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WISE Awards 2019 - Submissions now open for impactful education projects


The World Innovation Summit for Education has announced that the submission period for the 2018 WISE Awards is now open.

Applications and nominations for the 2019 WISE Awards can be submitted from today until 13.00 GMT, January 15, 2019.



About the WISE Awards

Each year, the WISE Awards recognize innovative and impactful initiatives addressing today’s most urgent education challenges. Past WISE Awards projects have tackled diverse issues in education, including access and inclusion, design and ecosystems, digital and multimedia, society and workforce, youth employment and more. Since 2009, WISE has received over 3,200 applications from more than 150 countries. To date, 60 projects from a wide variety of sectors and locations have won the WISE Awards for their innovation, positive contribution and potential for scalability and adaptability. These projects represent a growing resource of expertise and sound education practice.

Year by year, WISE is building a community of education innovators which offers a fertile environment for groundbreaking collaboration. Today, the WISE Awards network comprises pioneering projects that are helping bring real change to societies and communities.

The six winning projects for 2019 WISE Awards, along with the runners-up, The finalists and winners gain global visibility and opportunities to collaborate through various platforms, including the global Summit and WISE events across the world, WISE communications and publications.


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