Call for nominations for the 2021-2022 edition of the UNESCO Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development

UNESCO is inviting nominations for the next edition of the Hamdan Prize for
Teacher Development.

 Following the educational catastrophe that the world experienced in 2020, which
prevented up to 1.5 billion learners from attending class, and in light of the
pandemic’s ongoing effects, the 2021-2022 edition of this Prize is crucially
important in supporting progress in the teaching field. 

Funded by the Hamdan Bin Rashid AI Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished
Academic Performance of the United Arab Emirates, the Prize was created in 2008
and will be awarded for the seventh time next year. The three laureates of the
2021-2022 edition will receive an award of US $100,000 each. 

The Prize aims to improve teaching practices worldwide, especially in developing
countries and marginalized and disadvantaged communities. It rewards candidates
that have made an outstanding contribution to enhancing the quality of teaching
and learning. 

Candidates nominated for the Prize may be institutions, organizations and
educational or research institutes. 

It is requested to forward the nomination to INCCU not later than 15th
October 2021
for their consideration and examination. So that the selected
nomination may be forwarded to UNESCO before 31st October 2021 (last date
fixed by UNESCO).

 Nominated candidates can access the online application form through this link: 

Applications for the Prize will be examined by a Jury of distinguished international
professionals with expertise and experience of teacher-related issues and
representing all of UNESCO’s geographical regions. 

The Secretariat of the Prize ( also remains at your
disposal for any additional information.

The 2021-2022 call for nominations is open until 31 October 2021 Learn more on the selection process and read the application guide

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