Rethinking innovation in education

Denise Aguiar ALVAREZ, Yin Cheong CHENG, José Mariano GAGO, Steven Lawrence GEIGER, Anthony SALCITO

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The pace and scale of social, technological, political and economic change have drastically accelerated in recent decades. In the meantime, education systems have been slow to adapt, to promote innovation, and to guarantee sustainable and measurable outcomes. This session will focus on whether and how education systems might better adapt to constantly evolving environments by becoming “learning systems” which encourage ongoing innovation and experimentation. It will also explore how lessons in effective innovation from other sectors may apply to education.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011


Alvarez, D. A., Cheng, Y. C., Gago, J. M., Geiger, S. L., & Salcito, A. (2011, November). Rethinking innovation in education. Paper presented at the 2011 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE): Changing societies, changing education, Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, Gatar.


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