UNESCO Hamdan Prize for Effective Teachers

first_img Tweet Pocket August 29, 2013 Published by austin Future Food – A Swiss Research Initiative 2021 Deadline: 31 October 2013Open to: organizations, international or national non-governmental organizations (NGOs), institutions or local, national and regional communities working to enhance the performance and effectiveness of teachersPrize: $270 000, which is equally divided between the three winnersDescriptionInternational applicants are invited to submit applications for UNESCO-Hamdan Prize supported by H.E. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum of the United Arab Emirates. In 2008, the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize was created to support the enhancement of teaching and learning quality in achieving the Education for All goals, which is one of UNESCO’s priorities. The Prize is awarded every two years to three winners whose projects aim at improving the performance and effectiveness of teachers worldwide.As well as aiming to improve educational practices around the world, it also gives priority to developing countries and to marginalized and disadvantaged communities. The winners of the Prize are projects that have made an outstanding contribution, through their teacher-related activities, to enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.PrizeThe Prize amounts to $270 000, which is equally divided between the three winners.EligibilityCandidates may be organizations, international or national non-governmental organizations (NGOs), institutions or local, national and regional communities who are working to enhance the performance and effectiveness of teachers.ApplicationApplications should be postmarked or sent by email to the Secretariat of the Prize by 31 October 2013 (midnight, Paris time). Letters of nomination AVAILABLE HERE (in English or French only) should be sent to the Secretariat by post or email to [email protected] for Teacher Development and Education PoliciesDivision for Teacher Development and Higher EducationATTN: UNESCO-Hamdan Prize7 place de FontenoyF-75352 Paris 07 SPFranceApplications may be submitted in two ways:A candidate shall ask a nominating body to send its application to UNESCO;A nominating body may initiate the process of nominating a candidate and send the application to UNESCOA nominating body may be Multinationals and Bilateral Organizations, Ministries of Education (or other relevant Ministries), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), organizations or institutions directly involved in, or aware of, outstanding practices concerning teachers. It is the nominating body who sends the applications to UNESCO.Applications received before the deadline are reviewed by the Screening panel, who will eliminate non-eligible candidates and transmit them to the International Jury for the Prize. The International Jury meets in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to select the Prize winners. Prizes are awarded to winners during an official ceremony organized at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day (October 2014).For further details, consult the guidelines HERE and the official website HERE. UNESCO Hamdan Prize for Effective Teachers +1 PhD Research on Migration & Population in Switzerland → D-Prize Challengescenter_img LinkedIn 0 Similar Stories Share 0 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education Reddit ← UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists Programme, Seoul Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. last_img read more