KITE 2016 - The First Telangana International Kite Festival underway at the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad

KITE 2016 – The First Telangana International Kite Festival underway at the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad

The two-day International Kite Festival  (14–15 January) has begun on a grand note here at Aga Khan Academy at Ravirala village under Maheshwaram mandal of Ranga Reddy district near Shamshaad International Airport here with Tourism Minister Ajmira Chandulal formally flying a kite. Speaking on the occasion, the Tourism minister said the Hyderabad city, which was becoming a global destination, will witness rapid strides in Tourism … Continue reading KITE 2016 – The First Telangana International Kite Festival underway at the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad

Telangana International Kite Festival 2016 to be hosted by Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad (India)

Telangana International Kite Festival 2016 to be hosted by Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad (India)

What is KITE? It’s Telangana’s first ever international kite festival. When is KITE? 14th – 15th January, 2016. Day 1 for schools and students, Day 2 family focus. Where is KITE? At the breathtaking hundred acre campus of The Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad, near Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Who is KITE for? Everyone! Children, students, parents, families, anyone who’s crazy about kites… Why does KITE … Continue reading Telangana International Kite Festival 2016 to be hosted by Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad (India)

AKF's Madrasa Early Childhood Development Programme hailed as the best early childhood training model by Ugandan Government

AKF’s Madrasa Early Childhood Development Programme hailed as the best early childhood training model by Ugandan Government | Daily Monitor Uganda

Govt hails Aga Khan on childhood training model Model Madarasa Institute commended for being a training model on early childhood development By Paul Tajuba for Daily Monitor, Uganda – October 5, 2015 The Madrasa early childhood training model is the best in Uganda, a senior ministry of Education official has said. Dr Yusuf Nsubuga, the Director of Basic Education, said while launching the Madrasa Early … Continue reading AKF’s Madrasa Early Childhood Development Programme hailed as the best early childhood training model by Ugandan Government | Daily Monitor Uganda

The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa students Magdalena Gakuo and Sumera Yego with his Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, during the award ceremony. (Image via Coastweek)

Two Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa students win gold level President’s Award – Kenya

Coastweek (December 23, 2015) – Two students of the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, Sumera Yego and Magdalena Gakuo, are the first Kenyans to achieve the gold level President’s Award-Kenya (PA-K) via the newly introduced online documentation platform. The President’s Award is a self development programme delivering life skills and ethical values to young people aged 14 to 25, with the aim of building a better … Continue reading Two Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa students win gold level President’s Award – Kenya

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Aga Khan Foundation’s Madrasa Early Childhood Development Institute: A vital centre for pre-school teachers

By Lillian Namagembe for Sunday Monitor Uganda – December 21, 2015: The Madrasa Early Childhood Programme offers development and training courses to new and practicing pre-school teachers. It also provides tailor-made technical support to pre-schools, civil society, government and private organisations. Excerpt: The institute, born out of the MECPU that has been in existence for 30 years, is run under the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), … Continue reading Aga Khan Foundation’s Madrasa Early Childhood Development Institute: A vital centre for pre-school teachers

Earlier in 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan's visit to India

Review 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to India

December 26, 2015: A brief summary of few selected posts made at Ismailimail. From Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to India in April 2015, to lay the foundation stone of Humayun’s Tomb Site Museum; receive Padma Vibhushan Award; and visit to Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad with the family. Announcement Arrival, in Delhi With Vice-President With President With Prime Minister Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Humayun’s Tomb … Continue reading Review 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to India

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Wins Top Trophies In Junior Swim Championships | Coastweek

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Wins Top Trophies In Junior Swim Championships | Coastweek

Coastweek — Coast Amateur Swimming Association (CASA) hosted its Junior swimming gala at The Aga Khan Academy on the 7th of November 2015. The two day gala received entries from Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, Oshwal Academy Mombasa, Braeburn Mombasa International, Busy Bee School, Mombasa Academy, Bandari Swim Club, Blue Ocean Swim Club, Dolphins Swim Club, Kivukoni Creek Club, Jaffery Academy Mombasa and Tudor Swimming Club. … Continue reading Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Wins Top Trophies In Junior Swim Championships | Coastweek

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Aga Khan Academy Mombasa to launch on bi-lingual curriculum [YouTube]

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. Continue reading Aga Khan Academy Mombasa to launch on bi-lingual curriculum [YouTube]