AURANGABAD—In a bid to enhance the leadership skills of education administrators of minority institutions, the Markazi Taleemi Board (MTB) of the Jamaat-e-Islmi Hind (JIH) Maharashtra chapter has organized a comprehensive education leadership development program in Aurangabad.
The event, themed around education leadership development, aimed to empower education administrators with the essential skills for effective management and compliance with educational standards. MTB Director, Syed Tanveer Ahmed, served as the keynote speaker, delivering a profound address on leadership development methods tailored to uplift education leaders.
Mr. Ahmed emphasized the critical role of ethical leadership in shaping students into responsible citizens of India. He underscored the pivotal influence of educational institutions in driving social change by instilling core values in students and empowering educators. Community engagement and the internalization of ethical principles within the educational framework were highlighted by Mr. Tanveer as essential components to achieve this overarching goal.
Addressing the participants including school administrators, principals, managers, supervisors, and management officials, Mr. Ahmed shed light on the imperative of employing professional management techniques in running educational institutions. Prudent resource allocation, both human and non-human, was emphasized by Mr. Tanveer as a key factor, along with the establishment of robust connections with the community. Furthermore, he encouraged institutions to adopt a holistic and integrated approach to education, aligning with the National Education Policy 2020, which encompasses both artistic and academic pursuits.
Collaboration among educational institutions emerged as another crucial point in Mr. Ahmed’s address. He advocated for the sharing of resources, both human and material, to fortify the educational landscape and foster a sense of unity among institutions.
Presiding over the program, Prof. Salim Engineer, Chairman of the MTB, stressed the importance of providing education without discrimination, catering to both Muslim and non-Muslim students, especially those from underprivileged backgrounds. Prof. Egnineer emphasized the role of educational institutions in imparting value-based education focused on nation-building.
Underlining the vital role of educational institutions in fostering communal harmony and promoting pluralism, Prof. Engineer urged institutions to contribute to nation-building not only through students but also through teachers and parents.
The program underscores ethical leadership, social responsibility, and community engagement and provides valuable insights for educators and stakeholders, paving the way for a more inclusive and impactful educational landscape.
The Markazi Taleemi Board, with a vision to guide, support, and motivate schools and educational institutions to become centers of excellence for learning and leadership, has been working for the educational upliftment of minorities in India for the last 70 years. The MTB, a department of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, continues its commitment to bringing about positive change in education and fostering the development, growth, and quality of education in collaboration with educators, schools, universities, and associated organizations.