TCF Wins WISE Award
TCF has been selected as one of the six Laureates for WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) Awards 2010. Among hundreds of applicants from 89 countries that were reviewed by the WISE jury, TCF was the only participant representing Pakistan.
The ceremony will be held in Doha, Qatar on December 7-9 and the Summit programme will focus on improving existing educational structures and exploring innovative trends. Plenary sessions and breakout sessions will be organised around these subjects, with an additional Plenary specifically addressing the crucial issue of how 21st-century education should be funded. Mushtaq K Chappra, Chairman and Founding Director, TCF, will be one of the speakers addressing the plenary session. Other speakers of the session include Mike Baker (Moderator), education journalist, broadcaster and author, UK , Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO (Paris), Dr Scott Cowen, President, Tulane University, USA,
This year WISE Awards have rewarded initiatives under the theme of Transforming Education: Investment, Innovation and Inclusion.share and drive change in educationAs in 2009, the Summit will bring together over 1,000 participants from many different walks of life and every corner of the world: eminent decision makers, educationalists, thought leaders, politicians and a wide range of public and private sector multi-stakeholders. Together they will continue fostering innovative collaborations and action-oriented initiatives, inspiring and spearheading creative change in the world of education.