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UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development - call for nominations 2021-2022

When: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 00:00 - Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 23:59


The seventh edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development has opened the call for nominations.

Funded by the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance, the prize is awarded every two years and recognizes innovative practices that contribute to enhancing the quality of teaching and learning around the world, with priority given to developing countries and to marginalized and disadvantaged communities.

The Prize of US $300,000 will be divided between three winners.

Candidates should be institutions, organizations and educational or research institutes which are working to enhance the performance and effectiveness of teachers.

Applications are to be submitted in English or French by 15 February 2022 t midnight (Paris time, GMT+1) via a dedicated online platform.  For more information on the nomination and application process, download the application guide and visit the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development website.

Download the Statutes of UNESCO-Hamdan Prize.

Enquiries regarding the selection process should be addressed to the Prize Secretariat, phone: +33 1 45 68 23 22, e-mail:

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