsletter n.5_ES S4TCLF_Newsletter n.5_PT  

S4TCLF issues a position paper on the new EU Skills Agenda

2021-05-03T09:52:10+02:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

31 August 2020 - The EU TCLF Industry Confederations and Skills4SmartTCLF Blueprint project consortium warmly welcome the new EU Skills Agenda and stand ready to engage in a Pact for Skills. The partners of the Erasmus+ Blueprint project Skills4Smart TCLF Industries 2030, led by the representative organisations of the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) industries in Europe, welcome the new EU Skills Agenda published in July 2020. They also  stand ready to engage in a Pact for Skills for the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear sectors, whose key priorities should be: Support to companies, especially SMEs in their efforts to upskill [...]

Open Your Mind – Country videos

2021-05-03T09:57:03+02:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Country videos|Tags: , , , |

The TCLF sector is present and established all over Europe, with various traditions and expertise that were cultivated over time. We asked a number of professionals, experts, and students from six different countries for their thoughts on the TCLF sector's present and future outlooks. Take a look at their interviews and tell us what you think. ITALY - A perceptive revolution will bring the younger generation closer to the footwear sector Daniela Diletti, an entrepreneur and teacher in the footwear sector, emphasises on the need to revolutionise the way in which the sector is perceived, in order to draw young people [...]

Open your mind: What is the project about?

2021-05-03T10:08:13+02:00April 12th, 2020|Categories: What is the project about?|Tags: , , , , |

The "Blueprint for sectoral cooperation on skills: showcasing careers in the textile/clothing/leather/footwear sectors" was a project launched by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and DG GROW on behalf of the European Commission. Its main objective was to build upon the work carried out by the Skills4Smart TCLF project under the Erasmus+ programme and support its activities in the area of boosting the attractiveness of the TCLF sectors. The project aimed at strengthening the strategic cooperation among key actors in the TCLF industry (businesses, trade unions, research, education and training institutions, public authorities) by implementing concrete actions to [...]

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