Pakistan: Students from Gilgit-Baltistan excel in first Tech Fair

The first ever Technology Fair was held in the Northern Areas of Pakistan, established by Alumni of the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School in Gilgit. Tech Fairs, Hackathons, and Boot Camps are events designed to bring technology enthusiasts together to meet and engage in collaborative computer programming. Anusha Sadruddin, Maliha Ali, Shabina Shah, and Muskan…

Germany: When students become ‘Fair Trade entrepreneurs’ — By Petra Schönhöfer on Goethe de | 500 educational establishments involved in the UNESCO Action Porogramme on ‘Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)’.

Sustainability and climate protection start in daily life, and they are something children can learn. Educational establishments all over Germany are involved in UNESCO’s Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development – and schools are foremost among them. When stomachs rumble at the Erich Kästner School in Ladenburg, Baden-Württemberg, students buy snacks at the…

Aga Khan Academy Maputo, Moçambique: Celebrating 5 years – 2013 to 2018

The Aga Khan Academy Maputo celebrated its fifth anniversary with students and staff during the month of August. The Academy opened its doors in August 2013 with its lower primary school and is now up and running with its Junior School campus. The residences and the remainder of the Academy’s purpose-built campus are in the…

Educating women, developing society — By SALIMAH SHIRAJ AMIRALI on The Ismaili

Over a century ago, Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah had an unprecedented vision for the region of South Asia: to provide exceptional, educational opportunities to students, particularly girls, to help spur development. Students at the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan.PHOTO: AKDN / NOOR FAREED AKDN agencies work with partners to build schools, train teachers,…

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…

“Welcome to Berlin”-International visitors found out on a tour of the Moabit district how a school and volunteers are busy promoting integration — Deutschland de

The name is well chosen: “Miriam-Makeba-Grundschule” is written on a banner in front of the brick primary school building in Berlin’s Moabit district. The South African singer is sure to have liked it here: Music plays a major role at the primary school – which is also multicultural. Only one in five of the 470…