Qatar Foundation Launches the First Ever WISE AWARDS to Recognize Outstanding Innovation in Education
Award submission open until
Highlighting the importance of the Awards initiative of the WISE summit, Dr.
The WISE Awards are focused on rewarding a total of six concrete achievements from around the world across three categories aligned with the Forum’s main themes of Pluralism, Sustainability and Innovation.”
- Pluralism: “Educational activities that explicitly generate greater respect and understanding between communities, enhance diversity, or increase access to and equality in education.”
- Sustainability: “Initiatives that offer new approaches to educational sustainability (through appropriate funding mechanisms, good governance, suitable accreditation and quality control structure) thereby contributing to the creation of sustainable global societies.”
- Innovation: “Educational activities that use information and communication technologies and other innovative means to generate new and exciting opportunities for access and delivery of learning content that better enable people to face the diversity of today’s challenges.”
45 short-listed applications (15 in each category) will be reviewed by an International Jury, consisting of 10 of the world’s leading experts in pluralism, sustainability and innovation in education, drawn from public institutions, civil society, the private sector, international organizations, universities and social entrepreneurs.
An official awards ceremony to be held on
Application forms and further details on the Innovative Education Practice Awards are now available from http://www.wise-qatar.org/en/awards. Deadline for applications is
WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) is a global, groundbreaking, collaborative initiative established by the Qatar Foundation that seeks to monitor and contribute to 21st century challenges and their impact on education. With 1,000 major education stakeholders, opinion leaders and decision-makers from diverse disciplines in over 120 countries participating, WISE endeavours to propose visionary thinking on education, offer new ways of addressing current global challenges and untapped opportunities and anticipate future education models. The WISE Forum takes place in
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