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Wenhui award for Education!- 19-Jan-2023

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The Wenhui award is provided for outstanding efforts and achievements in educational innovation in the Asia-Pacific region


The Wenhui Award was jointly created by the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) and the National Commission of the Peoples Republic of China for UNESCO in 2010, to recognize and reward individuals or institutions that have made outstanding contributions to educational innovation in the Asia-Pacific region

The coronavirus has disrupted education all over the world, with more than 1.6 billion learners affected by school closures. The Asia-Pacific is one of the most hit regions. Approximately 1.2 billion students across the region have in total lost about 1.1 trillion hours of in-person learning as a result of school closures during COVID-19 outbreaks.

In this context, the award shall be conferred on two individuals or institutions in the Asia-Pacific region for their outstanding efforts and achievements in educational innovation.

Salient features of the award:

The two winners will each receive a Certificate of Excellence and a prize of USD20,000. Apart from the winners, Honourable Mention will be granted to individuals or institutions that have demonstrated commendable innovative educational practices.

Since the inception of the Wenhui Award, there have been 22 Winners and 34 Honourable Mentions from 19 different countries.

Eligibility criteria: 

Be individuals or institutions from UNESCO Member States in the Asia-Pacific region;

Have initiated, developed and implemented innovative practices that are in line with the latest developments in education in the 21st century and that help to improve access, equity and quality of education in the Asia-Pacific region;

Have proved that their innovations have exerted positive impacts on education opportunities and quality in the Asia-Pacific region;

Be persistently dedicated to popularization of education, enhancement of education quality, and promotion of lifelong learning.

Last date to apply: January 27

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