To create awareness and build knowledge sharing platforms highlighting the importance of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in education, Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd organises World Education Summit (WES) every year. Akash Tomer of Elets News Network (ENN) explores the legacy of WES.
Education means a lot in everyone’s life as it facilitates one’s learning, knowledge and skills. Education transforms mind and personality and helps us to attain the positive attitudes. It encourages and enhances creativity among students.
Education is a diversified term as it includes preschool education, school education and higher education. Nowadays, education is not limited to chalk and board only but Information Communication Technology (ICT) plays a very important role in teaching-learning processes. Every day, there are new innovations related to lecture delivery methodologies, curriculum and pedagogy. These innovations and ICT support help schools, colleges and universities to deliver the knowledge swiftly and precisely.
Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd organises World Education Summit (WES) every year in order to showcase the innovations, initiatives and best practices followed across the globe. So far nine editions of WES have been organised across the world (in cities like Dubai, Bahrain, Denver etc.) covering the aforementioned aspects.
World Education Summit has brought together decision makers, influential experts and practitioners at an annual Summit from around the world, to explore groundbreaking innovations and take concrete steps to make significant improvements to worldwide education. The summit is a premier international platform dedicated to innovation and creative action in education where top decision-makers share insights with on-the-ground practitioners and collaborate to rethink education.
WORLD EDUCATION SUMMIT, DELHI
The Grand Conference
WES is the congregation of some of the leading thinkers in the education world from across Asia and beyond. The latest edition of World Education Summit will inspire one and all, making them understand the challenges and solutions of the developing education world through a new prism.
Over 300 inspirational speakers not just from across Asia and from different parts of the world are invited to participate in the summit.
Elets’ conference is the place where the best of learning experiences happen. The exhibition witnesses unique yet effective teaching methodologies, networking and product interactions among different sections of the education landscape. Over 50 exhibitors will showcase new initiatives in edtech.
The 10th World Education Summit 2017 aims to recognise, highlight, honour and encourage leading models/projects/ processes of excellence and sustainable innovation in school and higher education.
The awards will also see entrepreneurs in the education space getting recognised. The summit has, in its past too, brought to fore unique initiatives and projects that have caused a paradigm shift in the education sphere within
2011: World Education Summit 2011 created history by attracting representations from over 50 countries. Thought leaders and policymakers from countries of Middle East, Africa, Europe along with India congregated together to ideate, deliberate and discuss on new technological interventions for over all development of education world over.
2012: Elets World Education Summit 2012 created a knowledge sharing platform to discuss various aspects of ICT for education ranging from School Education to Higher Education and Technical Education. Global Leaders like Minister of Education from Mauritius and other countries participated in the premier conference on education.
2013: Harmonising Global Efforts: Strategies for steering the education sector – Keeping this theme as focal point of discussion. WES 2013 witnessed congregation of thought leaders under one roof to discuss various issues related to education. Member of Parliament, France and key policy makers from Indian Government shared their views for creating an effective education ecosystem.
2014: World Education Summit 2014 was more than a conference. It built a strong community around it and provided various business and networking opportunities for education leaders and industry leaders. The dynamics of education sector was then changing rapidly world over and WES 2014 provided an opportunity to all the stakeholders to come together and deliberate, discuss and explore the horizon.
2015: From Canada to Australia- Global leaders from the world of education came together to deliberate upon different aspects of school and higher education and skill development in WES 2015. With the presence of ministers and key policymakers from India sharing their vision on education for all, the summit also created unique platform of knowledge sharing amongst the policy makers, eduleaders and industry leaders.
2016: The sixth WES was organised in Dubai in collaboration with Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai. It witnessed presence of 100 schools and colleges from Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. World education awards over the years have seen top innovations from education sector in private and public space get highlighted and recognised at this global platform.
2016: The seventh WES was organised in New Delhi in collaboration with NSDC, and saw presence of 200 Schools and 130 Universities from India. World Education Awards over the years have seen top innovations from education sector in private and public sector. These innovations get highlighted and recognised at this global platform.
2017: From Dubai to Bahrain the World Education Summit organised on 8-9 March, 2017, was more than a conference. It has built a strong community around it and provided various business and networking opportunities for education leaders and industry leaders.
2017: 9th World Education Summit 2017, Denver brought together the pioneers of education fraternity to University of Denver for exchanging and retaining new innovations in education industry.
University of Denver was the best place for such kind of a educational workshop to witness congregation of educationists from all over the world. This helped Indian institutions to collaborate with various US universities and to adapt their innovations.