Training and skills

Key challenge of competitiveness, education and skills are at the core of the Federation’s action.

Cornerstone of this strategy, the Institut Français de la Mode, is the happy union of the IFM and the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne.

Deeply invested in creation, committed to companies and acting globally, both schools influenced the fashion world in their own way. The ECSCP have embodied French excellence since 1927 and the IFM has been a pioneer in fashion management degree since 1986. Today, their union offers Paris a brand-new school to shape tomorrow’s fashion talents, open and visionary.

“The union of the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale et de l’IFM provides Paris with a school whose ambition is to establish itself as the best fashion school in the world, relying on a unique trio, management, technics and creation, ranging from CAP to Thesis, including Bachelor and Master Degree, settled in a new innovative and open site, actively promoting social diversity, and at the forefront in terms of technologie and sustainable development” said Ralph Toledano, the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode president.

IFM-ECSCP: Chronology of the strategic partnership between schools

FHCM accompanies all the fashion educational programs and is at the core of the reflection on future jobs.

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In January 2019, the signature of the “contrat stratégique de filière mode et luxe” highlighted among other sector challenges, the place of education and skills management.

The education focus, co-directed by Pascal Morand, Executive President of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, aims at developing the branch and upgrading education programs in order to carry further their attractiveness.
In this perspective, many initiatives emerged. Among them, the Conférence des Ecoles Supérieures de Mode (Cesum), the technical profession revaluation campaign, « Savoir pour Faire ».

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