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Social Inclusion in Portugal: AKF Co-hosts Conference on Primary Education
Posted on 27/05/2010

As part of their work in the field of social inclusion, the Aga Khan Foundation and the Ministry’s Regional Education Authority of Lisbon and Tagus Valley (DRELVT) jointly hosted a conference of education workers, aimed at sharing experience and knowledge. The event took place at the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon on Saturday, 22nd May, and involved involve around 250 teachers, parents, local authorities, Curricular Enrichment Activities-related institutions. View article

Take Steps to Prevent Spread of H1N1 and Seasonal Flu, Urge FOCUS and Aga Khan Health Boards
Posted on 28/10/2009

FOCUS and the Aga Khan Health Boards have urged people to take steps to prevent the spread of H1N1 and the Seasonal Flu. The notice includes information on common flu symptoms and steps to avoid contracting the illness, as well as steps that can be taken to treat the various strains of flu, including the H1N1 subtype. View article

AKDN's Post-Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction Efforts in Kashmir
Posted on 06/10/2009

After the October 2005 earthquake devastated large parts of Kashmir on both sides of the Line of Control, as well as significant parts of the North West Frontier province in Pakistan, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) responded, through its affiliate FOCUS, to provide relief assistance to communities on both sides of the Line of Control. View article

Learning Is an SMS Away: Mobile Phones in Education
Posted on 17/09/2009

Teachers in remote villages can now receive assistance from colleaugues in central locations through text messages on mobile phones -- a system being piloted by the Aga Khan University's Institute for Educational Development in East Africa (AKU-IED, EA). View article

UCA's School of Professional and Continuing Education Teaches Critical Skills for Central Asia Economies
Posted on 29/06/2009

The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) is training adults and young people in the critical skills needed in the new Central Asia economies, including accounting, business English and mountain guide training. Over 5000 people have graduated from the SPCE. View article


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