The Aga Khan Education Services in Tanzania operates three schools, from nursery to secondary levels.
Each school aims to provide a quality education that imparts a broad set of personal and intellectual skills which develops independent inquiry and critical thinking abilities. The origins of the Aga Khan schools in Tanzania go back to the 19th century when a girls' school was started around 1905 in Zanzibar by Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah Aga Khan III.
The focus of AKES in Tanzania is to implement educational programs that are designed to assist students in acquiring life skills as well as an intellectual foundation that will enable them to make their way confidently in a world increasingly characterised by globalisation and technological advancement.
To meet the needs of diverse communities, AKES in Tanzania operates schools which run both National and International curricular.