Adding another award to its growing repertoire of accolades, WizIQ, one of the world’s largest cloud-based education platforms, was named the “Best Virtual Classroom Provider” at the World Education Congress, 2015. The award was granted in recognition of WizIQ’s state-of-the-art virtual classroom services that simulate the physical environment to provide an immersive and interactive online classroom experience.
The annual event took place at Taj Lands End in Mumbai on 23rd-24th July, 2015. It was a congregation of several prominent names in the field of education and e-learning. The event acted as a vibrant platform to discuss the evolving trends in education, the challenges faced by pedagogy today and viable solutions to tackle the challenges in dissemination and improvement of educational tools.
Founded in the U.S. in 2007 and headquartered in Gurgoan, WizIQ is a cloud-based platform that enables learning service providers and enterprises to build their own online academy. By providing advanced technologies such as a virtual classroom, video streaming, and online assessments, WizIQ empowers them to deliver and monetise self-paced and live, instructor-led learning services to increase engagement, improve instructor effectiveness and reach new markets.
Speaking about the achievement, Maneesh Sharma, Chief Revenue Officer, WizIQ, commented, “WizIQ was founded on the belief that online learning can be just as powerful as traditional classroom learning. Being recognised as the ‘Best Virtual Classroom Provider’ highlights our unique pedagogical approach and innovative technological solutions that have gone into the development of our platform. This honour will act as an impetus for us to continue delivering high-quality and innovative online learning solutions.”
WizIQ’s latest accomplishment marks an impressive run that has seen it being granted the prestigious award for four consecutive years. WizIQ has been also been felicitated with several other noteworthy awards in recognition of its stellar contribution to the e-learning space. These include “Virtual Classroom Provider” at the South East Asia Education Summit 2015, 2013 Shiksha Ratna Award for “Best Virtual Classroom”, the Public Choice Award for “Best Innovation in Open and Distance Learning” at the 2011 World Education Awards, excellence in online learning platform in 2014, and the “Best Education Webinar Series” Jury Award at the 2012 Indian Education Congress.