Oscars’ of Education announce name of Dr Jawahar Surisetti in 2021 judging panel

Dr Jawahar Surisetti in 2021 judging panel

(NewswireOnline) London, 20th August 2021: Preparing to again provide peer-reviewed insight to the education sector on the best innovations in teaching and learning, the Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards have today announced their 2021 judging panel with eminent psychologist and TED speaker Dr Jawahar Surisetti being nominated for the elite panel . The Awards Steering Committee selected 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.

• The most-represented countries and territories are: United States (41 judges), Australia (19), United Kingdom and Mexico (17 each), Malaysia (16), and Hong Kong (11).

• Judges 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 from across the world, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Oxford, the National University of Singapore, Duke University, Australian National University, The University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney, University of Hong Kong, and Trinity College Dublin.

• Business schools, including The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Imperial College Business School, Warwick Business School and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

• Technology companies and startups, including edX and IBM.

• 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 Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards – offering $50,000 and global visibility to their winner – are accepting Award submissions until Sunday 3rd October, 23:59 BST.

The Reimagine Education Awards are co-organized by QS  – global higher education analysts and compilers of the QS World University Rankings – and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Now in their eighth year, they illuminate world-class teaching and learning innovation across 16 categories.


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