WES 2014 - Fostering Excellence -Transformative Practices towards Ensuring Quality in Higher Education -Amit Mahensaria, Co-Founder, Impartus Innovation Pvt. Ltd.
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Under penetration of Technology in Education
• Education, esp Higher Ed has not seen the extensive penetration
of technology unlike other domains of our daily lives such as
banking, healthcare, retail and communications.
• In the past 5 years, lot of technology companies focused on
education are doing exciting work globally.
• Majority of the students are unable to absorb a
significant portion of what is taught in the class.
– Varied pace of learning
– Pressure of notes taking
– Lack of effective revision
• Lack of effective mechanism for teacher improvement
To overcome the above, need is to take Learning Beyond Classrooms
A Comprehensive Technology Platform for Education
Technology transforming education
Live Lecture Capture
Audio Video recording & distribution of live
Teacher becomes a Facilitator; and students
doing activities in class
Two popular technologies, taking learning beyond classrooms.
Teacher is more important than before in both.
Alok Choudhary an IIT Madras graduate, has more than 12 years of industry
experience. He is an outstanding hardware R&D and DSP professional. He has
designed multi-threaded processors, RF circuits and developed algorithms for
Wimax in his previous assignments.
Amit Mahensaria, an IIT Delhi and IIM Lucknow alumnus, has 10 years of
industry experience closely associated with education sector. He has also worked in
India’s leading investment banking and private equity firms.
Manish Kumar an IIT Delhi graduate has more than 12 years of industry
experience. Manish worked with Citigroup as a technology professional in various
capacities and developed some unique approaches in software solutions.
Aim is to bring videos into mainstream learning, and thereby
evolve into a leading “global education technology company”.
BlueBook Success Story
BLUEBOOK awarded as “Best Product of the Year” for the Education Sector at
World DIDAC India, 2013
• Pan-India Presence
– 30+ leading schools and colleges (Engg, Medical, B-Schools)
– 300+ classrooms
– 20,000+ students
“If I don’t learn the way you teach me,
teach me the way I learn”