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

Back to School in Unusual Times
Back to School in Unusual Times
2 June 2020

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.

UCAS Deadlines 2020
UCAS Deadlines 2020
7 May 2020

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.

August 2020 GCSE, A level and Vocational Results - An Update from Ofqual
August 2020 GCSE, A level and Vocational Results - An Update from Ofqual
28 April 2020

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 Webinars on Education during School Closures
AKEB Webinars on Education during School Closures
2 April 2020

AKEB online webinars for parents and carers.

Information from the Aga Khan Education Board for the UK
Information from the Aga Khan Education Board for the UK
17 March 2020
Update from the AKEB on UK School Closures - COVID-19 Series
Update from the AKEB on UK School Closures - COVID-19 Series
14 March 2020

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.

Shaheen Ishani, Head of Learning Support, Southbank International School, Hampstead and Shelina Ladha, Educational Psychologist and CYP-IAPT Accredited Therapist, Enfield Educational Psychology Service and CAMHS discuss special educational needs, mental health, and wellbeing
Shaheen Ishani, Head of Learning Support, Southbank International School, Hampstead and Shelina Ladha, Educational Psychologist and CYP-IAPT Accredited Therapist, Enfield Educational Psychology Service and CAMHS discuss special educational needs, mental health, and wellbeing
Future-proofing your child's education: Opening the door to life-long learning.
Future-proofing your child's education: Opening the door to life-long learning.
28 October 2019

"...there is no greater form of preparation for change than education." Mawlana Hazar Imam, Kyrgyzstan, October 2002

AKEB's STEM agenda enables young members of the Jamat to experience, discover, and be inspired to adapt to shifting trends in the world; today, and in years to come.
AKEB's STEM agenda enables young members of the Jamat to experience, discover, and be inspired to adapt to shifting trends in the world; today, and in years to come.
Science Fair inspires youth to push boundaries of possibility
Science Fair inspires youth to push boundaries of possibility
28 October 2019

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).

At the Science Museum in London, attendees participate in challenges and games that explore the role of technology in the future.
At the Science Museum in London, attendees participate in challenges and games that explore the role of technology in the future.
Space Camp 2019: Launching into orbit
Space Camp 2019: Launching into orbit
28 August 2019

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. 

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