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Call for Application - 2016 WISE Awards!

Closing Date:

Jan 11, 2016

Submission period now open until 13.00 GMT January 15, 2016

The 2016 WISE Awards will identify, celebrate, and promote six innovative projects for their positive contribution to education and society. The Awards highlight initiatives found to be most creative and effective in finding solutions to education challenges at any level and in all environments. In bringing forward these models; WISE is helping build a network of recognized change-makers to inspire change in education. 

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships

The Ibrahim Scholarships support aspiring African leaders at a number of distinguished academic institutions. The scholarships develop the talent of outstanding young Africans in selected disciplines.

Application process

Prospective fellows who meet the eligibility criteria are invited to apply directly to the current hosts once the application process opens. The timeline for applications is:

Apply now for a Paid, Overseas Fellowship with Atlas Corps!

Seeking Global NGO Leaders for Paid Fellowship in U.S.

Priority Deadline: November 1, but applications accepted year-round

Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit leaders from around the world to apply for a paid 6-18 month, overseas fellowship program.


Zhang's Decision: Life Skills in Action at a Chinese Vocational School

Originally posted by International Youth Foundation

"Now, do you agree with Zhang’s decision?"

I’m facing the white board at the front of the classroom, and behind me a straight line of quietly whispering students in matching blue and orange uniforms stretches out to the far wall. 

Youth Economic Opportunities Featured at USAID 2015 Global Education Summit

The USAID 2015 Global Education Summit brought together a broad array of stakeholders in the field of global education, including USAID education staff from Missions around the world, USG representatives, partner countries’ Ministries of Education, NGOs, think tanks, as well as thought leaders to review current best practices and demonstrate new and innovative approaches to global education. The Summit commemorated the momentum built under the current Education Strategy, and set a strong course for continued strategic investment in education.