The UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers was created in 2008 to support the improvement of teaching and learning quality in achieving the Education for All goals, which is one of UNESCO’s priorities.
The sixth edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations.
The prize is awarded every two years and it recognizes initiatives that contribute to improving educational practices around the world, with priority given to developing countries and to marginalized and disadvantaged communities.
The Prize of US $300 000 will be divided between three winners.
Governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) maintaining official partnerships with UNESCO.
Candidates may be individuals representing institutions or organizations; international or national governmental or non-governmental organizations (NGOs); educational or research institutions and local/national/regional communities.
Applications are not opened to individuals
Applications are to be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail), with the mention in the subject “UNESCO-Hamdan Prize application”.
The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2019-2020 Prize is 31 October 2019 (midnight, Paris time).
For any other questions regarding the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize or the submission process, please contact the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO Secretariat.