The Aga Khan Academies: E-Newsletter
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FEBRUARY 2015
AKA, Hyderabad
FEATURED STORY
A Commitment to Excellence

“Every time I visit the school, I stand in awe at the magnificent beauty of the campus,” says Natasha Dharani, an AKA, Hyderabad parent. Every decision made when planning an Aga Khan Academy campus – from where to plant flowers to where to place each building – reflects a commitment to excellence. While part of a network, each Academy is also unique in its design, taking into account local culture as well as experiences that will enhance the students’ learning.
Learn more about designing the Aga Khan Academies.
 

Two Year 5 students interviewed Isla Gordon   Kelvin Njue Nduma
Interview
Nurturing Learning
Two Year 5 students interviewed Isla Gordon, an accomplished educator from the International School of Geneva and AKA, Mombasa’s new Junior School principal. They talked about why she chose the Academy, what she hopes to achieve and some of her personal interests. 
Read the interview.
  Student Spotlight
Educating Himself and Others
“I’d like to improve the quality of education in my community and my country,” says Kelvin Njue Nduma, a final-year student at AKA, Mombasa. “I value education so much that I will do anything possible in my capacity to see that people excel.”
Read more about Kelvin.

News
Latest News at the Academy

AKA, Mombasa's Anthony Gioko Featured as an Excellent Educator on Daily Edventures
Anthony Gioko, teacher and Professional Development Coordinator at the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa has been recognized for his innovative teaching and learning techniques.

Students at AKA, Hyderabad Perform The Tempest
The magic of Shakespeare's The Tempest was brought alive by students in the residential programme.

Academy Students are Initiated into the ‘Everyday Africa’ Project
Sixteen students from the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa’s Senior School have been selected to contribute to a global photography project titled ‘Everyday Africa’.

The Mighty Mangoes Play Their Debut Football Match
The Aga Khan Academy, Maputo salutes their soccer team the mighty Mangoes in their debut match against Matola ‘C’.

AKA Featured in UN Special Magazine
The December issue of the UN Special magazine included a feature story on the Aga Khan Academies' talent identification programme.

Looking Back on the Geneva Human Rights Conference
Over the Christmas break in December 2015, three students represented the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, at an international human rights conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

Assembly on Religious Conflicts
The Grade 7s at AKA, Hyderabad performed an assembly on one of the most challenging issues in the world today: religious conflicts.

AKA, Mombasa Dominates in Swimming Gala
The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa hosted the Coast Amateur Swimming Association (CASA) Gala over 14–16 February 2015, and emerged with the top results.

Copyright 2015 by the Aga Khan Academies.

The Aga Khan Academies are an integrated network of day and residential schools dedicated to expanding access to education of an international standard of excellence. Girls and boys, from diverse religious, ethnic and geographical backgrounds, including financial ability, are benefiting from a rigorous academic and leadership experience at the Academies in Mombasa, Kenya, Hyderabad, India and Maputo, Mozambique, and will become part of a learning community of 14,000 students and 2,000 teachers across 14 countries.  

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