School Education

School Education

World Education Awards 2013 in School Education for:

Innovation in Science Education

As technology is rapidly improving and impacting our lives, it is important for education hubs across the globe to focus on science education, so that the global community can meet multiple challenges in climate change, disease reduction, food security and industrial requirements. To catalyse and support excellence in teaching and learning of science, this category invites nominations from schools which are using innovative ways to improve science education across the globe.

Innovation in Language(s) Education

Language allows us to express ourselves. Creating dynamic and easy learning content which helps individuals to learn language(s) in easy and innovative ways is paramount for an education system. This category invites nomination from schools working for Excellence and Innovation in Language Learning.

Innovation in Math Education

For many of us Mathematics may be a very tough subject to study, but it is used throughout the world in many fields, including natural science, engineering, medicine and social sciences such as economics. This category invites nominations from schools working for or imparting Math education in innovative ways.

Global Collaborative Learning Initiative

We are living in the 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 schools that provide global exposure to students and that have done outstanding work in global collaboration.

Innovation in Special Needs Education

Some children have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn than their peers. Innovation in education has made it possible for all kids to be treated equally and to be taught at par with others. This category invites nominations from schools that have gone ahead and done outstanding work for the education of children with special needs.

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.

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 schools to easily integrate teachers and students. It also helps schools to keep a pulse on how people are thinking about their school. This category invites nominations from schools that are using social media in education in an exemplary way.

Green School Initiative

It is important to sensitise the academia and students of their responsibility for the sustainability of the world and its ecology. There are environment-friendly schools that focus on environment education for better understanding among students about reducing their ecological footprints. This category invites nominations from all schools that are taking outstanding steps toward making their schools’ environments healthier.

e-School Initiative

e-Schools are rich in technology and takes advantage of the modern innovations to ensure that children get the best education possible. This category invites nominations from schools that are taking e-initiative on an exemplary scale.

m-Learning Initiative

The subscriber base of mobiles is increasing across the globe. For example, India’s mobile subscriber base has reached 893.84 million. Mobile devices enable their users to learn from various locations. This category invites nominations from schools that are doing outstanding work in the area of m-Learning.

Innovation in Open and Distance Learning

The 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 nominations from schools that are using innovative ways to impart education in ODL system.

Innovation in Preschool

Preschool education is the foundation for a child’s education. The skills and knowledge that the child develops in the preschool years have a dramatic impact on his/her success in the future. This category invites nominations from preschools that are doing outstanding work in the area of child education.

Virtual Classroom Initiative

Virtual Classroom is a powerful and interactive platform that brings together teachers 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 schools which are doing outstanding work in imparting education through virtual classrooms.