Aga Khan Education Board
The Aga Khan Education Board (AKEB) is a volunteer organisation under the Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom (UK). It was established to provide educational initiatives which inspire and prepare the Jamat to overcome today’s challenges and lead to an improvement in Quality of Life
With schools starting for some students in June, you may have questions and concerns about how schools will operate in these unusual times. The Aga Khan Education Board (AKEB) is here to help parents and carers, by offering advice and guidance in supporting their children with going back to school.
Students in year 13 are advised that the UCAS deadline for confirming their firm and insurance university choices is Tuesday 19 May. UCAS have hosted an informative webinar which is available here to support students with advice and guidance at this time.
Ofqual (the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) has shared further updates regarding vocational, technical and other qualifications. Apprenticeship end-point assessments are not covered by this latest update.
AKEB online webinars for parents and carers.
On 18 March the government announced that schools will be closed to the vast majority of students in England, Scotland and Wales from Friday 20 March and Northern Ireland from Monday 23 March.
"...there is no greater form of preparation for change than education." Mawlana Hazar Imam, Kyrgyzstan, October 2002
In our rapidly changing world, the use of technology is not only on the rise, but is essential to participation in the knowledge society. On 20 October 2019, over 150 members of the Jamat attended the Ismaili Centre, London, for the inaugural Science Fair – part of the Aga Khan Education Board (AKEB)’s effort in the UK to promote interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
In an effort to better understand the mysteries of the cosmos, and taking-off into its second year, Space Camp — an initiative of the Aga Khan Education Board (UK) — took 32 young participants from across the UK on an unforgettable space mission.