The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) delivers learning programmes for sports and event participants - athletes, managers, administrators, officials and coaches - through a series of tailored educational programmes.
Athlete Friendly Education Centre is an aspirational accreditation mark for learning centres that support athletes to achieve their education and athletic goals.
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Events calendar
  • 1 - 1 January 1970
    Organisational Capacity Programme
    Astana    More details...
  • 18 - 21 April 2015
    Organisational Capacity Programme Lead Training 3
    Sao Paulo    More details...
  • 27 April - 1 May 2015
    Thailand Provincial Programme 2015
    Bangkok    More details...
  • 11 - 13 June 2015
    BWF Player Pathway Programme Europe 2015
    Belgium    More details...
  • 14 - 16 November 2015
    WAoS Trainer Programme
    Kuantan    More details...
  • 15 - 17 November 2015
    FIH Academy Educator Programme (103)
    Kuantan    More details...
  • 5 - 7 December 2015
    IPC Academy Educator Programme
    Bismarck    More details...
  • 8 - 12 February 2016
    Thailand Provincial Programme 2016
    Chiang Mai    More details...
  • 20 - 24 October 2016
    Organisational Capacity Programme Lead Training 4
    Tokyo    More details...
  • 31 October - 2 November 2016
    Sports Federation Management Programme 2016
    London    More details...
  • 6 - 8 June 2018
    Workshop 2 - Creating Optimum Parapan Experience for Athletes and Stakeholders
    Lima    More details...
  • 8 - 13 June 2018
    Lima 2019 W2 - Athlete and Stakeholder Experience
    Lima 2019 Workshop 2    More details...
  • 30 August - 1 September 2018
    OCP Level 2 - Marketing & Communications Module
    Bogotá    More details...
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