Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) is a network of educational institutions that combines the operation of over 300 schools with the management of programmes to enhance the quality of teachers, academic resources and learning environments in Asia and Africa.
AKES seeks to respond creatively to the educational needs of children in the developing world in a way that will enable those children better to shape their future. It believes that all children must have access to good schools, effective teachers and the best learning resources possible. AKES wants children to learn to live in their world and to make it better for themselves and others. It wants teachers to enjoy teaching, and students to like learning and to want to continue to learn throughout their lives. AKES wants communities to take responsibility for ensuring that their children receive quality education.