Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has been having activities for over a decade.
Its first activities have been in 1994 and ever since then, they have been working in three mayor areas:
1. Global development program,
2. Global health program,
3. United States Program in education development.
With the motto: Every person deserves to live healthy, productive life, all the foundation’s grant making and advocacy efforts support this mission statement.
As one of the world’s most prominent philanthropists, Bill Gates is always interesting to listen to when the topic of “future of education” is in question. This technological pioneer is keen to present new, challenging ideas to the preexisting ones of how we learn, has been helping many areas of Africa become Internet adapted, and sees the students, using more technology to achieve their academic ambitions in the future.
Massive open online courses have begun to be integrated into traditional colleges — by making them eligible for transfer credits, and by putting them to use in introductory and remedial courses. The American Council on Education, and Coursera announced a pilot project to determine whether some free online courses are similar enough to traditional college […]
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has focused on teacher quality as a key dimension of its recent grantmaking strategy. The Foundation supports education and heath projects worldwide. Here is a more detailed presentation of the number of grants they have funded: Teacher-related spending: 67 Grants : total: $78,938,413 1. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: aid for improved […]