La Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, initiatrice du premier Sommet mondial de l'innovation dans l'Education (WISE - World Innovation Summit for Education), véritable observatoire des enjeux et des impacts du 21e siècle sur l'Education, annonce aujourd'hui le lancement d'un des moments les plus forts du sommet WISE, qui se déroulera en novembre prochain à Doha au Qatar, les WISE AWARDS 2009 - Innovative Education Practice Awards (Trophées des réalisations innovantes dans l'éducation).
WISE AwardsQatar Foundation invites applications for the WISE Awards 2009 to support outstanding practice and achievements within the themes of Pluralism, Sustainability and Innovation in education.
WISE differentiates itself from all other education-related initiatives through its action-oriented Awards, to reward concrete achievements and to sponsor innovative education-related projects that foster cross-educational collaboration.
For this inaugural year, the WISE Awards nominations will generate six prizes to projects aligned with the Forum’s three main themes: Pluralism, Sustainability and Innovation, two prizes being awarded for each of these three themes.
Each of the six laureates will receive a WISE Prize Award of $20,000 at the Gala Dinner on November 17th, 2009. Laureates will also be given the opportunity to showcase their projects during the WISE Forum.
The WISE Awards application process is open to individuals or teams of individuals from across the world and in all education sectors, to be supported by a letter of endorsement from senior management of their organisation.
Laureates will be selected by a Pre-Jury then by an International Jury consisting of 10 of the world’s leading experts in pluralism, sustainability and innovation in education, drawn from public institutions, civil society, the private sector, international organisations, universities and social entrepreneurs.
Selection of the Laureates will be done in consideration of objective criteria provided in the regulations of the call for nominations for the WISE Awards 2009.
Applications should be submitted on the official application form downloadable from the website with a closing date of 15th July 2009. No late applications will be considered. 45 Finalists will be announced by 31st August 2009.
The language of submission for WISE Awards 2009 is English.
To submit, follow the instructions here