THE GATE ACADEMY was awarded for “Innovation in Open and Distance Learning” by 12th World Education Summit [WES], held on 10th August 2018 in New Delhi. The 11th WES was held in Dubai.

The prestigious award was Presented by Honourable Director – AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) MHRD, Govt Of India. THE GATE ACADEMY received this prestigious award for the innovations and contributions done in open and distance learning through its homeGATE and Subject Course Programs and was received by Ritesh Raushan, Director, THE GATE ACADEMY.

World Education Summit – Is a premier international platform which brings together, the educationalists from around the world. The summit explores innovations in education and educational technology, spreading the awareness and creating better opportunities and strategies for betterment of world education.

The summit had three major events.

a. Conferences

The educational conferences for exchange of ideas and collaborations. The key points discussed included role of personalised learning and pedagogies in tech age, role of technology in teaching and learning process and the impact of E-learning and Distance learning – its scope and challenges. The conference had educationalists and educational leaders from all over world as its speakers.

Speakers panel included educational ministers of state and central governments like Kadiyam Srihari, Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of education, Govt of Telangana, Kiran Maheshwari, Minister for Higher and Technical Education, Govt of Rajasthan, Shri Dhan Singh Rawat, Higher Education Minister, Government of Uttarkhan, and ministers from central government like Dr Manpreet Singh Manna, Director, AlCTE [ MHRD ], Govt of India, Dr.Biswajit Saha, Director [ vocational and Training ] CBSE, and Dr Purushottam, Chairman and MD, NRDC.

Further, the panel also included international speakers from Republic of Venezuela, Dubai, Bahrain, Oman and Uk, along with founders, CEO’s, MD’s from industry and Educational Institutions.

b. Expo

Showcase of latest cutting edge technologies and innovations in education sector.

c. Awards

Felicitation and Recognition of unique innovations in education sector. WES is aimed at recognizing and honouring the innovations and contributions in the education sector. The awards category included preschools, schools, Higher education, vocational skills training, Government sector initiatives, and leadership awards. THE GATE ACADEMY bagged the award in Higher Education Category for innovations in open and distance learning through its homeGATE and Subject Course Programs.

What is homeGATE and Subject Course?

homeGATE is the hallmark program of TGA. It’s a unique blend of classroom environment, comfort of home and live coaching. Unlike ppt based coaching, homeGATE offers live interactive sessions from IIT/ IISc toppers, where one can ask doubts and clarify them live. Further, students also have access to the recorded lectures of the live sessions as VOD’s – Video On Demand, in case they miss a live session.

All these features make homeGATE a program, which helps the students in self-paced learning, overcoming the barriers of time, distance, lifestyle and job commitments.

Subject Course facilitates focused and customised learning. Students can choose the subjects for which they feel the need to bolster their preparation and only focus on it. Through pre-recorded video lectures and tests related to chosen subject, students will be able to update and upgrade their knowledge to the next level.