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 [...]
On Tuesday 3rd of November 2020, the Skills 4 Smart project partners launched a webinar under the European Vocational Skills week, which brought together more than 100 participants interested in the outcomes of the series of online workshops that were held by the project in September and October 2020. During the webinar, project partners presented for the first time the conclusions from the analysis focused on the impact of the COVID-19 on VET providers in TCLF industries. Likewise, they presented the results of the survey conducted with European VET providers which aimed at establishing the first steps to develop a Network [...]
S4TCLF is pleased to announce our special guest to the upcoming webinar: Joao Santos. He will present the new #EUSkillsAgenda! Let’s talk about the #TCLF industries, #VET, and regional innovation development. Registration is open only untill 13 July 2020: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScG-RFq1B7-IgBmVYHGzi1kGyfyxH3zEQERa-LM5uhoHDI4dw/closedform
REBRANDING THE TCLF SECTORS: A Promotional Plan for the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear Industries Inside this news: Beyond preconceived notions: A promotional Plan for the TCLF sectors TCLF Stakeholders commit: Spotlight on the TCLF best practices in recruitment and employment S4TCLF Second Public Event: All together to revitilise skills & jobs in the TCLF sectors S4TCLF_NEWS n.4 S4TCLF_NEWS n.4_PT
Press Release 4: “All together to revitalise skills and jobs in Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear sectors”
Get the PressRelease n.4 S4TCLF project the press release in English "All together to revitalise skills and jobs in Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear sectors" "The university is traditionally the place to educate students and develop knowledge, but today it serves as a hub for connecting people: students with companies, teachers with public authorities, a place where all sectoral stakeholders come together." This was the opening message of IDBM dean Mariana Ursache at the second Public event of the Skills4Smart TCLF 2030 project (S4TCLF) held at the Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iaşi (Romania) on 15th November 2019. This event, focusing [...]
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!
Looking for Qualifications, Occupations…and the right skills in the TCLF sectors. “For many years our first priority was to win customers and to keep our mill busy. Now our first priority is to find (and retain) skilled employees.” SIMON COTTON, CEO OF JOHNSTONS OF ELGIN, SCOTTISH KNITWEAR MANUFACTURER NEWS N. 2 — MARCH 2019 Get the Newsletter in .pdf format in English and Portuguese!
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! Iratxe Garcia - Euratex
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 [...]
Press Release 3: Fashion World’s Challenges – Looking for Qualification, Occupations …and the right skills in the TCLF sectors
Get the press release in .pdf format in English, Portuguese , Spanish and Greek. “For many years our first priority was to win customers and to keep our mill busy. Now our first priority is to find (and retain) skilled employees”. This brief quote of Simon Cotton, CEO of Johnstons of Elgin, Scottish knitwear manufacturer sums up superbly the main challenge that European Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) companies are struggling to overcome every day. The re- and upskilling of the existing TCLF workforce and the difficulty of finding new talents with right skills were the main topics discussed at [...]