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NSF Spotlight – Revolutionizing Education in Haiti

Revolutionizing Education in Haiti For the first time ever, Haitian faculty are using digital resources for active learning in their national language of Haitian Creole (aka “Kreyòl”) for high school and university-level education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Open digital resources created at MIT and elsewhere and translated into Kreyol, are providing portable [...]

By | May 4th, 2015|News|1 Comment

Atelye MIT-Ayiti sou edikasyon ki san baryè e ki kore ak teknoloji

Atelye MIT-Ayiti sou edikasyon ki san baryè e ki kore ak teknoloji Pòtoprens, Ayiti, 15-17 janvye 2015 Oganizatè: Ministè Edikasyon Nasyonal ak Fòmasyon Pwofesyonèl (MENFP) ansanm ak Inisyativ MIT-Ayiti Kowòdonatè: Michel DeGraff ak Vijay Kumar (MIT) epi Paul Mentor (MENFP, Biwo MENFP/MIT-Ayiti) PDF kalandriye atelye a Inisyativ MIT-Ayiti a ansanm ak Ministè Edikasyon Nasyonal ak [...]

By | December 22nd, 2014|Nouvèl|0 Comments

MIT-Haiti Workshops on Technology-Enhanced and Open Education

MIT-Haiti Workshops on Technology-Enhanced and Open Education Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 15-17, 2015 Organizers: Haiti's Ministry of National Education and Professional Training (MENFP) and MIT-Haiti Initiative Coordinators: Michel DeGraff and Vijay Kumar (MIT) and Paul Mentor (MENFP/MIT-Haiti Bureau) PDF Workshop Schedule The MIT-Haiti Initiative and Haiti's Ministry of National Education and Professional Training (MENFP) are hosting [...]

By | December 22nd, 2014|History, News|0 Comments

A Creole Solution for Haiti’s Woes

The New York Times - The Opinion Pages By Michel DeGraff and Molly Ruggles CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — IN a classroom in Port-au-Prince, Chantou, 9, sits silently at her desk. Nervously watching the teacher, she hopes to be invisible. Like most of her 60 classmates, she understands little of the French from the lecture. But if [...]

By | September 3rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Star video tutorials now available in Kreyòl

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By | August 22nd, 2014|Featured, News|0 Comments

A New Leadership Model for a New Haiti

Prime minister and cabinet members attend leadership workshop with MIT professors. MIT Sloan School of Management August 4, 2014 Two MIT professors traveled to Haiti this summer to conduct an intensive leadership workshop with the country’s prime minister, Laurent Lamothe, and more than 50 Haitian government ministers and cabinet members. MIT Sloan professor Deborah Ancona [...]

By | August 7th, 2014|Featured, News|0 Comments

Leadership lessons in Haiti

In search of positive change: Deborah Ancona (left), Laurent Lamothe and Michel DeGraff The poverty-stricken Caribbean country of Haiti faces intense challenges. A World Bank report in 2014 states that Haiti remains the poorest country in the Americas and one of the poorest in the world. Its problems were exacerbated by the devastating earthquake in [...]

By | July 29th, 2014|News|0 Comments

MIT launching initiative to help Haiti

[NECN Business] It's been four years since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. Now there's an initiative at MIT to help the people of Haiti get their economy back on track and to create business and education opportunities. Michel DeGraff and Deborah Ancona, professors at MIT, say they were inspired to help by helping the country [...]

By | May 8th, 2014|News|0 Comments

MIT Sloan Executive Education Creates Leadership Initiative for Haitian Cabinet

First-of-its-Kind Program Provides Haitian Leaders with Professional Training in U.S. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MIT Sloan Executive Education, in partnership with the government of Haiti, has created a new educational initiative to provide management and leadership training to members of the Haitian cabinet for the first time. Haitian ministers and senior officials are invited to participate in [...]

By | May 8th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Vers une utilisation des outils technologiques en créole dans l’enseignement en Haïti

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le :16 août 2013 Bertrand Mercéus merceusb@yahoo.fr Des professeurs de Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) de Boston ont mis fin, mercredi, à un atelier de formation pour 40 enseignants haïtiens, à l'hôtel Le Plazza, au Champ de Mars. Cette formation, qui a duré trois jours, du 12 au 14 août, avait [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments