The World’s Best Schools prize
Education is the great equalizer of society and a good education is the birthright of every single person in the world. When a global pandemic forced the world to pivot and embrace new technologies, we began to see how technology innovation can truly revolutionize traditional methods of learning. This rise in the use of technology in education is exciting and beneficial in an abundance of ways. It is essential in the evolution of society and in making quality education accessible for all.
As technology advances, teachers must be allowed to learn the tools needed to prepare students for an ever-changing world. Educational technology not only enhances learning but it provides platforms for collaboration despite the physical distance between students. The accessibility of technology for all students is a necessity in today’s classroom. The newest generation of learners is facing an environment of learning alongside technology and adapting to advancements in tech regularly. No generation before them has had evolving technology as such an integral part of their educational experience. The result of which is a learner with better collaborative skills and problem-solving abilities.
The World’s Best Schools prize aims to recognize and support schools that are using technology to create a better world. Schools that not only innovate in the realm of technology but also in educational philosophy and social change are competing for a share of the prize money. The winners are schools that challenge the status quo by using creative practices to spark societal progress and systemic change. The World’s Best Schools prize celebrates schools that inspire and elevate the future leaders of our global society.
The World’s Best Schools prize recognizes schools that excel in five key areas:
Supporting Healthy Lives
This award enables our society to learn from schools that are reimagining education. As a judge for the World’s Best Schools prize, I am proud of the work these schools are doing and this organization for promoting their innovative practices. Five winning schools will share in the prize money of $250,000 to further support their programs and initiatives.
This competition showcases schools from around the globe that are positively impacting their communities and proving that through sustainable educational practices, students from disadvantaged backgrounds can be elevated through education. Schools that reimagine their methods of supporting minority students are leveling the playing field and serving as models for schools across the globe. Schools are the foundations of society and drive economic and global change. The winning schools are creating community connections, enhancing student services, practicing collaborative leadership, and growing the leaders of tomorrow.
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