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Project is complete

By | April 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest news|

Read a summary of the aims and results of IM-FUTURE Project - click here

Final Outcomes – Project Report

By | April 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest news, News|

IO1: Report on the Furniture and woodworking industry current skills and qualifications needs IMFUTURE_IO1_Report_en_EPRP IO2: Trainig paths, learning content structure and guidelines for lecturers IMFUTURE_IO2_Report_en_EPRP IO3: Learning platform IMFUTURE_IO3_Report_en_EPRP IO4: Module materials IMFUTURE_IO4_Report_en_D

Visiting organisations to the 2019 London Fabric Show

By | March 10th, 2019|Categories: Latest news, News|

Visiting organisations to the 2019 London Fabric Show The 2019 London Fabric Show was again a great success with over 300 visitors from over 170 companies and learning about the IM-FUTURE project.  For a list

Vistors and exhibitors at the January Furniture Show learn progress of project

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Latest news|

The January Furniture Show took place at NEC Birmingham between Sunday 20th January to Wednesday 23rd January 2019 and proved an ideal place to update manufacturers, retailers, designers, specifiers and students on the progress of

International Masters’ Degree for the furniture sector nears final stage

By | November 29th, 2018|Categories: Latest news, News|

The BFM is part of a European Partner project, IM-Futures, with the aim of developing the content for an International Masters’ Degree in the furniture sector. Along with partners from Poland, Spain, Italy and the

IM-FUTURE Project Learning Platform progressing well

By | November 5th, 2018|Categories: Latest news|

The aim of the “IM-FUTURE” project is to develop the content for an International Masters’ Degree in the furniture sector. This activity is focused on breaking down the learning pillars into smaller and more manageable

Polish Chamber of Commerce of Furniture Manufacturers

By | September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Latest news|

OIGPM Bulletin Please see article on the IM-Future project - page 13 Biuletyn_czerwiec

Masters degree content to target skills shortage has been finalised

By | June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Latest news|

The content of an International Masters Degree, designed to tackle the furniture industry’s skills shortage, has been finalised. The IM-FUTURE project, which involves seven European partners including the British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM), has now developed

BFM feature IM-FUTURE project in display stand at January Furniture Show 2018

By | February 14th, 2018|Categories: Latest news|

Report abstracts for IO1A1 / IO1A2 / IO1A3

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Latest news, News, Uncategorised|

Report abstracts for IO1A1 / IO1A2 / IO1A3 - these abstracts will guide readers through the progress of the project.  See here for: IO1reports_abstracts - English IO1reports_abstracts_Polish IO1reports_abstracts_Spanish IO1reports_abstracts_Italian  

Final Outcomes – Project Report

By | April 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest news, News|

IO1: Report on the Furniture and woodworking industry current skills and qualifications needs IMFUTURE_IO1_Report_en_EPRP IO2: Trainig paths, learning content structure and guidelines for lecturers IMFUTURE_IO2_Report_en_EPRP IO3: Learning platform IMFUTURE_IO3_Report_en_EPRP IO4: Module materials IMFUTURE_IO4_Report_en_D

Visiting organisations to the 2019 London Fabric Show

By | March 10th, 2019|Categories: Latest news, News|

Visiting organisations to the 2019 London Fabric Show The 2019 London Fabric Show was again a great success with over 300 visitors from over 170 companies and learning about the IM-FUTURE project.  For a list

International Masters’ Degree for the furniture sector nears final stage

By | November 29th, 2018|Categories: Latest news, News|

The BFM is part of a European Partner project, IM-Futures, with the aim of developing the content for an International Masters’ Degree in the furniture sector. Along with partners from Poland, Spain, Italy and the

Validation of learning modules / training paths /teacher guidlines

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: News|

Harmonisation and validation of learning modules and training paths - Report O2A3 And Guidelines for teachers - Report O2A4

02-A2 Definition of Learning Content Modules

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: News|

The aim of “IM-FUTURE” is to develop the content for an International Masters’ Degree in the furniture sector. This activity was focused on breaking down the learning pillars into smaller and more manageable training modules

IO1A1 – Consortium Masters

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: News|

IO1A1 – Consortium Masters Master of Science degree for furniture sector may be understood and prepared in numerous ways. Again, Furniture sector may be understood as a product design sector, machining sector which prepares machinery

IM-FUTURE Quality Assurance Report 1

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorised|

IM-FUTURE Quality Assurance Report 1

Report abstracts for IO1A1 / IO1A2 / IO1A3

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Latest news, News, Uncategorised|

Report abstracts for IO1A1 / IO1A2 / IO1A3 - these abstracts will guide readers through the progress of the project.  See here for: IO1reports_abstracts - English IO1reports_abstracts_Polish IO1reports_abstracts_Spanish IO1reports_abstracts_Italian  

Report on the Furniture and woodworking Industry: an analysis of the survey results of professionals working in the sector

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorised|

Report on the Furniture and woodworking Industry: an analysis of the survey results of professionals working in the sector - to contribute towards the report – ‘Current competences and qualifications needs’ IMFUTURE survey analysis

BFM Board of Directors discuss the lack of management education

By | July 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest news, News|

On 8th December 2016, the BFM Board of Directors  discuss the lack of management education in the UK furniture industry          Between 22nd and 25th of January 2017 the UK's major furniture show took place. The

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