WISE Awards 2013

WISE 2013

IIE Partners with Qatar Foundation on World Innovation Summit on Education 2013

Doha, Qatar
October 30, 2013

The 2013 World Innovation Summit on Education (WISE) will take place on October 30, 2013 in Doha, Qatar. The awards recognize six innovative educational projects for their positive contribution within a community or society. WISE seeks to share best practices world over and inspire others to spark change in education. The WISE Awards thus highlight today’s most innovative solutions and approaches that are addressing educational challenges confronting the world at large.

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) is a global collaborative initiative established by Qatar Foundation under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Missned. Qatar Foundation works in partnership with international organizations involved in global educational issues. These partners are closely associated with the WISE event, helping conceive high-quality debates and promoting the WISE initiative through their international networks. IIE is one of six partner organizations.

About the WISE 2013 Awards:

The WISE Awardsidentify, showcase and promote innovative educational projects from around the world. Every year, since 2009, six winners are selected by a prestigious Jury for their concrete and positive impact on education. In addition to this recognition given by eminent experts from the education world, they receive $20,000 and are given access to international exposure.

The 2013 WISE Awards will be projects that focus on education and citizenship. WISE invites project holders in any sector and at any level of education to submit applications which demonstrate the quality and impact of their activities in accordance with the criteria stated in the regulations, which you can find below.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2012

Apply now


About the Institute of International Education

IIE is a world leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. An independent, not-for-profit organization founded in 1919, IIE has network of 19 offices and affiliates worldwide and over 1,200 member institutions. IIE designs and implements programs of study and training for students, educators, young professionals and trainees from all sectors with funding from government agencies, foundations, and corporations. IIE also conducts policy research and program evaluations, and provides advising and counseling on international education and opportunities abroad. IIE's Center for International Partnerships in Higher Education assists higher education institutions in developing and sustaining partnerships around the world. Some of its major initiatives include the International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP) and the IIE Global Partnership Service (GPS).

Related Links

WISE 2013 Application (435 KB, Word Document)

WISE Awards Brochure (869 KB, PDF)

WISE Award Regulations (363 KB, PDF)

Media Contacts

Sharon Witherell
Director, Public Affairs
Tel: +1 212.984.5380
E-mail: switherell@iie.org