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World Education Sector Award
KSOU won the prestigious Government Sector Initiative in Education Award at World Education Summit at Le Meridien, New Delhi. The conference held in August 2014 was jointly organized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies and Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd.
The summit focused on the academic sector and the challenges and opportunities in the respective field. The theme of the conference revolved around various topics like School Education, Higher Education and Vocational Education and Skills Training.
Innovation & Excellence Awards
KSOU has climbed new pinnacles by winning Best Distance/Online Learning Award 2014 at Innovation & Excellence Awards in Education (IEEA ) in Singapore organised by Business Excellence & Research Group (BERG). The Innovation & Excellence in Education Awards (IEEA) conducted in October 2014 recognizes contribution of Educational Institutions and Educational Eco System providers in individual countries across Asia on a global platform.
The awards honored leaders in the space of Vocational Education, Higher Education, Private University, Management Education, Technical Education, Medical Education, Undergraduate Level, Education content provider, Use of Education Technology, Supplementary Education Provider and Distance / Online Learning.
Best Education Project - GOLD Award
In a glittering function at the Marriott, Jaipur, the Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State Open University picked up the award for the Best Education Project - Gold Award for its ICT Enabled Programs.
KSOU ICT Enabled Programs got selected for its interesting learning methodology coupled with ease of admission process. The students who were frequent travelers found accessing learning content from the web to be much easier and engaging. Working professionals, housewives, self-employed people, businessmen and even retired people found the program helpful.
The program also brought in inclusiveness in the higher education space in the state. The students from smaller and remote parts of the state could also take admission into these high quality programs of the university. The access of the content through the smart phones gave a new meaning to online learning and took away the single impediment of the availability of the PC and the Internet connection.
Visionary Leadership Award
KSOU through its innovative pedagogy bagged the Visionary Leadership Award in the E-Learning Category at the World Education Congress (WEC) in 2012. Latest educational tools, technologies and solutions are discussed at the Congress.
Previous year winners of awards conducted by WEC in various categories include India's most renowned educational institutes.
e-India award for the Best Online Program of the country 2012
Karnataka State Open University, one of the top notch Open Universities of the country announced that it has received the e-India award in a glittering function at Mysore, AP on 15th November 2012 for the Best Online Program of the country in association with KEONICS (Karnataka State Electronics Development Corporation Limited).
The ICT Enabled programs at the Karnataka State Open University are completely powered and managed by Schoolguru.