Kathmandu: Education Park has been nominated for 'The PIEoneer Education Agency of the Year 2020' award, one of the most renowned and prestigious awards in the education sector across the world. This is second year in a row that the company has been recognized for the feat, which is a great achievement in itself considering the fact that Education Park is the first and only Nepali company to be nominated for the award, touted as ‘Oscar’ equivalent in international education. Along with Education Park, seven other education agencies across the globe have been nominated for this award, being felicitated by The PIE.
The PIE is an independent media, recruitment and events company connecting global community of professionals working in international education. It started distributing the PIEoeer awards since 2017 in different categories to educational companies and professionals across the world. This year awards are being distributed in 18 different categories.
Education Park has been providing career counseling to students for their tertiary education in Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada and New Zealand. It is located in Civil Mall, Sundhara, Kathmandu and also provides language classes and preparatory classes to students. Besides, it has been conducting various information sessions to students and parents alike in its office premises as well as in partnership with local educational institutes nationwide.
"This is a big achievement not only for Education Park but for the entire international education agency sector of Nepal", said Braj Pandey, the executive director of Education Park. "Back to back nomination has conveyed a message that we are doing our level best and this has also proved that the sector is as professional as other respectable sectors in the country. While the industry as a whole is going through crucial phase and in under scrutiny from various external bodies including and not limited to the Ministry of Education, this nomination rightfully puts us under the category of trustworthy and ethical education agencies. We, individually as well as with our involvement in NAAER, are trying our best to set a new benchmark in the industry and it feels our hard work and dedication is coming to fruition", added Mr. Pandey.
The PIEoneer Awards celebration is going to be held on September 11 this year at Guild Hall, London.