Mumbai-based Anjuman-I-Islam (esb 1874), a non-profit educational organization, on the occasion of its 150th year of its foundation, announced its collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) USA Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (JWEL) program. The partnerships goals are to foster educational excellence, innovation, and social impact across all educational institutions within Anjuman-I-Islam and make a significant positive difference in society at large.
JWEL, launched in 2017, is an initiative within MIT that focuses on transforming education and empowering learners around the world. The program aims to catalyze innovation and create scalable solutions to global educational challenges by leveraging the expertise and resources of MIT faculty, staff, students, and alumni.
The collaboration between Anjuman-I-Islam and JWEL will encompass various areas of educational development, including curriculum design, teacher training, digital learning, and research. The organizations will work together to develop and implement educational programs that promote critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and entrepreneurship, empowering students to become lifelong learners and agents of positive change.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Anjuman-I-Islam, the first educational institute in India to join MIT’s JWEL program. This milestone partnership aims to transform education by leveraging their expertise and resources to pioneer innovative initiatives. Together, we strive to create a model for excellence, inspiring institutions worldwide and fostering innovation, critical thinking, and entrepreneurship,” said Julia Reynolds-Cueller, Assistant Director from MIT’s JWEL program.
Under this collaboration, both will work together to develop and implement cutting-edge educational initiatives that include MIT-inspired and guided courses that address the challenges faced by students, educators, and the broader society. By combining their collective expertise, resources, and networks, both organizations are committed to advancing educational practices and empowering learners to succeed in a rapidly changing world.
“We are excited to collaborate with MIT’s JWEL program to drive educational excellence and innovation,” said Dr. Zahir Kazi, Hon. President of Anjuman-I-Islam, expressing his enthusiasm about the partnership. Through this collaboration, Anjuman-I-Islam and JWEL endeavor to establish a model for educational excellence and social impact that can be replicated and scaled across other educational institutions, thereby creating a lasting legacy of innovation in education.