WADA introduces new and improved Anti-Doping Education and Learning platform

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has launched a new Anti-Doping Education and Learning platform (ADEL). This is an improved version of the current Anti-Doping e-Learning platform (ADeL) that was launched back in January 2018. With the new ADEL platform, WADA will provide education and learning opportunities for the anti-doping community worldwide for athletes, coaches, parents, medical professionals and more.

WADA Director General, Olivier Niggli, said: “WADA recognizes the power of education to its mission for doping-free sport. The launch of the new and improved ADEL is an important milestone. It demonstrates the agency’s commitment to education and our intention to support the development of balanced anti-doping programs that include education as a core function by anti-doping organizations.”

“ADEL directly supports the objectives of the new International Standard for Education (ISE), which took effect on 1 January 2021 and is a very significant advancement in anti-doping education policy. We are very proud of these accomplishments. They are the result of a collaborative effort that we have led with stakeholders over the past few years.”

ADEL will also provide new opportunities for the anti-doping community to access technical help on a range of topics. “WADA aims for ADEL to become the ‘go to’ place for anti-doping organizations to access resources to support the development of their anti-doping programs and the solutions they need to enable them to educate their communities,” said WADA Education Director Amanda Hudson.

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