A visit to DIDAC India and IDA Awards 2018

India Didactics Association (IDA) had organised its 10th edition of DIDAC India from 4th to 6th October 2018 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. It is the most awaited event in the country since it provides the opportunity to explore and understand the use and implementation of technological and pedagogical advancements both internationally and nationally. Spread over two separate workshop arenas, more than 25 workshops were conducted in the span of 3 days.

Vidya Vikas Academy was among the top 100 schools of India out of 650 nominations to be declared as the finalist for the IDA awards and to attend TIESS (The International Education and Skill Summit) conference and DIDAC workshops in New Delhi. Principal Mrs Joble Bijoy accompanied by four teachers (Calorina Rodrigues, Sheetal Kumar, Shaheena Basha, Akshay Chari) attended the workshop.

DIDAC India is the only event in the country for educational material, training & technology based solutions for all levels and sectors of the education & training Industry. DIDAC had organised many power- packed workshops pertaining to the advancement and the future technologies that can be applied in the field of education. Some of the workshops were based on improvising student’s interaction in class  where as  others focused on  advance  level technologies that can be used for making the classes interesting like having virtual reality for education, using ICT tools, STEM lab concepts, etc. The workshops were conducted by top organisations in the field of education like Microsoft, Cambridge, British Council, NCERT, International Bureaucrats, etc.

Various Educational giants (National / International) had put up their exhibits in order to showcase their services to all the educational bureaucrats who had come to explore this grand expo from different sectors of the country.  The expo showcased services like school furniture, advanced equipments for lab setup, lab utilities, school uniforms, laundry services for hostel resident students, STEAM lab equipments and various software services for educational institutions.

 Participation in this workshop provided a great exposure to different minds, techniques and advancements in the  field of education which will definitely help the school to have a new vision to  increase its productivity in academics.  VVA has always strived to provide its students with the best of facilities in the country for their overall development and the valuable input taken from the DIDAC workshops will prove helpful to raise the bar and take the school to the next level.