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Posted On: 6 August 2011 07:23 am
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World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha next November

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Qatar to host theWorld Innovation Summit for Education WISE 2011 will start, from first to third month of November where winners will be announced and the prize winner will receive a monetary reward of $ 500 thousand U.S. dollars, a gold medal. The Awards Committee of the World Summit for Innovation in Education "Wise" in 2011 closed in the atheist and the thirtieth of May, nominations and applications for education projects of innovative and international influence from all over the world, and from all educational sectors, through the website www.wise-qatar . org. The aim of the awards, "Wise" to highlight successful initiatives for the development of education, investment, innovation and inclusiveness, will present six projects to be selected, as the most impact on education and communities, and reward their owners at the top of the WISE 2011 to come. Will be presented to the jury, composed of a group of experts, a certificate of appreciation to the winners in addition to a cash prize of 20 thousand U.S. dollars. Winners will also have immediate contact with the media that will help them to promote and disseminate their projects and link them to the global community. It should be noted that the model of the "school of self-sufficiency" The Self-Sufficient School "presented by Barrett Martin of the Institute of Paraguay, who won the award for Wise, 2009, has been successfully replicated in 27 countries in Latin America and Africa. The award for Wise, 2010, have won by Tove Wang of Save the Children "Save The Children" for the "re-shaping the future." It consists of members of the jury for the awards and Wise, 2011 of each of Dr. Abdul Waheed Khan, President of the University of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Business of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Mr. Rodrigo Baggio, Founder and Executive Director of the Centre for digital inclusion in Brazil, Mr. Esco Aho, Deputy CEO of relationships and responsibility, Nokia , former Prime Minister of Finland, Ms. Linda Koch Lorimer, Vice President and Secretary of Yale University in the United States of America, His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani, Chairman of the "Wise" and Vice President of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development for Education. Has launched the WISE Award for Education last February, and will be awarded to teams or individuals who have contributed to projects with outstanding character and influence in global education. Has been the adoption of prizes and Wise to highlight and promote innovative educational projects from all over the world, and was rewarded 12 projects, and determine final list of 78 candidates out of more than 900 report of 110 countries.