WISE Awards 2019 – Submissions now open for impactful education projects

Submissions for the awards, which celebrate the best in innovation and edtech, must be received by the 15th January

The World Innovation Summit for Education has opened the submission period for the 2019 WISE Awards.

Each year, the WISE Awards recognize innovative and impactful initiatives addressing today’s most urgent education challenges, including in edtech. Past WISE Awards projects have tackled diverse issues in education, including access and inclusion, design and ecosystems, digital and multimedia, society and workforce, youth employment and more.

Submissions are judged according to strict criteria. They must show innovation, have a clear development plan, be financially stable, scalable and replicable. They must also demonstrate a transformative impact on individuals, communities and society.

The WISE Awards recognize impactful initiatives addressing today’s most urgent education challenges.

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During the course of 2019, a panel of independent judges will select 12 WISE Awards finalist projects. An independent evaluator will conduct an on-sight due diligence for the 12 finalists, and the 6 winning projects are then selected from this pool by a panel of judges.

The finalists and winners gain global visibility and opportunities to collaborate through various platforms, including the global Summit and WISE events across the world, WISE communications and publications. They also receive $20,000 (US).

Applications and nominations for the 2019 WISE Awards can be submitted online at: https://programs.wise.org.qa/ (submission deadline: 13.00 GMT, January 15, 2019.

Visit the WISE Awards webpage: https://www.wise-qatar.org/wise-awards.

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