Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017

Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global Education Innovation Award. The award is intended to benefit Global Education projects that bring about positive change and opens peoples’ eyes and minds to the realities of the world, locally and globally. It promotes Global Education initiatives that can bring about this change through creativity, participation, direct action, synergies and innovation, and to ultimately inspire public policy. For more information on the award:

The 12 most innovative initiatives out of a large pool of applicants were selected by an International Selection Committee and will be awarded 10.000 Euro each at an Award Ceremony during the 37th GENE Roundtable in Cyprus on 6 October, 2017.

2017 Global Education Innovation Award Winners
  • Across Boundaries, World University Service (WUS), German Committee, Germany
  • Action Week for Education 2017: One Song, Many schools, One world!, ActionAid Hellas, Greece
  • Eat Responsibly! An Action-Oriented Global Learning Program for EYD 2015 and Beyond, Glopolis, Czech Republic
  • Go Deep Project, Xena centro scambi e dinamiche interculturali, Italy
  • IngénieuxSud, Louvain Coopération, Belgium
  • Map Your Meal, Future Worlds Center, Cyprus
  • Socratic Institute, Zivica – Centre of Environmental and Ethical Education, Slovakia
  • Storie da Cinema, Centro per la Cooperazione Internazionale, Italy
  • Team Up 2 Teach: Lifeline Teaching Initiative, Team Up 2 Teach Refugees, Bulgaria
  • Villages of the World – the Global Education Park, Salesian Missionary Voluntary Service – Youth for the World, Poland
  • Yes Akademia (Yaka), YES Akademia, France
  • Young Men Initiative, CARE International Balkans, Serbia

About the organisers:

GENE is a network of Ministries and Agencies and other bodies with national responsibility for Global Education funding and policy in European countries. GENE undertakes Peer Reviews of Global Education policy, funding and practice in European countries for the purpose of increasing and improving provision, quality and outcomes. For more information, please visit

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