WISE 2010: Innovative global education models and learners with disabilities

This post reviews parts of the second World Innovation Summit for Education held in Doha, Qatar on December 7-9, 2010 and implications for learners with disabilities. Nearly 1300 dignitaries, thought leaders, disruptive ICT practitioners, program planners and policy makers were provided with a more focused program with deeper debates, better internet access, WISE web TV and WISE Twitter feeds to push out up live updates. Find out more here!

2010-12-16T13:58:36-07:00December 16th, 2010|

WISE-ing up: Future relevance of special education?

The World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha, Qatar zeroed in on the concept of education being in a transtional state- especially with technological breakthroughs expanding the potential access of education- but also fragementing/dividing the world into digital haves/have nots. Even though only 3% of the continent of Africa is [...]

2019-08-22T11:33:22-07:00December 5th, 2009|

Thoughts from Doha and the World Innovation Summit for Education

The Qatar Foundation recently launched the first World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in the capital city of Doha on November 16-18, 2009. Three years in the making, its overall objective is to take on the task improving/providing global access to education for citizens as a basic human right through promoting/scaling/replicating concrete initiatives [...]

2019-08-22T11:35:57-07:00December 3rd, 2009|

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