Since 2005, the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Education has rewarded innovations in teaching and learning that leverage technology to improve educational outcomes. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Prize seeks to recognize governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals that are embracing ICT as a pedagogical ally to make learning more effective.
Please find below the link to the Director General’s call to nominate candidates for the 2015 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Education, inviting Member States, Associated Member States and NGOs to submit nominations for this year. The circular letter, the submission form, the application guidelines, the Statutes and the financial regulations (English and French), are attached.
The circular letter can also be accessed via the following links:
The theme for the 2015 edition of the Prize is "Pedagogical Innovation in the Use of ICT in Teaching and Learning".
Two prizewinners will be designated by UNESCO’s Director-General on the basis of the recommendations of an international jury. Each winner will receive a diploma and a monetary award (USD 25,000).
Winners of the 2015 Prize will be announced and awarded during a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris in early 2016.
To submit your application, please contact your National Commission or an International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) maintaining official relations with UNESCO and working on the themes covered by the Prizes. The submission form can be downloaded.
Applications should be sent before the deadline for submission of the files set for 10 November 2015.
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