Educating the World

MIT's educational impact extends beyond the Institute doors.

Tapping the power of technology, student and faculty projects seek to improve educational access and quality around the world. MIT's digital learning resources, including MITx and OCW, open the doors to learners of all ages and backgrounds in every corner of the globe.

Connected Learning Initiative

The Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) aims to improve the professional and academic prospects of high schools students from underserved communities in India.

Empowering the Teachers

Aiming to foster innovation in science and engineering education, this program invites upcoming African academics to spend a semester at MIT studying curricula development and content delivery.

Global Startup Workshop Fellowships

These fellowships support budding entrepreneurs around the world to attend the annual MIT Global Startup Workshop, where they can share ideas, build networks, and learn from leading entrepreneurs.


ImpactLabs identifies areas of need in target communities and work with students to come up with engineering solutions.

MIT Haiti Initiative

This initiative aims to modernize and democratize education in Haiti.


MITx courses, offered through edX, bring the intellectual rigor and challenge of MIT’s five schools and 33 disciplines to a broader audience of eager scholars across the globe.

Scratch Day

Scratch Day is a network of face-to-face local gatherings, on the same day in all parts of the world, where people can meet, share, and learn more about the programming environment Scratch.