2020 Awards of Excellence Now Open

Have the achievement of your college or polytechnic recognized on the world stage. If you have leading practices, then nominate those for the Awards of Excellence of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) to be announced and celebrated at the World Congress in San Sebastián in October 2020. Winners and finalists are promoted through the network of member colleges and polytechnics.

September Newsletter

The latest issue of the WFCP newsletter is now available for download. In this issue, WFCP Chair, Craig Robertson, looks at how technology is shaping a globalized market, including its impact on wage growth.

Education for Refugees: The Other 1%

Leading up to World Refugee Day on June 20, 2019, the German Federal Foreign Office (FFO), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) jointly organized an international conference in Berlin on the topic “The Other 1 Percent – Refugees at Institutions for Higher Education Worldwide”. The two-day […]

Report: 2019 Annual General Meeting

Today the members of the WFCP gathered via conference call for the 2019 Annual General Meeting. The Board heard from the Chair about the events of the last year, how the Federation has grown throughout 2018, and the successes around the 2018 World Congress.

2019 Annual General Meeting

The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics hereby notifies its members that the Annual General Meeting will be held on May 16th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

Request for nominations to the WFCP Board

The WFCP Board of Directors is accepting nominations for four vacant seats available on the Board. The seats will be filled through a vote of the members at the Annual General Meeting, to be held on May 16, 2019.

Pitch Africa Talent & Innovation Competition 2019

Building on the positive experience of the past few years, StartUpAfrica is rolling out an Africa-wide programme  in partnership with the African Union (AU) and  the Commonwealth Association of Technical Universities and Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA) to promote leadership and entrepreneurship among Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) students.

Call for applications: OWSD Fellowships for Early Career Women Scientists

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World Early Career Fellowship is a prestigious award of up to $50,000 (USD) offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs).

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