- Relevance: Contextual, socio-cultural and economically appropriate responses to the challenge of education delivery in a specific country.
- Innovative: Displaying innovation in its approach, methods or outcomes.
- Measurable Impact: Evidence that it has been independently evaluated and its impact assessed e.g. through qualitative and quantitative indicators. Sustainability: Demonstrates its capacity or potential in delivering sustainable benefits for society, and in making substantial contribution to the education sector.
- Efficiency and Effectiveness: Demonstrates efficient and cost effective use of resources in its implementation.
- Knowledge Exchange and Participation: How it contributes to knowledge exchange, successfully communicates its objectives, approaches and findings to stakeholders, and encourages community and civil society participation, ownership or contribution.
- Replication: The extent to which the initiative is replicable in other Commonwealth countries and can advance good practice within the sector and/or influence policy agendas promoting good practice.
Selection: Entries should be clear and comprehensive, and should clearly describe how good educational and learning policies or practices have been implemented and what has been achieved.
Value of Award: There will be five regional awards across the designated categories including an award for the finalist with the strongest teacher professional development component in honour of the late Steve Sinnott, former General Secretary of the United Kingdom National Union of Teachers, known as the Steve Sinnott Award.
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