UNESCO-ICTs in Education Prize
Teaching, Learning and e-Pedagogy: Teacher Professional Development for Knowledge Societies is the theme of the 2009 UNESCO-King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education.
Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain, the US$50,000 prize is divided between two winners.
Every year, this prize rewards activities that demonstrate best practice as well as creative use of ICTs to enhance learning, teaching and overall educational performance.
The Prize is awarded to individuals, institutions, other entities or non-governmental organizations for excellent models, best practice, and creative use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to enhance learning, teaching and overall educational performance.
Candidatures must be presented by the government of a Member State of UNESCO or an international non-governmental organization, maintaining formal consultative relations with UNESCO and active in the relevant fields covered by the Prize.
Each government or international non-governmental organization is entitled to nominate only two candidates per year.
A self-nomination cannot be considered
Submissions for candidature must reach UNESCO via the governments of Member States, in consultation with their UNESCO National Commissions, or by international non-governmental organizations which maintain formal relations with the Organization.
Winners will be celebrated at an award ceremony on 26 January at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
Deadline: 30th September
For more information and application, visit: UNESCO-ICTs in Education Prize Website