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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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By | August 4th, 2014|History|0 Comments

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 [...]

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