WFCP Recognizes Excellence
Saturday, September 24, 2016


Vitória , Brazil, September 24, 2016

The second World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics(WFCP) International Awards of Excellence was held today in Vitória Brazil, on the occasion of the 8th biannual World Congress. Twenty members were recognized for their innovative and inspirational projects, institutions, and, in one case, individual achievements for a total of 21 Award recipients.

It was a very difficult task to assess the excellent nominations. The quality was outstanding, with no exception. The World Federation would like to thank the committee members representing China, Tanzania, United Kingdom and United States, for the time they dedicated to assessing all the files. It was done with enthusiasm and rigour.

The results are as follows:

Access to learning      

Gold: Canada Holland College

Silver: Canada North Island College

Bronze: China – Wuhan Railway Vocational College of Technology

Applied Research        

Gold: Canada British Columbia Institute of Technology

Silver: Canada Lambton College of Applied Research & Innovation

Bronze: Basque Country CIFP Aretxabaletako Lanbide Eskola LHII, TKgune


Gold: China Nanjing Institute of Industry Technology

Silver: Canada Olds College

Bronze: Canada Lambton College of Applied Research & Innovation

Green Colleges           

Gold: Canada Durham College, Centre for Food

Silver: Canada Cégep Limoilou

Bronze: China Guidaojiaotong Polytechnic Institute

Higher Technical Skills           

Gold: UK Burton and South Derbyshire College

Silver: China Handan Polytechnic College

Bronze: Canada Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology – Electrical Engineering Technician and Technology Programs


Gold: Canada Colleges and Institutes Canada

Silver: Canada Centennial College –Ann Buller

Bronze: Canada Lakeland College

Student Support Services       

Gold: China Qingdao Technical College

Silver: USA Northeast Community College

Bronze: China Yangzhou Polytechnic Institute

The World Federation congratulates the recipients of the 2nd WFCP International Awards of Excellence!

The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) is an international network of colleges and national and regional associations of colleges. WFCP provides leadership in delivering workforce education for our global economy. The Federation is a key way for Colleges to link with other key stakeholders in the skills landscape such as employers, sector skills councils, industry, and government.

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For more information, please contact the WFCP Secretariat

Encl: WFCP International Awards of Excellence Program



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