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What makes Young Patterns so unique? The Dual learning (4/4)

2021-08-13T15:13:12+02:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Skills needs may be perceived in different ways and can have different consequences. The fashion world suffers from lack of candidates or lack of competences for certain jobs. Plus, training courses are not always geared to the business world, or they are simply not offered. In the absence of a satisfactory solution being found, companies have learned to take matters into their own hands. Rather than believing that the solution comes from the outside, companies themselves are responsible for the further training or retraining of their staff and newcomers. Research shows that self-reliance of companies is gaining importance, which is reflected [...]

What makes Young Patterns so unique? The Hub (3/4)

2021-08-13T15:32:19+02:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Young Patterns supports young people looking for a job in Belgian fashion and apparel companies. The duo-internship system created by Young Patterns aims at the best result for both young people and companies. Recent graduates who have just registered as job seekers can join the initiative and enjoy a “tailor-made” first work experience. Young Patterns grew out of the observation that the new generation's flow into the fashion and clothing industry have it difficult. This new generation Y & Z is composed of students and recently graduated, often job-seeking youngsters. They have their vision, and they are constantly looking for changes [...]

What makes Young Patterns so unique? The duo-internship (2/4)

2021-08-13T15:32:44+02:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Young Patterns supports young people who are looking for a job in one of the Belgian fashion and apparel companies. Aiming for a best result for both young people and companies the duo-internship system is a perfect fit used by Young Patterns. Recent graduates who have just registered as job seekers can join the initiative and enjoy a “tailor-made” first work experience. The duo-internship: a win-win for the company and for the young graduate. Two internships in two different companies, each lasting six weeks. As a job seeker you get the chance to gain extra experience, strengthen your resume and get [...]

What makes Young Patterns so unique ? The ambassadors (1/4)

2021-08-13T15:32:57+02:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , |

Young Patterns, a community carried by  group of ambassadors in Belgium  connects young jobseekers, students and employees with the national fashion and apparel industry. “We work together to make the sector more youthful and to show Belgian companies that the new generation is ready to work passionately in the TCLF sectors.” Rob Senden Sarah, Marie, Paulien, Sophie, Jitske, Eline, Hester, Luna, Laurie, Merel, Fleur, Amber, Chanel & Zoë. 14 enthusiastic students, employees, or job seekers. All are younger than 26 and passionate about the Belgian fashion sector. They are the ambassadors of Young Patterns. They are an inspiration. Gifted and smart, [...]

Training in response to the needs of companies and workers in the TCLF sectors in Spain

2021-08-12T13:08:53+02:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , |

To enable the recovery of the Spanish economy due to the recent health crisis, it is necessary to enhance human capital and workers´ employability. To reach this goal improving professional skills and adjust the supply and demand of qualified workers in the labour market is the key. The vocational training system for employment, as one of the essential parts of active employment policies, must anticipate companies´ demand. It must also offer young people and the working population in general training to fill those needs. Social partners play an essential role in the design, planning and programming of workers´ training in the [...]

Meet-up of R3iLab: UNITEX intervention on Skills4Smart TCLF project

2021-07-12T17:55:38+02:00July 12th, 2021|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

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: The results of the work carried out within the framework of the European project Skills4SmartTCLF2030 by Laurence Allois from Unitex. The emerging needs for businesses in the TCLF industries; [...]

News No.7: Skills4Smart TCLF Industries 2030

2021-07-08T16:37:23+02:00July 8th, 2021|Categories: Project communication|Tags: , , , , |

Biannual Newsletter - July 2021 In this newsletter, you will learn about our 4 crucial transversal profiles of the Skills4Smart project and have a preview of their MOOC developed by our partners. In addition, you will have an insight into the latest activities of the VET Network. Read our Newsletter here S4TCLF_Newsletter-n.7_EN_July-2021  

ETSA showcases Educate!

2021-07-12T14:52:04+02:00July 8th, 2021|Categories: |Tags: , , |

In the last two years, ETSA worked together with HeurekaNet, the Belgian Textile Federation, the German Textile Cleaning Association, the Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Association of the Czech Republic and the Swedish Textile Service Association in supporting the project "Improving E-learning in the textile care sector" funded by ERASMUS +, which is now coming to an end. The new Erasmus+ project, "Educate! E-Learning for the Textile Care Sector" aims to improve social inclusion by opening educational and innovative opportunities to workers in the textile service industry. By developing a digital platform, which includes learning modules and tutorials as well as interactive explanatory [...]

Key professions in a clothing enterprise

2021-07-06T16:57:58+02:00July 6th, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The clothing industry – light, but dynamic Behind every beautiful garment, there is a long process of manufacturing that goes through many various stages. So, we come to the question: “Who made my clothes?” The clothing industry is the large-scale industrial sector producing billions of garment pieces each year. From workwear to fashion, many products are PIRIN-TEX, as a large enterprise with a decades-long tradition in garment manufacturing, has a very versatile palette of professional profiles. The company is a leading garment producer from Bulgaria that is supporting the Skills4SmartTCLF project by sharing their knowledge and taking part in several activities. [...]

Workshop: European Network of TCLF VET providers promoting Excellence

2021-06-04T08:31:21+02:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

Members of the TCLF VET Network have confirmed their priorities for joint action for the next S4STCLF 2030 VET workshop on June 29th. Recognising the fast-moving TCLF industries, our participants stressed actions to support several initiatives. Train the Trainers International Mobility TCLF activities for teen Work-based learning New Teaching & Learning tools. This second workshop will take place on Tuesday, the 29th of June 2020 from 02:30 to 05:00pm.

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