2016 Jury Meeting of “Wenhui Award” held in Beijing
The 2016 International Jury Meeting of “Wenhui Award” for Asia-Pacific Educational Innovation was held in Beijing on September 17. This Meeting is sponsored by the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO and the UNESCO’s Regional Bureau for Education in Asia and the Pacific, and organized by the CSE.
Du Yue, Secretary General of National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, and Zhong Binglin, President of the CSE, attended the opening ceremony and addressed speeches. Eight experts from the UNESCO’s Regional Bureau for Education in Asia and the Pacific, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, India,and China were presentat the Meeting and selected the winners of the 2016 “Wenhui Award.”
With the theme of “Innovative Cooperation Relationship for High Quality Inclusive Education,” the 2016 “Wenhui Award” received 15 education scientific and research achievements for the final, which were recommended by UNESCO Regional Office and the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO. Winners will be announced at the end of September. And the award presentation ceremony and education forum are expected to be held in late November.
Since its establishment in 2010, the “Wenhui Award” has been consecutively held for six times. As the only academic achievement award sponsored by the Chinese government to the Asia-Pacific region for educational innovation, it aims to commend educators or educational institutions that contribute to the development of education innovation and teaching quality. The Award, in order to develop innovation-driven education and raise education quality, has been tapping the great experience and typical cases of elementary education innovation in the Asia-Pacific, as well as the achievements and lessons. For six years, it has been exerting positive influences on leading the Asia-Pacific region in the innovative development of elementary education.
The CSE, together with international education professionals, will make unremitting efforts to establish a high-end platform for international education exchanges. In this way, the achievements and spirit of “Wenhui Award” will be able to exert widespread and positive influences in both the Asia-Pacific region and the world.