Call for Proposals- 6th World Journalism Education Congress (WJEC) – 2022

Proposal submission deadline: May 31, 2019 The World Journalism Education Congress announces a call for proposals to host the 6th World Journalism Education Congress to be held in 2022. This sixth meeting will follow congresses in Singapore (2007), Grahamstown, South Africa (2010), Mechelen, Belgium (2013), Auckland, New Zealand (2016) and Paris, France (2019). The congresses... Continue Reading →

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Call for Student Competition – Imagine the Journalism School of Tomorrow

In July 2019, Paris will host the 5th World Journalism Education Congress. To celebrate this event, five students will be invited to WJEC to share their innovative ideas about the future of journalism education. Their projects will be presented live with the keynote speaker François TADDEI.  Journalism schools are the windows of the profession tomorrow. Despite facing unprecedented upheavals... Continue Reading →

Call for Syndicate Suggestions

5TH WORLD JOURNALISM EDUCATION CONGRESS Call for Syndicate Suggestions “Teaching Journalism During a Disruptive Age” The Syndicate Program: an interactive conference highlight on the most urgent issues in journalism and journalism education today. WHAT ARE SYNDICATES? The syndicates are small, themed discussion groups that produce recommendations to help improve journalism education worldwide. They encourage all... Continue Reading →

Ebook ‘Global Journalism Education: Challenges and Innovations’ now available for download in Spanish

Educators and journalists in Spanish-speaking countries now have access to a free ebook compiling country case studies on journalism education, as well as lessons from journalism educators around the world. “Global Journalism Education: Challenges and Innovations,” edited by professors Robyn S. Goodman and Elanie Steyn, was recently published in Spanish as an ebook by the... Continue Reading →


AERAS OF RESEARCH The WJEC is currently soliciting academic paper abstracts related to the wider issue of journalism education. These will be presented as refereed research papers at the forthcoming Paris conference. Abstracts will be accepted on a variety of topics related to mass communication. However, submitters are encouraged to focus their entries on the... Continue Reading →

Auckland University of Technology to host 2016 World Journalism Education Congress (July 14 – 16)

The fourth World Journalism Education Congress will be held July 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is hosting the Congress. The proposed theme of the congress is “Identity and Integrity of Journalism Education.” Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB), part of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) worked with AUT to secure... Continue Reading →

The third World Journalism Education Congress was held July 3-5, 2013 in Mechelen, Belgium

The third World Journalism Education Congress was held July 3-5, 2013 in Mechelen, Belgium just outside Brussels. The meeting was sponsored by the World Journalism Education Council, a consortium of 32 journalism education organizations around the world. The theme of the congress was "Renewing Journalism Through Education." The host organizations were the European Journalism Training... Continue Reading →

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