UNESCO Hamdan Prize for the effectiveness of teachers (2019 – 2020)


  • The UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Prize recognizes outstanding practice and performance in enhancing the effectiveness of teachers
  • Applicants must request to be nominated or have a nominating organization put forward a candidate interdependently; there can be no self-nominations
  • Deadline for nominations is 15 February 2020
  • For more details visit the website or click hear for the application guide


The sixth 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 US $300 000 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.

The Prize will be awarded for the sixth time at a ceremony that will take place during World Teachers’ Day celebrations at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 5 October 2020.

  • Applications are to be emailed to: [email protected], with the mention in the subject “UNESCO-Hamdan Prize application”.
  • The deadline for submitting nominations has been extended to 15 February 2020 (midnight, Paris time)
  • To submit a nomination, please download the guide, the application form and the nomination form.
  • Download the Statutes of UNESCO-Hamdan Prize.

The Secretariat of the Prize stands ready to provide you with any additional information that you may require:
– tel.: +33 1 45 68 23 22
– fax: + 33 1 45 68 56 26
– e-mail: [email protected]


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