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QATAR - World Innovation Summit for Education Awards

QATAR FOUNDATION invites applications for the "WORLD INNOVATION SUMMIT FOR EDUCATION AWARDS 2010". These awards will recognise and celebrate education projects and activities that have, over a period of time, demonstrated real and positive impact within the theme of Transforming Education: Investment, Innovation and Inclusion.


This theme is intended to encourage the submission of proposals that have had a significant impact on transforming education through sustainable investment strategy, innovative processes and technologies and effective policies and practices promoting inclusion and diversity.

QATAR FOUNDATION intends to award six concrete achievements under this single theme of Transforming Education: Investment, Innovation and Inclusion. The six prizes, each worth 20,000 US dollars, will reward concrete action-oriented educational initiatives that have had a transformative impact on societies.

ELIGIBILITY
  1. Eligible applicants are individuals or teams of individuals working in all sectors of education, all  types of organisation and from any part of the world that can be considered to have made outstanding educational achievements.
  2. For the present article, we understand by: (i) "All sectors of education": individuals or teams of individuals working in any sector of  education, including, pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary, vocational training, further and higher education, special needs education, education for people with disabilities, informal learning, distancebased, non-formal and lifelong learning. (ii) "All types of organisation": individuals or teams of individuals working in a wide range of organisations operating in any education sector, including colleges, universities, academic networks, schools consortia, civil society and community organisations, governments, international agencies and private sector companies working in the field of education. (iii) “Any part of the world”: people in all parts of the world.
  3. Previous recipients of 2009 WISE Awards are not eligible to apply. Likewise, other people involved in the projects and/or activities recognised by the 2009 WISE Awards are not eligible to apply for the same project or activity.
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