Monday, July 17, 2017

[apeid.higher_education.bgk] Wenhui Award for Educational Innovation 2017 - final call for nominations

Wenhui () Award for Educational Innovation 2017

Innovations in the Professional Development of Teachers



Final countdown: 21 July 2017!


The closing date for the 2017 Wenhui Award, Innovations in the Professional Development of Teachers, is just a few days away. The Award this year seeks to recognize exemplary teachers’ professional development practices. This is a great opportunity to share and showcase efforts that have contributed to enhance teachers’ capacity and their teaching practices. Two individuals or institutions from the Asia and Pacific region will be selected by a jury of distinguished educators. The winners will each receive a Certificate of Excellence and prize money of US$ 20,000. Certificates of Merit may also be awarded to individuals or institutions that have demonstrated commendable innovative practices.


More information is available in the Wenhui Award Brochure. The Application Form and Consent Form can be downloaded from the the Award website:



Important dates

Closing date for nominations      21 July 2017

Announcement of winners          End of September 2017

Award ceremony                        To be confirmed



For further information, contact:


Wenhui Award Secretariat

UNESCO Bangkok

920 Sukhumvit Road, Prakanong

Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Tel: (66-2) 391-0577

Fax: (66-2) 391-0866




The Wenhui () Award for Educational Innovation, established by the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, and coordinated by UNESCO Bangkok, aims to recognize the contributions of educators and institutions which have optimized the potential of education and the human innovative spirit to address and resolve pressing issues and problems facing our world today.

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