UNESCO-ICHEI Higher Education Digitalisation Pioneer Case Award
The “International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO Higher Education Digitalisation Pioneer Case Award” (hereinafter referred to as the Pioneer Award) is an award established by the International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO (hereinafter referred to as UNESCO-ICHEI) to encourage and commend IIOE partner institutions in the world active exploration, innovation and practice in the field of digitalization of higher education. The award sets up a specific theme every three years, and rewards teams and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to further promoting digital transformation, improving the quality of higher education teaching, and achieving sustainable development, and supports their exploration in promoting higher education innovation.
The theme of this year’s Pioneer Award is “The Reform and Innovation of Blended Learning in Higher Education”, which aims to discover teams and individuals who are using information technology, blended learning and other means to promote the improvement of higher education teaching quality and efficiency.
Award Name: International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO Higher Education Digitalisation Pioneer Case Award
This year’s theme: reform and innovation of blended learning in higher education (the full implementation period of the applied project must be between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2022)
Scope of participation: Teams or individuals from developing countries
Number of awards: 10 awards per term
Award incentives: honorary incentives and monetary incentives (CNY70,000 or equivalent USD/ award)
Award application deadline: October 10, 2023
How to apply for the award: Self-application (recommendation letters from at least 2 experts in the field of higher education and educational technology are required)
Award application language: English or French
Application Portal at the link.
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