(23 January 2020, Dhaka) Dr Charles Chen Yidan, founder of the Yidan Prize visited Dhaka, Bangladesh this week to present the prestigious award. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed’s daughter and son accepted the award on his behalf at BRAC Head Office in Dhaka.
The Yidan Prize Foundation is deeply saddened to receive news that Sir Fazle Hasan ABED KCMG, Founder of BRAC passed away on 20 December 2019.
BRAC is a most impressive organisation founded in 1972 with Sir Fazle’s belief that dignity and value of every human being should be cherished.
BRAC’s Play Lab projects demonstrate that the poorest and most vulnerable children can have access to quality and affordable Early Childhood Education. The emerging evidence on the importance of play on learning has tremendous implications for children globally.
Sir Fazle Hasan ABED KCMG is the Founder and Chair Emeritus of BRAC, ranked by Geneva-based ‘NGO Advisor’ as the number one NGO in the world in 2019 for the fourth consecutive year based on its innovation, impact and governance. Established in 1972, and operating across 11 countries in Africa and Asia, BRAC’s primary objectives are alleviating poverty and empowering the poor.
Spotlight https://youtu.be/CgpUKeLAEEU Sir Fazle Hasan ABED KCMG (27 April 1936 – 20 December 2019) was the Founder and Chair Emeritus of BRAC, ranked by Geneva-based ‘NGO Advisor’ as the number one NGO in the world in 2019 for the fourth consecutive year based on its innovation, impact and governance. Established in 1972, and operating across 11 […]
19 September 2019, Hong Kong – The Yidan Prize, the world’s largest international prize in education, announces its 2019 laureates. Professor Usha GOSWAMI, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, has been awarded the Yidan Prize for Education Research,while Sir Fazle Hasan ABED
(11 June 2020, Hong Kong) Mr Andreas Schleicher gave a keynote speech on “Scaling Excellence in Education” at the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) Virtual Conference 2020 today …
(11 March 2020, Cambridge) Yidan Prize Conference Series: Europe 2020 was held at Jesus College, the University of Cambridge. This year’s conference focused on two themes: education and international development; wellbeing and education.