The IEC has signed several cooperation pledges a first step in developing standardization teaching packages that can be used in universities around the world.
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The IEC offers learning modules, developed in cooperation with academics, that can help universities integrate the concepts of standardization and conformity assessment into their curriculum. Students are also invited to participate in courses available through the IEC Academy.
Cooperation with ISO and ITU
Under the auspices of the World Standards Cooperation, the IEC co-organizes the annual Academic Day with ISO and the ITU.
From time to time, the IEC organizes academic competitions. Awards are given for the best academic publications based on the topic to be addressed. Most recently, the IEC, together with IEEE and the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) organized a competition on the Future Challenges in Standardization.