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

DOHA, Qatar, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - 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.

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Visitors to the fully rebuilt WISE website (http://www.wise-qatar.org) will discover the WISE ed.review and WISE ed.hub tools, dynamic platforms where audiences can read about the most innovative developments in global education, as well as directly discuss prevalent and emerging trends.

WISE ed.review features especially chosen reports addressing the most relevant and pressing issues in education; offering leading education practitioners, opinion leaders and other audiences, insights and trends from around the world. Taken from sources in five languages (English, Arabic, French, Spanish, and Chinese), this rich resource tool also includes exclusive blogs, reports, videos, and articles on innovative education practices. Along with a daily summary in English, a review of the week's top international stories is provided in Arabic.

Among the original content available on the WISE ed.review, there are a series of EduDebates, which bring together thought leaders from around the world to debate the most relevant issues - from technology and the role of teachers, to STEM and STEAM, and game-based learning.

An online extension of the WISE Summit, the community-led WISE ed.hub service promotes innovative education projects and practices that have had a transformative impact. This provides grassroots practitioners around the world with a platform through which they can interact, share best practices and find solutions to common challenges. A dedicated moderator is available on the WISE ed.hub to bring practitioners together and guide the discussions.

Commenting on the launch of these new services, H.E. Sheikh Abdulla bin Ali Al-Thani, Ph.D., Chairman of WISE, Qatar Foundation, said: "Today WISE launches new services aimed at informing, connecting and inspiring education change-makers. I'm convinced that people working on building the future of education will be eager to explore new thoughts about education coming from different parts of the world on the ed.review. I also know that all education innovators are looking to collaborate further, get ideas, and find solutions. I hope that the ed.hub will help them achieve these objectives."

For further information and to find out how to get involved and contribute, please visit the ed.review at http://www.wise-qatar.org/edreview and the ed.hub at http://www.wise-qatar.org/edhub

About the World Innovation Summit for Education:

WISE was established by Qatar Foundation in 2009 under the patronage of its Chairperson, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. WISE is an international, multi-sectoral platform for creative thinking, debate and purposeful action. WISE is a global reference in new approaches to education. Through both the annual Summit and a range of ongoing programs WISE is promoting innovation and building the future of education through collaboration. WISE 2014 will take place 4-6 November in Doha.

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SOURCE: World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

For further information: Adeline Deliau, media@wise.org.qa, +33-(0)1-56-03-54-46

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