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The International Association of Facilitators (IAF) is a participatory organisation with members in more than 65 countries. As a professional association, we set internationally accepted industry standards, provide accreditation, support a community of practice, advocate and educate on the power of facilitation and embrace the diversity of facilitators.

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May 2016
| Issue #3

Certification News

Upcoming Assessments IAF Certified™ Professional Facilitator 

Considering to become an IAF Certified™ Professional Facilitator? Here are our upcoming assessment dates:

  • May 23-24 in Melbourne, Australia (application closed)
  • June 20-21 in Singapore (application closed)
  • August 30-31 in Hualien, Taiwan (in English and Mandarin, apply by May 30)
  • October 3-4 in Atlanta, Georgia (apply by July 4)
  • November 17 in Rossum, the Netherlands (in Dutch, apply by August 17)
  • December 1-2 in Toronto, Canada (apply by September 2)

More information about IAF Certified™ Professional Facilitator assessments, including documentation timelines. 


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