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"Nothing excites me more than a challenge"
The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi | 30 March 2018
Overcoming obstacles is what motivates Ndonga to the impossible.
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The Royal Game
The Aga Khan High School, Kampala | 19 March 2018
Throughout the history of chess, humanity has continually held a fascination with those rare individuals whose immense skill and talent at the game makes them deserving of competing against the best players in the world.
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LEGO Robotics, English Upgrading and Math Numeracy programmes delivered in Tajikistan
01 March 2018
Three Canadian volunteers - Sobia Makhani, Ashna Suchak, and Kais Khimji – delivered programmes for the Aga Khan Education Service, Tajikistan (AKES, Tj) from June to August 2017. Sobia delivered the first junior LEGO robotics programme in the region, Ashna ran the schools summer English upgrading programme and Kais taught Math numeracy.
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Debate team medals at Yale University
20 February 2018
Bringing home a total of 34 medals, Aga Khan students from Uganda triumph at Yale University during the Tournament of Champions.
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Cambridge University recognizes Centre of Excellence
19 February 2018
The Cambridge English Language Assessment, an entity of the University of Cambridge, has recognised the outstanding effort and contribution made by the Aga Khan Education Service, India (AKES, I) in the area of English language proficiency.
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Educating women, developing society
12 February 2018
Over a century ago, Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah had an unprecedented vision: to provide exceptional, educational opportunities to students, particularly girls, to help spur development.
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Russian Teacher Wins National Teaching Competition
The Aga Khan Lycée, Khorog | 06 February 2018
Mastibekova Nigina, a Russian Language and Literature teacher at the Aga Khan Lycée (AKL), Khorog, was selected for the National Russian Language Teaching competition held in Moscow, Russia.
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IN THE MEDIA: Journey to Literacy in Northern Pakistan
29 January 2018
The real credit for starting a vigorous and consistent struggle to inculcate the importance of education among the people of Gilgit-Baltistan goes to Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah Aga Khan III. On the completion of 50 years of Imamat, he emphasised the priority of education by saying, “Give education to your children, give education, give education.”
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IN THE MEDIA: Gender agenda no barrier to Leadership ambition
19 January 2018
“It seems difficult to imagine how any society can thrive and advance to its full potential if half of its citizens are denied the basic right to education," says Nimet Rener, Director of the Aga Khan Education Services.
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FEATURE: Robotics Programme sparks innovative learning in Central Asia
10 January 2018
 “The robotics club develops logic and creativity in students, as well as improves their abilities in other subjects,” says Orusbekov G, a parent of an enthusiastic student attending the Aga Khan Lycée.
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Mariam Sajjad receives the First Position Award from AKU-EB
19 December 2017
On November 16th, AKES,P students received awards for winning top positions in the Aga Khan University Examinations (AKU-EB), joining a total of 172 high achievers from Pakistan in an award ceremony.
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FEATURE: No Electricity or Internet, but still Connected to the World
08 December 2017
AKES in Pakistan has made strides in strengthening information and communication technology (ICT) in the classrooms of some of their most remote schools.  Despite the challenges of infrastructure, electricity, and internet, AKES,P has introduced two novel ICT interventions: a mobile computer lab, stocked with rugged, fall-resistant, and waterproof tablets, and internet via satellite (IVS).
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Three Aga Khan Schools receive the British Council International School Award
04 December 2017
On Tuesday, November 14th, and Thursday, November 16th, the British Council held the International School Award (ISA) ceremonies in Islamabad and Karachi. 
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SPOTLIGHT: Aga Khan Student selected for The Future Leaders Exchange program, USA
The Aga Khan School, Osh | 10 November 2017
Islam Kyzy Kurmanzhan, a Grade 11 student from the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh, Kyrgyz Republic has been accepted to The Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program in the USA for the 2017-2018 academic year.
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Global Encounters Youth Camp visits Aga Khan Schools, Pakistan
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit | 08 November 2017
The Global Encounters Camp, which took place in August 2017 in Pakistan, invited students between the ages of 15 to 17 years from across the world to engage in cultural exchange and broaden their horizons.
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14-year old Aga Khan Student develops an App that enables you to vote with your phone
The Aga Khan High School, Mombasa | 28 October 2017
Ahmed Lukman, a Form 1 student at Aga Khan High School Mombasa, has come up with a way to solve the technology hitches that the IEBC (Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission of Kenya) had during the past elections.
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SPOTLIGHT: Top students receive scholarships to Asian University for Women
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Kuragh | 20 October 2017
Eight young women from the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Kuragh, Pakistan have been admitted to the prestigious Asian University for Women (AUW) in Bangladesh on scholarships.
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IN THE MEDIA: Digital Learning in Africa
19 October 2017
The Aga Khan Development Network is starting an exciting research project in partnership with the UK based Innovation Unit and UNICEF to envision the opportunity for digital learning across Africa. 
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Aga Khan emerges top school in Independence swimming gala
The Aga Khan High School, Kampala | 15 October 2017
The Aga Khan School has emerged best in the National Independence Swimming Gala, sponsored by DStv Uganda and the Uganda Swimming Federation.
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IN THE MEDIA: Chitrali student excels in MBBS exam
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Kuragh | 10 October 2017
Faryal Nosheen, a student of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Kuragh, grabbed the first place position among Chitrali students in MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine) during the first year for the academic session 2017-18.
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SPOTLIGHT: Student meets President Kenyatta after being selected for PURES programme
The Aga Khan High School, Nairobi | 01 September 2017
A bright student from Aga Khan High School Nairobi (AKHS,N) was recently selected for The Pupils’ Reward Scheme (PURES) programme. Dennis Gichuku, a Form Four student and Head Boy at AKHS,N, was invited to the State House for the PURES programme this year.
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FEATURE: Aga Khan Students from Pakistan Achieve top results nationwide
17 August 2017
Two students from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School in Karachi, emerged first and 2nd in Pakistan in the Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) Higher Secondary School Certificate examination, while a student from the Aga Khan School in Garden, emerged third in the AKU-EB Secondary School Certificate examination.
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NDNA Conference and Awards Ceremony
The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre, Dubai | 14 August 2017
June 30th, 2017, marked the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Conference and Awards Ceremony in Manchester, England. AKELC teacher Fazilat Notta represented herself and AKELC at the event.
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FEATURE: Students learn through Coding in Central Asia
The Aga Khan Lycée, Khorog | 18 July 2017
A school can be a dynamic place of learning where, in addition to learning a formal curriculum during set hours, students can build real world skills that can advance their potential for long term success.
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Aga Khan High School, Nairobi (AKHS, N) Student Shines at the Kenya Music Festival
The Aga Khan High School, Nairobi | 15 July 2017
AKHS, N students were crowned national champions at the recent 91st Annual Kenya Music Festival, held in Kakamega County, Kenya from July 10 - 22, 2017.
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FEATURE: Shia Ismaili Imam calls on community to support education, invigorate civil society institutions, and seek knowledge to benefit all
10 July 2017
Gouvieux, France, July 2017 - On 11 July, 2017, His Highness the Aga Khan will mark his Diamond Jubilee, or 60th year as the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the world’s Shia Ismaili Muslims. 
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Former President Mkapa visits Grade 6 PYP Exhibition in Tanzania
The Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School, Dar es Salaam | 09 July 2017
Recently, the Grade 6 students at Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School (AKNPS) celebrated the end of their journey as PYP learners by hosting the 2017 PYP Exhibition, in the presence of family, friends, and colleagues.
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SPOTLIGHT: Graduate of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi represents Pakistan at the International Cricket Women’s World Cup
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi | 20 June 2017
An all-rounder cricketer, Kainat Imtiaz, has been selected to play for Pakistan at the International Cricket Council Women’s World Cup 2017 in England.
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Aga Khan High School Kampala, winners of the Teens Poetry Slam Uganda 2017
The Aga Khan High School, Kampala | 08 June 2017
On 3rd June 2017, The Aga Khan High School, Kampala (AKHS, K) – National Section participated in the Annual Teen Poetry Slam competition which was hosted by the International University of East Africa in Kampala.
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SPOTLIGHT: AKHSS, Karachi Students compete at Intel ISEF Science Fair
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi | 07 June 2017
For the fourth year in a row, students from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi (AKHSS) participated at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Los Angeles, USA from May 14 – 19, 2017.
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Three Aga Khan Schools in Pakistan win the British Council’s International School Award
Sultan Mohamed Shah Aga Khan School | 07 June 2017
Three schools from Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan (AKES,P) -- Sultan Mohamed Shah Aga Khan School, Aga Khan School, Sultanabad, and Diamond Jubilee School, Altit, Hunza -- won the British Council’s International School Award.
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Drama students of Aga Khan Primary School Kisumu showcase a stellar performance in "What The Future Holds"
The Aga Khan Primary School, Kisumu | 30 May 2017
This year marks the 58th Kenya National Drama Festival where the Aga Khan Primary School Kisumu performed their play "What the Future Holds."
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SPOTLIGHT: Lead Teacher at Aga Khan Early Learning Centre nominated for the Practitioner of the Year Award 2017
The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre, Dubai | 29 May 2017
Staff, parents and children of Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC) in Dubai are celebrating after Fazilat Notta, a Lead Teacher was nominated by the U.K. National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) for the Practitioner of the Year Award 2017.
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IN THE MEDIA: New study demonstrates the importance of private education in addressing the continent’s education crisis
05 May 2017
Path-breaking report launched at World Economic Forum demonstrates the importance of private education in addressing the continent’s education crisis.
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Aga Khan Early Learning Centre Receives Distinguished Status on Edarabia Website
The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre, Dubai | 07 April 2017
Dubai, UAE - The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC) has received a distinguished status by Edarabia - a guide for students, parents and educators to compare and select the best educational institutions in the Middle East. 
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SPOTLIGHT: Teacher at Diamond Jubilee High School wins NDTV Education Award
The Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai | 03 February 2017
Mumbai, India - Ms. Liesel Krishnan, an English teacher at the Diamond Jubilee High School in Mumbai, has been awarded the "Excellence in English Teaching" prize by NDTV. Ms. Krishnan was the winner of the Regional award and a finalist for the National award in the same category.
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FEATURE: The success of women against the odds: Educate a woman, educate a community
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit | 28 December 2016
Former head of Diamond Jubilee (DJ) Learning Resource High School (LRHS) Chatorkhand, Chashman Bibi, and current schoolteacher at the DJ Middle School Sultanabad, Zareena Begum, have inspiring stories. 
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One person’s service to education: A veteran teacher
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit | 28 December 2016
Forty-three years are not enough to make some people tired of teaching. One such person is Martabah Shah, who retired from Diamond Jubilee (DJ) Middle School, Gitch (Gilgit-Baltistan) after teaching for 43 years. He says with a smile, “I could still keep going.”
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Ambitious for education: The importance of Village Education Committee
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit | 27 December 2016
Hadi Husain is an army retiree, and served on the Village Education Committee (VEC) for the Diamond Jubilee (DJ) Learning Resource High School (LRHS), Chatorkhand (Gilgit-Baltistan) from 2004 to 2008.
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Early Childhood Education improve transition to Primary School in Afghanistan
The Aga Khan Schools in Afghanistan | 27 December 2016
Before 2009, there were few early childhood programmes in Afghanistan. Today, thanks to the Aga Khan Education Service in Afghanistan (AKES, A), over 3,000 children, mainly from remote areas, are enrolled in more than 70 early childhood development (ECD) programmes across the country.
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Impact of education on women: An empowered woman’s journey
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit | 26 December 2016
Gulnara Kamal, head teacher at Diamond Jubilee (DJ) Middle School, Gitch (Gilgit-Baltistan), put in years of hard work and resolve to get where she is today.
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The change brought about by education: A whole new world
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit | 25 December 2016
Musa Khan is one of those teachers who have dedicated their lives to educating children in their communities.

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Community-led School Construction
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit | 23 December 2016
The first Diamond Jubilee (DJ) schools began in 1946 and were conducted in available spaces in Jamaat Khanas (Ismaili community centre) under open skies, in communal kitchens and in guesthouses.
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Kalanubhuti Art Festival
The Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai | 23 December 2016
Which student doesn’t like their art class? Fine arts, visual or performance art, all are part of the extra curriculum of any good school.
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The changing face of education
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit | 22 December 2016
It was in 1997 when the landscape around education changed. New training programmes were introduced and leadership building was conducted. 
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Aga Khan Student, Bonita Murungi, shares the Power of Writing at TEDx Nakasero
The Aga Khan High School, Kampala | 05 November 2016
Last week, Bonita Treasure Murungi spoke at the influential TED Talks in Nakasero, Kampala.
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Star swimmers of the Aga Khan Academy Nairobi sprint forward at the International Championships, Dubai
The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi | 18 October 2016
Two students of the Aga Khan Academy Nairobi Senior and Junior Schools competed in the Dubai International Aquatics Championships from April 2nd-9th, 2016.
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Aga Khan School Tanzania Swimmer hailed victorious at Rio Olympics
The Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam | 30 September 2016
Hilal Hemed Hilal had an impressive performance at the Aquatics Stadium during the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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Aga Khan Early Learning Centre awarded highest accreditation from the UK National Day Nurseries Association
The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre, Dubai | 28 September 2016
The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is proud to achieve the UK National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Level 3 accreditation.
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Aga Khan High School Debate Team advances to Championships at Yale University
The Aga Khan High School, Kampala | 27 September 2016
Students from the Aga Khan High School Kampala’s debate team will participate in the Tournament of Champions to be held at Yale University in the United States this November.
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