Leap EdTech to Focus on solving Indian education’s pressing problems

TLabs and Nasscom‘s 10,000 Start-ups are organizing the Leap EdTech, India’s largest Edtech Summit focused on uncovering, highlighting and solving Bharat specific problems in education. The Summit aims to connect with decision makers, customers and potential collaborators and for educators to assess the innovation happening the in education sector.Leap-EdTech

The education sector in India is poised to witness major growth in the years to come as India will have world’s largest tertiary-age population and second largest graduate talent pipeline globally.India has become the third largest market for e-learning after the US & China. With smartphone penetration & data connectivity growing at an incredible pace lately, Education has an influence of creative technology integration and implementation to the deprived masses. Leap EdTech will highlight the major challenges in Education and how the startup community is taking over to make education reach the last mile with the help of technology.

Thought leaders from academia, startups, large publishers, investors, and media will share their insights and discuss some of the largest inhibitors in Edtech. The discussions would revolve mainly around tackling the challenges around the Indian education system from the privileged students in Tier 1 cities, all the way to the rural schools in places like Rajasthan.

Abhishek M. Gupta, COO, TLabs, says, “For India to truly gain from its demographic dividend – skilled, literate and educated citizenry is the need of the day. With a burgeoning young population, the challenges of providing quality education seem unsurmountable without the use of modern technology. With this summit, we want to bring academia, publishers, entrepreneurs and investors together to highlight and decipher the challenges in this space.”

“We want to highlight the biggest problems India’s educators are facing, and how the startup community might be able to step up its hands-on technology learning opportunities and solve their most pressing problems,” adds Dr. Sandhya Chintala, Executive Director IT-ITeS, Nasscom.

The conference will mark the presence of prominent names from the education industry with leaders from ISB, S.Chand, Pratham, Byju’s, EdX, Udacity, Toppr, CueMath, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Teach For India, Central Square Foundation, Ashoka University, Sharda University and investors from Sequoia, Sylvant, Unitus Seed Fund, Saif Partners, LightSpeed Ventures, and Times Internet – to name a few.

The Leap Ed-Tech Summit is being held at India Habitat Center, New Delhi on April 21, 2017.

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