Dr. Madhu Chitkara addresses the BW Edutech Summit & Awards 2022
BW Education organized a day-long summit and awards program ‘Transformation in Education Through Technology & Skilling’ on August 20, 2022, at The Imperial, New Delhi. The initiative was organized for edtech founders, institutional leaders, education publishers, and educators to participate and make a mark in the future of education technology.
The summit saw various insightful interactive panel discussions on 21st-century skills, making India a global destination for education, the benefits, and challenges of dual degrees, and diversity and inclusion in the education sector, followed by the award ceremony for leading Edutech in the nation.
Hon’ble Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro-Chancellor Chitkara University shared her thoughts on ‘India’s Prospects as Global Education Hub’. Eminent educational leaders had joined the panel for discussion.
Dr. Madhu Chitkara corroborated her views that technology was the only saviour during the global pandemic scenario. And applauded the efforts of all HEIs (Higher Education Institutions) to navigate through the pandemic by making the best use of technology. She underscored that the hybrid mode is a new way forward and reiterated that a skilled person has a higher rate of employability compared to the unskilled and emphasized that the education system has to incorporate teaching skills as part of its regular curriculum.
BW Edutech summit celebrated leaders who have made a powerful and positive impact in the Indian education sector. They used this opportunity to help discern these changes for the audience, to understand the enabling role that educational institutions are playing, and also to underline the need for quality assurance as new entrants enter this domain with their ed-tech offerings. This year the forum identified and provided recognition to Edutech leaders who are finding unique solutions and filling gaps in the education outreach of India.