The Conference would be a unique platform for sharing of knowledge, challenges, ideas and best practices amongst the various stakeholders in the domain of Education. Bureaucrats, technocrats, academicians, industry personnel and civil society members along with Education experts, senior leaders and management teams of various schools, foreign education representatives, practitioners, business leaders and stake holders would all benefit through thought provoking sessions, workshops, one on one interactions etc. The conference would have three major tracks under which there would be multiple thematic sessions:
The World Education Exhibition Platform, an integral part of the World Education Summit 2012, will be held alongside the conference between 23-24 July 2012. The two day Exhibition will attract more than 1000 companies, government bodies and educational institutes. The Exhibition, running in parallel with the Conference would provide a showcase of technology and training solutions, put the spotlight on education intuitions of excellence and highlight best practices in teaching, learning and training. The Exhibition would also highlight progress in the development of Information and Communications technologies for education and showcase best practices of educational institutes.
|Award Category||WINNERS-PUBLIC CHOICE||WINNERS-JURY CHOICE||Special Jury Mention Award|
|Private Sector Initiative|
|1. Best Innovation in Teaching- Learning Technologies||Digiclass :: Pearson Education Services||JPSC as Education Solution Provider :: JP Sá Couto, S.A.|
|2. Best Multi-Media Content for K12 Education||TeachNext solution for digital learning in schools for the K-12 segment in English and Indian languages :: Next Education India Pvt Ltd||Extramarks Education Smart Learn Class is an amalgamation of global pedagogy standards driven content development…:: Extramarks Education Pvt Ltd|
|3. Best Training Provider to Working Professionals||Award Revoked*||Bachelors in Transformation of Secondary Education (BTSE) :: Mother’s Pride|
|4. Best Test Preparation, Evaluation and Assessment Tool Providers||“Mahendra’s Speed Test” :: Mahendra Educational Pvt. Ltd.|
|5. Best Interactive Solution Providers||Microsoft Faculty Connect Portal :: Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd.||NIIT Nguru School 2 Home Solution :: NIIT Limited||Iken Learning Lab :: Mexus Education Private Limited|
|6. Best Tablet Providers in Education||MyEduTab :: HCL Learning||The LM Tab for Little Millennium children… :: Educomp Child Care Pvt. Ltd.|
|7. Best Technology Solutions for Higher Education Institutes||marks e Learning in “the Cloud” :: Marksman Technologies Pvt Ltd||Learningware – an outcome driven online learning solution for higher education. :: Winzest Edutech Private Limited|
|8. Best Innovation in Pre School and Special Needs Education||Shanesh COLORS Program :: WebTeam Corporation||Shri Ram Global Pre School :: Shri Ram New Horizons Ltd|
|WES Awards for Schools:|
|1. Best Innovation in Global Collaborative Learning||A comparative study of problems on climate change across continents :: Ryan International Group of Institutions (in association with www.greencontributor.com)||Annual student teacher exchange between The Orchid School, Pune and Donner Gymnasiet, Sweden :: The Orchid School|
|2. Best Innovation in Pedagogical Practices||Rumi Pre-Primary Curriculum with Active Teaching :: RUMI EDUCATION PVT. LTD.||Excel School Solutions :: Excel Public School and Excelsoft Technologies Private Limited|
|3. Best eSchool Award||Transition of traditional Sreshtha to E-Sreshtha :: DAV Public School||Lilavatibai Podar Senior Secondary School, Mumbai :: Lilavatibai Podar Senior Secondary School, ISC|
|WES Awards for Higher Education Institutes (HEIs)|
|1. Best Innovation in Global Collaborative Learning||Global Awareness Programme :: Lovely Professional University(LPU)||Cisco Networking Academy :: Cisco Networking Academy|
|2. Best eCampus Award||Dynamics Automated Systems for SGVU :: Suresh Gyan Vihar University||Best E Campus :: Accurate Institute of Management and Technology, Greater Noida|
|3. Best Innovation by Private University||Jindal Global Law School – Clinical Programme :: O.P. Jindal Global University [Centre for Clinical Programmes]||Apeejay Stya University :: Apeejay Stya University (ASU)|
|4. Best Innovation by Management Institute||Maharaja College of Management :: Maharaja College of Management, Udaipur||Started a B School to develop industry-ready graduates… :: Shanti Business School|
|5. Best Innovation by Engineering Institute||Swami Parmanand Group of Colleges :: Swami Parmanand Group of Colleges||MIT Pune’s Maharashtra Academy of Engineering :: MIT Pune’s Maharashtra Academy of Engineering|
|WES Awards for Vocational and Skills Training Initiative|
|1. Best Innovation in Vocational Education and Skills Training||Thoughtweb and Flexilearn :: Brainwave Education Consultants||Skill Development Training in Mobile Container Classroom for Employees working in Retail Sector at affordable price point of Rs. 49 per training hour :: Aptech Limited and TRRAIN Foundation|
|2. Best Public-Private Partnership in the field of Vocational Education and Skills Training||Nayee Talim @ MGIS :: Mahatma Gandhi International School||PPP comprising Karnataka Vocational Training & Skill Development Corporation Ltd ( KVTSDC ), DET and iRize :: iRize|
|WES Awards for Government Sector Initiative|
|1. Best Government Sector Initiative in Education||Ask a Question :: IIT Bombay, funded by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India||APSCHE(Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education) – Intel Collaboration :: Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education and INTEL TECHNOLOGY PVT LTD (Joint initiative)|
|WES Awards for Best Innovation in Open and Distance Learning for K-12 and Higher Education|
|1. WES Awards for Best Innovation in Open and Distance Learning for K-12 and Higher Education||ICT based farmer education for improving socio-economic well-being of farmers in Sri Lanka: :: University of Colombo Institute for Agro-technology and Rural Sciences||Competitive learning environment through effective support services:: Mahatma Gandhi University|
|World Education Start Up Awards|
|1. Best Innovation in Education||Edutrainment :: k Kampus Edutrainment|
The World Education Awards have been instituted with the aim of felicitating and acknowledging unique and innovative initiatives in the field of education globally. They would be given away during the World Education Summit to be held at Le Meridian, New Delhi between 23th and 24th July 2012.
Nominations are invited from schools, higher education institutions, vocational training institutions, government organizations, non-governmental organizations, private institutions and enterprises including start ups, across the globe engaged in the field of education.
The World Education Awards will be given under the following categories:
All nominations received under ‘School Education’, ‘Higher Education’, ‘Skills and Vocational Education’ and ‘Government Sector Initiative’ will be eligible for awards under both the categories mentioned above.
All nominations received under ‘Private Sector Initiative’ will be eligible for World Education Public Choice Award only.
Rush you nominations today! Last date for submission of entries is June 13, 2012
Registration fee for sending award nominations is INR 15,000 / USD 350 per nomination
WES Awards are open for all national and international government organisations, private enterprises, civil society organisations, bi-lateral, multi-lateral developmental organisations, in India and abroad, who have transformed educational practices into a sustainable social enterprise through innovations and leadership.
Who can participate/nominate
***Please note, these guidelines are not guarantee that a given individual/institutions/project will win nor are they intended to be a complete list of criteria defining an “excellent” individual/institutions/project. These “baseline” standards are meant only to provide you with an idea of the minimum criteria. Some more sub-criteria may also be applied during the selection process***