Aga Khan Early
P.O. Box 29507
Tel: +9714 336 7676
Fax: +9714 336 7668
The Aga Khan Education Services, a philanthropic agency, will draw on its own extensive experience in many parts of the world to offer broad, holistic, early childhood education on a secular and non-denominational basis at the highest standards of excellence. The objective is to have a curriculum of proven calibre, taught by competent teachers, to help lay strong foundations for a child’s continuing educational growth."
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What's New at the AKELC Nursery and Preschool
AKELC Afternoon Enrichment Programme
The AKELC afternoon enrichment programme will continue as usual from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm with the following focus each day.
Arabic Classes for Parents
Arabic classes for parents will available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 02:15 to 3:00pm, and on Sundays and Tuesdays from 08:15 to 09:00 am..
To celebrate each child’s joy of learning, a unique portfolio was created.
Overview of the AKELC Nursery
Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) which is well- known and highly regarded world wide for supporting early childhood development initiatives across Africa, South and Central Asia as far back as the early 1900’s.The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC) Dubai is a member of the
This purpose-built facility, for young children ages 12 months to 4 years, is located within the Ismaili Centre Dubai, a building designed to promote cultural, educational and social programmes. For ongoing support, guidance and oversight, AKELC-Dubai draws on the extensive experience of the Aga Khan Education Services (AKES), one of the many agencies within the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
The AKELC provides nursery, preschool and educational programming that follows the highest international standards of excellence.
As a secular, non-denominational institution, its programmes are offered to members of all communities, reflecting AKDN’s strong belief in the positive value of pluralism and diversity.
The Centre’s curriculum, based on international High Scope practices aligned with the Early Years Foundation Stages framework (EYFS-UK), is:
- bilingual Arabic/English with an emphasis on nurturing the child’s home language,
- broad in scope, holistic, non-denominational and developmentally responsive
- based on well researched approaches to early childhood education,
- taught by competent early childhood educators,
- implemented through active participatory learning where children are encouraged to develop knowledge and skills through interactions with the world and the people around them.