UNESCO Confucius Prize on Literacy

The UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize was created in 1989 through the generosity of the Government of the Republic of Korea. The Prize is awarded annually on International Literacy Day (8 September) to promote excellence and innovation for a literate world.

UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize

The Prize is awarded annually on International Literacy Day (8 September) to promote excellence and innovation for a literate world. The UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize, created in 1989 through the generosity of the Government of the Republic of Korea, is attributed to two laureates who receive a sum of US$20,000, a silver medal and a certificate.

UNESCO Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al Sabah Prize for the Promotion of Quality Education for the Mentally Disabled

Awarded every two years, this US$20,000 prize rewards two persons or institutions – one from the Arab States Region and another from a different part of the world - for their contribution to the education of the mentally disabled.

UNESCO Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the effectiveness of Teachers

This prize was created in 2009 and funded by his Highness Cheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum. The value of the prize is US $270,000, divided between three winners and is awarded every two years to candidates from around the world who have shown outstanding achievement in enhancing the performance and effectiveness of teachers in developing countries or within marginalized or disadvantaged communities.

UNESCO King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Prize for the Use if ICTs in Education

This annual Prize is placed under the patronage of King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The prize (a diploma and US$50,000 divided between two laureates) aims to reward projects and activities of individuals, institutions, other entities or non-governmental organizations for excellent models, best practice, and creative use of ICTs to enhance learning, teaching and overall educational performance.

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