RajagiriMedia has launched two national education awards to promote outstanding contributions from education startups and schools that developed innovative practices during the ban.
The Pallikkutam National Award for Innovation in Education 2020 is designed to honor disruptive innovations in education. The activities of the rated schools include content creation, e-learning pedagogy, teaching-learning, online assessment and management. The prize is endowed with a total prize money of £ 1.75,000, with the winner receiving £ 100,000 and the second and third prize winners receiving £ 50,000 and £ 25,000 respectively.
The contributions will be evaluated by a team of experts from the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.
The Pallikkutam National Award for Startups in Education 2020 is aimed at DPIIT-recognized startups that have implemented disruptive and economical solutions in the field of education technology. The award is given in cooperation with the Kerala Startup Mission.
The prizes are worth a total of GBP 1.75,000 and the winner will receive 1 lakh.
The blocking has raised enormous challenges caused by disruptions in traditional learning and the need to integrate new methods of virtual learning for extended periods. The two awards are designed to motivate educational players to develop new technologies and systems to turn the crisis into an opportunity for a paradigm shift in education, said Varghese Panthalookaran, director of Rajagiri Media.