LAHORE - The WISE opened the submission period for 2013 awards, seeking out projects that solve real-world barriers to education. Educationists, school managers and students from Pakistan can apply for the WISE awards, which are liken to Nobel Prize in education.

At the opening ceremony of 2013 WISE Awards Applications, Sheikh Abdulla, chairman of WISE pronounced, “There is a lot Pakistan can teach the world”.

The awards are launched by the WISE administration, Doha. Since its inception in 2009, Pakistan has failed to win any nomination in awards.

WISE was established by Qatar Foundation in 2009 to provide an international, multi-sectoral platform for creative thinking, debate and purposeful action in order to build the future of education through innovation.