2013 WISE Awards: The Most Innovative Projects in Education Are Invited to Apply
The 2013 WISE awards recognize six innovative educational projects for their positive contribution to a community or society.
February 14, 2013 by Sébastien Turbot|

Submissions accepted until March 31

Solar-powered floating schools in Bangladesh, Creative Partnerships in the UK, the Self-Sufficient School in Paraguay or the Widows Alliance Network (WANE) in Ghana are examples of cutting-edge projects honored by the annual Awards of the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE).

Established in 2009 by the Qatar FoundationWISE Awards recognize innovative programs from around the world for their tangible impact on education and society.

The winning projects reflect the WISE Initiative’s core belief that innovation must take place in three priority areas: Learning for All, Learning for Life and Learning Anytime Anywhere.

The 2013 WISE Awards will celebrate six innovative educational projects for their positive contribution within a community or society. WISE seeks to share best practices and inspire others to spark change in education. The WISE Awards, thus, highlight today’s most innovative solutions and approaches that are addressing educational challenges confronting the world at large.

Projects from any region, educational sector or level are encouraged to submit applications which demonstrate the quality and impact of their activities in accordance with the criteria.

Whether you are involved in a project that provides access to quality education, creates new opportunities for lifelong learning or develops innovative educational technologies, WISE invites you to apply for the 2013 WISE Awards.

Apply for the 2013 WISE Awards Now

Applicants are requested to submit their projects on the WISE Awards website by March 31, 2013 (by 23.59 GMT). Check here for application criteria and requirements

A shortlist of 12 finalists will be announced in June, after which a jury of international education experts will choose six winning projects. Selected in September, they will be showcased at the 2013 WISE Summit in Doha, taking place October 29-31, 2013. The WISE Awards winning projects will each receive $ 20,000 and benefit from global visibility via the WISE network: a community of more than 9,000 international experts and specialists from 152countries

WISE Awards celebrate pioneering projects that are making a difference in the world through education – so apply today if you’re part of such a project or help spread the word by sharing this post with a deserving candidate!

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