WISE Awards 2019 – Submissions Now Open for Impactful Education Projects


The 2019 WISE Awards will identify, celebrate, and promote six innovative projects for their positive contribution to education and society. The Awards highlight initiatives found to be most creative and effective in finding solutions to education challenges at any level and in all environments. In bringing forward these models, WISE is helping build a network of recognized change-makers to inspire transformation and innovation in education.

Representatives of projects are invited to submit applications to demonstrate the nature and reach of their activities. Nominations of projects are also invited. Past winning projects have addressed a wide range of concerns and pursuits, including access to quality education, life-long learning opportunities, early childhood education, employment, civic education and education in emergency contexts.

To date, the WISE Awards have recognized 60 projects for their innovative, transformative impact. Explore the growing network of WISE Awards winning projects and learn more about these outstanding initiatives.

Enter your project in the competition for the chance to be recognized as a leader in education.

All applications and nominations should be completed on the official form in English. Eligible applications and nominations will be evaluated by a Pre-jury according to the guidelines. Twelve Finalists will be selected by Qatar Foundation; a Jury will make the final selection of six winning projects.

  • Complete the application/nomination form in English as clearly as possible
  • Be precise in your responses; provide evidence and concrete examples
  • Numbers and data should be up-to-date and supported by verifiable evidence
  • In case of an application form, include contact details of two valid supporters
  • Provide real-life examples of beneficiaries when applicable

https://www.wise-qatar.org/sites/default/files/asset/document/2019_wise_awards_guidelines_.pdf

https://programs.wise.org.qa/

https://www.wise-qatar.org/sites/default/files/asset/document/2019_wise_awards_brochure_6_nov.pdf

 

Deadline: January 15, 2019

Contact us at awards@wise.org.qa if you have any questions.

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About the WISE Awards: 

Since 2009, WISE has received over 3,200 applications from more than 150 countries. To date, 60 projects from a wide variety of sectors and locations have won the WISE Awards for their innovation, positive contribution and potential for scalability and adaptability. These projects represent a growing resource of expertise and sound education practice.

About the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE): 

The World Innovation Summit for Education was established by Qatar Foundation in 2009 under the leadership of its Chairperson, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. WISE is an international, multi-sectoral platform for creative, evidence-based thinking, debate, and purposeful action in education. Through the biennial summit, collaborative research and a range of on-going programs, WISE is a global reference in new approaches to education.

The next WISE event will be WISE@Paris, a regional gathering in France, on February 20-21, 2019, under the theme "Education Futures: Fostering Learning Societies."