Aiming to draw deep industry insights to counteract the challenges faced by the Indian education landscape, WizIQ, one of world’s largest online education platforms, recently concluded its highly successful EdTech.Now conclave.
Addressing about the one-of-a-kind event, Harman Singh, Founder & CEO, WizIQ, commented, “The whole purpose of creating a premier conclave in the form EdTech.Now was to bring together thought leaders, innovators, industry experts, educators and content providers onto a common platform. The heart-warming acclaim and response we have received during the conclave has served as a catalyst that will boost our efforts to provide high-quality digital educative solutions to the Indian population.”
Amit Sevak, CEO, Laurete International University opined: “ India will be the highest education market in the world very soon.The trends in higher education is becoming edutainment as teachers are finding ways to engage learners to retain content and help build optimal learning.”
Attended by over 300 visionaries, investors, edtech innovators, and media personnel, the event held in partnership with Cambridge University Press India and Microsoft redefined the approach to education technology in India.
Amit Garga, Partner, International Education Practice, The Partheon Group said: “The blended learning technology in classrooms has brought in adaptative learning, digital an infrastructure content related. The online market has grown rapidly.”
He further stated: “Seventy per cent students prefer to take 30-50 per cent tutorials online.”
The EdTech.Now conclave facilitated discussions and insight delivery on various matters pertaining to online education and how to optimally leverage the disruptive impact of technology on education. The panel discussion, “Riding the Change – Challenges & opportunities for online education service providers”, saw participants talk about the impact made by digital penetration on the overall education landscape and discuss the challenges faced and future opportunities in online education sector. Edtech providers also discussed “Hottest technologies that are shaping the future of education”, from Cloud-computing to LMS management and MOOC education.
Founded in 2007, WizIQ is one of the world’s largest cloud based education platforms. Over 400,000 educators have leveraged WizIQ to deliver learning services to 4 million learners across 200 countries.