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  • 26.03.2022 – 19:20

    Qatar Foundation

    QATAR FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF EARTHNA CENTER DURING DOHA FORUM

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - Qatar Foundation has announced the launch of its Earthna Center for a Sustainable Future, a non-profit policy center, at the annual Doha Forum summit. Building on a legacy of many years of work by Qatar Foundation (QF) in the field of sustainability, the new center will channel QF's education, research, and innovation ecosystem into ...

  • 30.10.2019 – 15:26

    WISE

    10-year Edition of the WISE Summit to Take Place in Doha, Qatar, on November 19-21 2019

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - Over 2,000 educators, decision-makers, and experts from over 100 countries will gather in Doha next month around the theme "UnLearn, ReLearn: What it means to be Human" Should schools teach students how to be happy? Will artificial intelligence make teachers obsolete? Can the latest discoveries in neuroscience make our kids smarter? Do ...

  • 04.09.2019 – 18:33

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    Meet the Six Winners of the 2019 Wise Awards

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), has announced the six winners of the 2019 WISE Awards, recognizing and promoting six innovative projects from across the world that address global educational challenges. The 2019 WISE Awards winners: Family Business for Education (Street Child) (UK/Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Liberia) - supports ...

  • 06.11.2018 – 14:01

    WISE

    WISE Awards 2019 - Submissions Now Open for Impactful Education Projects

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - Submission deadline: 13.00 GMT, January 15, 2019 The World Innovation Summit for Education has opened the submission period for the 2019 WISE Awards. Applications and nominations for the 2019 WISE Awards can be submitted from today until 13.00 GMT, January 15, 2019. (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/779869/WISE_Logo.jpg ) Each year, ...

  • 17.07.2018 – 14:01

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    The 2018 WISE Awards Winners Announced

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - The WISE Awards recognize six innovative education initiatives from Nigeria, China, USA, Pakistan, South Africa and Canada The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), announced today the six 2018 WISE Awards winning projects. Each year, the WISE Awards recognize and promote innovative projects from across the world that are addressing global ...

  • 16.11.2017 – 10:02

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    WISE Awards 2018 - Submissions Now Open for Impactful Education Projects

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - Submission deadline: 13.00 GMT, January 30, 2018 The World Innovation Summit for Education has announced that the submission period for the 2018 WISE Awards is now open. The announcement came during the eighth WISE global summit, in Doha. Applications and nominations for the 2018 WISE Awards can be submitted from now until 13.00 GMT, ...

  • 25.10.2017 – 11:02

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    The Eighth Wise Global Summit Takes Place in Doha, Qatar, November 14-16, 2017

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - 2,000 participants from 100 countries to gather to re-imagine education at a time of disruption and economic uncertainty Some of the world's most creative leaders in the fields of education, technology, social entrepreneurship, global development, media and philanthropy will convene in Doha, Qatar on November 14-16 for the eighth World ...

  • 03.10.2017 – 12:12

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    WISE Accelerator 2017-18 Cohort Announced

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - Four promising edtech initiatives from France, Lebanon and UK selected by World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a leading international initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has revealed the names of the four projects selected to benefit from the 2017-18 WISE Accelerator program. The selected 2017-18 WISE ...

  • 03.10.2017 – 12:11

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    WISE Accelerator 2017-18 Cohort Announced

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - Four promising edtech initiatives from France, Lebanon and UK selected by World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a leading international initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has revealed the names of the four projects selected to benefit from the 2017-18 WISE Accelerator program. The selected 2017-18 WISE ...

  • 26.09.2017 – 11:01

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    Six Winners of the 2017 Wise Awards Announced

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - The WISE Awards Recognize Projects for Innovative Solutions to Urgent Education Challenges The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a leading international initiative for innovation and collaboration in education, has named the six winning projects of the 2017 WISE Awards, recognizing and promoting innovative education initiatives around the world. The 2017 WISE Awards winners: 42 ...

  • 27.06.2017 – 10:02

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    2017 WISE Awards Finalists Announced

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - Fifteen projects from nine countries have been selected by the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) for innovative and impactful approaches to today's most urgent education challenges The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) announced the 15 2017 WISE Awards finalist projects. Each year, the WISE Awards recognize and promote innovative projects from around the world that are ...

  • 15.12.2016 – 15:28

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    Five Edtech Projects Selected to Join the 2016-2017 WISE Accelerator

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - The WISE Accelerator supports technology-driven projects addressing education challenges The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a leading international initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has revealed the five projects that will join the 2016-2017 WISE Accelerator Program. Launched in 2014, the ...

  • 28.11.2016 – 10:32

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    2017 WISE Awards Submission Period Now Open Until January 17, 2017

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - The submission period for applications and nominations for the 2017 WISE Awards is now open until 13.00 GMT, January 17th, 2017. The WISE Awards, to be announced during the next WISE Doha Summit in November 2017, recognize outstanding initiatives that are using creative and effective ways to solve education challenges. Representatives of projects are invited to submit applications ...

  • 29.09.2016 – 14:24

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    The 2016 WISE Awards Winners Announced

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - WISE Awards recognize six innovative initiatives addressing key education challenges The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a leading international initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has announced the six 2016 WISE Awards winning projects. Since 2009 the WISE Awards have identified and promoted some of the most innovative and effective practices in ...

  • 04.05.2016 – 14:02

    WISE

    2016 WISE Awards Finalists Revealed

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - Fifteen projects have been chosen for their innovative and impactful approaches to today's most urgent challenges in education The World Innovation Summit for Education revealed today the names of the fifteen projects selected as 2016 WISE Awards Finalists. Inaugurated by Qatar Foundation in 2009, under the leadership of its Chairperson, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the WISE Awards ...

  • 12.11.2015 – 12:49

    WISE

    2016 WISE Awards Submission Period Now Open Until 15 January 2016

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - The submission period for applications and nominations for the 2016 WISE Awards is now open until 13.00 GMT, 15th January 2016. Representatives of projects are invited to submit applications to demonstrate the nature and reach of their activities. Introduced by WISE in 2009, the annual WISE Awards identify, celebrate, and promote innovative projects for their positive contribution to ...

  • 04.11.2015 – 13:15

    WISE

    The 2015 WISE Prize for Education Awarded to Dr. Sakena Yacoobi

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Founder and Executive Director of the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) has been named the 2015 WISE Prize for Education Laureate. Popularly known as Afghanistan's mother of education, Dr.Yacoobi, 65, has spent two decades working persistently to rebuild her country's education landscape, devastated by war. The WISE Prize for Education was presented by Her Highness ...

  • 17.09.2015 – 17:50

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    The 2015 WISE Awards Winners Announced

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - WISE Awards recognize six innovative initiatives addressing key education challenges  The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a leading international initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has announced the six 2015 WISE Awards winning projects. Since 2009 the WISE Awards have identified and promoted some of the most effective practices in tackling urgent ...

  • 04.02.2015 – 09:01

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    WISE Invites Nominations for the 2015 WISE Prize for Education

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - The submissions period is open until March 31, 2015 The selection process for the 2015 WISE Prize for Education has begun. Now in its fifth year, the WISE Prize for Education is the first global recognition of an individual or team for an outstanding contribution to education. The WISE Prize raises the status of education by giving it similar prestige enjoyed in other fields for which ...

  • 17.09.2014 – 09:03

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    The 2014 WISE Awards Winners Announced

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - WISE Awards recognize six innovative initiatives in education The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a leading international initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has announced the six 2014 WISE Awards winning projects. Since 2009 the WISE Awards have identified and promoted some of the most effective practices in tackling urgent global education ...

  • 04.06.2014 – 09:02

    World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

    WISE Launches Online One-Stop-Shop for Global Innovation in Education

    Doha, Qatar (ots/PRNewswire) - The World Innovation Summit for Education has launched unique digital services on its website to enable the global education community to stay informed on the latest developments in the field. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400546-wise-launches-online-shop-innovation-education Visitors to the fully rebuilt WISE website ...