The fourth edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations.
The prize is awarded every two years and it recognizes initiatives that contribute to improving educational practices around the world, with priority given to developing countries and to marginalized and disadvantaged communities.
The Prize of $300 000 will be divided between three winners.
Candidates may be individuals representing institutions or organizations; international or national governmental or non-governmental organizations (NGOs); educational or research institutions and local/national/regional communities.
Deadline for nomination is October 31, 2015
To submit a nomination, you can download the guide and the application and nomination forms.
Former winners include Oxfam, Education International (Belgium), SOS Villages d’Enfants (Madagascar) or ProEd Foundation (Panama), among others.
For more information, please visit the Prize official website here.