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Highlights of EDGE 2008 & 2009
 
The 2 editions of EDGE Conference witnessed the participation of over 350 delegates and 40 experts representing, Academia, Government and Industry.

Representatives from leading education destinations like USA, UK, Germany, China, Australia, Singapore were part of the event along with other countries.  The Conference witnessed the exchange of views by leading personalities and delegates aided by intensive Q & A session. Some glimpses of the

 
EDGE Awards
EDGE Forum constituted the ‘EDGE Education Personality of the Year Award’ and Young EDGE Award for Education Leadership.
 
EDGE Education Personality of the Year Award
  1. 2008: Dr. Sam Pitroda, Chairman, National Knowledge Commission
  2. 2009: Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission,
    Government of India.
 
Young EDGE Award for Education Leadership
Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director, Symbiosis Society.
 
Vision Document
EDGE Forum released an India Education Vision Document summarizing the Vision for the education Sector for the country
 
Release of Research Reports
  1. Globalising Higher Education in India: Ernst & Young – EDGE 2008 Report
  2. Private enterprise in Indian higher education - perspectives on growth -
    Ernst & Young – EDGE 2009 Report
  3. MARCH Report - Faculty Recruitment and Retention Survey Report
  4. NIAS-EDGE Report - ‘Transforming Educational Institutions for Global OpportunitiesDirections for Higher Education’ and
  5. Institute of International Education on Key Findings from Study Abroad Research
 
EDGE witnessed the speech of stalwarts like
  1. Dr. Sam Pitroda in the year 2008 and
  2. Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia in the year 2009
 
EDGE Forum Felicitated Padma Awardees of 2008 & 2009
 
Exclusive Workshops on critical topics
Harmonising Education - College Board, USA
Education Governance - IIM Bangalore
Building Partnerships between US and Indian Higher Education Institutions - USIEF
Progressive Governance for Leadership in Educational Institutions - Indian School of Business
(ISB) Hyderabad
Academic Counseling for Career planning - The College Board, USA.
 
Exhibition
Exhibition was a showcase different streams of traditional and emerging education; myriad technologies and services, new methodologies and practices, unique range of approaches to learning, training & assessment, innovative financing models and other innovative ideas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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