DOHA, Qatar, Nov. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - The submission period for applications and nominations for the 2016 WISE Awards is now open until 13.00 GMT, 15th January 2016. Representatives of projects are invited to submit applications to demonstrate the nature and reach of their activities.
Introduced by WISE in 2009, the annual WISE Awards identify, celebrate, and promote innovative projects for their positive contribution to education and society. The Awards highlight initiatives found to be most creative and effective in finding solutions to education challenges at any level and in all environments. In bringing forward these models, WISE is helping build a network of recognised change-makers to inspire change in education. To date, the WISE Awards have recognised 42 projects for their innovative, transformative impact.
Past winning projects have addressed a wide range of concerns and pursuits, including access to quality education, life-long learning opportunities, and the use of technology.
Applications and nominations for the 2016 WISE Awards can be submitted online on the WISE website page: http://www.wise-qatar.org/wise-awards-2016
About the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE):
Qatar Foundation, under the leadership of its Chairperson, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser launched the World Innovation Summit for Education in 2009. WISE is an international, multi-sectoral platform for creative thinking, debate and purposeful action. WISE has established itself as a global reference in new approaches to education. As a testament to QF's commitment to a knowledge economy, WISE is promoting a range of on-going programs toward building the future of education through collaboration. The WISE 2015 Summit took place 3-5 November, in Doha.