UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development

Type of project: Projects which improve teaching and learning quality to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 4 on education.  Projects must aim at improving the performance and effectiveness of teachers worldwide. Nominations must focus on an established, ongoing project or programme which has been running for at least three years. The project submitted by candidates shall have made a significant contribution to enhancing teaching and learning, in line with UNESCO’s principles and objectives in this field: by demonstrating innovation aimed at promoting the quality and effectiveness of teaching; by producing teaching materials or other special aids designed for the development of innovative teaching and learning; by mobilizing initiatives and/or means likely to contribute to enhancing the quality and effectiveness of teaching;
by strengthening coordination and research that inform and enhance teacher quality and effectiveness.

Location: Worldwide

Eligibility: Governments of UNESCO Member States via their National Commissions to UNESCO and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO can make up to 5 nominations. Institutions or organizations; international or national governmental or non-governmental organizations; educational or research institutions active in the field of teaching and learning may be nominated.

Prize:  US $300,000 divided between three winners 

Closing date: 31 October

Apply: https://www.unesco.org/en/prizes/teacher-development