The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), in association with the Centre for Science Development and Media Studies (CSDMS) and Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd., will organise a World Education Summit (WES) 2011 from 13 to 15 July 2011 in New Delhi.
The University will also be giving away "World Education Awards" during the summit under the categories of School Education, Higher Education, Vocational and Skills Education, Government Initiatives and Private Initiatives.
The key objectives of the summit are to draw attention to the best practices and to promote innovations in the field of education, enrich global efforts at inclusive education and implementation of education policies and address the role of teachers in meeting learners' diverse expectations and needs.
These awards have been instituted with the aim of acknowledging unique and innovative initiatives taken in the field of education globally.
IGNOU is currently inviting nominations from schools, higher education institutions, vocational training institutions, government organizations, non-government organizations, private institutions and enterprises across the globe engaged in the field of education for the awards.