AKES is one of the largest private, not for profit school systems in the developing world, operating over 200 schools and rigorous education programmes across 10 countries. In line with His Highness the Aga Khan’s vision of improving quality of life, AKES is built on a century of leadership in education, equipping young learners with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to thrive in a complex and dynamic world. At AKES, we teach students to make ethical choices, to embrace the strength of pluralism and to serve in their communities. Our success is borne out of a commitment to diligent scholarship and innovation, raising learning standards for ourselves and our students.
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More than 75,000 students and youth are enrolled at Aga Khan Schools, which offer rigorous national curriculum as well as competitive international curricula, including the renowned International Baccalaureate programme.

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  • AKES in Pakistan
    AKES is affiliated with rigorous examination boards globally to ensure our students have the best opportunities to learn. In Pakistan, AKES is affiliated with AKU-EB to raise standards of learning, as introduced through the Middle School Programme. This is a story about Iqra, an AKES student at Diamond Jubilee Model High School, Danyore.
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  • IN THE MEDIA: How financing education in East Africa pays
    The Aga Khan Schools | 14 August 2018
    Aga Khan Education Services has been in the forefront of financing education in East Africa. In continuation of a series of articles on academic excellence in East Africa, we explore the role of basic education and the prevailing results.
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  • IN THE MEDIA: Too much Screen time for Nursery Age Children?
    The Aga Khan Schools | 14 August 2018
    A perennial hot topic for parents, debates around screen time often relate to older children, but what about children under 5? Kelli Allen, Head of Nursery and Preschool at the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre shares her thoughts on the impacts of digital consumption today.
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  • Polyglot Tots
    The Aga Khan Lycée, Khorog | 14 August 2018
    Classrooms are bustling with young learners at the recently launched Aga Khan Early Childhood Development centres in Khorog, Tajikistan, inaugurated in January 2018.
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