Education Sector Fund 2017: Results of the first stage

The National Agency of Research and Innovation (ANII) and Ceibal Foundation announce the results of the first stage in the call for research proposals of the Education Sector Fund “Digital Inclusion: Education with New Horizons”. 


The modality “Digital Inclusion: Education with New Horizons” was created for promoting evidence-based research in order to inform Ceibal Plan and other educational institutions actions in the field of education and technology -both inside and outside the formal educational system-. Research proposals are required to comply with one or more of Foundation's strategic lines of research and related topics. Furthermore, research design should contemplate the epistemological approaches identified as priorities (learning analytics, foresight, benchmarking).


The 2017 call was organized in two different stages 

Stage 1: Research idea

Stage 2: Research proposal


Results of Stage 1

Stage 1 was opened from the 3rd of May until the 29th of June 2017. A total of 38 projects were presented, forming a total demand of financing to the ANII for $ 83,113,584. The postulating institutions commit a total cofinancing of $ 48,456,391.


The evaluation of proposals was conducted by the Agenda Committee of the Fund which selected 20 proposals. The latter were invited to present the complete research proposals for evaluation. 




See the results of Stage 1



For more information, please visit EDUCATION SECTOR FUND: DIGITAL INCLUSION or contact:

- This call closed the 29.06.2017-