The third edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations.

The prize is awarded every two years and it recognizes initiatives that contribute to improving educational practices around the world, with priority given to developing countries and to marginalized and disadvantaged communities.

The Prize of $270 000 will be divided between three winners.

Candidates should be organizations, international or national non-governmental organizations (NGOs), institutions or local, national and regional communities who are working to enhance the performance and effectiveness of teachers.

Deadline for nomination is October 31, 2013

Letters of nomination (in English or French only) should be sent to the Secretariat by post or email.

Email: [email protected]

UNESCO
Section for Teacher Development and Education Policies
Division for Teacher Development and Higher Education\
ATTN: UNESCO-Hamdan Prize
7 place de Fontenoy
F-75352 Paris 07 SP
France

To submit a nomination, please download the guide (PDF) and the form for the letter of nomination (.DOC).

Further information about the Prize can be found at: www.unesco.org/new/hamdan-prize and http://www.hamdanunesco.ae/