Mexus Education, an education innovations company, has been announced as the winner of the Best Digital Content category for its comprehensive, engaging content – ‘Iken Library’ at the eINDIA Awards 2011 held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Iken Library and its content have been acknowledged as the Best ICT enabled digital content for K-12 Education.
Mexus Education, an education innovations company, has been announced as the winner of the Best Digital Content category for its comprehensive, engaging content – ‘Iken Library’ at the E-India Awards 2011 held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Iken Library and its content have been acknowledged as the Best ICT enabled digital content for K-12 Education. Conceptualized and developed by Mexus Education, Iken Library offers to teachers the choice to teach a lesson through movies, mind maps, animations and many more formats that best suit their teaching style.
Over last seven years, eINDIA Awards have been acknowledging the best ICT practices and the practitioners integrating communication technology with education, health and governance. eINDIA conference has served a platform to discuss to share knowledge, ideas and concepts among the stakeholders of ICT driven governance, health and education with Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, as the chief guest at the conference. eINDIA 2011 garnered interest and active participation from all the leaders of digital education space as well as the cadre of ministry of Gujarat.
Mexus Education has won this award based on a rigorous selection and due diligence process evaluated by a panel of eminent academicians and Indian Education experts. Distinguished jury from across the education, health and ministry reviewed the nominations on the basis of the how the concept has created innovation benchmarks in Indian Education, its replication to connect with children across the nation, mitigating inception roadblocks and adaptability with current practices and teacher’s capabilities The panel of jury included Shakila Shamsu – Former Joint Advisor – Education, Planning Commission, Prof Arun Nigavekar – Raja Ramanna Fellow and Former Director, Rita Wilson – Former Deputy Secretary, Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations, and Prof Ajoy Kumar Ray – Vice Chancellor, Bengal University. The Best Digital Content award category received nominations from the noteworthy players of the industry including Educomp Solutions Pvt. Ltd., HCL Learning Systems, NIIT Limited, Next Education Pvt. Ltd. and Pearson Education services.
Speaking at the event, Anil Goyal, Director – Strategy and Business Development, Mexus Education said, “Mexus is striving constantly to help schools in connecting better with students with initiatives and products like Iken Library. We work with an objective of engaging students in the lessons through stories around every-day situation of children and through the comic characters. Children relate to these characters and learn better the concept, enhancing the active participation in classrooms and the recall of the concepts.”
eINDIA awards thus, have reinstated the need to consider the learning techniques that involve and engage children in ensuring that children learn without having to go through the stress of studying. It is necessary to have global orientation and be prepared to evolve with changing trends and patterns. To cope with changing times; an Indian education must instill in students the capacity of shifting and changing to constantly develop new skills and attitudes which in essence is capability of learning.