UNESCO calls for innovative use of ICTs for disadvantaged groups

10 August 2016
UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education  ITU/R.Farrell

UNESCO is calling for candidatures for the 2016 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Education. Latest submission date is 30 September 2016. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain, the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize was established in 2005 to recognize innovations in teaching and learning that leverage technology to improve educational outcomes.

The theme for the 2016 Prize Edition is the use of ICTs in education for disadvantaged groups, internally displaced persons, including: refugees; socioeconomically disadvantaged learners; people with disabilities; cultural, ethnic and religious minorities; and vulnerable women and girls

National Commissions of the Member States of UNESCO and International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) maintaining official relations with UNESCO are invited to solicit, nominate and submit candidatures for the Prize. Self-nominations without an endorsement letter from a National Commission or an International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in official partnership with UNESCO cannot be considered.

Two prizewinners shall be designated by UNESCO's Director-General on the basis of the recommendations of an international jury. Each winner will receive a monetary award (USD 25,000) and a diploma.

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UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize

ICT in Education

Contact: ictprize(at)unesco.org

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