Olga Alkanova, Senior Lecturer at the Marketing Department of the Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU), will join the board of judges in the selection of the best for the Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards 2021.
Reimagine Education is a global conference and competition, open to educational innovators from all around the world. The conference brings together edtech startups, academic faculty from top institutions, Chief Innovation Officers, university leadership, teachers, and other stakeholders in the future of higher education teaching and learning. On the last day of the conference, the Reimagine Education Awards are awarded.
Selecting from 521 candidates the Awards Steering Committee сhosen 225 expert educators to contribute their knowledge and experience to the evaluation of this year’s applications.
Key facts about this year’s cohort include: judges hail from 45 countries and territories, with all six continents represented by at least one evaluator and have, on average, 19.25 years of experience in the education sector.
With an emphasis on sourcing a wide range of perspectives and insights, judges represent Universities and Business schools from across the world, technology companies and startups, including edX and IBM, and Edtech investors, think-tanks and consultants, including Zanichelli Ventures and Holon IQ.
The judging process will be divided into three rounds of independent judging and three rounds of internal moderation, conducted between 4th October and 10th December. It culminates in the live selection of the 2021/22 Reimagine Education Overall Winners which will take place during the Reimagine Education Conference’s Award Ceremony – education’s ‘Oscars’ night (10th December, 18:05 GMT). The 2021 call for applications is now open, until OCTOBER 3rd. You can submit your educational project free of charge here https://portal.reimagine-education.com/.
The Reimagine Education Awards — the ‘Oscars’ of Education — reward innovative approaches that enhance student learning outcomes and employability, offering $50,000 in funding to the overall winners. It was organized by a global higher education analyst and compiler of the QS World University Rankings and the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.