WADA publishes Professional Standards tailored to Therapeutic Use Exemptions workforce


Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes Professional Standards aimed at improving knowledge, skills and competence in global anti-doping. Therapeutic Use Exemption (TEE) workforce. These standards are intended TUE Managers And TUE Committee MembersApproved by WADA Education Committee and welcomed by the Agency. Executive Committee When they met on May 9, 2023.

Publication of these Professional Standards with their associated Role Descriptors (associated TUE Managers And TUE Committee Members) And TUE Global Skills Survey ReportIt marks WADA’s next step Global Learning and Development Framework The (GLDF) initiative is detailed below.

A Technical Working Group supported the development of TUE role-specific Professional Standards and Role Descriptors (which can be found on each of the relevant role pages linked above); and training program content specific to a TUE role, including e-learning, instructor-led session, and one-on-one mentoring sessions.

These new TUE documents precede and add to existing documents to be released for Testing at the end of 2023. professional standards and Role Identifiers released in 2022, including:

Available in English, French and Spanish, all Professional Standards have been created in collaboration with stakeholders and describe:

  • Basic functions for a particular anti-doping role;
  • The expected standard of proficiency using performance criteria;
  • The knowledge and skills required to perform the role

More about GLDF

This Global Learning and Development Framework supportsMagnify Impact‘ WADA’s priority 2020-2024 Strategic PlanWADA’s commitment to ‘develop training programs and qualification standards to enhance professionalism for anti-doping professionals and enhance the capabilities of the anti-doping workforce’.

All GLDF Professional Standards are developed by Technical Working Groups of professionals representing a global cross-section of organizations and regions. Groups include:

  • Subject matter experts currently fulfilling these roles around the world;
  • WADA technical experts;
  • an external representative from the European Observatory for Sport and Employment;
  • A non-technical Chairperson from the anti-doping training field to facilitate the process

WADA encourages Anti-Doping Organizations and other stakeholders to use the Professional Standards to develop their practitioners and contingent workforce that supports the implementation of anti-doping programs. Professional Standards can also be used to support development through assessing professional competencies and identifying opportunities for improvement.

Thursday, 11 May 2023

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