The Global Platform for Syrian Students participated in the 2017 WISE Summit focused on the theme: "Co-Exist, Co-Create: Learning to Live and Work Together". The Summit reflected the commitment of WISE to address important education challenges in times of disruption and economic uncertainty stemming from conflict, mass migration, growing inequality, on-going, rapid technological change and other forces.
Participants explored and discovered a wide variety of topics shaping the future of teaching and learning, including artificial intelligence, the role of teachers, leveraging social entrepreneurship for innovation, changing attitudes toward migrants, reimagining higher education in the connected world, the impact of nudging, connecting private and public actors and strategies to build future knowledge societies.
The Global Platform for Syrian Students participated in the panel: A Syrian´Journey: towards higher education access, moderated by Dr. Farooq Burney, Executive Director of Al Fakhoora Programme of Education Above All.
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