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Brussels Summit for Global Education

Today the Global Partnership for Education held a summit in Brussels, gathering hundreds of global education leaders, ministers and representatives in a pledge to raise $3.5 billion in educational aid.The summit follows the publication of a recent report by UNESCO, which shows a catastrophic decrease in financial aid to education over the past 4 years.At today’s Second...

World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Award Deadline

The deadline for submissions for the 2014 WISE Awards is 13.00 GMT January 15, 2014. Six innovative educational projects will be awarded $20,000 each for their positive contribution to education and society.Project representatives from any region, sector, or education level are encouraged to submit their application to demonstrate the quality and impact of their activities. Each year, the WISE Awards...

California Language Roadmap Summit

On Friday, May 7, a summit meeting entitled, “Building World Citizens for California’s Success,” brought together leaders from business, education, public policy, and local school communities to begin developing a strategic plan for prioritizing world language competence to meet California’s current and future language needs.The California Language Roadmap is sponsored by National Security Education Program (NSEP), the UC Language...