Call for applications 2018 UNESCO-King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa ICT in Education Prize

UNESCO is pleased to invite you to submit applications and nominations for the 2018 UNESCO-King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa ICT in Education Prize.

Created in 2005, the Prize rewards individuals and organizations who are promoting innovations in leveraging ICT for achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 on education.

This year’s theme is: ‘‘The use of innovative Information and Communication Technologies to ensure education for vulnerable groups”. The winning projects should particularly focus on out-of-school children, non-literate or under-skilled youth or adults suffering from various barriers, personal disabilities, gender inequalities or crisis-affected situations. Special attention will be given to projects that use integrated ICT solutions that blend commonly used technology with frontier ICT applications relating to Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, machine learning, robotics, big data, etc.

The application and nomination process takes place via an online platform (for new users, please register here).

Please note, that all online applications should be supported by a National Commission for UNESCO or an NGO in official partnership with UNESCO.

More details about how to submit an application can be found here. The submission deadline is 31 October 2018.

We look forward to receiving your applications!

The UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Team

UNESCO 2018 International Literacy Prizes

UNESCO is pleased to invite applications and nominations for the 2018 International Literacy Prizes. Each year the UNESCO Prizes are organized around a specific theme. This year’s theme is: Literacy and Skills Development.
Details about how to submit an application can be found here. The submission deadline is 17 June 2018

Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy. Over 485 projects have been recognized. Laureates include governments, NGOs and individuals from around the world. The Prizes confer both international recognition and a monetary award.
Should you have any questions about the Prizes or submitting an application, please contact: literacyprizes@unesco.org.

With best regards,
The UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Team