In the mountainous areas of Gilgit-Baltistan prone to floods, avalanches and rock fall, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat is training local communities – women and men alike – to step up as first responders capable of providing rescue, relief and protection during emergency situations.
A new platform for teachers to share best practices straight from their classrooms
With Faved, a teacher from a Tajik government school situated in the hard...
“Schools should be the centre of social change, not the target of change. This platform gives teachers a way to reclaim the discourse about ‘what works’ to improve holistic learning outcomes in some of the most challenging contexts in the world,” said Dr Andrew Cunningham, the Global Lead for Education at the Aga Khan Foundation.
Glories of Cairo’s medieval past revealed - Spotlight
Maridani Mosque prayer hall, view to the south, with marble mosaics on the...
As part of a broad initiative to bring Cairo’s Islamic heritage to light, the Altinbugha al-Maridani Mosque, located in Cairo’s historic Darb al-Ahmar district, has been restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture with funding from the European Union.
AKU Graduate School of Media and Communications showcases initiative against misinformation in Paris
The Informed Society Initiative led by AKU’s Graduate School of Media and...
"As a communications school that is part of a global development organisation, we believe there is nothing we can do that is more important than battling the 'Infodemic' of false information that threatens the very fabric of society," said Professor Lawrence Pintak, Dean of AKU’s Graduate School of Media and Communications. A cross-border anti-misinformation initiative led by the School has been selected by the Paris Peace Forum to be showcased at its upcoming conference in November 2021.
Federal Education Minister recognises excellence of Aga Khan Schools in northern Pakistan
The Aga Khan School, Shah, Chitral. Aga Khan Schools in Pakistan educate 50...
In July 2021, during his tour of the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karimabad, Hunza, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Education, Mr. Shafqat Mahmood, praised the Aga Khan Education Services for providing quality education to students in some of the remotest parts of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral.