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News No.6: Skills4Smart TCLF Industries 2030

2020-12-18T15:04:55+01:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: News, News & Events, Newsletters|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

2020-12-17T15:33:41+01:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: News, News & Events|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 [...]

Towards a European network of VET providers: key findings

2020-10-28T11:53:41+01:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|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

2020-09-29T15:47:08+02:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|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

2020-08-31T17:46:14+02:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: News, News & Events|

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 [...]

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2019-11-06T11:29:06+01:00May 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 [...]

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