UNESCO Hamdan Prize

Hamdan Prize 2016

The University of Malaya, Malaysia

The University of Malaya, Malaysia, “Environmental Citizenship Education Malaysia 2005-2015” programme launched in 2005 works to raise awareness of environmental issues and sustainability among education stakeholders, including teachers, students, and teacher trainers. It aims to bridge the gap between the formal education system, local communities and conservation efforts and build citizenship. The university has made modules developed for the programme available to all schools in the country.


See Beyond Borders, Cambodia

The See Beyond Borders (Cambodia) “Teach the Teacher” programme helps to develop confident and competent communities of teachers committed to quality teaching and engaged in continuing professional development. It targets rural primary schools where the most inexperienced teachers are often placed and works through mentoring to offer professional development on teaching techniques and how best to use resource materials and offer support to other teachers.