UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize, established in 2005 and funded by
the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Prize rewards projects that
use new technologies to enhance teaching, learning and overall education
performance in line with the 2030 Agenda for
Sustainable Development and its Goal 4 on education. Keeping in with Sustainable Development Goal 4
on education, UNESCO with its partners is aiming to explore the effective and
ethical use of AI applications to reduce barriers to access education and
optimize learning processes with a view to improve learning outcomes.
The theme of 2019 Prize is The use of
Artificial Intelligence (AI) to innovate education, learning and teaching.
Each prize-winner will receive
a diploma, USD25,000 and acknowledgement during a ceremony to be held at the
UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
Who can apply?
Individuals, institutions or
non-governmental organizations that have made outstanding innovation and
significant contributions through projects to support and/or promote the
creative use of ICT to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups.
Duration of projects/activities must be of at least one year to permit an assessment of
Innovation and openness of content and tool;
Evidence of sustainability for mid- to long-term
The project/activity should be a first time
nomination for a Prize of this kind.
How to apply?
Kindly send your
application with the necessary supporting documents to the Ghana National
Commission for UNESCO before close of day Wednesday, 30th October, 2019 via