Ahmedabad University (AU) Gujarat and Olin College of Engineering, USA, have joined a venture to promote educational innovation. The partnership includes a faculty exchange program which is focused at integrating project-based learning into the engineering curriculum at Ahmedabad University, thus offering a new model for education in India.
Olin College of Engineering is a prestigious engineering college which was founded in 1997. This college is ranked third in the US News and World Report, 2013.
"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," said chairman of the board of management Ahmadabad University.
"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," said Richard Miller, president of Olin College.