Friday, February 20, 2015

Pearson Teaching Awards 3rd edition

Pearson has announced the winners of Pearson Teaching Awards (PTA) 3rd Edition.Announcing the winners of Pearson Teaching Awards 3rd edition, Mr. Deepak Mehrotra, Managing Director, Pearson India said, ”At Pearson India, it is an honor for us to felicitate the leading educators of the country, who are devoted to nurturing the next generation. Pearson Teaching Awards conferred upon these outstanding educators is a small token of gratitude, who are working tirelessly to shape our country’s future.”

“In it’s third edition this year, we are delighted to get an overwhelming response to the awards with a robust participation from teachers across the country. Teachers form the backbone of our education system and it’s time to recognize and celebrate this noble profession with even greater vigor, respect and admiration” Mr. Mehrotra added.

Pearson has partnered with the India Didactics Association (IDA) for this edition of awards. As the process partner, IDA managed the entire evaluation process including the pre jury and grand jury stages for the awards selection.

With each year, PTA has grown in size and stature. The 3rd edition has received 6602 nominations from all over the country, with the highest number of entries coming in from Punjab (787), Karnataka (772), Tamil Nadu (700), Maharashtra (647) and Uttar Pradesh (549). 284 nominations were received from Delhi. The 2nd edition of PTA received 5500 plus nominations from all over India.