Yidan Prize 2021 nominations now open

Follow this link for details of the nomination process.

A foundation for sustainability and resilience

The awarding of the Yidan Prize, and its various initiatives, are governed and managed by the Yidan Prize Foundation.

Based in Hong Kong SAR, the foundation ensures the integrity, transparency and sustainability of the prize.

The foundation is also responsible for communicating the Yidan Prize vision, and progressing its mission.


Learn more about the Yidan Prize


How we are structured

The Yidan Prize ecosystem nurtures conditions where change makers in education can flourish and progress their ideas.
We aim to unite people from many nations and cultures, who bring experience in many fields. Together we work to make the world a better place through education.
Our organization is administered and governed by the following:

Board of Directors

Advisory Committee

Judging Committee



Shining a light on our progress


The Yidan Prize operates on the principle of openness and transparency. Publishing regular reports helps us keep this commitment. As we progress, we plan to share more information about our underlying operations and the activities that support them.

Yidan Prize Annual Report
2018 – 2019

Beginning in 2019, the Yidan Prize aims to publish an annual report detailing highlights of the previous year.

Yidan Prize Inaugural Report
2016 – 2018

The first two years of the Yidan Prize are summarized in our Inaugural Report 2016/2018

Our partners

Progressing education research and development together


To further our mission we collaborate with a number of organizations, such as: