UNESCO announced the launch of call for nominations for the “UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Education”, for organizations, colleges, universities and institutions concerned with the use of information and communication technology in education, as well as to researchers and innovators in this area from around the world, on the UNESCO’s website, until the10th of November 2015, the theme for the 2015 Prize is (Pedagogical Innovation in the Use of ICT in Teaching and Learning). Dr. Majid bin Ali al Nuaimi, Minister of Education of Bahrain, said that renewal for the second edition of this important and unique global one of its kind award, came after the approval of the Executive Council and General Conference of the Organization for the prize, in appreciation of its role and importance in the service of one of the most important objectives of UNESCO, which is spread of education and international experiences, that will promote the exchange of experiences and the delivery of educational services to all regions of the world, taking advantage of modern communication technologies, since e-learning has a significant role and effect on the output and development of education and upgrading it, as well as in promoting international cooperation in the use of information and communication technologies in education and honoring pioneering acts. It is noteworthy that the prize’s first edition had six successful sessions, where 21 winners from America, Britain, Russia, China, Germany, France, South Korea, Finland, Australia, Ireland, Belgium, Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Philippines, Thailand, Chile, along with Kuwait, Jordan and Egypt were announced.
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