ICT Post has announced winners for the 3rd edition of South Asia Education Summit Award 2017.
Started in year 2014 with the help of UNESCO, South Asia Education Summit Award is a dedicated platform to explore the latent potential of innovation in education sector across 8 countries in South Asia: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka. It emphasizes innovative educational identity, the creation of varied information content and the digitalization of educational and scientific heritage.
It aims to make the benefits of the education accessible and meaningful for all humanity, and in particular, to raise public awareness and give deserved public recognition to the highest quality education for the marginalised society, produced all over the South Asia. The summit seeks to draw attention to the best practices and knowledge and also to enrich global efforts at inclusive education and implementation of education policies.
Here is the list of winners:
Category- Excellence in Technology Enabled Learning
Winner- Bhatnagar International School
The School is using Mobile app E- pathshala, Educational Institute Management System (EMIS software) and other ICT enabled tools to ensure quality and inclusive education. The school provides the best technological assistance in Technological enabled learning for K 12 students.
Category: Interactive Solution Provider
Winner: IT Wizard & MathPlus
MathPlus aims to change the way Mathematics has been taught in schools.
This revolutionary approach towards student-centric explorative learning, takes Mathematics Hands on, making the students learn the concepts in a fun & playful manner.
Category- Innovation in Pedagogical Practices
Winner-Nehru World School, Ghaziabad
The school is using Interactive online content, constructive and co-constructive model of learning and teaching. Activities like Tarsia puzzles, playing with money kit, sequencing stories, learning walks across the school to observe their surroundings, mobile science and computer labs help to hone thinking skills amongst the students.
Category- Smart Class Solution Provider
Conceptpedia is a revolutionary smartboard solution especially designed for teachers to better engage with students for an interactive learning experience. It provides curriculum-mapped content for classes 1 to 8 and enables teachers to teach the essentials of various subjects,
Category: Testing and Assessment tool provider
Winner: Practice Plus- MindChampion Learning Systems Limited
Practice Plus is an academically designed online solution for K-12 that enables practice and assessment. It’s not only limited to assigning grades to the students but also facilitates regular practice, timely assessments, effective diagnosis of students’ strengths and weaknesses. This empowers teachers to take informed decisions on students’ progress thus enabling the students to gradually improve performance with the help of smartly timed year long assessments.
Category- ICT in School Management
Winner- Lotus Valley International School, Noida
105 classrooms in the school, from Pre-Nursery to XII, are smart classrooms equipped with
Interactive White Board, Projector, Computer and ICT enabled Educational Content.
Category- Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community
Winner-Delhi Public School, Gurgaon
The school runs following projects for local communities:
Shiksha Kendra – Strive to provide education to first generation learners.
Pravah – To increase employment opportunities for the youth.
Cankids- To integrate children afflicted with cancer into the festivities of life and extending emotional support through fun filled activities.
Category: Vocational Education & Training
Winner-DCM Presidency School, Ludhiana
The School has taken a revolutionary step by introducing Professional Competency
Education or Occupation Oriented Education in Financial Market at 10+2 level.
Category- Best Vocational Training Institute
Winner-Maha-Mobilization Drive- Centum Learning Limited
To facilitate skill development, the organisation is imparting skills to12 million Indian youth. With the help of Ministry of Skills and Entrepreneurship, they are rolling out Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).
Category- Global Collaborative Learning
Winner: iMagzz – Making Myself Heard (St.Mark’s Sr.Sec.Public School)
The project aims to give students all across the world a platform to voice their opinion on any and every topic that they wish to speak on. The project is a perfect meeting place for young students from the world wherein they are invited to write on any topic which is close to their heart.
Cetegory-K12 Education Publisher of the Year
Winner- Indiannica Learning Private Limited
Indiannica Learning, formerly known as Encyclopædia Britannica, is pioneer in products that spread knowledge and promote learning.
Category- Innovation in STEM Education
Winner- Lotus Valley International School, Noida
The Flipped Classroom initiative makes the students stake-holders in their own learning process and provides them with the opportunity to become active participants in the teaching-learning process. ‘First In Math (FIM)’, an innovative online program, which helps the child to understand mathematical concepts with ease, has been introduced to our students.
Category: Teacher training (K-12)
Winner: The CTET Advantage Program
This works on a simple platform easy to access. The service provided, includes providing training to teachers on preparing them to handle CTET examination. This program also includes online material, access to a portal for online material, practice question portal.
Category-Innovative Strategy for Equitable access to Children’s Education in Cities
Winner- Resolve – Zest – Flight : Urban Health Resource Centre’s initiative for Better Education through Slum Children’s Groups
UHRC has developed this wonderful model for Equitable access to Children’s Education in slums.
Category-Excellent Use of ICT for the Marginalized Communities
The School is using ICT tools to ensure quality education for the marginalized communities.
Category- Leadership in Legal Education
Winner- Prabhakar Meher