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Analysis of the curriculum of Austrian fashion design schools

Within the framework of the EU project Mein Design. Meine Verantwortung. (My design. My responsibility), the curricula of schools for engineering, arts and crafts, namely the 5-year Höhere Lehranstalt für Mode und Bekleidungstechnik (secondary school for fashion and clothing design) and the 3-year Fachschule für Mode und Bekleidungstechnik (vocational school for fashion and clothing design) were analysed to see whether and how they cover issues of social and ecological responsibility.

"Corporate Social Responsibility - fashion, manipulation or strategy?" – Conference in Poland

Polish Humanitarian Organization (within “Fashioning an ethical industry” project) and Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management, Nicolas Copernicus University in Torun, informs about an interdisciplinary academic conference "Corporate Social Responsibility - fashion, manipulation or strategy?" which will be held on 10-12 December 2009 in Torun.

Fashioning an Ethical Industry across Europe

Between June 2008 and May 2010, the European Union are funding a European Fashioning an Ethical Industry project run by project partners in the UK, Poland, Austria and The Netherlands. The partners are also working to share their learning across other European countries during the course of the project. The project aims to support university, college and high school educators of fashion-related courses in incorporating social responsibility issues into their teaching - so their students develop a sense of social responsibility towards garment workers and are equipped to contribute to more socially responsible policies and practices in the industry.

International Conference "Fast Forward"

From 2nd to 3rd March 2010 the International Conference about "Social Responsibility in the Garmentindustry" will take place in London!!

Marché du sourcing international (Global Sourcing Market Place)

20 - 21 novembre 2009, Chelsea College, Londres

"Corporate Social Responsibility - fashion, manipulation or strategy?" – Conference in Poland

Polish Humanitarian Organization (within “Fashioning an ethical industry” project) and Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management, Nicolas Copernicus University in Torun, informs about an interdisciplinary academic conference "Corporate Social Responsibility - fashion, manipulation or strategy?" which will be held on 10-12 December 2009 in Torun.

International Conference "Fast Forward"

From 2nd to 3rd March 2010 the International Conference about "Social Responsibility in the Garmentindustry" will take place in London!!