Joshua Muskin, Senior Program Officer Aga Khan Foundation: Heterogeneity in the Classroom

Joshua Muskin, Senior Program Officer Aga Khan Foundation: Heterogeneity in the Classroom

Dr. Joshua Muskin, Senior Program Officer at the Aga Khan Foundation, presented the lecture “Heterogeneity in the Classroom: a Systematic Approach to Liberating Teachers in Developing Countries”. Joshua Muskin is Senior Education Program Officer at the Aga Khan Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland. Over his almost 30 year career, Dr. Muskin has designed, implemented, supported technically…

Houston's Shia Ismaili Women: Education and Ethics; Women & Religion

Houston’s Shia Ismaili Women: Education and Ethics; Women & Religion

2009 Video of a panel interview consisting of three women of the Ismaili Muslim faith (Shaida Adatie, Fatima Mawji, and Rishma Visram Mohamed) and one moderator (B. Jill Carroll). The panelists take questions from the moderator, including questions about the current Muslim leader, tradition and roles of women in Islam, Muslim groups that oppose education…

UNICEF, Open Society Foundations in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation: Television Show Advances Childhood Development in Kyrgyzstan

UNICEF, Open Society Foundations in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation: Television Show Advances Childhood Development in Kyrgyzstan

In Kyrgyzstan, where only 12 percent of children have access to early childhood education, an animated TV series Keremet Koch (Magic Journey), supported by UNICEF, the Open Society Foundations, and the Aga Khan Foundation is watched by over 95 percent of young children and their families. Developed entirely within the country and with local talent,…

Riza Elahi's Compilation: Castle of Alamut

Riza Elahi’s Compilation: Castle of Alamut

The Alamut valley lies in the Alburz mountain range, in the north of modern-day Iran, half way between Tehran and the Caspian Sea. The castle is built on a narrow ridge on top of a high rock in the heart of the mountains and dominating an enclosed valley, about 25 kilometres in length. More than…

8 year old boy Raiyaan's Journey to "collect as much as I possibly can"

8 year old boy Raiyaan’s Journey to “collect as much as I possibly can”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09BMb9672ak Message from Raiyaan: The money I raise will support Aga Khan Foundation Canada, an international development agency and registered Canadian charity that supports social and economic development programs in Asia and Africa, literacy classes for women in Afghanistan, better-quality education for girls and boys in East Africa and employment opportunities in Pakistan and Mozambique…