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Hedges of the U.S. and India’s Agarwal Named Yidan Prize Laureates 2018

15 September 2018, Hong Kong –The Yidan Prize, the world’s largest prize in education, announces its 2018 laureates. Larry V. HEDGES has been awarded the Yidan Prize for Education Research for his ground-breaking statistical methods for meta-analysis, while Anant AGARWAL has been granted the Yidan Prize for Education Development for making education more accessible to people around the world via the innovative edX open-source online platform.

Dr Charles CHEN Yidan speaks at the Eastern Economic Forum about education going global

11 September 2018, Hong Kong – The Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), titled The Russian Far East: Expanding the Range of Possibilities, is held in the port city of Vladivostok with the heads of state from China, Russia and other world leaders in attendance ...

The world’s largest education prize Founder, Dr Charles CHEN Yidan exchanged insights on philanthropy with former U.S. President Jimmy CARTER

17 May 2018, Atlanta – Dr Charles CHEN Yidan, the Founder of the world’s largest education prize, the Yidan Prize, visited The Carter Center to meet with former U.S. President, Jimmy CARTER ...

Nomination for world’s largest education prize closes on March 31 | Founder, Dr Charles CHEN Yidan makes final call for nomination from Asia and the globe

28 March 2018, Hong Kong – Dr Charles CHEN Yidan, Founder of Yidan Prize and Core Founder of Tencent Holdings, visited Singapore and called for final nominations. Attended by over 1,800 world educators, professors, school principals and teachers ...

The World’s Largest Education Prize Showcase Inaugural Laureates’ Contribution At The Yidan Prize Award Presentation Ceremony And Summit

1 December 2017, Hong Kong – The Yidan Prize Summit will open in Hong Kong on December 11 2017, for the first time featuring the Prize’s inaugural laureates – Professor Carol S. DWECK of Stanford University and Ms Vicky COLBERT ...

The World’s Biggest Education Prize Announces Inaugural Laureates, Each Of Two Laureates To Receive HK$30 Million (Approximately US$3.9 Million)

19 September 2017, Hong Kong – The Yidan Prize dedicated to creating a better world through education today unveiled its inaugural laureates. They are Professor Carol S. DWECK of Stanford University and Vicky COLBERT, Founder and Director of Fundación ...

Unveiling The Gold Medals Of Yidan Prize Created by Internationally Renowned Graphic Designer KAN Tai-keung, SBS, BBS, AGI – A master comes out of retirement

31 August 2017, Hong Kong - The inaugural winners of the Yidan Prize, an award to revolutionize global education development, will be announced next ...

Dr Charles CHEN Yidan’s Take On His Philanthropic Journey Since He Launched the Yidan Prize

31 July 2017, Hong Kong - Like many people who know a foreign language but rarely practise speaking it, Dr Charles CHEN Yidan often gets tongue-tied when speaking in English. “My grammar is not bad ...

Tencent Core Founder Dr Charles CHEN Yidan showcases world’s largest international educational award to stakeholders in Europe

16 December 2016, Hong Kong – The Yidan Prize Foundation has visited Europe to encourage nominations for the Yidan Prize and engage in discussions on the future of education with a cross-section of stakeholders in the region. This high-level ...

Nomination For The World’s Largest Education Prize Is Now Open

21 September 2016, Hong Kong – The official nomination procedure for the largest international prize in education research and development The Yidan Prize has been launched ...

Dr Charles CHEN Yidan Launches The Yidan Prize Ceremony Officiated by Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang

22 May 2016, Hong Kong - World's biggest education accolade to award annual prizes totalling HK$60 million (about US$7.6 million), half of which will fund ground-breaking ...

New Yidan Prize set to transform global education

22 May 2016, Hong Kong - World’s biggest education accolade to award annual prizes totaling HK$60 million (about US$7.6 million), half of which will fund ground-breaking education research and development initiatives ...