28th Elets World Education Awards Celebrate Innovation and Excellence in Dubai


The 28th Elets World Education Awards, hosted on February 6th at the Millennium Plaza Downtown Hotel in Dubai, marked a splendid celebration of innovation and excellence within the education sector.

Organised by Elets Technomedia in collaboration with Elets Digital Learning Magazine, the awards ceremony took place during the 28th Elets World Education Summit, honoring exceptional contributions made by individuals and institutions in shaping the future of education.

The event witnessed participation from esteemed educators, policy-makers, and thought leaders from across the globe, coming together to honor those who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, innovation, and dedication in the field of education.

With a focus on acknowledging excellence across various categories, the awards ceremony highlighted the following key areas:

• Government: Recognising initiatives and projects driving innovation in education, with a special emphasis on enhancing learning outcomes.
• Leadership: Honouring visionary leaders who have made significant contributions to the education sector through their exemplary leadership, strategic vision, and transformative initiatives.
• Higher Education: Celebrating universities, colleges, and institutions that have excelled in areas such as academic excellence, research, innovation, and industry-academia collaboration.
• School Education: Acknowledging schools and educational institutions for their innovative pedagogical practices, academic excellence, and commitment to holistic development.
• Corporate: Recognising organisations and individuals driving innovation in educational technology, financial empowerment, digital learning solutions, and knowledge partnerships.

The Winners:

Government Award

The Department of School Education, Punjab, received recognition for Innovation in Project-Based Learning, highlighting their commitment to modern and effective teaching methods.

Leadership Award

Distinguished individuals honoured under the Leadership Award category include:

• Dr. Richa Arora, Head of Institution & COO at University of Stirling, Ras Al Khaimah Campus.
• Dr. Binu Siva Singh S K, Registrar at Jeppiaar University, India.
• Ashish Mittal, Group – CHRO at Sreenidhi Educational Group, Telangana, India.
• Dr. Arindam Banerjee, Professor & Assistant Dean, Global MBA & MGB, SP Jain School of Global Management Dubai.
• Revathi Srinivasan, Director – Education, Singhania Schools.
• Anshul Pathania, Managing Director of Pathania Public School, Haryana.
• Rev. Fr. Thomson Kinny, Principal, St. John The Baptist High School and Jr. College.
• Prof. B. Bhima, Principal, Nizam College, Osmania University, Telangana, India.
• Tamil Selvan Ramadoss, Group Chief Finance and Business Transformation Officer at RMB Holdings, Dubai, UAE, and International Speaker, Thought Leader & Expert in Triple Helix Model.

Higher Education

Outstanding institutions honoured in the Higher Education category include:

• University of Stirling, Ras Al Khaimah Campus, for Outstanding University with Best Placements.
• Chitkara University, India, as the University of the Year 2024 with Research Excellence.
• Westford University College for Outstanding B-School with Innovation in Placements.
• Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, India, for Outstanding University with Green Campus Initiative.
• Jeppiaar University for Excellence in Global Exposure Initiatives.
• Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), India, for Outstanding University in Research, Innovation, and Placements.
• RMK Group of Institutions, Tamil Nadu, India, for Excellence Group of Institutes for Promoting Industry Academia Interface.
• University of Engineering & Management (UEM), India, for Outstanding University with Best Placements.
• Institut Teknologi Nasional Bandung (Itenas), Indonesia, for Excellence Private University in Graduate Employability.
• The Dale View College of Pharmacy and Research Centre, Kerala, India, for Outstanding Pharmacy College in Promoting Research and Innovation.
• Haridwar University, India, for Outstanding University in Industry Academia Interface.
• Invertis University, India, for Outstanding University with Best Infrastructure.
• American Imperial University, USA, for Best Online Degree Provider.
• Euclea Business School, France, for Leading Globally University.

School Education

Innovative schools recognised in the School Education category include:

• Rayan Group of Institutions for Educational Excellence Award.
• Alnoor International Schools, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for Outstanding Green School Initiative.
• Our Own High School, Dubai, UAE, for Outstanding School for Sports.
• Ology Tech School for Innovation in STEAM Education.
• Glendale International School, Dubai, for Innovative Practices for Academic Excellence.
• Emirates American School, Sharjah, for Innovation in Pedagogical Practices.
• Sunbeam Group of Educational Institutions, India, for Leading School Chain (National).
• Billabong High International School, Kanpur, India, for Outstanding Practices for Academic Excellence.


Leading corporate entities recognised for their contributions to education include:

• Dr. Brijesh Karia, Chief Operating Officer at Singhania QuestPlus.
• Century Financial for Excellence in Financial Empowerment.
• Singhania Education for Digital Learning Innovator of the Year.
• Infinity Infoway Pvt Ltd for Leading Education ERP Solution Provider in Asia.

These awards underscore the commitment of individuals and organisations towards fostering innovation and excellence in education.

The Elets World Education Awards continue to serve as a benchmark for the global education community, inspiring further advancements and initiatives in the field

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