THE WISE Initiative
The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) launched by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development in 2009 is an annual international, multi-sectoral platform for creative thinking, debate and purposeful action bringing together over 1,000 top decision-makers, thought-leaders, practitioners and education stakeholders from a wide variety of sectors and more than 100 countries to seek innovative solutions to today's educational challenges and to share best practices. .
WISE also seeks to raise the status of education through a growing number of year-round programs highlighting its leading role in global development and fostering innovative thinking and practices.
Submission period for the 2012 WISE Awards is open until May 31, 2012.