2012 WISE Summit "Collaborating for Change"

2012 WISE Summit: "Collaborating for Change"

The 2012 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) convened November 13 -15, in Doha, Qatar, under the theme "Collaborating for Change"


2012 WISE Summit: "Collaborating for change"


Under the theme "Collaborating for Change" - more than 1,000 delegates including prominent experts, political and social leaders from over a 100 countries gathered for the Summit in Doha to explore how collaboration in many forms and at many levels can become the driving force of efforts to inspire innovation in  education and to design long-term strategies for its renewal. Participants took part in three days of debate, dialogue and networking to explore innovative solutions to solve pressing challenges facing education. 

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High-level Interactive Sessions

The three-day Summit offered a convivial environment for interactive discussions with speakers, experts and members from the WISE Community. Attendees are given an opportunity to collaborate, share best practices and challenge their thinking during interactive Plenary Sessions and Debates. Focus Sessions highlight innovative Best Practices or projects, along with Workshops to facilitate collaboration on specific issues. Guests connected with members of the WISE Community, including the holders of the 2012 WISE Awards winning projects and this year’s Learners’ Voice student delegates.  Dr. Madhav Chavan was awared the 2012 WISE Prize for Education at this prestigious event.

More than 70 sessions and all the related activities at the Summit offered a unique opportunity for all the participants to find out more about the most cutting-edge practices in education, network with high-level people from all sectors and from all countries, and to actively participate in building the future of education.