Awards of Excellence

The WFCP Awards of Excellence program recognizes excellence in our members and their members. The awards are handed out bi-annually in concert with the bi-annual World Congress. The first WFCP Awards of Excellence took place at the 2014 World Congress in Beijing. The program was expanded for the second iteration, as the categories were aligned with the World Federation’s seven affinity groups:

  • Access to Learning and Employment recognizes an individual, institution or institutional association that has developed effective channels to increase access to learning and employment for students.
  • Applied Research recognizes an individual, institution or institutional association that has demonstrated excellence in addressing real-world challenges through applied research.
  • Entrepreneurship recognizes an individual, institution or institutional association that has demonstrated excellence in integrating entrepreneurship into academic curriculum and/or implemented innovative entrepreneurial activities.
  • Green Colleges recognizes an individual, institution or institutional association that has demonstrated excellence in advancing environmental sustainability through knowledge, tools, practices and technologies.
  • Leadership Development recognizes an individual, institution or institutional association that has demonstrated excellence in developing the next generation of college leaders.
  • Higher Technical Skills recognizes an individual, institution or institutional association that has demonstrated excellence in partnering with industry to improve access to jobs and meet the skills needs of the 21st century workforce.
  • Student Support Services recognizes an individual, institution or institutional association that has demonstrated excellence provision of services that support students throughout their college experience.

The 2016 recipients contributed to the World Federation’s first World Best Practices Guide in Professional and Technical Education. The Guide provides a look at how award-winning institutions, individuals, or programs respond to challenges related to professional education and offer guidance to other institutions looking to embark on similar journeys.

The Awards of Excellence recipients make remarkable contributions to human resource development and strengthen professional and technical education and training around the world.

The 2016 recipients contributed to the World Federation’s first World Best Practices Guide in Professional and Technical Education. The Guide provides a look at how award-winning institutions, individuals, or programs respond to challenges related to professional education and offer guidance to other institutions looking to embark on similar journeys.

The Awards of Excellence recipients make remarkable contributions to human resource development and strengthen professional and technical education and training around the world.

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