SOURCE: WizIQ, Inc.

WizIQ, Inc.

July 20, 2011 11:36 ET

WizIQ Wins the World Education Public Choice Award for Best Innovation in Open and Distance Learning

MOHALI, INDIA--(Marketwire - Jul 20, 2011) - To showcase innovations, technological advancements and to encourage educational institutions to adopt new technologies, a three day summit, The World Education Awards 2011, was held in New Delhi, India, from July 13-15. The core objectives of this conference were to bring reforms in education, introduce technological innovation, improve the quality of education at all levels and increase student employability upon graduation.

This summit was jointly organized by IGNOU, Centre for Science Development and Media Studies, and Elets Techno media, inaugurated by Indian union HRD minister Mr. Kapil Sibal, and attended by Ministers of Education of Bhutan and Jordon, in addition to top government officials and a host of distinguished names from abroad.

There were contests for awards in 30 different categories with 150 nominations nationally and internationally in which WizIQ.com won the "World Education Public Choice Award" in the "Best Innovation in Open and Distance Learning" category, where there were four strong international nominations in the group.

Over 300 delegates from national and international educational bodies including policy makers in the education sector participated in this summit.

The valedictory function was chaired by Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in a glittering ceremony. The summit saw representatives from 20 countries.

About WizIQ

WizIQ is a Chandigarh (Mohali), India based company with an office in Concord, North Carolina. The online learning and teaching platform connects educators and students through its online Virtual Classroom technology and courses, with nearly 1.4 million registered users. WizIQ's teaching tools work from a Web browser, eliminating the need to download any software or worry about upgrades. At the same time, these tools are scalable to meet the needs of universities and major training and teaching organizations.

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    WizIQ, Inc.
    3782 Lake Spring Avenue
    Concord, NC 28027
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    Christopher Dawson
    Phone: +1.978.709.1749

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    C-133, Second Floor,
    Industrial Area, Phase VIII,
    Mohali-160071
    Phone: +91.172.501.3134-35