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Towards a European network of VET providers: key findings

2021-02-12T13:03:40+01:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News & 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. [...]

Portugal promotes webinar about the future of professional training

2021-02-12T13:04:05+01:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

On 24th of September Portuguese partners - CTCP and CITEVE - hosted a webinar called “Addressing a revolution in TCLF Training Education” as part of Erasmus+ Skills4SmartTCLF 2030 Blueprint Project, to present the project's developments, especially in terms of new qualifications for the sector and debate direct and long-term implications of COVID-19 in education and vocational training. This webinar was attended by representatives of the European Confederations, of the TCLF sectors (EURATEX, CEC, COTANCE), and different entities and institutions related to vocational education in these sectors in Portugal.   Lutz Walter, Director of Innovation & Skills (EURATEX), in his intervention, highlighted [...]

S4TCLF issues a position paper on the new EU Skills Agenda

2021-02-12T13:05:59+01:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog|

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 [...]

5th Meeting in Iasi, Romania

2021-02-12T13:06:44+01:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News & Events|Tags: , , , , |

14th November 2019, Iasi, Romania The 5th technical meeting of the Project “Skills4Smart TCLF Industries 2030” was held in Iasi, Romania on 14th November 2019 at the premises of TUIASI with the participation of the project partners. The aim of the meeting was at first the overview of the project’s state of art, the activities implemented so far, the planning of the project’s next activities and steps and also the presentation of administrative and financial issues, focusing on the submission of the Project’s Interim Report within January 2020. Also, Ms. Vyte Ezerskiene from the European Commission intervened during the meeting and provided [...]

4th Meeting in Athens, Greece

2021-02-12T13:07:09+01:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog, 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

2021-02-12T13:07:42+01:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|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

2021-02-12T13:08:17+01:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog, 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

2021-02-12T13:08:59+01:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News & Events|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!

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

2021-02-12T13:09:39+01:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, 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

2021-02-12T13:09:53+01:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, 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 [...]

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