Innovative Educational Projects and Programs within the UAE and the Arab World

First: Project or Educational Program :

Educational projects and programs: An academic, technical or vocational project or educational program undertaken by an individual, a group of individuals, or an educational institution, the results of which have yielded in educational outputs applicable in the field of education, or have been previously applied and its results have yielded in specific educational outputs, capable of developing the educational work in the field of education. Two Awards have been allocated to this field: one local and one Arab Award.

 

Target Groups :

Individuals and groups working in the educational field at both the state and Arab World levels

Educational institutions and institutions related to the educational field at the state level and the Arab world

Educational knowledge networks.

 

Conditions for nomination in the field of Innovative Educational Projects and Programs at the State Level and the Arab World :

Fill out the Candidate’s Personal Information Form after reviewing the General Instructions Page (14) .

Summary about the history of the institution and its activities and achievements in both Arabic and English.

Nomination and recommendation letter from the institution directly responsible of the candidate The recommendation is a condition for accepting the candidacy application.

A letter for the absence of administrative irregularities for the private institution nominated for the Award, issued by the agency directly responsible for the institution for the last three years, including the year in which it is applying for the Award

The candidate should provided a complete description of the project, its inputs, outputs, place of application, way of application and the results which achieved from this application.

A valid copy of the institution’s trade license issued by the municipality or the Ministry of Planning and the Chamber of Commerce

The educational project should not have been submitted to obtain a bachelor degree, a diploma, a master’s degree or a PhD.

The educational project should not be submitted to acquire a promotion, or a post.

In order to accept the nomination, the project or program should have been applied in the field of education for one to two years, or is being currently implemented in the country of the candidate, by an official letter issued and stamped by the applying organization, referring to this application, and that the project has contributed, or may contribute, to enhance or improve the educational process.

The candidate undertakes to submit a presentation of the project before the judging committee and whoever it deems appropriate to attend this presentation, if required.

 

Excellence criteria for the field of (Innovative Educational Projects and Programs):

Novelty and innovation

The theoretical framework of the project, including its vision, mission objectives, and clarity of the idea

Methodology and planning

Continuity and comprehensiveness.

Convenience and realism

Educational outputs.

Application and follow-up.

 

Value of the Award :

See Appendix (1).

Second: Building Knowledge Networks :

Building Knowledge Networks Award is granted to professional groups characterized by outstanding performance in any educational or professional field, evidenced by the results of the application of a set of scientific instruments, based on clear scientific criteria and specific performance indicators.

The educational network is a team made up of several educational institutions (schools, higher education institutions or centers or other related institutions), no fewer than three, led by a group of academics working in these institutions to achieve the achievements scientific or educational realizations in different areas , meeting educational or special educational needs.

This Award is local and aims to promote cooperation between educational groups in educational institutions within the state.

 

Target groups :

Academicians in schools, institutions of higher education, centers, or other related institutions in the state.

 

Conditions for nomination in the field of (building knowledge networks) :

Fill out the Candidate’s Personal Information Form after reviewing the General Instructions Page (14) .

Nomination and recommendation letter from the institution directly responsible of the candidate The recommendation is a condition for accepting the candidacy application

A letter for the absence of administrative irregularities for the private institution nominated for the Award, issued by the agency directly responsible for the institution for the last three years, including the year in which it is applying for the Award

The candidate should provided a complete description of the project, its inputs, outputs, place of application, way of application and the results which achieved from this application.

A valid copy of the institution’s trade license issued by the municipality or the Ministry of Planning and the Chamber of Commerce

Members of the group shall belong to at least two educational institutions.

The number of individuals from one educational institution shall be between (3) as

a minimum and (5) as a maximum.

The total number of members of the institutions participating in the network shall not exceed (10) people.

 

Criteria for the differentiation and excellence for the field of building knowledge networks :

Innovation and originality.

Theoretical framework of the network, including the vision, mission and goals

The impact of the knowledge network on the development of the field of education, including curricula, methods, measurement, evaluation, quality standards and professional conduct.

Evidence of the network’s contribution to the development of the educational field

Scientific tools and methods that have been used to measure the impact of the network on the educational field

Models and learning methods as part of the network

Sustainability and appropriateness of the network

Effective leadership and management of the network.

 

The value of the Award :

See Appendix (1).

Copyright 2016, Khalifa Award