The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) has announced six groundbreaking projects from around the world as winners of the 2012 WISE Awards for Transforming Education. Hailing from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chile, Denmark, India, and the U.S., the following winning initiatives were selected for their tangible, positive impact on society and their innovative approach to solving important global problems, from poverty to climate change. Solutions include unconventional business models to assist low-income families with affordable education, as well as original ways of bringing high-quality education to remote and destitute parts of the world.
- Cristo Rey Network Corporate Work Study Program, U.S.
- PSU Educarchile, Chile
- RoboBraille, Denmark
- Satya Bharti School Program, India
- Solar-Powered Floating Schools, Bangladesh
- Cambodian Children’s Fund – Generational Change Through Education, Cambodia