Gilgit-Baltistan education strategy is close to being finalized, Secretary Education — Pamir Times Net

June 25, 2015: Aga Khan Development Network and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Australian Government concluded a successful five year project ‘Education Development and Improvement Programme (EDIP)’ that has enhanced access, equity and quality of education with increased gender parity, participation and sustainability of community interventions. EDIP has improved the teaching and…

How to Fix Poor Quality Education in South Asia — World Bank’s Feature story

Arne Hoel/World Bank STORY HIGHLIGHTS In today’s world of rapid technological change and increasing global competitiveness, South Asian countries need a well-educated and skilled workforce to sustain long periods of growth. While the region has made tremendous gains in expanding access to schooling over the past decade, a new report by the World Bank says…

Great Nations Need Great Schools – The Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad

Head of Academy, John Puddefoot with students at the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad   “All sorts of things matter in a school,” says John Puddefoot, Head of the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad. “Perhaps what matters most is something that no architect can design and no teacher can teach: the feel of the place, whether when…

Aga Khan university Convocation in Dar es Salaam: University Governing Bodies Urged to Cultivate Quality Standards – AKU News

University Governing Bodies Urged to Cultivate Quality Standards ​Standards will enable employability and free movement of graduands across East Africa community February 9, 2012 ​Governing bodies for education must recognize the need to establish quality standards for institutions, not only in Tanzania but across the EAC, for it is through these standards that university graduates…

India: The AKDN in India Brochure (2011) – Relief Web News

  Aga Khan Development Network   Download PDF (2.02 MB)   On a visit to an AKDN rural support programme in the mid-1980s, His Highness the Aga Khan saw that, contrary to prevailing thinking that suggested rising incomes alone would solve poverty, there was a need to bring a variety of inputs and disciplines to…