AHMEDABAD, 11 October, 2019: Anant National University(AnantU), India’s first Design University, won the IDA Education Award 2019 for Experiential Learning in Higher Education.
At AnantU, experiential learning takes various forms – workshops, internships, research, field trips, community-engaged learning, among other educational activities – that encourage students to learn by doing. The purpose is to not simply transfer knowledge, but create it by providing real life skills to the students that reflect the demands that will be placed upon them in a complex, information-age, technology-driven and competitive economy and society. This includes but is not limited to acquisition of cross-disciplinary skills, exposure to and interaction with other global student communities, international collaborations and exchange programmes.
The award ceremony was held at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru.