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Deadline: December 20, 2020 00:00 (CET)| Apply here
Eligibility: Ongoing/existing education projects run by any type of organization such as colleges, universities, academic networks, schools consortia, civil society and community organizations, governments, international agencies and private-sector companies working in the field of education are invited to apply or nominate.

WISE Awards 2021

Each year, the WISE Awards recognize and promote six successful and innovative projects that are addressing global educational challenges.

Since 2009, WISE has received more than 3,000 applications from over 150 countries

Today, 72 projects have been awarded, from a wide variety of sectors and locations for their innovation, positive contribution and ability to adapt and scale. These projects represent a growing resource of expertise and sound educational practice.

Every year WISE is building a community of educational innovators that offers a fertile environment for groundbreaking collaborations

Today the WISE Awards network comprises pioneering projects that are bringing positive change to societies and communities.

Winning projects are supported by WISE through different channels:

  • Money Prize: Each WISE Awards winning project will receive US$20,000.
  • WISE Communications: Projects recognized by WISE are featured on the website, showcased and shared with the WISE community via social media.
  • Multimedia productions: Special documentaries and videos are produced to showcase the work of the winning projects.
  • WISE Books: Several WISE Awards finalists and winning projects have been featured in WISE Books which explore current challenges and solutions facing 21st-century education.
  • The Global Summit and WISE@: Representatives from Award winning projects are also given the opportunity to present and discuss their work at dedicated sessions during the global biennial summit in Doha, Qatar or WISE regional summits, WISE@. In addition, projects are offered an opportunity to participate in global events organized in collaboration with WISE.
  • Support to other WISE programs: Representative of former winning projects have been involved in other WISE projects, either through mentorship, participation in the selection processes, and fellowship programs.

Interested in applying for the WISE Awards 2021? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.


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