The six winning projects promote innovation in the areas of numeracy skills assessment, ICT development, EdTech, inclusiveness, early childhood development and environmental education.
Doha, Qatar, September 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Six groundbreaking projects addressing global education challenges have been recognized by WISE for their positive contribution to education and society. The WISE Awards aim to highlight projects that have demonstrated impact on their communities and have the potential to set international standards and best practices around the world.
The winners of the WISE Awards 2023, hailing from Republic of Moldova, KenyaTHE UNITED STATES, ColombiaAnd Indiaare models of excellence that serve as inspiration for innovation and creative action in favor of education.
Stavros N. Yiannouka, CEO of WISE, commented: “In a world where education is the cornerstone of progress, the WISE Awards celebrate not only innovation but also the spirit of unity, resilience and determination . Each winner this year exemplifies the power of transformation”
The winners of this year’s WISE Awards are:
Tekwill in every school by ATIC (Republic of Moldova):
A national program ensuring 60% of Moldova high schools with a free online digital program enabling students and teachers to learn future-proof skills focused on the needs of the IT sector.
PAL Network International Common Numeracy Assessment (ICAN) (Kenya):
A common numeracy assessment tool designed to address fundamental learning challenges in the Global South.
NaTakallam: another type of language learning by NaTakallam (UNITED STATES):
Address the challenges faced by displaced populations by partnering with K-12 schools and universities to improve language learning.
Ahlan Simsim by IRC in partnership with Sesame Workshop (UNITED STATES, Jordan):
A transformational early childhood development initiative that reaches young children and their caregivers with playful learning opportunities integrated with educational media.
Nature-Based Education Networks by OpEPA (Colombia):
Transforming urban learning communities into living classrooms, embracing natural ecosystems as spaces for immersive learning experiences.
Catalyzing ECE at Scale with Rocket Learning (India):
An EdTech system for early childhood and foundational learning that helps anganwadi teachers, students and caregivers improve student learning.
Read our full press release here: https://www.wise-qatar.org//app/uploads/2023/09/global-2023-pr_wise-awards-winners-announcement.pdf
For media inquiries, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org