Aga Khan Early Learning Centre awarded highest accreditation from the UK National Day Nurseries Association

28 September 2016

The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is proud to achieve the UK National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Level 3 accreditation.

Written by: Kelli Allen

Dubai, U.A.E. - The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is proud to achieve the UK National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Level 3 accreditation. This award is the highest award given by the NDNA and the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is the first and only nursery to achieve this level of certification in the UAE. The accreditation recognizes the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre as an exemplary nursery and preschool, based on international standards of quality and excellence in early childhood care and educational practice. The accreditation was achieved through a team effort of the AKELC staff, students, parents, and volunteers.

National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) is a national charitable organisation representing day nurseries across England, Scotland and Wales. The ethos behind NDNA’s mission is to support excellence in the early years workforce, whilst driving quality and sustainability in early years enterprise. The NDNA ensures that the child is at the centre of their work as they develop and deliver services to promote nurseries and educational development.

The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC) is a purpose-built early childhood care and education facility that was established in 2010. AKELC provides care for approximately 100 children ages 12 months to 4 years. The centre follows the highest international standards of excellence with a secular British curriculum (EYFS), and offers bilingual language (English/Arabic) to children and families of all communities.

This Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is managed by the Aga Khan Education Services and supported by the Aga Khan Foundation; institutions of the Aga Khan Development Network.