Winners 2011-2012

Rato Bangala Foundation - Nepal

Rato Bangala Foundation is a not-profit Non-Government Organization (NGO), legally established in 2002. It is a registered NGO based in Nepal and affiliated with Social Welfare Council, Nepal. Working towards ensuring children's right to quality school education is the core objective of this organization. Since its inception in 2002, RBF has effectively worked as a training institution providing different types of training programmes to primary and some secondary school teachers. Working closely with the Bank Street College of Education in New York, and Kathmandu University in Nepal, the Foundation runs a tripartite academic Primary Teacher Training Programme. More About the Prize

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Schools Enrichment Centre – South Africa

AIMSSEC is the Schools Enrichment Centre of AIMS and was established in 2003. The objectives of the AIMSSEC programme are: the extension of educational opportunities for disadvantaged communities in South Africa, the introduction of new skills to the teaching of mathematics and the raising of standards. It promotes the Mathematical Thinking Course as the first step in the training of Mathematics Subject Leaders. To date, AIMSSEC has run this course fifteen times for a total of 800 teachers from all over South Africa. More about the Prize

Banco del Libro – Venezuela

Banco del Libro is a non-profit institution devoted to the promotion of reading and children's literature in Venezuela and Latin America. Their mission is to satisfy the demands of different social groups and their needs by offering effective programs to promote reading. Created in 1960 as an exchange center for used textbooks (hence the name "Banco del Libro", which means "Book Bank"), the instituion's programs and services branched out organizing school and public libraries, creating a library network, and developing an evaluation program to select and recommend children's books . More about the Prize

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