The WISE Awards

2009 WISE Awards Finalists

Theme 1: Pluralism

- Project: United Nations mandated University for Peace (UPEACE)
Country: Costa Rica
Organization: United Nations mandated University for Peace (UPEACE)

Project: Pathways to Education
Country: Canada
Organization: Pathways to Education Canada

Project: Walks along the Masar Ibrahim Alkhalil (Abraham Path)
Country: Jordan
Organization: Ideal for Developing Cultural and Tourism Routes

- Project: Books & Beyond
Country: USA
Organization: Books & Beyond

- Project: Using ICT Solution to Empower Visually Impaired Learners
Country: Kenya
Organization: Kenyatta University

- Project: Leadership for Life Development Learning Community
Country: Indonesia
Organization: Life Development Institute

- Project: Primary School at Wahat al-Salam/Neve Shalom
Country: Israel
Organization: Primary School at Wahat al-Salam/Neve Shalom

- Project: SHAWCO Education Project
Country: South Africa
Organization: SHAWCO (Students Health and Welfare Centres Organisation)

- Project: Vocational Education Today: for the Future of Turkey’s Young
Country: Turkey
Organization: KOC Group

- Project: Girls Only Technology Club
Country: Belgium
Organization: Technopolis ®, The Flemish Science Center

- Project: Happy Chandara School
Country: France
Organization: Toutes à l’école (TAE)

- Project: Flat Classroom Projects and Conference 
Country: Australia
Organization:  Flat Classroom Projects

- Project: Project Nanhi Kali
Country: India
Organization: K.C. Mahindra Education Trust & Naandi Foundation

- Project: Bangladesh Global Connections and Exchange Project
Country: Bangladesh
Organization: Relief International Schools Online 

- Project: Escuela Nueva
Country: Colombia
Organization: Fundación Escuela Nueva Volvamos a la Gente

- Project: Gateway to the Future
Country: USA
Organization: Fairleigh Dickinson University

Theme 2: Sustainability

- Project: Jinnah Mission High School
County: France
Organization: Jinnah Mission High School

- Project: JISC infoNet
Country: United Kingdom
Organization: JISC infoNet

- Project: Wheelock College’s Center for International Education, Leadership and Innovation
Country: USA
Organization: Wheelock College’s Center for International Education, Leadership and Innovation

- Project: Financially Sufficient School
Country: Paraguay
Organization: Fundación Paraguaya

- Project: The College of Sustainability
Country: Canada
Organization: Dalhousie University 

- Project: Widows Alliance Network (WANE) for Sustainable Economic Development
Country: Ghana
Organization: Mama Zimbi Foundation (MZF)

- Project: Combating corruption through education: anti corruption university course
Country: Palestine
Organization: Coalition for Integrity and Accountability – AMAN

- Project: German implementation of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development through a multistakeholder partnership approach 
Country: Germany
Organization: German Commission for UNESCO

- Project: Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul
Country: USA
Organization: Fielding Nair International

- Project: Achieving Youth Potential through Education and Employment in the Middle East and North Africa
Country: Spain
Organization: Education For Employment Foundation
- Project: Solar Didactic panel for the teaching of Physics
Country: Burkina Faso
Organization: University of Koudougou

- Project: The promotion of Open Educational Resources in the Mainstream Educational System of the University of Mauritius
Country: Mauritius
Organization: VCILT University of Mauritius
- Project: Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Penang on Education for Sustainable Development
Country: Malaysia
Organization: Universiti Sains Malaysia

- Project: Halt to the Degradation of Biodiversity in Cameroon
Country: Cameroon
Organization: ENVIRO-PROTECT (International Organisation for the protection of the Environment in Central Africa)

- Project: The Implementation of the National Professional Standards for Teachers and School Leaders
Country: Qatar
Organization: The Education Institute, The Supreme Education Council of the State of Qatar

- Project: Introduction to Arboriculture - Interactive CD Training Set
Country: USA
Organization: International Society of Arboriculture

Theme 3: Innovation

- Project: Telemedicine Network in Africa
Country: Mali
Organization: RAFT – Network, Geneva University Hospitals

- Project: The Xerte Project: Xerte Online Toolkits
Country: United Kingdom
Organization: The University of Nottingham

- Project: BAIRRO-ESCOLA (Neighbourhood as the school)
Country: Brazil
Organization: Associação Cidade Escola Aprendiz

- Project: Mobile and Immersive Learning for Literacy in Emerging Economies (MILLEE)
Country: USA
Organization: Carnegie Mellon University 

- Project: Curriki
Country: USA
Organization: Curriki

- Project: The Total Learning Initiative
Country: USA
Organization: Arts Education IDEAS

- Project: VAVAN Information Communication Technology Agricultural Sustainable Project (VICTASUP)
Country: Cameroon
Organization: Practical Association (PRACASS)

- Project: The Hole In The Wall: Self Organised Learning and Mediation Environments
Country: United Kingdom
Organization: Newcastle University 

- Project: Distance Learning in the Amazon Forest
Country: Brazil
Organization: Hughes Brazil

- Project: Teachers TV
Country: United Kingdom
Organization: Teachers TV

- Project: Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)
Country: India
Organization: Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)

- Project: Student News Action Network, Washington International School
Country: USA
Organization: Washington International School 

- Project: The Connect Program
Country: USA
Organization: Soliya

- Project: Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning in Large Classes (Large-class POGIL)
Country: USA
Organization: College of Charleston & University of Washington

- Project: MultiLearn
Country: USA
Organization: University of Washington
- Project: Bridges to the Future Initiative, India and South Africa, International Literacy Institute
Country: USA
Organization: University of Pennsylvania