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15 March 2024
Aga Khan High School, Kampala student achieves highest mark in the world for mathematics
Param Shashang Desai, a Diploma Programme student at the Aga Khan High School (AKHS), Kampala, received a prestigious “Top in the World” award in mathematics as a part of the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards, making him one of the highest-scoring students in the subject globally.
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08 March 2024
“Finding my strength”: Impact of an Aga Khan Schools education
On International Women’s Day, meet Afsheen Jiwani, a champion for women’s empowerment, diversity and volunteering. She attributes her confidence to her alma mater, the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Karachi.
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09 February 2024
Aga Khan Schools celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Every year, International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated on 11 February highlighting the critical role women and girls play in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This year, the Aga Khan Schools is recognising some of its extraordinary students and their innovative science projects.
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22 January 2024
A journey of growth and environmental stewardship at the Arusha Climate and Environment Research Centre
From 10 to 15 January 2024, the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam’s Diploma Programme (DP) 2 class embarked on a remarkable journey to the Aga Khan University’s Arusha Climate and Environmental Centre (AKU-ACER), marking the culmination of their 18-month-long creativity, activity, service (CAS) adventure.
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20 January 2024
Aga Khan High School, Kampala students organise a cancer run
As a part of their ongoing creativity, activity, service (CAS) project, Diploma Programme students at the Aga Khan High School, Kampala organised a cancer run on 20 January to raise awareness of prostate cancer.
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11 January 2024
Aga Khan Education Service, India empowers employees with WASP training
The Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), India conducted a two-day Women’s Awareness and Self Protection (WASP) training for its female employees. The purpose of the WASP training was to empower them with awareness and self-defence skills, enhancing their safety and confidence.
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03 January 2024
Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam awards top-performing NECTA students
The Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam has awarded 11 scholarships to standout Form 1 students studying under the National Examination Council Tanzania (NECTA) system for the 2024 academic year.
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29 December 2023
AKES, India partners with Gujarat State Council for Education and Research Training on Foundational Stage curriculum framework
Through a partnership, the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), India has been working to enhance the early childhood development (ECD) curriculum in Gujarat.
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22 December 2023
Aga Khan School, Osh welcomes its first primary grade students
The Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh welcomed Grade 1 and Grade 2 students for the first time this academic year.
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21 December 2023
AKNS, Mombasa hosted at KRC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre for Culture and Creativity Day
Recently, students at the Aga Khan Nursery School (AKNS), Mombasa, in partnership with the Kenya Red Cross (KRC), received an opportunity to display their artwork at the KRC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre in Mombasa county.
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20 December 2023
Platinum Jubilee High School, Warangal hosts ISARD ATL Fest
The Platinum Jubilee High School (PJHS), Warangal took immense pride in hosting the prestigious Innovative Scientific Analytic Research and Development (ISARD) Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL) Fest 2023-24 Inter-School State Level Science Fair on 17 December 2023.
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12 December 2023
Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan forges key collaborations to advance access to quality education
Throughout 2023, the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), Pakistan forged significant collaborations with alumni, educational representatives and welfare organisations to continue its aim of providing students across Pakistan with access to quality education. Through the signing of four Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), all parties involved showcased a commitment to bettering education across the country.
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08 December 2023
Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam celebrates its Form 4 Class of 2023
On 1 December 2023, the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam held a graduation ceremony for its Form 4 students from the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA) curriculum.
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07 December 2023
Aga Khan Schools students win Global Youth Action Fund from IB
Students from across the Aga Khan Schools (AKS) have been selected as the recipients of the Global Youth Action Fund from the International Baccalaureate (IB).
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05 December 2023
“Encouraged to come forward”: Impact of an Aga Khan Schools education
Dr Fozia Parveen, an alumna of the Diamond Jubilee Model School, Sonikot is Assistant Professor at the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development. As an environmental scientist, one way she applies her research is by educating teachers to encourage the next generation to care for the planet.
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30 November 2023
Aga Khan School, Osh collaborate with Osh State University for professional development
Throughout 2023, 30 teachers at the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh participated in five professional development training sessions in collaboration with the “Critical Thinking Laboratory” of Osh State University.
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24 November 2023
Aga Khan Schools Climate and Environment Conference 2023
From 10-11 November 2023, the Aga Khan Schools (AKS) held its annual Climate and Environment Conference. The conference was attended by more than 160 students from the Aga Khan Academies in Dhaka, Hyderabad, Maputo and Mombasa, Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam; The Aga Khan School, Dhaka; Aga Khan High School, Kampala; Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi; Aga Khan School, Garden, Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai; Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi; and Aga Khan School, Osh.
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22 November 2023
Diamond Jubilee Learning Resource High School, Phander unveils upgraded ICT lab
The Diamond Jubilee Learning Resource High School, Phander celebrated the reinauguration of its information and communications technology (ICT) lab in November, following a comprehensive renovation and a significant upgrade of its equipment.
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20 November 2023
Celebrating the Joy of Giving
The Aga Khan Preschools (AKPs), Aga Khan School (AKS), Sidhpur and Platinum Jubilee High School (PJHS), Warangal observed Daan Utsav throughout October and November, which is a week dedicated to performing acts of kindness.
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14 November 2023
Nostalgic alumni reunion at the Aga Khan School, Mundra
The Aga Khan School (AKS), Mundra hosted a heartwarming alumni reunion on 11 November 2023, bringing together the threads of cherished memories and lifelong friendships. The event was meticulously planned and spearheaded by a dedicated team, which included some of the school’s active and enthusiastic alumni.
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10 November 2023
Celebrating artistic excellence: The Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School, Dar es Salaam and the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam win first prize in local Peace Poster Contest
Students from the Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School (AKNPS), Dar es Salaam and the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam received the coveted first prize in the Lions Club of Dar es Salaam Tanzanites’ Peace Poster Contest, which was held under the theme, “DARE TO DREAM”.
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09 November 2023
“Confidence to break barriers”: Impact of an Aga Khan Schools education
In an industry traditionally predominated by white men, Nabanita Nawar is rewriting the narrative in medicinal chemistry and drug design. CEO and co-founder of HDAX Therapeutics – a biotech company advancing towards potentially life-changing treatments for debilitating diseases – the 28-year-old alumna of The Aga Khan School (AKS), Dhaka in Bangladesh was featured in this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Local Toronto list.
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09 November 2023
From recitations to recognition: Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan celebrates Parents' Day with pride and partnership
In a heartening display of unity, talent and collaboration, the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), Pakistan recently hosted Parents' Day events across some of its schools, providing a platform for parents to witness and appreciate the remarkable progress and talents of their children. The events were held in various regions with notable celebrations in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan.
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08 November 2023
Budding author from the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai
In the hallways of the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls (DJHSG), Mumbai, a young Grade 9 student named Farheen Kapadia embarked on an extraordinary journey of creativity and curiosity. Amidst the soft murmurs of inquisitiveness and the gentle rustling of books, she immersed herself in the world of storytelling, weaving a captivating narrative that has now manifested into published book titled “DANGER: Do Ghosts Exist?”
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07 November 2023
From heart to hand: Aga Khan School, Garden students spread joy and nutrition on World Food Day
In a heartwarming display of empathy and dedication, the Aga Khan School, Garden’s primary school student club, the Civic Engagement Society, took a profound stand on World Food Day by donating food and visiting the elderly and children from varying socio-economic backgrounds.
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06 November 2023
Aga Khan Preschools: Exemplifying early childhood education excellence in India
In a resounding testament to their commitment of nurturing young minds and fostering excellence in early childhood education, the Aga Khan Preschools emerged as the winner of the “Early Childhood Education Chain” at the India Didactics Association (IDA) Education Awards 2023.
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02 November 2023
Experiential adventure to Pugu Hills Forest Reserve
Grade 8 students at the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam had an experiential adventure trip to Pugu Hills Forest Reserve over two consecutive weekends in October. The trip provided students with a unique opportunity to engage in outdoor activities, develop essential life skills and foster new relationships.
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27 October 2023
Students shine in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2023
More than 70 talented students from the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), Pakistan showcased their exceptional writing skills in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2023. This prestigious contest, established in 1883 by the Royal Commonweath Society, continues to inspire and elevate young minds from the Commonwealth nations across the globe.
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26 October 2023
Celebrating unity in diversity: Nurturing young global citizens at the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam
Recently, the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam celebrated United Nations (UN) Day. The school’s Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) Coordinator, Nikita Gidwani reflects on the importance of the day’s events as well as the true testament of the school’s celebration of diversity, change and commitment to a better world.
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20 October 2023
Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam: Debate champions
In October, the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam participated in the Mwalimu Nyerere Schools Invitational Debate Championship, which it has been consistently participating in over the past seven years.
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17 October 2023
AKES, India practises earthquake safety
The Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), India conducted a network-wide drill on International ShakeOut Day in October to prepare its students, staff and faculty for earthquakes and the best ways to protect themselves during one.
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13 October 2023
Aga Khan School, Osh celebrates 20 years of academic excellence
Established in 2002, the school was inaugurated by His Highness the Aga Khan, the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), and Naken Kasiev, the then-governor of Osh City. It was the city’s first private school, enrolling just 98 students in the beginning. Now, 20 years later, the school has grown to include nearly 500 students, providing each student with quality learning experiences.
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11 October 2023
Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania triumphs at Morogoro International School Invitational Swimming Gala
The Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), Tanzania is proud to announce a spectacular victory at the prestigious Morogoro International School Invitational Swimming Gala on 6 and 7 October 2023.
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08 October 2023
Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Senior School awards its students
On 30 October, the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Senior School held its annual Prize Giving Day to celebrate exceptional student performances.
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29 September 2023
Aga Khan School, Osh undergoes significant renovations
The Aga Khan School, Osh has undergone significant renovations to provide modern facilities and classrooms for its students and staff.
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25 September 2023
Aga Khan Primary School, Kampala achieve outstanding global ranking for Cambridge exams
The students at the Aga Khan Primary School (AKPS), Kampala achieved results in the ‘outstanding’ performance band for their Cambridge Primary Checkpoint exams in April.
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22 September 2023
Ozone Day at the Aga Khan School, Mundra
On 16 September 2023, Grade 4 students at the Aga Khan School (AKS), Mundra took centre stage to raise awareness about the imperative need to protect the Earth’s ozone layer.
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21 September 2023
"School by Night" at the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai
In a unique and innovative event, the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls (DJHSG), Mumbai organised an enchanting and educational event, “School by Night”, for the students of Junior Kindergarten on 18 September. The purpose of this event was to impart to young children the significance of following a bedtime schedule in a manner that is both enjoyable and captivating.
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20 September 2023
Innovative minds shine at the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi's Researchathon
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Karachi hosted its second annual “Researchathon” on the 15 and 16 September 2023.
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19 September 2023
Grandparents' Day at the Aga Khan Preschools
A special day celebrating the unique bond between grandparents and their grandchildren was held across all Aga Khan Preschools on 16 September with lots of excitement.
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18 September 2023
Platinum Jubilee High School, Warangal embraces the beauty of Hindi
On 14 September, the joyous and pleasing tones of Hindi resonated through the atmosphere at the Platinum Jubilee High School (PJHS), Warangal as students and teachers commemorated “Hindi Diwas” (Hindi day) – a special day devoted to acknowledging the significance of the language.
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14 September 2023
Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai fosters literacy and inspires dreams
International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8 September every year, emphasising the role of literacy in combating poverty and as a crucial investment in human rights. The Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls (DJHSG), Mumbai celebrated with a weeklong series of activities.
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12 September 2023
Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa celebrates International Literacy Day
On 8 September, students and teachers from the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa celebrated International Literacy Day, with this year’s theme being "Promoting literacy for a world in transition: Building the foundation for sustainable and peaceful societies".
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08 September 2023
Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Junior School attends Climate Action Zone launch event
On 5 September, students and teachers from the Aga Khan Academy (AKA), Nairobi - Junior School participated in Climate Action Zone (CAZ) held in Nairobi, Kenya. The event, organised by the Alliance for Science in line with the Africa Climate Summit, highlighted various locally driven climate initiatives, inspiring young minds to take meaningful action against climate change. CAZ is intended to be inclusive and youth-focused, allowing for open and candid discussions on topics that may need to be prioritised on the main summit agenda. It was a fantastic opportunity for the students to gain knowledge, hands-on experience and inspiration to become climate champions.
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06 September 2023
Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai celebrates National Sports Day
In a spirited celebration of fitness, camaraderie and the nation's sporting heritage, the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls (DJHSG), Mumbai embarked on a week-long journey of exciting activities to mark National Sports Day in August.
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01 September 2023
“Better, always better”: Impact of an Aga Khan Schools education
Liberata Mulamula, Class of 1975, Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam, has served her country far and wide for over 35 years, including as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Member of Parliament, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tanzanian Ambassador to the USA and Mexico. Poised, caring and approachable, she recalls with a deep laugh how AKMSS, Dar es Salaam was her first experience – “finally” – at co-ed schooling. The teachers there inspired her when they remarked how “the girls were equally good or even better than the boys”.
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01 September 2023
Celebrating impressive IGCSE results at the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam
Grade 11 students at the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam received remarkable International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) results this week, exhibiting outstanding academic prowess. The phenomenal results highlighted the students’ exceptional perseverance, passion and hard work towards their academic goals.
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31 August 2023
Aga Khan School, Mundra's Raksha Bandhan tribute to community guardians
Raksha Bandhan is a revered Indian festival celebrating the bond between siblings. This cherished occasion sees sisters tying vibrant threads, or Rakhis, around their brothers’ wrists, signifying an unbreakable bond of affection, as well as a commitment to protection.
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30 August 2023
Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad nurtures young minds to embrace their identity
At the Diamond Jubilee High School (DJHS), Hyderabad, a vibrant atmosphere filled with curiosity, exploration and joy came to life as Nursery and Kindergarten students celebrated the culmination of an engaging theme, “I am Special”, to embrace the various facets of their identities.
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29 August 2023
Aga Khan Education Service, India pioneers for a greener paradigm
In a resounding call for environmental consciousness, two schools a part of the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), India – the Diamond Jubilee High School (DJHS), Mumbai and the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls (DJHSG), Mumbai – collaborated to host an enlightening event, entitled "Climate Change Awareness and Corrective Action", on 21 August 2023. This initiative saw a harmonious convergence of physical and virtual participants from AKES, India students and those from nearby schools and colleges, united by a shared concern for the planet's future.
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25 August 2023
Fostering early literacy approaches with a child-centred approach at the Aga Khan School, Sidhpur
On 19 August 2023, the Aga Khan School (AKS), Sidhpur organised an event called “Jolly Phonics”, with the aim of nurturing early literacy skills among pre-primary students. “Jolly Phonics” is a systematic approach to teaching children to read and write using synthetic phonics.
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24 August 2023
Aga Khan High School, Kampala teacher earns Outstanding Educator Award from the University of Chicago
In August 2023, Aga Khan High School, Kampala teacher Norah Zansanze received a prestigious award recognising excellence in teaching.
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22 August 2023
AKES, Pakistan students participate in Seeds of Peace Camp
Three students from the Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan School, Karachi, Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Kharadhar and Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi attended the Seeds of Peace Camp in Maine, United States. Students experienced a transformative journey developing skills of peace, leadership and communication.
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17 August 2023
Aga Khan School, Chitravad: Guardians of lions
10 August 2023 saw a remarkable demonstration of commitment to conservation and ecological balance as the students at the Aga Khan School (AKS), Chitravad organised an awareness rally on the occasion of World Lion Day. The event aimed to highlight the crucial role lions play in upholding the balance of the environment and to emphasise the importance of their conservation.
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15 August 2023
Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa shines in the 95th Kenya National Music Festival
From 11-13 August, the Aga Khan Nursery School (AKNS), Mombasa attended the 95th Kenya National Music Festival held in Dedan Kimathi University, Nyeri county, in which they won award in various categories.
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14 August 2023
Aga Khan School, Sidhpur’s commitment to nurturing the leaders of tomorrow
On 10 August 2023, the Aga Khan School (AKS), Sidhpur, hosted an investiture ceremony to officially welcome students into the student council body, demonstrating the school’s commitment to nurturing leadership and character. With its impressive and solemn atmosphere, the ceremony not only acknowledged but also fostered a sense of pride and duty among the recipients.
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08 August 2023
Parent-child bonding at the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai
The pre-primary section of the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai organised a unique three-day event from 1 to 3 August 2023 with the objective of strengthening the bond between parents and their young ones during their formative years.
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07 August 2023
Aga Khan School, Chitravad roars for tiger conservation
Nurturing a deep love for animals, the students at the Aga Khan School (AKS), Chitravad demonstrated their unwavering commitment to tiger conservation by orchestrating an awareness programme to mark International Tiger Day on 29 July 2023.
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04 August 2023
"Tigers deserve to survive, let's keep them alive," says the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai
Students at the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls (DJHSG), Mumbai celebrated International Tiger Day on 29 July 2023 with fervour, demonstrating their commitment to tiger conservation and environmental awareness. This day served as a reminder of the vital role these majestic creatures play in our ecosystem.
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01 August 2023
Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi students triumph in the Prime Minister's National Innovation Award
Hafsa Khalid and Zonera Irfan, Grade 12 students from the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Karachi, were selected to participate in the Prime Minister's National Innovation Award (PMNIA) 2023.
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31 July 2023
Aga Khan Nursery School, Kisumu celebrates cultural diversity in style
The Aga Khan Nursery School, Kisumu held its annual cultural day celebrations on the 25 July the school's sports grounds. This year's festivities aligned with the Pre-primary 1 class’s term 2 theme on how celebrations and traditions are ways to express our cultures.
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28 July 2023
Aga Khan Primary School, Mombasa hosts ball and racket games championship
Students and teachers from various private primary schools in the Mombasa sub-county gathered on 26 July at the Aga Khan Primary School (AKPS), Mombasa for its first-ever Mombasa Private Primary Schools Headteachers Association (MOPPSHA) Inter-Private Primary School Ball and Racket Games Championship at the school’s sports grounds.
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26 July 2023
Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad celebrates excellence and leadership
The Diamond Jubilee High School (DJHS), Hyderabad hosted an investiture ceremony on 22 July to officially welcome students into the council body, demonstrating the school’s commitment to nurturing leadership and character.
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21 July 2023
Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi hosts conference on AI and education
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi successfully hosted a thought-provoking conference on artificial intelligence (AI) and Education 4.0 titled, "Empowering Minds, Shaping the Future", on 15 July 2023.
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19 July 2023
Aga Khan High School, Mombasa participates in national entrepreneurial competition
On 14 July, students and teachers at the Aga Khan High School (AKHS), Mombasa began participating in the Wavumbuzi Entrepreneurial Challenge, with the school ranking number 6 nationally and number 1 in Mombasa county.
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18 July 2023
Fostering global leadership and cultural exchange
On 15 July, the Diamond Jubilee High School (DJHS), Mumbai welcomed 56 students and 10 facilitators from 17 different countries such as the USA, Tajikistan, Africa and more as part of the annual Global Encounters (GE) Camps.
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10 July 2023
Experiential learning at the Chitwan National Park in Nepal
Nikita Gidwani, the creativity, activity, service (CAS) coordinator and college guidance counsellor at the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam reflects on a trip she and a few students took to Nepal.
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30 June 2023
Global Warming: A burning issue addressed by the Aga Khan School, Chitravad's awareness programme
Global warming has become one of the most critical challenges our planet is currently facing. In an effort to address the alarming impact of global warming, the Aga Khan School (AKS), Chitravad in collaboration with the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board for India, organised a comprehensive programme to raise awareness about this pressing issue.
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29 June 2023
Embracing technology at the Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai
In a rapidly evolving, technology-driven world, it is crucial to keep up with advancements to avoid stagnation. At the Diamond Jubilee High School (DJHS), Mumbai, these advancements in technology can be seen, particularly with the school’s latest adoption of virtual reality (VR) technology.
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27 June 2023
Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad’s young karate prodigy
Meet the Diamond Jubilee High School (DJHS), Hyderabad’s young karate prodigy, Grade 10 student Mohammed Shareef, who won a silver medal at the 31st All India Karate Federation (AIKF) Karate-Do National Level Championship. This remarkable feat highlights Mohammed’s exceptional talent and dedication, who began his journey under the expert guidance of Mr Balaji at DJHS, Hyderabad.
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26 June 2023
AKES, India organises training for pre-primary and primary section heads
The Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), India held a training programme, titled “RISE”, for its pre-primary and primary section heads from 19-23 June.
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19 June 2023
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka celebrates its Class of 2023
On Saturday, 17 June, The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS, D) celebrated its graduating class of 67 talented students from the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) and the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) A Levels.
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08 June 2023
Environmental leaders at the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai
Although we cannot undo the many harms that have been imposed upon the environment, there are numerous positive actions we can take, such as planting trees, adopting sustainable diets and cleaning up rivers and coasts to save our environment.
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05 June 2023
Exploring the exotic: Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai’s field trip to Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary
Exploring the wonders of the natural world is an integral part of education, and field trips are an excellent way to immerse students in real-life experiences to deepen their understanding of the environment.
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30 May 2023
“A solid foundation”: Impact of an Aga Khan Schools education
Publishing on topics from models of development in Borneo to gender in Islam, Professor Zayn Kassam is also an award-winning teacher, an expert on mediaeval Islamic and Indian philosophy and now Director of the Institute of Ismaili Studies and Head of its Department of Academic Research and Publications. How did a literature student from Kenya end up working at the intersections of Islam, gender, philosophy and the environment?
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26 May 2023
Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam celebrates its Class of 2023
On Wednesday, 24 May, the stage was set to witness the momentous accomplishments of the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam’s Class of 2023 from the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP), and the Form Six NECTA curriculum.
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17 May 2023
Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School, Dar es Salaam participates in Soma na Mti
On 12 May, the Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School, Dar es Salaam took part in “Soma na Mti”, a nationwide tree-planting initiative by the Tanzanian government aimed at promoting environmental awareness and encouraging schools to plant trees provided by the government.
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15 May 2023
Teacher appreciation at the Aga Khan School, Osh
Seven teachers from the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh were selected for a two-day trip to the city of Tashkent, Uzbekistan to appreciate their hard work and dedication at the school.
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12 May 2023
Day of People’s Friendship celebrated at the Aga Khan School, Osh
The value of pluralism, which recognises and appreciates the diversity of a community to promote a peaceful coexistence of all, is an essential value of the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh. The school community brings together various traditions, customs and cultures, and consists of more than five nationalities. To honour and appreciate its diverse school community, AKS, Osh organised a Day of People’s Friendship on 13 April.
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03 May 2023
Aga Khan Primary School, Kisumu wins several awards at the Kenya National Drama and Film Festival 2023
In April, students and staff from the Aga Khan Primary School (AKPS), Kisumu took part in the annual Kenya National Drama and Film Festival in Mombasa, in which they won a number of awards including ‘Best Picture’, ‘Best Sound’ and more.
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02 May 2023
Nurturing environmental stewards at the Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan School, Karachi
On 28 April 2023, the Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan School, Karachi transformed into a hub of environmental enthusiasm as the school celebrated Earth Day with a profound commitment to sustainability. This special occasion was more than just a date on the calendar; it marked a pivotal moment for over 1,200 pre-primary students who actively engaged in activities aimed at fostering environmental consciousness.
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21 April 2023
Sports Day at the Aga Khan Nursery School, Kisumu
On 19 April, students, parents and teachers at the Aga Khan Nursery School (AKNS), Kisumu engaged in fun activities during the school’s annual Sports Day.
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03 April 2023
Using LEGO bricks to combat pollution
Tackling pollution is a major goal for many students at the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh, especially for the Grade 5 students in the school’s LEGO Robotics Club.
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30 March 2023
Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa organises book exhibition
In March, the Aga Khan Nursery School (AKNS), Mombasa put together a mini display of its student's illustrated and/or written books as part of their school projects to celebrate the end of Book Month.
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29 March 2023
AKES, Pakistan alumna receives Sitara-e-Imtiaz award for outstanding national service and global impact
Samina Chagani, an alumna from the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan, received the third highest civil honour in Pakistan, the Sitara-e-Imtiaz, presented by the State of Pakistan for service to the country.
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27 March 2023
Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Junior School students support communities impacted by natural disasters
Parents, students and staff at the Aga Khan Academy (AKA), Nairobi - Junior School recently came together to donate dried food items and raise funds to support communities in Kenya and Turkey, respectively, affected by the natural calamities that have impacted the two countries.
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20 March 2023
PYP Exhibition at the Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School, Dar es Salaam
On 16 March, Grade 6 students at the Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School (AKNPS), Dar es Salaam participated in their annual Primary Years Programme (PYP) Exhibition.
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17 March 2023
STEAM Fair at the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam
On 13 March, Grades 7-10 students from the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam participated in a competitive Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) Fair at the school under the theme, "Recycle to Survive."
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15 March 2023
Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa celebrates International Day of Mathematics
On 14 March, the Aga Khan Nursery School (AKNS), Mombasa celebrated International Day of Mathematics, with this year’s theme being, “Mathematics for Everyone”.
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13 March 2023
Tiny athletes participate in Super Mini Sports Fest
Laughter, cheering and more could be heard on 11 March at the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai as the school hosted its much-anticipated annual Super Mini Sports Fest.
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06 March 2023
Aga Khan High School, Mombasa students to attend SUSTAINERGY competition
Two students from the Aga Khan High School (AKHS), Mombasa were selected to attend the SUSTAINERGY: Clean Energy Hackathon for Excelling Youth in Science competition in Israel.
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01 March 2023
Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Junior School participates in Junior Speakers Tournament
On 25 February 2023, Grade 4 and 5 students at the Aga Khan Academy (AKA), Nairobi - Junior School a part of the debate team participated in the Junior Speakers Tournament organised by the African Debate Academy, which was held at the Light International School - Karen, Nairobi.
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28 February 2023
Aga Khan High School, Nairobi unveils newly refurbished basketball court
The Aga Khan High School (AKHS), Nairobi recently unveiled its newly refurbished basketball court through a ceremony at the school.
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24 February 2023
Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School, Dar es Salaam celebrate International Mother Language Day
From 21-24 February, students, teachers, support staff and parents at the Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School (AKNPS), Dar es Salaam celebrated International Mother Language Day with a week of activities to acknowledge and appreciate the value of all languages and how it shapes our identity and society as a whole.
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22 February 2023
Aga Khan School, Osh hosts first-ever STEAM Festival
On 21 February, the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh hosted its first-ever STEAM Festival, making it also the first school in the city to host such a festival.
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07 February 2023
Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Junior School students visit the United Nations Office at Nairobi
Students from the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Junior School, a part of the World Leaders Club at the school, had the opportunity to visit the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) on 31 January.
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30 January 2023
Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam hosts Sports Day
From 23-27 January, the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam hosted its first sports day since COVID-19.
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26 January 2023
Alumni reunion at the Aga Khan High School, Mombasa
The Aga Khan High School (AKHS), Mombasa hosted an alumni reunion for the Class of 1965 on 19 January.
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25 January 2023
Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi excels at national and international science and engineering fairs
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Karachi has once again demonstrated its commitment to nurturing scientific and engineering talent by securing remarkable victories at two major science and engineering fairs.
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24 January 2023
Aga Khan Primary School, Kisumu pioneers Junior Secondary School
The Aga Khan Primary School, Kisumu (AKPS, Kisumu) is prepared to receive the first cohort of students as part of its Junior Secondary School (JSS), Grades 7-9, on 31 January.
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23 January 2023
Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa hosts virtual brain development workshop for parents
The Aga Nursery School, Mombasa organised a virtual workshop on brain development for its parents on 20 January.
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20 January 2023
Students at the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa commemorate National Popcorn Day
On 19 January, laughter and a “popping” sound could be heard at the Aga Khan Nursery School (AKNS), Mombasa as the students and staff celebrated National Popcorn Day.
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19 December 2022
Aga Khan School, Osh student reflects on FLEX programme in the US
Aizirek Abdikaimova, a Grade 11 student from the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh, is currently studying in Texas through the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Programme, which is a competitive, merit-based, year-long scholarship programme to study in the United States.
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16 December 2022
Students from The Aga Khan School, Dhaka receive prestigious awards for IGCSE results
Five students from The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS, D) achieved Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for their excellent results in the June 2022 Cambridge exams.
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14 December 2022
Aga Khan School, Osh students engage in learning through gaming
Grade 5 students at the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh recently took part in a gaming exercise for their English class on 24 November.
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09 December 2022
Crafts fair at the Aga Khan Lycée Early Childhood Development Centre
A crafts fair took place at the end of November at the Aga Khan Lycée (AKL) Early Childhood Development Centre (ECD) with the theme of this year’s fair being, “Farewell with the Golden Fall”.
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07 December 2022
Aga Khan Nursery School, Nairobi donates to local daycare centres
Students and parents at the Aga Khan Nursery School (AKNS), Nairobi donated non-perishable food items, stationery items, diapers and clothing to three daycare centres in collaboration with Tiny Totos, an organisation that aims to enhance informal daycare centres into profitable, professional daycare centres.
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05 December 2022
School building inaugurated at the Diamond Jubilee High School, Immit
A new school building was inaugurated on 29 November at the Diamond Jubilee High School, Immit, which is located in the Ghizer District of Gilgit-Baltistan.
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01 December 2022
Aga Khan Schools Model United Nations
From 24-25 November, the Aga Khan Schools (AKS) hosted its first-ever Model United Nations (MUN) conference with over 130 students from across AKS in attendance, along with prominent guest speakers.
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30 November 2022
Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania establishes micro-forest
On 23 November 2022, the Aga Khan Education Service, Tanzania collaborated with the Aga Khan Foundation Tanzania and the Ismaili CIVIC to set up a micro-forest at the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam.
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22 November 2022
Aga Khan High School, Mombasa students win silver and bronze in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition
Five students from the Aga Khan High School (AKHS), Mombasa received silver and bronze awards in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition this year, the world's oldest international schools' writing competition.
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14 November 2022
Aga Khan High School, Kampala students support local chimpanzee sanctuary
As part of their creativity, activity, service (CAS) project, 35 Diploma Programme (DP) students from the Aga Khan High School (AKHS), Kampala raised awareness and collected funds for the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Uganda.
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11 November 2022
Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa organises food drive for local orphanage
On Wednesday, 2 November 2022, parents, teachers and students of the Aga Khan Nursery School (AKNS), Mombasa donated non-perishable food items to Mji Wa Salama Children’s Home, Mombasa.
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04 November 2022
Students attend inaugural Aga Khan Schools Climate and Environment Conference
From 28-29 October 2022, the Aga Khan Schools (AKS) held its inaugural Climate and Environment Conference. The conference was attended by more than 50 students from the Aga Khan Academies in Hyderabad, Maputo and Mombasa, the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi, The Aga Khan School, Dhaka, the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam, and the Aga Khan High School, Kampala.
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27 October 2022
Aga Khan School, Osh offers internship programme for new teachers
The Aga Khan School, Osh Internship Programme for Young Professionals is a programme the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh is offering for those interested in becoming teachers to learn basic pedagogical concepts, provisions and the foundations of teaching.
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20 October 2022
Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam shines in debate tournaments
Twenty-two students from the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS), Dar es Salaam participated in the Mwalimu Nyerere Schools Debate Championships from 15-16 October, in which they won 23 medals and five students got recognised as the ‘Best Speaker’.
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18 October 2022
Health Week at the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa
From 11-14 October 2022, the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa participated in a Health Week with the Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa (AKHS, Mombasa).
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13 October 2022
Aga Khan School, Osh teacher attends STEAM festival in Kazakhstan
On 10 September 2022, School Director at the Aga Khan School, Osh Natalya Anatolievna Deryabkina attended the PRO.NRG FEST in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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10 October 2022
Aga Khan Lycée, Khorog teacher participates in Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programme
Savriniso Musrifshoeva, an English teacher at the Aga Khan Lycée (AKL), Khorog, received the opportunity to participate in the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programme (Fulbright TEA) from August to September 2022.
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06 October 2022
AKES, Kenya staff attend professional development programme by the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications
From 29 September to 1 October, 30 school leaders across the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), Kenya participated in the Leadership Development Programme organised by the Aga Khan University (AKU) Graduate School of Media and Communications.
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05 October 2022
Aga Khan School, Mundra students participate in beach clean-up
To celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday in India to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, the Aga Khan School (AKS), Mundra participated in a beach clean-up on 2 October.
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03 October 2022
Interview with Jamie Mirembe Catalina Namayanja: Winner of international blog post competition
Jamie Mirembe Catalina Namayanja, a Class of 2022 alumna from the Aga Khan High School (AKHS), Kampala, has been crowned a winner of the 2022 World Bank and Financial Times’ fourth annual blog writing competition.
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30 September 2022
Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi hosts Researchathon 2022
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Karachi hosted a two-day competition called “Researchathon 2022” from 25-26 September to showcase environmental, social, scientific and technological ideas presented by students.
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29 September 2022
AKES, India wins “School Chain of the Year” in IDA Education Awards
The Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), India won the “School Chain of the Year” award in the K-12 education category for the 2022 India Didactics Association (IDA) Education Awards.
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27 September 2022
Aga Khan Schools students receive IB grants to implement innovative, sustainable projects
Six students from across the Aga Khan Schools received the IB’s Dr Siva Kumari Middle Years Programme (MYP) Student Innovators’ Grant, totalling $14,500, to develop their sustainable projects.
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20 September 2022
Students participate in 94th Kenya Music Festival
More than 10 students from the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa and the Aga Khan Primary School, Kisumu participated in the 94th Kenya Music Festival from 17-18 September 2022.
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16 September 2022
Aga Khan Schools students virtually tour the Aga Khan Museum
On 8 September 2022, Diploma Programme (DP) students from the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam, the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi and the Aga Khan Academies in Hyderabad, Maputo and Mombasa were given a virtual tour of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada.
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09 September 2022
Schools support communities in Pakistan during severe flooding
Devastating floods have impacted many communities across Pakistan, leaving many displaced and without essential items, such as food or water.
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24 August 2022
Aga Khan Schools celebrate Class of 2022’s IB results
The Aga Khan Schools (AKS), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network that brings together the Aga Khan Education Services and the Aga Khan Academies, is celebrating its Class of 2022 and the impressive results they received in their International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) studies this year.
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18 August 2022
The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi’s Class of 2022 achieves best IB results
The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi’s Class of 2022 received the Academy’s best results in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP).
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12 August 2022
The Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam’s Class of 2022 receive best IB results to date
The Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam’s Class of 2022 achieved the school’s best results ever in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP).
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23 July 2022
Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi organises professional development conference
The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Karachi organised a professional development conference for teachers, school leaders and academic coordinators on 16 July.
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18 July 2022
Going green at the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai
To commemorate Plastic Bag Free Day, the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai planned various activities across its pre-primary section on 13 July, which also helped raise awareness about the negative impact of plastic on the environment.
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18 June 2022
Ground-breaking ceremonies for three school buildings a part of AKES, Pakistan
Ground-breaking ceremonies for schools in Chitral marked the commencement of construction for three more state-of-the-art school buildings.
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31 May 2022
Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School, Dar es Salaam enhances its literacy programme
The Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School (AKNPS), Dar es Salaam have developed their literacy programme this academic year to ameliorate their students’ literacy skills.
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19 May 2022
The Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa celebrates Earth Day
Every year on 22 April, people around the globe come together to honour and conserve their shared home: Earth.
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10 May 2022
Aga Khan School, Osh student establishes waste management system for school community
Abdikadirov Azim, a Grade 11 student at the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh, raised funds to set up a waste management system at the school.
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29 April 2022
Aga Khan School, Garden students qualify for final round of entrepreneurial challenge
A group of students from the Aga Khan School, Garden in Karachi, Pakistan have qualified as Top 10 Finalists in the regional round of an entrepreneurial competition arranged by Enterprise Challenge Pakistan (ECP), a joint initiative of Prince’s Trust International and Social, Entrepreneurship and Equity Development (SEED) Ventures.
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06 April 2022
The Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan School, Karachi installs a new solar panel system
The Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan School, Karachi has recently installed three solar panels to help to produce electricity for the school, thanks to the generous support of alumni from the class of 1970. Many of the donations were made in memory of the loved ones of alumni. This new solar panel system will not only reduce the school’s dependency on the city’s electricity grid, but will also aid the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), Pakistan in meeting its key environmental goal of reducing the carbon footprint of the Aga Khan Schools.
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30 March 2022
A night under the stars with the Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai
On 26 March, over 100 students from Grades 5-9, accompanied by teachers, from the Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai spent a night outdoors to learn more about astronomy.
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21 March 2022
Springtime: Celebrating new beginnings
In Tajikistan, Navroz is a four-day public holiday and an opportunity for families to come together in celebration of traditions, particularly with the youngest members of the family.
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08 March 2022
Read aloud with the Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad
To commemorate World Read Aloud Day, the Diamond Jubilee High School (DJHS), Hyderabad initiated read-aloud sessions in February for its students.
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07 February 2022
Dreaming of international glory, one fight at a time
Jilbaz Khan, a Grade 11 student at Diamond Jubilee Model High School, Oshikandass in Gilgit-Baltistan, delighted his family, friends and fans of mixed martial arts by winning Pakistan’s National Fighting Tournament in Lahore, Pakistan in December 2021.
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04 February 2022
Your voice matters: Powering imagination through stories and monologues
“The tongue can paint what the eyes can’t see”. Chinese Proverb
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27 January 2022
STEM focused schooling: Teachers at the Aga Khan School in Osh connect classroom learning with real-life application
A group of 28 teachers at the Aga Khan School (AKS), Osh, undertook a 12-day training in August 2021 on STEM education to enhance the school’s offering of these subjects, as well as multidisciplinary learning and in turn support students’ development of 21st-century skills.
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12 January 2022
Interview with Fotima Safaralibekova: Back to school with a passion to teach
Fotima Safaralibekova, a Class of 2016 alumna from the Aga Khan Lycée (AKL), Khorog who became a chemistry teacher at the school in 2020, reflects on her time as a student at AKL, Khorog.
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31 December 2021
Students of Aga Khan Schools excel in board examinations across Pakistan
A Merit Citation Ceremony at the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS) in Gilgit was held to recognise the exceptional results achieved by students of Aga Khan Schools in Pakistan’s 2021 secondary and higher secondary school examinations for 15 and 17 year olds.
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28 December 2021
e-School for Preschool: Changing the face of education
“Receive the children in reverence, educate them in love and send them forth in freedom”. Rudolf Steiner
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30 November 2021
Alumni of the Aga Khan Hostel, Hyderabad, reflect on the hostel’s impact on their lives
The Aga Khan Hostel, Hyderabad (AKHH) strives to provide students coming from the underserved regions of India with a safe residential environment, academic, co-curricular and socio-emotional support, and appropriate guidance in various aspects of life.
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29 October 2021
Literacy for lifelong learning
On World Literacy Day in September 2021, the fifth graders at The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS,D) completed class projects to demonstrate their literacy skills.
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29 October 2021
People, planet and purpose: Mombasa school creates and installs a clean water supply for its students
Driving innovation in areas that matter the most – people, planet, and purpose – the Aga Khan Schools in Mombasa have designed and installed a reverse osmosis plant that is able to supply unlimited clean drinking water to their entire school community.
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26 October 2021
Building capacity through outreach
Aga Khan Education Service, India (AKES,I) has achieved national recognition as a quality institution for education and early childhood development (ECD). AKES,I was ranked eighth as India’s Most Respected Education Brand, and fifth as India’s Most Respected Early Childhood Education Brand by EducationWorld. During the last two years, AKES,I also received nine awards in ECD and has been recognised by the Association of Early Childhood Education and Development in India for its Exemplary Early Childhood Care and Education Practices.
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30 September 2021
Interview with Gilbert Atukunda, Teacher at the Aga Khan High School, Kampala
The interview was held to mark the occasion of the forthcoming World Teacher’s Day 2021
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30 September 2021
Aga Khan Lycée in Khorog recognised for outstanding performance during the 2020-2021 academic year
The Aga Khan Lycée (AKL) in Khorog, Tajikistan, is pleased to share that the school, staff, and students have been honored with a number of different awards during the 2020-2021 academic year. AKL is managed by the Aga Khan Education Services and provides over 1,200 students with a broad, holistic education as a solid foundation for further educational growth. The awards received were a source of tremendous pride throughout the school year.
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07 September 2021
We are made of star stuff!
“The most important thing we can learn - or teach - at any School - in a world of perpetual change - is the ability to go on learning.” His Highness the Aga Khan (Kenya, 2011)
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27 August 2021
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka offers quality professional development opportunities for teachers
At The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS,D), professional development is an integral part of the academic tradition. During the 2020-2021 academic year, the school provided teachers with virtual professional development opportunities whilst adhering to the COVID-19 health and safety protocols in Bangladesh. As a result, teachers participated in local and global virtual training programmes.
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17 August 2021
The Aga Khan High School, Kampala organises first-ever virtual Poetry Café competition
From 23-24 July, the Aga Khan High School, Kampala hosted its annual Poetry Café competition through a virtual platform for the first time, in which more than 40 students from around Uganda performed their own original spoken word poetry for a chance to win a trophy and a monetary prize.
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17 August 2021
Federal Education Minister recognises Aga Khan Education Services for providing quality education in remote areas of northern Pakistan
Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Education, Mr. Shafqat Mehmood praised the Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) for providing quality education to students in some of the remotest parts of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral, the country’s northern-most mountainous areas.
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17 August 2021
Students from the Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan School, Karachi receive special mention in an international science competition
Four young inventors from the Sultan Mahomed Shah (SMS) Aga Khan School in Karachi received a special mention in an international science competition for designing and building a rotatable golf club.
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22 July 2021
Alumni's journey to the Aga Khan University Medical School
Alumni from Aga Khan Schools in Pakistan are excelling in different fields all over the world.
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21 July 2021
Aga Khan School alumna makes history in the police service of Pakistan
Shazia Ishaq, a graduate of the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Kuragh in Chitral, has made local history in the Malakand Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, by becoming the first female police officer in the district.
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21 July 2021
Aga Khan School, Mundra adds Senior Secondary section (Grades 11 and 12)
With the aim of increasing educational opportunities for students in Gujarat, the Aga Khan School, Mundra (AKSM) achieved affiliation with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in October 2020 to offer higher secondary education. As a result, students will now be able to seamlessly transition from pre-primary to higher secondary in their own town.
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21 July 2021
Science has no boundaries: Students at Aga Khan School, Osh, partake in online international chemistry class
As part of the Aga Khan Education Service’s strategic initiative to enhance the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) offering at the Aga Khan School, Osh (AKSO) in Kyrgyzstan, the team is working with several international subject experts. Under this initiative, Dr. Sadru Damji, a volunteer based in Toronto, Canada led an interactive and exciting online chemistry class in May 2021 for a group of grade 11 students.
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28 June 2021
English teacher at Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai, receives award for excellence in lesson planning
Ms. Mubaraka Fanuswala is one such passionate teacher and the Primary Section Head of the English Department at the Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai (DJHSM), managed by the Aga Khan Education Service, India (AKES,I). AKES,I has been ranked amongst the country’s top 10 most respected education and early childhood education brands by EducationWorld India.
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28 June 2021
20 years of cooperation between the Kyrgyz Republic and AKDN – Developing future leaders
This year AKDN commemorates the 20th anniversary of bilateral relations with the Kyrgyz Republic.
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22 June 2021
Making the World Our Valentine by Caring for the Environment
At the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa, Valentine’s Day is a day we eagerly await every February. This year’s celebration was a little different because of COVID-19 restrictions, but we created exciting activities to express our school’s love of the environment.
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31 May 2021
Improving Pakistan’s environmental future, one tree at a time
The Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan, in partnership with the National Ismaili Civic Initiative, launched a tree planting drive in 20 Aga Khan Schools across Pakistan. As part of the programme, not only are the students planting trees, they are responsible for looking after the saplings. Student also learn about the importance of taking care of the environment and the dangers of climate change.
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27 May 2021
Learning together virtually at The Aga Khan School, Dhaka
“Technology will not replace great teachers but technology in the hand of great teachers can be transformational.”—George Couros
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11 May 2021
Never refuse to reuse – let’s upcycle!
In India, National Science Day seeks to celebrate science and our environment. National Science Day is celebrated on 28th February in honour of the renowned physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman and his discovery of the Raman effect. In 1928, Raman discovered an effect wherein deflected light changes amplitude and wavelength when light sources pass through transparent materials. He was subsequently awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930.
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26 April 2021
Aga Khan Preschool, Thorala named most nature-friendly preschool in Gujarat by EducationWorld India
The Aga Khan Preschool in Thorala, in Rajkot, Gujarat, won two awards from EducationWorld India for being the most Nature-Friendly Preschool in the Gujarat State and the seventh most Nature-Friendly Preschool in India.
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26 April 2021
The Aga Khan School, Osh, contributes to the State Government’s “Green City” initiative
As a result of a more stable epidemiological situation in Kyrgyzstan, earlier this year the Mayor of Osh city announced a tree planting initiative for greening the city through tree planting. The “Green City” initiative was held on 20 March 2021. Staff, students and parents of the Aga Khan School, Osh, contributed by planting 100 oak trees in the Ak Tilek area, a newly developed part of the city with little existing greenery.
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02 March 2021
Go Green, Grow Green: Students and staff embrace eco-friendly approaches to reduce their carbon footprint
“The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” – Gaylord Nelson
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02 March 2021
Recover and Revitalise: The Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa Celebrates International Day of Education
It was a bright sunny January morning. The air was filled with excitement and enthusiasm; the laughter of children echoed across the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa (AKNSM), as they prepared to celebrate the International Day of Education.
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02 March 2021
Women who inspire me: reflections from a thankful student at the Aga Khan Lycée in Khorog
My name is Qudratbekova Davlatnoz and I am a 15-year-old student (Grade 9) at the Aga Khan Lycée in Khorog, Tajikistan. I consider myself to be very lucky as I pursue my future career in medicine. I hold an academic scholarship for the highest grades in chemistry and have won several local and regional Olympiads.
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01 March 2021
Building Confidence, Creativity and Connection through World Read Aloud Day
On 3 February, the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa (AKNSM), joined millions of students across the globe to celebrate “World Read Aloud Day”.
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22 February 2021
Nurturing leadership during COVID–19
‘Enriching lives by creatively enhancing and sustaining quality education in a relevant global environment’ is the vision of Aga Khan Education Service, India (AKES,I). It is one of the many reasons why the Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai (DJHSM), had its very first virtual Investiture Ceremony in August 2020 for the newly elected Student Council.
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19 February 2021
Fitness Week at the Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai
“Health is a state of complete mental, social and physical well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” World Health Organization
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16 February 2021
Learning together: Blended learning at the Aga Khan School, Osh
Since reopening its doors on 07 December 2020, the Aga Khan School, Osh (AKS, Osh) has adopted a blended learning approach to better accommodate its students.
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12 February 2021
2020: A Recap of the Year’s Successes at the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan
The Aga Khan Education Service (AKES) in Pakistan is one of the largest private networks of educational institutions in Pakistan, serving 47,000+ students from pre-primary to higher secondary.
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11 February 2021
A Trailblazing Teacher: Aga Khan Education Services Celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science
For many years, women have been underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), yet there is no shortage of inspirational role models for young girls considering a career in these domains.
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20 January 2021
Working Together: Government School Principals visit the Aga Khan Lycée, Khorog
As part of the AKDN’s ongoing efforts to promote the sharing of best practices and enhancing the delivery of high-quality education in government schools, 41 government school principals visited the Aga Khan Lycée [managed by the Aga Khan Education Services (AKES)] in Khorog, Tajikistan in October 2020.
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19 January 2021
Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan: Alumni Enhance the Local School Environment
Recently, Rafiq Hakim Ali, a graduate of the Sultan Mahomed Shah (SMS) Aga Khan School’s class of 1986, decided to get in touch with his former classmates.
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18 January 2021
Aga Khan School, Mundra staff use science creatively to improve the quality of their environment for future generations
Waste is everywhere and is generated from all aspects of society all over the world. Waste, and how it is managed, can wreak havoc on our world and create long-lasting damage.
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18 January 2021
Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan Increases its Educational Footprint
In a quest to provide students with greater opportunities, the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES) in Pakistan, with the support of local leaders, assumed the management of two community-based primary schools in October 2020.
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15 December 2020
Head Teacher at Aga Khan Preschool, Botad shares her journey of awakening the digital learner within
In keeping with AKDN’s spirit of lifelong learning, Mrs. Amita Mithani, Head Teacher at the Aga Khan Preschool, Botad, has learned to use technology at the age of 57. She has transcended the physical barriers and reached out to every child under her care, despite the challenging circumstances schools all over the world have faced in 2020.
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14 December 2020
The Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa Music Coordinator, Janet Maleve, reflects on the spirit and determination of students and teachers during a virtual dance competition
2020 has come with experiences that no one expected. The pandemic brought with it new and unique ways of teaching and learning at schools around the world, including here at the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa (AKNSM). Co-curricular activities were impacted in different ways, but this did not stop us from continuing with our annual events.
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04 December 2020
Pluralism in Action: Students Celebrate One Another on United Nations Day
2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and its founding Charter. In acknowledgement of the United Nations, the Nursery and Primary sections of the Aga Khan School in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania held a special event in October 2020
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03 December 2020
Aga Khan School students in Kyrgyzstan raise awareness on COVID-19 through short videos
Joining the global population in tackling the spread of COVID-19, over 20 videos have been made by students from the Aga Khan School in Osh city, Kyrgyzstan
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30 November 2020
Teachers – Our Beacons of Hope
To mark the birth anniversary of India’s second President, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, every year on 5th September teachers are honoured for their service to society.
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30 November 2020
Verse Drama: A Dramatic Rendition of Poems
“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” Maya Angelou
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30 November 2020
A Journey into the Mind’s Eye
“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place. I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” – Elliott Erwitt
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30 November 2020
Independence Day – celebrating ‘freedom’ virtually across the Aga Khan Network Schools in India
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” Nelson Mandela
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30 November 2020
Students at The Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai, enhance analytical skills in nationwide coding competition
“Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn.” Stephen Hawking
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12 November 2020
Safe Outdoor Classes at the Aga Khan Lycee in Khorog, Tajikistan
Summer 2020 has been totally different and like no other for many of us. Public health restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have led to isolation and anxiety for young children.
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12 November 2020
A Unique Virtual Sports Day at The Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa
Every year the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa has a sports day with fun-filled activities for children, teachers and parents, and the COVID-19 pandemic was not going to stop this colorful event from happening.
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23 September 2020
Distance learning Programme
During the past 6 months, when schools have been closed due to the Coronavirus, the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan initiated various programmes to help our students keep up with their schoolwork.
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31 August 2020
Face Masks for humanity – an initiative of Aga Khan Preschools (video)
5,000 face masks in less than two weeks, that’s what volunteers from the Aga Khan Preschools in India sewed and delivered to underprivileged people in their neighbourhood villages.
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31 August 2020
Digital Learning Programme in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral
Since March 2020, when schools shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan has been carrying out various remote learning programmes to ensure that our students are able to continue their education from their homes.
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31 August 2020
Mandela Day – Drawing inspiration from Nelson Mandela
“I don’t have much experience of speaking in front of a camera and preparing for an online competition was really tough. I’m sure it was also difficult for the organizers to put together the event. But Online Elocution was such a great learning experience for me. During this crucial year of my life, while sitting at home in this time of distress, this competition really boosted my self-confidence,” shared Iqra Khoja, a grade 10 student, winner from the Aga Khan School, Mundra.
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24 August 2020
One step at a time
Teachers at Aga Khan Nursery School Mombasa make sure nobody is left behind, even in online classes.
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24 August 2020
Aga Khan Lycee Reopening: Learn and Keep Safe!
Reopening schools after a lockdown requires many considerations and care to be taken around every single individual working and studying in the school. It should also promote public health, if done well.
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20 August 2020
Home-based Extra-Curricular Activities at the Aga Khan School, Dhaka
Never before has the emotional and physical wellness of students been more important than it is now. The Aga Khan School, Dhaka has developed a model of Home-based Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) during this COVID-19 pandemic, for students of grade 6 to grade 12. The aim is to support their wellbeing.
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14 August 2020
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka Celebrates Graduation Virtually
The Graduation Ceremony of The Aga Khan School, Dhaka, for the Academic Year 2019-20, was held on Saturday, 8th August 2020.
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13 August 2020
From "Classroom to cloud" at Aga Khan High School Mombasa (a parent's personal experience)
When schools closed in the Republic of Kenya in mid-March 2020 little did we know that this would usher in a new way of life - we are still waiting for an opportunity to go back to normal.
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07 August 2020
Through a child’s eyes
When schools first shut down in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, it was announced that they would be closed for 3 days only.
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07 August 2020
Cultural Diversity Day Celebration
Every year the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa (AKNSM) celebrates World Cultural Diversity Day with children, teachers and staff coming to school in their national dress, and bringing artefacts and food to share.
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24 July 2020
Wellbeing and family bonding makes for happy living
More than ever the teachers, parents and students of Aga Khan Education Service, India (AKES,I) are revelling in feelings of wellbeing and positivity. Why? The answer lies in a simple but creative combination of dads, kids and yoga; and all as a result of the pandemic lockdown.
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24 July 2020
Face Masks for humanity – an initiative of Aga Khan Preschools
With the interest of the community in mind, Aga Khan Preschools (AKP) resolved to contribute, by making face masks available to people in the villages, especially to the underprivileged population in the areas in which they operated.
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24 July 2020
100 days of lockdown at AKES, India
The pandemic, Covid-19, struck the world, forcing several countries into a nationwide lockdown and shutting schools. Students and parents were left confused and anxious. Under these difficult circumstances, Aga Khan Education Service India (AKES,I) converted ‘lockdown’ into an opportunity so that the dreams and aspirations of students do not get locked-down too and education continued.
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26 June 2020
Early Childhood Teachers in Khorog support parents in home-based learning during lockdown
The realities of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to school closures across Tajikistan, but Early Childhood Development (ECD) teachers at AKES in Khorog are not giving up.
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26 June 2020
Young Students “learning from home”
How do nursery school classes happen at home?
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25 June 2020
Pancakes for patients
“I have grown up in a family with a strong spirit of volunteerism which I have “inherited” from my parents."
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25 June 2020
Creativity Ignited through Community Service
Creativity encourages self-expression and authenticity.
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23 June 2020
Environment Week at AKES India
‘One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken’ - Leo Tolstoy
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22 June 2020
Celebrating World Environment Day Virtually
Every year Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa (AKNSM) celebrates World Environmental Day by creating awareness in the children about how our environment is important to our wellbeing.
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09 June 2020
Teachers Continue to Inspire and Nurture Young Minds in Unprecedented Times
As keyworkers – along with many others – teachers have demonstrated how vital their roles are in the functioning of a robust society.
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04 June 2020
Cooperation delivers results – a tribute to teachers
Like many, many other schools, the AKES Senior Academy in Nairobi switched to virtual learning following the outbreak of Covid-19, with little idea how it would turn out.
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03 June 2020
A new way of learning
It is a bit unusual for parents to proudly tell the teacher that their kids are glued to the television first thing in the morning. But when classrooms move to the TV screen, it is a great thing for a teacher to hear.
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01 June 2020
A glimpse into one schools virtual learning journey
Covid-19 has impacted all of us in different ways
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29 May 2020
Looking after each other - Aga Khan School, India style
Ask anyone from pre-schoolers to university graduates, office workers to musicians, what they miss during the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, and most will tell you it’s human contact.
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28 May 2020
“Mom’s are like buttons – they hold everything together”
Mother’s day is celebrated around the world to honor motherhood and the value mothers add to our everyday lives
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26 May 2020
Mzizima Students Represent Tanzania on a Global Debating Stage
For the third consecutive year, students from the Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School (AKMSS) will be representing Tanzania in the World Schools Debating Championships
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25 May 2020
Home is where our story begins
Dealing with Zoom meetings and a workflow thrown into disarray can be difficult.
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19 May 2020
Navigating the World of Virtual Learning in Lockdown
UNESCO has reported that currently more than1.2 billion children in 186 countries have been affected by school closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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18 May 2020
A Cultural Gateway: Celebrating International Mother Tongue Day
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” Nelson Mandela
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18 May 2020
Teaching amid the COVID-19 pandemic
2020 has brought drastic changes to the education system not only in Kyrgyzstan, but in schools all over the world
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14 May 2020
Parents commend online classes
More than a month after the COVID-19 pandemic forced unexpected shutdowns of schools around the world, parents from the Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKSD) remain grateful to the teachers who have made the transition to online school a smooth one
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12 May 2020
Mangrove Planting Day
The sun shone brightly on the morning of February 29th 2020 at a place called Tudor Creek. It was here the staff of the Aga Khan Nursery School Mombasa in Kenya, took action to protect their environment
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11 May 2020
Far away but right there
On March 26 the Government of Bangladesh announced a shutdown of all schools across the country to combat Covid-19. Like teachers around the world, who are missing being physically present in the classroom with their students, Anjuman Ara and her colleagues at the Aga Khan School, Dhaka have no choice but to embrace virtual classrooms.
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30 April 2020
Equality begins at home
Not too long ago when people could still gather in person, India celebrated Women’s Day.
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28 April 2020
Empowering Educators - Teachers in Central Asia and the United Kingdom Collaborate
In the face of COVID-19, new tools and pedagogical approaches -- in mathematics and science, for example -- have been important parts of translating lessons into learning that can happen at home
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25 April 2020
AKDN COVID-19 FAQs & Guidance on masks
For use by AKDN Agencies to address questions about the management of COVID-19 & Guidance on the use of non-medical masks and/or cloth face coverings.
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24 April 2020
So little time, so much to read
Sultana Jabeen, an English language teacher at the Aga Khan School, Murtaza Abad in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, says she is now used to getting calls from students who have finished reading their allotted books before the week is up and are eager for new reading material.
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20 April 2020
Distance Learning for Pre-Schoolers
It was a bright sunny Friday morning.
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17 April 2020
Health at Aga Khan Lycée, Khorog
The world has changed. In most countries the COVID-19 pandemic has forced education systems to transition to online learning. Tajikistan is different.
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10 April 2020
Born to heal
When you are “eager” to return to work in a hospital during a pandemic, it might be safe to say that you have found your calling.
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02 April 2020
Fine Arts Education at Aga Khan Lycée in Tajikistan
At Aga Khan Lycée (AKL) in Khorog, Tajikistan, opportunities for fine arts education provide students with much more than beautiful pictures to hang on the fridge.
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02 April 2020
AKDN Special Bulletin: COVID-19
COVID-19 is a new virus that spreads through drops of saliva from the mouth or droplets from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes. COVID-19 is not "just" the flu. It is much more contagious and can spread rapidly through our communities.
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27 March 2020
Kyrgyz Folklore and History and Crafts come together
Gulayim Kozueva, a Kyrgyz language teacher at the Aga Khan School, Osh (AKSO), enjoys sharing her passion for Kyrgyz history and folklore with students during her after-school crafts club.
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16 March 2020
Grammar Fest at Aga Khan School, Mundra
“English will enable graduates to participate fully on an international stage, while mother-tongue instruction will allow students to access the wisdom of their own cultures.” – His Highness the Aga Khan
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13 March 2020
The joy of sharing stories
“Storytelling is what connects us to our humanity,” says director, actor and educator Jon Ferreira.
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13 March 2020
Aga Khan School, Sidhpur recognized as an ‘Emerging High Potential School’
"An education must equip students with the tools that enable them to adapt and thrive, in a world characterised by change." - His Highness the Aga Khan
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12 March 2020
Climate Emergency - Wake Up Call!
“Climate change is a major threat to much of the developing world, and it needs to be looked at with great care” – His Highness The Aga Khan
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09 March 2020
Spreading the sweetness of Hunza honey
Nausheen Barkat has a mission in life: to take organic products from her hometown in Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan to the world.
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03 March 2020
Dar-Open Debate Champs: “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”
Walt Disney, one of the pioneers of the American animation industry once said ‘If you can dream it, you can do it’.
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03 March 2020
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka Interschool Debate Festival (AIDF-2020)
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka strives not only to provide students with a stimulating learning environment, but also give them multiple platforms on which to display their talents and develop as rounded individuals.
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02 March 2020
Business modeling at Aga Khan Lycée, Khorog, Tajikistan
Students who learn to plan and manage their finances, often become adults who are better equipped to live independently” said Mekhrona Akimbekova, a grade 10 student and the Head of the Economics Unit of the Aga Khan Lycée’s Students Council in Khorog, Tajikistan.
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29 February 2020
Students from rural Gujarat make friends from around the world
“Diversity is not a reason to put up walls, but rather to open windows. It is not a burden, it is a blessing" - His Highness the Aga Khan.
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13 February 2020
World Read Aloud Day: A solitary activity, enjoyed with friends
Shifa Imran of Aga Khan School, Garden had always been fond of reading in seclusion, that is, she says, till the World Read Aloud Day was celebrated at their school on February 5.
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12 February 2020
World Read Aloud Day 2020 : Every book you've ever read is just a combination of 26 letters!
Reading aloud, even for adults, is a fun, easy way to connect people, while at the same time improving listening skills and vocabulary.
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12 February 2020
Learning about climate change the fun way
We know science influences all areas of our everyday life.
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11 February 2020
Awards for being the very best!
The best in Bangladesh! Nine talented and hardworking students from the Aga Khan School Dhaka were recognised by the world renowned Cambridge Assessment International Education organization with highly prestigious Outstanding Cambridge Awards.
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30 January 2020
Aga Khan Education Service’s ECD teacher awarded “Best Pre-School Teacher of Tajikistan-2019”
The “Best pre-school teacher of Tajikistan-2019” is Angoma Atomamadova, an Early Childhood Development (ECD) teacher from Aga Khan Education Service, Khorog Park Early Childhood Development Centre.
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30 January 2020
Making a difference where it matters!
“… We sometimes give too little attention to the schools which prepare young children for life itself - in all of its holistic dimensions. And yet the evidence accumulates steadily showing that an investment made in the earliest, pre-school years can bring enormous dividends as a child proceeds from one level of education to another.” – His Highness, The Aga Khan IV
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24 January 2020
Aga Khan High School, Kampala National Winner of the “Your World Competition”
The Aga Khan High School, Kampala once again emerged triumphant as the overall national winner of the British Council, East Africa Arts Programme “Your World Competition” (2018/2019), for their video ‘Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds’.
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15 January 2020
Walkathon 2020 - Wake Up, Walk Up!
“Climate change is a major threat to much of the developing world, and it needs to be looked at with great care” - His Highness, The Aga Khan IV, July 2017.
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10 January 2020
Students spend the summer bringing their lessons to life
Summer might have been a chance to get away from school, enjoy the freedom, and the Pamir mountain air. Instead, 66 students in Khorog, Tajikistan, voluntarily spent their summers at the Aga Khan Lycée (high school).
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03 January 2020
The joys of teaching
Rotary Club celebrates a Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad teacher.
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20 December 2019
Outreach Programmes by Aga Khan Education Service, India (AKESI)
"Little children learn through play". That’s the message the Aga Khan Education Service India (AKESI) was promoting in the workshop it held for teachers from pre-schools across Mumbai.
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20 December 2019
Platinum Jubilee High School, Warangal (PJHSW) students excel at state level math’s fest
It was a moment of pride for the students and teachers of Platinum Jubilee High School, Warangal (PJHSW) in India as Miss Vedhakshari, a grade 6 student and Miss Vyshnavi from grade 9 stood second at the state level maths fest (Ramanujan Math Mahostav) conducted by the e-abhyas academy in Hyderabad.
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16 December 2019
For the love of learning
Bangladesh team receives three bronze medals in International Biology Olympiad.
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01 December 2019
AKESI - Striving for excellence
His Highness, the Aga Khan IV, has said that a great school, “will educate its students, not merely to be personally successful, but also to use their gifts to build their communities and enhance the common good to levels beyond our dreams”.
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26 November 2019
News from the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa
Kindness Week, Visit to the Hospital, Grandparents Day, Visit to Nyumba Ya Wazee, Visit to children's home
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15 October 2019
Students spend the summer bringing their lessons to life
Summer might have been a chance to get away from school, enjoy the freedom, and the Pamir mountain air. Instead, 66 students in Khorog, Tajikistan, voluntarily spent their summers at the Aga Khan Lycée (high school).
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08 October 2019
Aga Khan Nursery Mombasa tops in KMF performance among ECD Schools in Kenya
Tears of joy were shed by teachers, students and parents as the Aga Khan Nursery celebrated the winning award for being the best ECD School in the country, in the in 93rd Kenya Music Festival.
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07 October 2019
Aga Khan School, Mundra named as #1 school at Asia's Biggest Education Event
“An education must equip students with the tools that enable them to adapt and thrive in a world characterised by change.” -His Highness the Aga Khan
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07 October 2019
Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa Graduation Ceremony
The month of June brings to an end the academic year in the Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa (AKNSM) and heralds graduation time for Kindergarten 3 children.
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01 October 2019
Alumni Spotlights
“My dream was to study nanotechnology,” said Aydana Tazhmamatova. “I want to become a leading engineer and to bring knowledge from around the world to improve our economy and our research in the Kyrgyz Republic.”
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26 September 2019
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka Joins the Global Climate Strike – students tell the story
On the 25th of September, 2019, students of the Aga Khan School Dhaka stood in solidarity with the entire world as they observed the Global Climate Strike to protest for climate justice.
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19 September 2019
In the Media: Aga Khan School Dhaka successfully hosts its inaugural Model United Nations Conference
A total of 200 students from 20 different schools had the opportunity to attend one of the most anticipated events of this year, The Aga Khan Interschool Model United Nations.
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15 September 2019
What motivates students to perform well? Fizza Rubab and Hanif Ali share their secrets to success.
Academic excellence means different things for different people. For some, like Fizza Rubab from Karachi, it’s is a matter of carrying forward the family tradition.
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08 August 2019
AKES,P students win 1st and 2nd positions at Tech Fair
The students who competed in the Fair were part of a tech boot camp in which 140 students from different schools in the region participated.
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15 July 2019
IN THE MEDIA: Aga Khan School Hosts Graduation Ceremony
The Aga Khan School organised a graduation and award giving ceremony at the Dhaka Regency Hotel in the capital on Saturday.
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04 July 2019
Never Too Early to Go Green
On a sweltering Monday morning at The Aga Khan Bamburi beach center, scores of 6-year-olds in school uniforms are doing something that would make many adults think twice.
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07 June 2019
DJHS, Mumbai does it again
For the 6th time in a row, Diamond Jubilee High School (ICSE), Mumbai (DJHSM) has achieved 100% in the ICSE results.
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04 June 2019
An AKHSS, Karachi Alumnus Wins Scholarship for Study Abroad
First position holder in Higher Secondary School Certificate, qualified engineer, and now a scholarship winner for a Master’s in Hydraulic and Civil Engineering at the prestigious Institute National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INP) in Grenoble, France.
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03 June 2019
IN THE MEDIA: MakeIt Coding Club
Launched in 2016, the MakeIt Computer Coding Club is one of the only programs in Central Asia that teaches mobile app development to school children.
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29 May 2019
Mathematics Teacher’s advances in Learning Support Programme
Mrs. Japarkulova Gulmira Japarkulovna, a mathematics teacher from the school Karybek uulu Akmataaly, At-Bashy region, has been a participant in the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES), Kyrgyz Republic’s Learning Support Programme (LSP) since 2014.
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21 May 2019
Scaling the Learning Curve
It is easy to forget that for teachers to be good educators, they need to be learning just like their students. Not just about their own subjects, but also about evolving pedagogies and how teaching is practiced across the globe.
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16 April 2019
AKMSS shines at the 9th Annual Darmun Conference
A one of a kind Dar-es-Salaam Model United Nations (DARMUN) conference with the theme, "Development for Sustainability", was hosted by The International School of Tanganyika (IST).
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11 April 2019
A Night of Talent
The Aga Khan Primary School (AKPS) held a school-wide Talent Night on 1st March 2019 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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13 March 2019
AKELC Wins Best Nursery Award in UAE
The Rajmahal Theatre, part of the Dubai Parks and Resorts, was buzzing with excitement on March 7, 2019, bringing together over 850 leading educators from 100 schools across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the Top School Awards.
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05 March 2019
AKS ski squad dominates on the Hindu Kush
Heritage sport makes a comeback in Chitral
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10 January 2019
625 Students participate in the Diamond Jubilee High School Annual Sports Day
It was a chilly December morning in Hyderabad and the air at Red Hills GHMC Playground, was abuzz excitement and playfulness.
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20 December 2018
PAKISTAN: First-ever Alumni Reunion for the Aga Khan Higher Secondary Schools in Gilgit-Baltistan
In an effort to strengthen an alumni community, Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan hosted the first-ever alumni reunion programme for all Aga Khan Higher Secondary Schools in Gilgit Baltistan.
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19 December 2018
ECD Resource Centre in Khorog, Tajikistan hosts Seminar on Contextualized ECD Assessment Tools
November 23, 2018 – Khorog, Tajikistan - In November 2018, members of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Team, convened by AKES, assembled under the leadership of Dr. Penny Holding, a consultant with several decades of experience in developmental psychology, child assessment and systems design, and impact evaluation.
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16 December 2018
AKHSS Seenlasht hosts 3 Day Science, Technology and Arts competition
On November 16, District Police officer Chitral Captain (R) Furqan Bilal inaugurated the three-day Science, Technology and Arts competition organized by The Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Seenlasht.
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11 December 2018
The Aga Khan School Dhaka hosts Certificate Ceremony for CPE Graduates
On 8th December 2018, the Aga Khan School, Dhaka hosted a Certificate Ceremony for teachers to mark the conclusion of a six-month long Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Certification Programme focusing on “Becoming a Reflective Teacher”.
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06 December 2018
Aga Khan School, Dhaka Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence in Education
Uttara Model Town, Dhaka – To mark the 30th year of the Aga Khan School Dhaka, alumni, current students, teachers and parents celebrated a day-long event at the Secondary School Building located in Sector 4 of Uttara Model Town on Saturday, November 17, 2018.
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05 December 2018
Professional Teacher Collaboration connects teachers between the UK and Central Asia
In February 2018, the Aga Khan Education Services (AKES), Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic, in collaboration with the Aga Khan Education Board for the United Kingdom (AKEB UK), launched the very first Professional Teacher Collaboration Project (PTCP).
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03 December 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Learners from Aga Khan School Dhaka achieve top results in Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards
Nineteen learners from Aga Khan School, Dhaka have received prestigious awards from Cambridge Assessment International Education to acknowledge their outstanding performance in the 2017/18 Cambridge examination series.
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28 November 2018
First Maker’s Space Programme in GBAO Launches at the Aga Khan Lycée, Khorog in Collaboration with Stanford University
The Aga Khan Education Service, Tajikistan, in collaboration with the National Council for the United States, the Aga Khan Foundation USA, and Stanford University, launched the Maker’s Space programme at the Aga Khan Lycée (AKL), Khorog, the first programme of its kind in Tajikistan.
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28 November 2018
Away Mosquitos
As the seasons changed, a swarm of mosquitoes engulfed the areas around the Aga Khan Nursery and Primary School (AKNPS), Dar-es-Salaam, which left many Grade 3 students worried. From their science class, they knew the increasing number of mosquitoes in a place they spent most of their days could become a health hazard.
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27 November 2018
SPOTLIGHT: Why do I Volunteer?
Emmanuel Ndonga hated being in the water when he was young. Today he is one of the most successful swimmers of his cohort in East Africa, and one of the few to have maintained his career as a competitive athlete while completing his International Baccalaureate.
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26 November 2018
AKHSS Chitral Produces a Gentleman Cadet
Muntazir Hassan, son of the proud Muhammad Khan, was born in the valleys of Parkusap Chitral, in northern Pakistan. For most of his student life, Muntazir was a student of the Aga Khan Education Services, first at the Aga Khan School of Parkusap and later, his matriculation and F.Sc. from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Chitral.
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17 November 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Diamond Jubilee to Diamond Jubilee - A journey of Inspiration
The Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan held a regional conference to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Aga Khan at the Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan School.
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08 November 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Aga Khan High School hosts 4th Model UN
The Aga Khan High School has hosted the 4th Model United Nations Debate aimed at grooming students to be excellent researchers, public speakers and debaters as well as inculcating them with strong leadership and writing skills.
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30 October 2018
A Maestro in the Making
“Hard work and prayers never go unrewarded.”
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29 October 2018
President of Pakistan, Mr. Arif Alvi, visits Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Hunza
On October 26, 2018, the President of Pakistan, Mr. Arif Alvi visited the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Hunza (AKHSS) as part of a three-day programme to Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral to visit the various agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
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12 October 2018
350+ Books in 30 Days
AKL student wins first place in a national reading competition.
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12 October 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Aga Khan Students in Northern Pakistan shine in medical, engineering admission tests
Four students of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Chitral and two students from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Kuragh received admissions at the top Medical and Engineering universities of Pakistan in 2018.
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08 October 2018
Revolutionizing Learning through Robotics
Curious and enthusiastic STEM prodigy, Kiriti Redde, a grade 5 student at the Aga Khan Platinum Jubilee High School (PJHS), Warangal, won second place in the state level Guild of Robotics Olympiad 2018 held in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
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02 October 2018
Child’s play
Advancing education means starting with toddlers.
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12 September 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Aga Khan Education Services increases footprint in Hunza
Al- Murtaza Academy joins network of Aga Khan Schools following generous gift.
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10 September 2018
AKES,P students secure top positions in AKU-EB examinations
As always, result day was a day of celebration at Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan (AKES,P) as our students clinched six top-scoring positions in the Aga Khan University Examination Board from across Pakistan.
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17 August 2018
IN THE MEDIA: AKHSS Chitral shines in AKU-EB examinations
A student from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Chitral Zuhaib Ali, secured second position in Pakistan in the SSC level science section. He secured 91.4%, establishing second place across all students in Pakistan affiliated with AKU-EB.
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14 August 2018
IN THE MEDIA: How financing education in East Africa pays
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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14 August 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Too much Screen time for Nursery Age Children?
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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14 August 2018
Polyglot Tots
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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09 August 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Aga Khan Nursery one of four decorated international schools in Eldoret
Eldoret, the capital of Uasin Gishu County is one of the towns you will find the best learning institutions in the country. The town has both local and international schools that register good results during national examinations.
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30 July 2018
Chitral schools trace history to celebrate Diamond Jubilee
Very few are old enough to remember the glamour and circumstance with which Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah Aga Khan III was weighed against diamonds gifted to him on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee—60 years of being the Imam, or spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslim community.
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26 June 2018
IN THE MEDIA: AKELC selected for International Nursery of the Year Award
The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is celebrating after it was announced they had become the winner for National Day Nurseries Association’s International Nursery of the Year Award on 22 June 2018 in Coventry, England.
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15 June 2018
Aga Khan High School Celebrates IB Diploma Programme Graduation
On 25th May, 2018, the Aga Khan High School, International Section, held its annual International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme graduation ceremony at the Serena Hotel in Kampala.
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06 June 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Diamond Jubilee High School showcases Excellence in National Curriculum School
This week in India, Mid-Day news presented Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai (DJHSM) with an Excellence in National School Curriculum award.
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05 June 2018
Students emerge Regional Winners in Global Cambridge Competition
Five student who shot a three-minute video to inspire their peers were rewarded for their efforts. Students of Aga Khan High School Kampala (AKHSK) emerged winners at the National and Regional levels (Sub-Sahara Africa) during the British Council ‘Your World’ global competition.
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21 May 2018
Rigorous Examination Boards challenge Young Learners
Shamaela Rawshan Raima is hunched over a pair of test tubes, eagerly waiting for the colour of their contents to transform. Shamaela, who loves literature, wouldn’t have imagined enjoying herself in a chemistry lab a year back. But now things are different.
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03 May 2018
Mzizima hails victorious at the The World Scholar’s Cup
Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School was the most outstanding school in the World Scholar’s Cup (WSC), Regional Round winning over two hundred trophies and medals.
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20 April 2018
Students embark on USA Exchange Programme
This August 2018, Sajid and Muzamil will embark on an enriching experience as they journey to the USA on scholarship for the YES study exchange programme.
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20 April 2018
25 years in the making
Aga Khan School, Sidhpur celebrates its Silver Jubilee
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30 March 2018
"Nothing excites me more than a challenge"
Overcoming obstacles is what motivates Ndonga to the impossible.
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19 March 2018
The Royal Game
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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01 March 2018
LEGO Robotics, English Upgrading and Math Numeracy programmes delivered in Tajikistan
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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20 February 2018
Debate team medals at Yale University
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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19 February 2018
Cambridge University recognizes Centre of Excellence
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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12 February 2018
Educating women, developing society
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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06 February 2018
Russian Teacher Wins National Teaching Competition
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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29 January 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Journey to Literacy in Northern Pakistan
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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19 January 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Gender agenda no barrier to Leadership ambition
“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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10 January 2018
FEATURE: Robotics Programme sparks innovative learning in Central Asia
 “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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19 December 2017
Mariam Sajjad receives the First Position Award from AKU-EB
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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08 December 2017
FEATURE: No Electricity or Internet, but still Connected to the World
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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04 December 2017
Three Aga Khan Schools receive the British Council International School Award
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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10 November 2017
SPOTLIGHT: Aga Khan Student selected for The Future Leaders Exchange program, USA
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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08 November 2017
Global Encounters Youth Camp visits Aga Khan Schools, Pakistan
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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28 October 2017
14-year old Aga Khan Student develops an App that enables you to vote with your phone
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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20 October 2017
SPOTLIGHT: Top students receive scholarships to Asian University for Women
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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19 October 2017
IN THE MEDIA: Digital Learning in Africa
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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15 October 2017
Aga Khan emerges top school in Independence swimming gala
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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10 October 2017
IN THE MEDIA: Chitrali student excels in MBBS exam
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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01 September 2017
SPOTLIGHT: Student meets President Kenyatta after being selected for PURES programme
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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17 August 2017
FEATURE: Aga Khan Students from Pakistan Achieve top results nationwide
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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14 August 2017
NDNA Conference and Awards Ceremony
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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18 July 2017
FEATURE: Students learn through Coding in Central Asia
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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15 July 2017
Aga Khan High School, Nairobi (AKHS, N) Student Shines at the Kenya Music Festival
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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10 July 2017
FEATURE: Shia Ismaili Imam calls on community to support education, invigorate civil society institutions, and seek knowledge to benefit all
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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09 July 2017
Former President Mkapa visits Grade 6 PYP Exhibition in Tanzania
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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20 June 2017
SPOTLIGHT: Graduate of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi represents Pakistan at the International Cricket Women’s World Cup
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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08 June 2017
Aga Khan High School Kampala, winners of the Teens Poetry Slam Uganda 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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07 June 2017
SPOTLIGHT: AKHSS, Karachi Students compete at Intel ISEF Science Fair
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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07 June 2017
Three Aga Khan Schools in Pakistan win the British Council’s International School Award
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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30 May 2017
Drama students of Aga Khan Primary School Kisumu showcase a stellar performance in "What The Future Holds"
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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29 May 2017
SPOTLIGHT: Lead Teacher at Aga Khan Early Learning Centre nominated for the Practitioner of the Year Award 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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05 May 2017
IN THE MEDIA: New study demonstrates the importance of private education in addressing the continent’s education crisis
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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07 April 2017
Aga Khan Early Learning Centre Receives Distinguished Status on Edarabia Website
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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03 February 2017
SPOTLIGHT: Teacher at Diamond Jubilee High School wins NDTV Education Award
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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28 December 2016
One person’s service to education: A veteran teacher
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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28 December 2016
FEATURE: The success of women against the odds: Educate a woman, educate a community
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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27 December 2016
Ambitious for education: The importance of Village Education Committee
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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26 December 2016
Impact of education on women: An empowered woman’s journey
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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25 December 2016
The change brought about by education: A whole new world
Musa Khan is one of those teachers who have dedicated their lives to educating children in their communities.

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23 December 2016
Kalanubhuti Art Festival
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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23 December 2016
Community-led School Construction
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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22 December 2016
The changing face of education
It was in 1997 when the landscape around education changed. New training programmes were introduced and leadership building was conducted. 
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05 November 2016
Aga Khan Student, Bonita Murungi, shares the Power of Writing at TEDx Nakasero
Last week, Bonita Treasure Murungi spoke at the influential TED Talks in Nakasero, Kampala.
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18 October 2016
Star swimmers of the Aga Khan Academy Nairobi sprint forward at the International Championships, Dubai
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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30 September 2016
Aga Khan School Tanzania Swimmer hailed victorious at Rio Olympics
Hilal Hemed Hilal had an impressive performance at the Aquatics Stadium during the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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28 September 2016
Aga Khan Early Learning Centre awarded highest accreditation from the UK National Day Nurseries Association
The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is proud to achieve the UK National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Level 3 accreditation.
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27 September 2016
Aga Khan High School Debate Team advances to Championships at Yale University
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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