Ahmedabad Univ Signs Pact With US College For Educational Innovation

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Ahmedabad University (AU) and Olin College of Engineering, USA, have partnered to promote educational innovation. The partnership includes a faculty exchange programme aimed at integrating project-based learning into the engineering curriculum at AU, thus offering a new model for education in India.

Olin College of Engineering was founded in 1997 and is a prestigious engineering college ranked 3rd in the US News and World Report, 2013.

Prafull Anubhai, chairman of the board of management at AU, said, "Leveraging Olin's strengths as a pioneer in educational innovation, this partnership will offer our students and faculty a unique set of new opportunities to enrich their educational experiences and provide new models for pedagogy more broadly."

Ahmedabad Univ Signs Pact With US College

Richard Miller, president of Olin College, said: "There will be a great deal of mutual learning in this partnership, and I particularly look forward to the insights we will gain by seeing Olin's educational innovations translated into a new cultural context and implemented across a comprehensive curriculum."

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