THOTS, for its innovative 21st Century Skills development tools received Asia’s Best Education Innovation 2013 award at the WCRC Leaders Asia Education Excellence Summit held recently in New Delhi.
Mr. Ashutosh Khurana, Co-founder & CEO and Mrs. Sangeeta A. Khurana, Director, received the award from Mr. Parvez Dewan, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
Explaining the need for THOTS, Ashutosh quipped – “To develop thinking skills in children, we should be able to make children see how they think, what is the gap in their current way of thinking, how can they overcome it, and if they overcome it, how this new way of thinking can help them perform better in other spheres – academics and real life”
Ashutosh was also a key speaker in a panel discussion on “Role of private Education Providers in Sustainable Inclusive Growth”.
Distinguished luminaries and senior government officials were present at the event as guests of honor – Mr. Pervez Dewan, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, GoI, Mr. Pooran Chandra Pandey, Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact, Ms. Sunaina Tomar, Jt. Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, GoI, Mr. Ajay Tomar, IGP, BSF Punjab, among others.