World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP)

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URL: http://www.wfcp.org/

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Founded

2002-03-24 Melbourne Australia

History

Founded 24 Mar 2002, Melbourne (Australia), during 2nd World Congress of Colleges and Polytechnics, when adopted first constitution, prior to which it existed as an informal network. In 1999, the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (now known as Colleges and Institutes Canada) hosted the 1st World Congress of Colleges and Polytechnics in Québec QC (Canada). The Congress was planned by an International Planning Committee, with partners from the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Colombia, South Africa, Commonwealth Africa, India and South East Asia.

Aims

Be the international voice of colleges, institutes and polytechnics; link members, offering them quality services, networking and collective action; advocate for colleges, institutes and polytechnics in public debate and to outside partners; provide a platform for members to learn from each other and work on collaborative projects; foster linkages between employers and colleges, institutes and polytechnics.

Events

2020-10-14 | San Sebastian, Spain – World Congress

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Activities

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Structure

Congress (every 2 years); Board; Regions (4); Affinity Groups (7); Secretariat in Ottawa ON (Canada).

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Finance

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

XM2659

Last News

2016

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