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
  • 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...
  • 21 November 2016 - 24 February 2017
    PGC in Sport Management - London - 2016
    London    More details...
  • 27 February - 3 March 2017
    Thailand Provincial Programme 2017
    Nakhonratchasima    More details...
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