2015 WISE Awards finalists revealed

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May,10 2015: Fifteen education projects have been selected for their innovative and impactful approaches to address urgent challenges in education. The projects, which come from around the world, represent some of the most innovative and effective approaches to key current global education challenges.

Selected by a pre-jury of international education experts, the 2015 WISE Awards finalists offer creative solutions in access, quality education, the teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and entrepreneurial skills. Together, they address a wide range of issues that represent common global challenges.

The 2015 WISE Awards finalist projects present creative solutions to diverse education challenges around the world. Beyond their contributions to improving education practice and enabling individuals and communities in their own regions, these projects are a rich and inspiring source of ideas for others elsewhere, said Dr Asmaa Al-Fadala, Head of Research at WISEThe WISE Awards winning projects will be announced in September and celebrated at the seventh World Innovation Summit for Education, 3 5 November 2015 in Doha, Qatar.

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The 2015 WISE Awards Finalists

 -   Al-BairaqQatar

-    Bridge International AcademiesKenya

-    Children’s Video Library in Sign LanguageArgentina

-    Discovering DiversityAustralia

-    The Educate! ExperienceUSA/Uganda

-    The Edible Schoolyard, USA

-    GirlEng - GirliEngineering Program, South Africa

-    INEE - The Inter-Agency Network for Education in EmergenciesUSA

-    The Lab on a BikeIndia

-    Lights to LearnSpain/Latin America

-    NafhamEgypt

-    NetEase Open CourseChina

-    Teacher Changemakers Movement, UK

-    The Talking Book ProgramUSA

-    Universe Awareness, UNAWE, Netherlands