The WISE Awards

2016 WISE Awards

2016 WISE Awards

Fifteen projects from 13 countries have been shortlisted for their innovative solutions to education challenges and their positive social impact. The 15 finalists join the WISE Awards community of projects that are supporting cutting-edge practices and encouraging new collaboration around the world. The WISE Awards selection process now enters its final phase in which the WISE Awards Jury selects the six winning projects.


Meet the Finalists



1KG Box

Education for Growth and Value Creation in Lebanon

From Puppets to Empowerment

Geekie: Personalized Learning for All

Glowork

Ideas Box
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Little Ripples: Culturally Inspired Pre-School

Partners for Possibility

Smart Robot Coding School

Sonidos de la Tierra

Sports for Sharing

Tara Akshar Literacy Program

Youth for Technology Foundation Academy
 

The Selection Process

Submission period November 5, 2015 – January 15, 2016
Pre-Jury evaluation February - March
Announcement of Finalists May
Jury evaluation August
Announcement of winning projects September

Jury



Dr. Marwan Awartani,
President,
Palestine Technical University, Palestine

Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Horr,
CEO,
Qatar Finance and Business Academy,
Qatar

Prof. Mariam Al Maadeed,
Vice President for Research & Graduate Studies,
Qatar University,
Qatar

Ms Aicha Bah Diallo,
Chair,
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE);
former Minister for Education, Guinea

Dr. Nick Burnett,
Director,
Results for Development,
U.S.A

Ms Claudia Costin,
Senior Director,
The World Bank Group,
Brazil

Prof. Yin Cheong Cheng,
Vice President (R&D) and Chair Professor of Leadership and
Change,
Hong Kong Institute of Education,
China

Dr. Stefanos Gialamas,
President,
American Community School of Athens,
Greece
 

Ms Lucy Lake,
CEO,
CAMFED International,
United Kingdom

Ms Sally Osberg,
President and CEO,
Skoll Foundation,
USA

Mr. Stavros N. Yiannouka,
Chief Executive Officer,
WISE, Qatar Foundation,
Cyprus
 

Pre-Jury