The theme of the 2020 edition is the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance the continuity and quality of learning.
The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICT in Education recognizes innovative approaches in leveraging new technologies to expand educational and lifelong learning opportunities for all, in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Goal 4 on education.
An international Jury selects two best projects annually. Each prizewinner receives US$ 25,000, a medal and a diploma during a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
National Commissions of the Member States of UNESCO and international non-governmental organizations maintaining official relations with UNESCO are invited to elicit, nominate and submit candidates for the Prize, thus contributing to a greater diversity of the projects.
September 2020: Launch of the call for nominations
18 December 2020: Deadline for submissions
January 2021: International jury meeting
April 2021: Award ceremony
Deadline: 18 December 2020
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