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The 'UNESCO-Hamdan Bin Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers', set up in 2009 and funded by this Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, aims to support, encourage and benefit those working to enhance the performance and effectiveness of teachers towards Education for all.
It Attaches particular importance to outstanding practices in developing country contexts or those aimed at marginalized and disadvantages communities. It also aims to facilitate the global sharing and dissemination of outstanding practices regarding teachers.


Hamdan Bin Rashid reaches Paris as the head of a large delegation by UNESCO’s invitation
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and Patron of the Award has arrived to Paris in the afternoon today as the Head of a large delegation by the invitation of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization “UNESCO.”
The Giftedness Conference kick off in Dubai

“With the participation of World, regional and local educational expers UAE leadership spares no effort to improve education.”Sheikh Hamdna tells Giftedness Conference.

HHSheikhHamdan Bin Rashid Dubai Deputy Ruler and Finance Minister told participants in Asia Pacific Giftedness 2012 during his opening speech.The conference which runs from July 14th to July 18th with the presence of Malaysia first lady Datin Rosmah Mansour, and congregation of education Ministers and officials from Arabic, Gulf and Asian countries. And participation of more than 270 experts from 42 countries around the world.


Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid honours the winners in UNESCO-Hamdan Prize

A total of 182 top achievers were honoured with the Hamdan Bin Rashid Awards on Tuesday 24 April 2012, with Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the UAE General Women's Union and Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation, winning the most prestigious of them all.


UNESCO-Hamdan Prize Winners Announcement

The Rato Bangala Foundation (Nepal), the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Schools Enrichment Centre (South Africa) and the Banco del Libro (Venezuela) were awarded the UNESCO-Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers. The ceremony taked place in Dubai in April2012 .



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UAE Minister of Finance and Industry, Shaikh Hamdan is the second son of the late Shaikh Rashid. He has held this portfolio since the mid-1970s.