Education and the Sustainable Environment

The field aim at promoting the vision of the United Arab Emirates through applying program or project contributes of the importance Sustainable environment in contributing    to the achievement of that vision.

The aim of this field is to encourage positive environmental values and behaviors, improve environmental performance, and to highlight and deploy excellent environmental applications and practices. It is a local Award granted to individuals or institutions that develop successful educational programs and projects in the field of sustainable environment. These programs must be validated by detailed qualitative data based on clear scientific standards and specific performance indicators.


Target Categories :


Schools, institutions and centers (government, private, technical, vocational)

Educational institutions or any other institution related to the field of education and sustainable environment.


Special conditions for nomination in the category of (Education and Sustainable Environment) :

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.

(Recommendation) from the body or the authority directly responsible for the institution. 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

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

Nominated individuals or institutions should present a project or a program that promotes sustainable environment. The project and program should have been operational and verifiably functional.

The program and project should have been applied for a sufficient period, not less than one or two academic year, for its results to be clear.

The program or project should be distinct and closely relevant to the field of education.


Criteria and standards of excellence to be used to judge the (Education and Sustainable Environment category) :


Clarity of planning and implementation operations of the program or project.

The quality and excellence of the program or project.

Communication with the competent authorities in this area.

Quality of the measurement tools and clarity of the results of the program or project.

The impact of the program or project on the target group and the environment.

The extent to which the program or project realized the desired goals.

The good use of the resources available to achieve the objectives


Award Value :

See Appendix (1).

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