Aga Khan Academies worldwide |18 schools in 14 countries to develop future leaders with the skills and knowledge to support positive development in their societies

The network of Aga Khan Academies will eventually form an integrated global learning community of about 18 schools in 14 countries (see a map), serving approximately 14,000 girls and boys of exceptional calibre and graduating 1,500 students annually. The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa-AKDN / Gary Otte The Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad. | AKDN / Gary…

Aga Khan schools to launch on bi-lingual curriculum — NTV Kenya video on Aga Khan Academy Mombasa’s programme intends to roll out to all its 20 institutions in Asia, Europe and the US

NTV Kenya The Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa has introduced a bi-lingual programme in its education curriculum that it intends to roll out to all its 20 institutions in Asia, Europe and the US. This new bi-lingual programme will see pupils and students learn all their subjects in English and Kiswahili. ***** Related Post on…

Works Of Lead Musicians Exhibited By Josette Njeri — Coastweek com Kenya

Coastweek– Josette Njeri Kiarie had an opportunity to interview King Padi Makani, one of the successful musicians from Democratic republic of Congo (DRC) on benefits, challenges faced by musicians and why some successful and internationally acclaimed musicians ends up to being drug addicts. She will be exhibiting her work during the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa’s…

Identifying Talent to Produce Home-Grown Leadership — Article by Alia Dharssi on Aga Khan academy’s programme, which promote talented students to become future leaders

Like many teenagers, 15-year-old Asma Shariff loves to play sports. But she is especially grateful for the opportunity to participate in football, basketball, and track and field because she comes from Garissa, a town in northeastern Kenya where girls aren’t allowed to play sports and are typically married by the age of 15. A supportive…

Creating leaders for society: Aga Khan Academy nurtures students with innate leadership skills – Article on The Hindu com by R. Ravikanth Reddy

Training ground:The Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa, that will soon complete 10 years in its journey to develop home-grown intellectual talent.— Photo: By arrangement Sitting in a luxurious common room facing the sea and chatting with his friends belonging to various nationalities and ethnic backgrounds is a hard-earned privilege for Salim, a poor boy who…

Creating leaders for civil society – By R. Ravikanth Reddy at The Hindu com

Sitting in a luxurious common room facing the sea and chatting with his friends belonging to various nationalities and ethnic backgrounds is a hard-earned privilege for Salim, a poor boy who earlier worked in a cycle shop in a small Kenyan village to support his education. “snip” “With pluralism an integral part of the curriculum,…

Hyderabad,India: Academy hosts leadership camp – AK Schools News

  Forty-one students aged 14-16 years from 6 different schools across Hyderabad attended the first Leadership Skills Camp of The Aga Khan Academy on Saturday 19th November and Sunday 20th November 2011. The Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad is a not for profit school. It has expertise in developing ethical leadership, inspired by the vision of His Highness the…

Diversity sparks dialogue at annual Texas Youth Summit – The Ismaili Article

Farrukh Valliani of the Ismaili Council for Northern Texas speaking with Provost Paul Ludden of SMU. Photo: Bombay Photography Each year for the past four years, the Ismaili Council for Northern Texas and local congressional leadership pair up to host a youth leadership summit. The summit is a day-long event where 13 – 18-year-old students…

Building digital path for youth: Award for Hital Muraj

Source: Standardmedia.Kenya ***** Bagging awards alongside heavyweights like former US President Bill Clinton and musician Usher Raymond for her noble efforts, Hital Muraj has done it all. And she does it with humility, kindness, warmth and grace, writes FREDRICK OBURA “Whether it is creating an information communications skills training centre or whether it’s personally investing…