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J-WEL to Spark a Global Renaissance in Education

Today MIT and co-founder Community Jameel, which was established and is chaired by Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel ’78, have announced the creation of the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL). The global collaborative effort will help educators, universities, governments, and companies revolutionize the effectiveness and reach of education and aims to help prepare people everywhere for a labor market radically altered by technological progress, globalization, and the pursuit of higher living standards around the world. A guiding concern of J-WEL will be learners in the developing world, populations underserved by education such as women and girls, and a growing displaced population that includes refugees. Read more.