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Search for the Country's Top Science Educators
Written by Loren   
Thursday, 12 November 2009

DOST (Department of Science and Technology) announces its 2nd Gawad Leadership and Innovations for Development Relevant to Science Education or Gawad LIDER.

The search is on for the country's top science educators to persuade more people to come out and nominate individuals and institutions who have contributed to the betterment of science education in the country.

On its second search, SEI Director Dr. Ester B. Ogena said the Gawad LIDER becomes more prestigious with higher prices at stake. P200,000 cash prize is pegged and a medal for winners in the Exemplary Leadership and Innovation Award Categories.

The following are qualifications of possible nominees.

  • Gawad LIDER Awards - any head of an institution, community leaders, organization or individuals may nominate an individual or institution/organization.
  • Exemplary Leadership - Individual and Institution Category - any person or institution/organization who has demonstrated sustained leadership capability through the conduct of a project with significant impact on education in the sciences.
  • Individual Category of the Exemplary Leadership Award - one should have led the implementation of a program or project for at least five years.
  • Innovation Award - any individual or organization who has introduced a technology-based innovation and has successfully used or adopted these innovations that contributed to the advancement of education in the sciences.

Nomination and application forms may be obtained from the SEI office and at the DOST Regional Offices. (via PIA)


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