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National, November 09, 2012
EnglishEdge Portable Language Lab was honored with the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Award for the "Most Innovative Bundled Service" at the ceremony conducted in New Delhi on 1st of November, 2012. The awards are India’s largest and only awards in the field of TIME (Telecom, Internet, Media and Edutainment) and are aimed at promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and to recognize outstanding contributions.
EnglishEdge has always aimed at making English language learning more effective with the use of technology. The Portable Language Lab is another pioneering initiative aimed at redefining the way English language learning takes place inside and outside the classrooms.
The EnglishEdge Portable Language Lab comprises of a compact trolley that can house up to 40 tablets, a Wi-Fi router and a projector. The tablets are preloaded with the EnglishEdge software that is specially designed to complement the teaching-learning process in schools. This specially designed course ensures that every student gets ten times more speaking practice than in a traditional classroom setup. The Lab enables the trainer to monitor the performance of every student and the two-way, real time interaction results in better learning and performance review. The digital technology – powered solution makes for an engaging, interesting and experiential form of teaching and learning. The innovative learning model has been lauded by the industry with nominations in several other awards as well.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vivek Agarwal, CEO, EnglishEdge says, "Kudos to the team whose endeavors to redefine English language teaching and learning has been rewarded. We are very pleased to be recognized with the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Award. We have always been committed to exploring how English language learning can be made more effective with technology, and will continue to delight both learners and teachers in the future as well."
Aegis Graham Bell Awards were initiated by the Aegis School of Business and Telecom, along with 21st Convergence India 2013. The awards are supported by COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India) and PwC, as their knowledge partners. The reputed platform saw over 130 nominations filed by more than 120 companies this year. The prominent companies who participated include Airtel, Reliance, Nokia Siemens Network, Mahindra Satyam, Comviva, Apalya, Indus Tower, Bharti Infratel, Juniper, Cisco, Idea Cellular, TechMahindra, Infosys, Spice Digital, TCS, Ericsson, , among others.
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