SchoolNet’s Omashani Naidoo, was recently named one of the Intel® Education Visionaries, an elite group of approximately 40 education leaders from all over the world who are exemplars for global education transformation; to inspire and share best practices with other educators, administrators and parents worldwide; and help Intel design the future of education. Omashani was selected as an Intel Education Visionary on the basis of her insight, passion and proven experience as an agent of change in education. From Oct. 11-14, she attended the Intel Education Visionaries kickoff event at Intel’s headquarters in Santa Clara, California, which served as the official launch of the program. The event brought Visionaries together to collaborate with other educators and leaders, and participate in immersive professional learning sessions, and to hear from industry experts.In addition to being invited to the Intel Education Visionaries kickoff event, the program will also provide Omashani with opportunities to meet and collaborate with other Visionaries worldwide; attend global conferences, events and webinars with Intel Education as appropriate; receive unique professional learning opportunities; and be featured in Intel’s global education communications.
“We are honoured and excited to launch the Intel Education Visionaries program. We believe great educators and technology can transform learning and prepare students to become the leaders and innovators of the future,” said John Galvin, vice president and general manager of Intel Education. “We look forward to working closely with these Visionaries to inspire student success around the world.”
The Intel Education Visionaries program is part of Intel’s long-standing commitment to education. For over a decade, Intel Education has worked with more than 15 million teachers and 300 million students in more than 100 countries to help educators inspire students, support schools in achieving educational excellence, and enable better manageability by administrators. For more information about the Intel Education Visionaries program, visit www.intel.com/Visionaries.