Global Award for Education Community Leaders
12/07/2020

The Rybakov Foundation started collecting applications for the Rybakov Preschool Award.

Online PR News – 07-December-2020 – Moscow, Russia – The Rybakov Foundation started collecting applications for the Rybakov Preschool Award. The contest aims to support people who develop child-centred preschool education and improve the educational environment. There will be 20 winners who will get $1,000 each and an invitation for the Summer School held by the foundation.

The Rybakov Preschool award has been held in Russia for five years and it is aimed to create a sustainable community of professionals who build up an environment where children are happy and free to unlock their potential. This year an international award was launched. It aims to support people who positively govern the development of best practices in preschool and primary school education all over the world.

Everyone who develops the education community on a daily basis, can take part in the competition. Applications must be submitted before January 20th, 2021 at the website: https://rybakovpreschoolaward.org

Key criteria for participation:
The participant is a leader of the preschool teachers’ community.
The community is sustainable (>6 months of existence), has organizational structure, goals, mission, and values.
The community is presented online.
The participant must present the most successful community case with proven positive impact on the development of preschool education.

The project should demonstrate participant’s organizational skills and the potential of the community. It should uncover the way of positive influence on education and demonstrate changes a participant has introduced. In particular, a project may be based on a proprietary methodology, some regular event, a media project, a social initiative, etc.

Ekaterina Rybakova, the president and co-founder of the Rybakov Foundation: “This year we have launched an International Award for those who develop child-centered preschool education and accelerate the educational environment globally. Our task is to grow a community of strong educators. We hope that the Rybakov Preschool Award will allow this community to become larger, stronger, and more diverse. "

The Rybakov Foundation is a private philanthropic organization founded by Ekaterina and Igor Rybakov in 2015. The Foundation strives to create conditions in which any child can receive a sound academic background. The foundation supports kindergartens and schools that provide a seamless transition between educational levels and create a community in which children form a proactive attitude and foster 21st century skills.