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World Economic Forum's "Global Education Initiative" now supporting schools in Jordan, Occupied Territories, Rajasthan (India)- & project planned for Egypt

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28 January 2006

Global Education Initiative – Celebrating Education Advancement Through Partnerships

Author: Global Education Initiative - World Economic Forum

The vision for the GEI [Global Education Initiative] was conceived during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2003...the Government of Jordan was selected to launch this effort...The resulting Jordan Education Initiative [now has]...over 45 organizations (including 17 global corporations) and US$ 25 million direct investment in the initiative thus far. During 2005, similar initiatives were launched in the Palestinian Territories as well as in the Indian State of Rajasthan and encouraging discussions are under way to establish an Egyptian Education Initiative. Three years on, the GEI directly impacts 173,500 students and 7,500 teachers in 251 schools in Jordan and the Palestinian Territories alone. We are pleased to recognize Cisco Systems and CA [Computer Associates] as Initiative Partners.

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1 November 2005

[PDF] Jordan Education Initiative - Contributing Organizations

Author: Global Education Initiative - World Economic Forum

[Provides details of contributions made by participating companies & organisations: Aramex, British Council, CADER (ChangeAgent for Arab Development and Education Reform), Cisco, Vector Capital, Corel Corporation (part of Vector Capital), Connectivity Partners Intl, Computer Associates (CA), Corning Cable Systems, Dell, DHL [part of Deutsche Post], e-dimension, Estarta Solutions, ElementK / ExecuTrain of Jordan, Fastlink, France Telecom / Jordan Telecom, Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative, HP, IBM, Integrated Technology Group, [email protected], Intel, JAID Productions, Krach Family Foundation, Menhaj Technologies, Microsoft, Middle East Partnership Initiative, MobileCom, NetCorps Jordan, Nortel Networks, North Virginia Technology Council, Pearson, Prisma Advertising, RAZORView, Relief International / Schools Online, Reuters Digital Vision Foundation, Rubicon, Siemens, Skillsoft, STS, Sun Microsystems, Syntax, Talal Abu Ghazaleh and Company, UNIFEM, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Young Entrepreneurs Association / Jordan]

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