The Yidan Prize

Founded in 2016 by Charles Chen Yidan, Yidan Prize has a mission to create a better world through education. Yidan Prize consists of two awards: Yidan Prize for Education Research and Yidan Prize for Education Development. Yidan Prize Laureate receives a gold medal and a total sum of HK$30 million (US$3.9 million) including a cash prize of HK$15 million (US$1.9 million) and a project fund of HK$15 million. To ensure transparency and sustainability, the prize is managed by Yidan Prize Foundation and governed by an independent trust with an endowment of HK$2.5 billion (US$320 million). Through a series of initiatives, the prize serves to establish a platform that allows the global community to engage in conversation around education and to play a role in education philanthropy.

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Speech by Dr Koichiro Matsuura
Chairman, Judging Committee, Yidan Prize

2017.12.10

The Honorable Mrs. Carrie Lam, our distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, Yidan Prize’s mission is to create a better world through education. Through recognizing educators with outstanding accomplishments in education research and development, the Prize aims to empower change makers, build...

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