Karmaveer Chakra Awardee Dr. Nitya Prakash Takes Helm as CEO at Quality New Zealand Education Limited


Bombay Weekly Education Editorial, 10th April 2024 at Mumbai

In a significant development bridging the realms of academia and industry, Dr. Nitya Prakash, a renowned figure in the educational landscape, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Quality New Zealand Education Limited. Dr. Nitya brings with him a wealth of experience garnered from his illustrious career spanning various prestigious institutions and government bodies.

Prior to assuming his role at Quality New Zealand Education, Dr. Nitya Prakash served as the Co-founder and Global Head at IIHT’s Techademy Campus, where he played a pivotal role in shaping the institution’s trajectory towards excellence. Before that, he held the position of Founding Director at Chandigarh University’s Institute of Distance and Online Learning, demonstrating his proficiency in pioneering educational initiatives. His previous roles have impacted more than a million learners across the globe and he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2022.

Dr. Nitya’s influence extends beyond institutional boundaries, as he has actively contributed to government policymaking endeavors. His involvement as a Mentor of Change in the inaugural batch of Government of India’s think tank Niti Aayog – Atal Innovation Mission underscores his commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in the educational ecosystem. Additionally, his mentorship of various successful startups at IIT Bombay reflects his dedication to nurturing emerging talent and fostering a culture of innovation.

With a reputation as an “Academia Mastermind,” Dr. Nitya Prakash has represented India on numerous global platforms, showcasing his expertise and vision for education on an international scale. His appointment at Quality New Zealand Education is poised to facilitate collaborative efforts between India and New Zealand, paving the way for mutually beneficial milestones.

Quality New Zealand Education, a flagship entity of the esteemed QualityNZ Group, boasts a distinguished roster of stakeholders, including luminaries such as Sir Richard Hadlee MBE, Geoff Allott, and a trio of Ambassadors: Stephen Fleming, Brendan McCullum, and Daniel Vettori. Grounded in a vision to democratize access to New Zealand’s progressive educational landscape, QualityNZ Education is committed to empowering and inspiring learners worldwide.

Under Dr. Nitya Prakash’s leadership, Quality New Zealand Education aspires to expand its global footprint, leveraging its decade-long legacy in India as a springboard for further growth and innovation. By blending a robust foundation with personalized approaches tailored to individual needs, the company aims to deliver optimal outcomes for all stakeholders.

Dr. Nitya Prakash’s appointment marks a new chapter for Quality New Zealand Education, promising exciting prospects for collaboration and excellence in the realm of education, both domestically and internationally.

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