The Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain and UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova awarded the 2015 UNESCO-King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Education to the Omar Dengo Foundation’s National Programme of Educational Informatics in Costa Rica and the Open Source Physics project developed by Singapore’s Ministry of Education

Mr Lawrence Wee is a Physics teacher from the Ministry of Education, Singapore. As a Senior Specialist in the Educational Technology Division, he has written 26 research papers and participated in 5 funded projects relating to Open Source Physics. He was awarded the Singapore Public Service PS21 Distinguished Star Service Award in 2014, Singapore Public Service PS21 Best Ideator in 2012.