Posts Tagged 'Goal 4 – Education'

World Engineers Convention 2023

 
The Czech Association of Scientific and Technical Societies (CSVTS) in collaboration with WFEO will hold the 7th World Engineers Convention WEC 2023 and the WFEO General Assembly in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, in October 2023.

We cordially invite all engineers, academic staff and research workers, students and others who are interested in vocational and social programmes of this Convention.

The goal of the Convention is the meeting of participants to get acquainted with professional competences of engineers, up-to-date ...

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WEEF & GEDC 2020 Conference – Disruptive Engineering Education amidst Global Challenges

The World Engineering Education Forum and the Global Engineering Deans Council (WEEF/GEDC) Virtual Conference will be held from 16 – 19 November 2020.

The WEEF/GEDC will welcome professors, academics, engineering educators, industry leaders, researchers, students and governmental organizations to attend and participate in this uniquely designed virtual conference. This will give us all an opportunity to share our experiences, vision, strategy, research, products, technology and also network with engineering thought leaders from across the world in a safe virtual space ...

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Engineering and SDGs for Humanitarian Solutions – Humanitarian Innovation Hackathon


The University of Sydney Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering ran its second Humanitarian Hackathon to engage engineering students on humanitarian needs, especially in the Pacific region and the need for innovative engineering solutions to advance the goals of sustainable development. Dr Marlene Kanga, Immediate Past President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and Gen. The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, the ...

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Update on Project with International Engineering Alliance (IEA) and WFEO


 
Review the IEA Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework

WFEO has an MoU with IEA which was renewed in November 2019 and which established a Working Group to review the IEA Graduate Attribute and Professional Competency Framework which is the basis for mutual recognition of engineering qualifications and professional credentials across more than 30 countries.

The Working Group has the following objectives:

1. ...

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WFEO Webinar on Diversity and Inclusion

This Webinar is organized by the WFEO Committee for Women in Engineering and International Network for Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES).

It will present an overview of the results of the review of the GAPC Framework and explain the key changes that have been made for diversity and inclusion. More information about the Consultation is available in this page.

Webinar details

Time: Friday 31st July at 1pm – 2.30pm Paris ...

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WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders Webinar series “Engineering the Future”

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The WFEO Committee on Young Engineers / Future Leaders is pleased to invite you to a webinar series, “Engineering the Future”.

This webinar will explore the various aspects of engineering and the indispensable role it has in resilient and sustainable societies. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed inequalities and vulnerabilities across social, economic, and environmental spheres. Ensuring a rapid recovery, while laying down the foundation for more resilient systems is a precondition to achieving the 2030 Agenda, including ...

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WFEO Webinar on Proposed Updated IEA Benchmark for Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies

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UNESCO and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) recognise the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework (GAPC) as a valuable international benchmark for engineering education.

A UNESCO WFEO IEA Working Group was established in November 2019 following the renewal of the WFEO-IEA MoU and the Declaration on Engineering Education that was made in Melbourne at WEC2019. The goal was to review the current IEA Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies Framework to ensure that they ...

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UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 2020

Thank you for your interest in the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 2020.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we regret to inform you that the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 2020, which was planned to be held 2-4 June 2020 in Berlin, Germany, is postponed until further notice.

We will share the new dates as soon as they are confirmed.

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WEC2019 – WFEO Plenary on Engineering Education


The World Engineers Convention 2019, featured a successful plenary session on engineering education which was hosted by the World Federation of Engineering Organisations.

The session was held on 21 November 2019 at the Melbourne Convention Centre and was called: “World Engineering Education – the paradigm shift to engineer the future”

The session was moderated by Dr Marlene Kanga, WFEO President.

UNESCO participated ...

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