From November 4th to the 6th Genesis Foundation was present at the WORLD INNOVATION SUMMIT FOR EDUCATION (WISE) that took place in Qatar. This three day conference explored different topics like early childhood, empowering teachers, the role of play in education, and creative teaching and learning, among others.
WISE is hosted by the Qatar Foundation, a private non-profit organization that supports and operates education, science, research and community development programs in Qatar.
Genesis Executive Director Cristina Gutiérrez de Piñeres participated in the debate: How Do We Best Prepare the Youngest Ones For School and Life? joined by Dr, Amita Gupta Professor of Early Childhood Education in The City College of New York, and Prof. Maureen Samms-Vaughan Chairperson of The Early Childhood Commission. The panel was moderated by Dr. Rebecca Winthrop, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Universal Education of the Brookings Institution.