Awards seek to recognise education & eco system providers

SINGAPORE, JANUARY 23 – In a unique initiative, Singapore-based Business Excellence & Research Group (BERG) has announced an Innovation & Excellence Awards in Education (IEEA) focussing on the rapidly evolving Indian education sector. To be hosted in Singapore later this year, the event will be open to the entire spectrum of educational institutions and educational support services excluding pre-school.

“The Innovation & Excellence in Education Awards (IEEA) have been created to recognise the contribution of Educational Institutions and Educationl Eco System providers in individual countries across Asia. The first edition of IEEA is focussed at India given that this sector will hold the key to India’s growth in the coming decades,” said Mr Thomas McMahon, Chairman of the Advisory Board, BERG.

With a market size expected to cross over US$ 97 billion by 2015, the Indian education sector shows strong potential for investments due to favourable demographics. IEEA 2014 aims to recognise the very best in the sector and provide a platform to elevate the profile and brand presence of institutions.

Based on a selection process that encompasses integrity, transparency, consistency and fairness, the aim is provide a global recognition and benchmark. The categories at the awards will include School Operator, 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.

The nominations for the various categories will close by August 15, 2014 and the awards will be presented at the Awards Nite & Gala Dinner on October 10, 2014 at a glittering function in Singapore. Mumbai-based Radar Circle Pvt. Ltd is the sole marketing partner for BERG in India. The nomination forms and further details can be accessed on For further information Yugbodh Singh +91-9819997726 Vishwesh Iyer +65-91018487 Ajit Abraham +65-96930265