UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa ICT in Education Prize
The applications and nominations for the 2018 UNESCO-King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa ICT in Education Prize are open. The Prize recognizes innovative approaches in leveraging new technologies to expand educational opportunities by enabling access to quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all, in line with the Education 2030 agenda and Sustainable Development Goal 4.
The Prize was funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005. It rewards individuals and organizations that are carrying out outstanding projects to improve teaching and learning in the digital age.
This year’s theme is ‘‘the use of innovative Information and Communication Technologies to ensure education for vulnerable groups”. Special attention will be given to projects that use integrated ICT solutions that blend commonly used technology with frontier ICT applications relating to Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, machine learning, robotics, big data, etc.
An international Jury selects two best projects annually. Each prizewinner receives a diploma, USD 25,000 and acknowledgement during a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
The application and nomination process takes place via an online platform. New users, please register here.
Please note that all online applications should be supported by a National Commission for UNESCO or an NGO in official partnership with UNESCO.
More details about how to submit an application can be found here.
The submission deadline is 31 October 2018.
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