Higher Education

Higher Education

World Education Awards 2013 in Higher Education for:

Global Collaborative Learning Initiative

We are living in a global world that is highly networked with each other and provides immense opportunities to share or review resources and skills, evaluate ideas, and monitor work among each other. This category invites nominations from Higher Education Institutions that provide global exposure to their students and have done outstanding work in global collaboration.

Social Media in Education

Social media has made a huge impact in education within a very short span of time. Professional approach to social media allows institutions to easily integrate teachers and students. It also helps institutes to keep a pulse on how people are thinking about their organisation. This category invites nominations from Higher Education Institutions that are using social media in education in an exemplary way.

e-Campus Initiative

e-Campus is rich in technology and takes advantage of the modern innovations to ensure that students get the best education possible. This category invites nominations from Higher Education Institutions that are taking e-initiatives on an exemplary scale.

Green Campus Initiative

There are environment-friendly campus that focus on environment for better understanding among students about reducing the campus’ ecological footprints. This category invites nominations from all Higher Education Institutes that are taking outstanding steps toward making their campus green.

m-Learning Initiative

Mobile subscriber base across the globe is increasing, for example, India’s mobile subscriber base has reached to 893.84 mn. These users with the use of mobile devices can learn from various locations. This category invites nomination from Higher Education Institutions that are doing outstanding work in the area of mLearning.

Innovation in Open and Distance Learning

Open and Distance Learning education system has shown a tremendous growth due to its unique feature of being a student-friendly system. The students are free to learn at their own pace and convenience. This category invites nomination from Higher Education Institutions that are using innovative way to impart education in ODL system.

Industry-Academia Interface

A productive interface between industry and academia is really important for understanding each other’s needs. The synergy between university and industry help both of them to achieve their goals. This category invites nominations from all Higher Education Institutions that have done exemplary work in managing interface between industry and academia.

Innovation in Teaching Pedagogy

Pedagogy is the science and art of education. Good teaching practices help shape the learning experiences and increase motivation and achievement for students. This category invites nominations from organisations that are bringing innovation in teaching pedagogy.

Global Exposure to B-School Students

International exposure, better understanding of the global market place and the ability to appreciate different cultures are a perquisite for today’s global managers. There are many business schools across the globe that provide international exposure to their students. This category invites nominations from B-Schools for their outstanding contribution in providing global exposure to their students.

Innovation by Engineering Institute

As technology is rapidly improving and impacting our lives, it is important for Engineering Institutes across the globe to focus on new innovations so that the global community can meet multiple challenges. To catalyse and support innovation by Engineering Institutes, this category invites nominations from Engineering Institutes that have done outstanding work in bringing new innovation.

Innovation by Medical College

Innovation by medical colleges is important for the society as it improves the overall healthcare delivery mechanism. This category invites nominations from medical colleges for focusing on research and innovative technologies to improve public health and healthcare delivery mechanism.

Innovation by Management Institute

This category invites nominations from management institutes that focus on using scientific methods for corporate innovation operations, better management of scarce resources and active explorations of potential futures.

Virtual Classroom Initiative

Virtual Classroom is a powerful and interactive platform that brings together professors and stakeholders from various parts of world in a classroom-like environment and enables the delivery of ‘live’ teaching from one place to another. This category invites nominations from higher education institutions which are doing outstanding work in imparting education through virtual classrooms.