Welcome to the IPC Academy

The IPC Academy is a partnership between the IPC and the World Academy of Sport and is the education division of the IPC. The Academy brings individuals together to improve educational standards of sport throughout the Paralympic Movement and ensures that executives, administrators and officials have an educational centre that is sensitive to their needs and in touch with trends and developments, providing world class programmes.

The IPC Academy has a focused team continually enhancing programmes to ensure they remain world leading and specific to the Paralympic family's needs.

IPC Academy Excellence Programmes
The Beijing 2022 Excellence Programme is provided by the IPC Academy as an innovative and unique approach to further enhance the transfer of knowledge for Paralympic Games through Paralympic specific activities which link to the workflow of Beijing 2022 throughout its planning phases. Go to programme >>>
The Tokyo 2020 Excellence Programme is provided by the IPC Academy as an innovative and unique approach to further enhance the transfer of knowledge for Paralympic Games through Paralympic specific activities which link to the workflow of Tokyo 2020 throughout its planning phases. Go to programme >>>
The PyeongChang 2018 Excellence Programme is provided by the IPC Academy as an innovative and unique approach to further enhance the transfer of knowledge for Paralympic Games through Paralympic specific activities which link to the workflow of PyeongChang 2018 throughout its planning phases. Go to programme >>>
The Rio 2016 Excellence Programme is provided by the IPC Academy as an innovative and unique approach to further enhance the transfer of knowledge for Paralympic Games through Paralympic specific activities which link to the workflow of Rio 2016 throughout its planning phases. Go to programme >>>
The Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Management, accredited through Royal Holloway, University of London, is designed to equip students with the tools and skills to excel in this burgeoning industry sector. Go to programme >>>
An intensive programme to expose sport managers in National Federations to essential tools in order that they may enhance their administrative capability. Through the use of case studies delegates apply learning immediately throughout the programme. Go to programme >>>
Specifically developed for the needs of those at the forefront of designing, managing, administering and delivering athlete pathways. The programme uses innovative and proven management techniques to establish organisational alignment for the successful implementation of athlete pathways for the sport. Go to programme >>>
The IPC Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games Observer Programme includes educational sessions and thematic venue tours over the course of four consecutive days, 10-13 August 2015. Go to programme >>>
The IPC Academy Campus is an unique set of education programmes run throughout each edition of the Paralympic Games. Tailored to the specific requirements of future event organisers, governments and others throughout the Paralympic Movement, the campus aims to enhance and improve the capability and capacity of those involved with the event. Go to programme >>>
The IPC Development Strategy prioritises learning and training opportunities for NPC/NF staff and volunteers in the areas of governance, management, leadership and sport promotion. With resource now available through the Agitos Foundation, the aim is to create such educational opportunities with NPCs through a new Organisational Capacity Programme. Building on the World Academy of Sport’s partnership with the International Rugby Board the IPC Academy developed a competency-based training and assessment workshop for Programme Leads who will deliver such opportunities. Go to programme >>>