The Science Education Institute of Department of Science and Technology announces the extension of the deadline for the submission of nominees for the 3rd Gawad LIDER Award to 15 February 2012.
The award, given every 2 years is conferred to individuals and/or groups in order to :1) recognize those who have demonstrated sustained leadership and ability to improve education in the field of science; 2) recognize exemplary scientific and technological innovation to improve education in the sciences; and 3) inspire others to become exemplary leaders and/or innovators to improve science education in the sciences.
The award categories are: Exemplary Leadership Award- this award is conferred to individuals and/or institutions/organizations that have consistently demonstrated leadership qualities leading to improvements in the field of education in the sciences which have generated nationwide impact; and the Innovation Award- This award is conferred to an individual or institution for the introduction of a technology-based innovation that benefits education in sciences.
Prizes at stake for the Exemplary Leader Award : Individual and/or Institution Category is P 200,000 plus medal and for Innovation Award is P100,000.00 plus medal.
For more information, interested parties may visit or call DOST-IX office at Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City with telephone numbers (062) 991-1024 and look for Ms. Josephine B. Nohay. (DOST-IX Press Release)