World’s Best School Prizes 2023 ($250,000 total prize)

Deadline: 15th of March, 2023.

The World’s Best School Prizes 2023 are now accepting applications. The World’s Best School Prizes highlight the achievements of schools that are reshaping the lives of the next generation and significantly enhancing their local communities. They acknowledge the huge contribution that education makes to society’s advancement, especially in the aftermath of COVID.
A project of BVU Ventures Ltd, doing business as T4 Education, The World’s Best School Prizes was created with the intention of recognizing excellence in schools through a prize competition structure.

Schools that have gained proficiency in five key categories are given The World’s Best School Prizes.
Outstanding systems, practices, and performance influencing the lives of their students and the community as a whole will be displayed by winning schools.


  • Community Collaboration: This Prize recognizes schools that have collaborated and
    developed partnerships with their community to meet both children’s needs and those of
    the wider society around them.
  • Environmental Action: This Prize recognizes the importance of schools and their students
    and teachers in environmental advocacy and change making.
  • Innovation: This Prize recognizes both technologies and pedagogies that break from
    tradition in their context to impact and improve teaching and learning.
  • Overcoming Adversity: This Prize recognizes schools that have beaten the odds to support and develop children’s learning and well being in the face of huge challenges.
  • Supporting Healthy Lives: This Prize recognizes schools that go above and beyond to
    support students physical and mental health and work to develop healthy habits,
    behaviours, knowledge, and skills.


They will award the five winning schools with a share of the $250,000 total prize
money. Each winner will receive $50,000 to help them expand their work strengthening their
school and community.


  • Open to early childhood centres, kindergarten, primary, secondary schools, virtual schools –
    all schools who teach students in compulsory schooling, and are legally registered with their
    respective Ministry of Education or government regulatory authority.
  • Only Teachers or Principals that currently work and operate in the school they are entering
    into the Prizes can register to submit an application. The person completing the application
    first needs to register. They also must be aged 18+ and have the authorisation of the
    school’s authorities and/or its governing body to submit the form.


  • All applications must have the permission of the school’s authorities to apply.
  • The application forms should be submitted before the deadline, March 15, 2023.
  • The application can be saved as a draft to continue editing later by just logging into your
  • A school can apply for more than one of the categories but must complete separate application forms for each category application
  • A confirmation message and email will be sent to the applicants once they have received the application, with a badge to download.

Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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