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09 November 2023
“Confidence to break barriers”: Impact of an Aga Khan Schools education
In an industry traditionally predominated by white men, Nabanita Nawar is rewriting the narrative in medicinal chemistry and drug design. CEO and co-founder of HDAX Therapeutics – a biotech company advancing towards potentially life-changing treatments for debilitating diseases – the 28-year-old alumna of The Aga Khan School (AKS), Dhaka in Bangladesh was featured in this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Local Toronto list.
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19 June 2023
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka celebrates its Class of 2023
On Saturday, 17 June, The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS, D) celebrated its graduating class of 67 talented students from the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) and the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) A Levels.
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16 December 2022
Students from The Aga Khan School, Dhaka receive prestigious awards for IGCSE results
Five students from The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS, D) achieved Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for their excellent results in the June 2022 Cambridge exams.
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29 October 2021
Literacy for lifelong learning
On World Literacy Day in September 2021, the fifth graders at The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS,D) completed class projects to demonstrate their literacy skills.
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27 August 2021
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka offers quality professional development opportunities for teachers
At The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS,D), professional development is an integral part of the academic tradition. During the 2020-2021 academic year, the school provided teachers with virtual professional development opportunities whilst adhering to the COVID-19 health and safety protocols in Bangladesh. As a result, teachers participated in local and global virtual training programmes.
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24 August 2021
Press Statement: Aga Khan Development Network builds on over three decades of excellence in education in Bangladesh
Below is a press statement from Aga Khan Education Service, Bangladesh on the consolidation of its education activities around the new Aga Khan Academy Dhaka.
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27 May 2021
Learning together virtually at The Aga Khan School, Dhaka
“Technology will not replace great teachers but technology in the hand of great teachers can be transformational.”—George Couros
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20 August 2020
Home-based Extra-Curricular Activities at the Aga Khan School, Dhaka
Never before has the emotional and physical wellness of students been more important than it is now. The Aga Khan School, Dhaka has developed a model of Home-based Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) during this COVID-19 pandemic, for students of grade 6 to grade 12. The aim is to support their wellbeing.
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14 August 2020
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka Celebrates Graduation Virtually
The Graduation Ceremony of The Aga Khan School, Dhaka, for the Academic Year 2019-20, was held on Saturday, 8th August 2020.
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19 May 2020
Navigating the World of Virtual Learning in Lockdown
UNESCO has reported that currently more than1.2 billion children in 186 countries have been affected by school closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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14 May 2020
Parents commend online classes
More than a month after the COVID-19 pandemic forced unexpected shutdowns of schools around the world, parents from the Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKSD) remain grateful to the teachers who have made the transition to online school a smooth one
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11 May 2020
Far away but right there
On March 26 the Government of Bangladesh announced a shutdown of all schools across the country to combat Covid-19. Like teachers around the world, who are missing being physically present in the classroom with their students, Anjuman Ara and her colleagues at the Aga Khan School, Dhaka have no choice but to embrace virtual classrooms.
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03 March 2020
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka Interschool Debate Festival (AIDF-2020)
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka strives not only to provide students with a stimulating learning environment, but also give them multiple platforms on which to display their talents and develop as rounded individuals.
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01 March 2020
Dhaka Inter School Volleyball Tournament (AIVT-2020) showcases talent
The highly anticipated interschool volleyball tournament returned to the Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS,D) campus for 2020.
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11 February 2020
Awards for being the very best!
The best in Bangladesh! Nine talented and hardworking students from the Aga Khan School Dhaka were recognised by the world renowned Cambridge Assessment International Education organization with highly prestigious Outstanding Cambridge Awards.
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20 December 2019
AIFT- 2019 - The Aga Khan School, Dhaka Inter School Football Tournament
AIFT, the most awaited sports event of the year, was held from the 7th to 9th of November, 2019.
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20 December 2019
AIDC-2019 - The Aga Khan School, Dhaka Intra School Dance Competition
This year, AKS,D witnessed its very first intra school dance competition from the 30th of September to the 15th of October.
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19 December 2019
AKS,D MasterChef 2019
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka Intra School MasterChef.
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16 December 2019
For the love of learning
Bangladesh team receives three bronze medals in International Biology Olympiad.
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26 September 2019
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka Joins the Global Climate Strike – students tell the story
On the 25th of September, 2019, students of the Aga Khan School Dhaka stood in solidarity with the entire world as they observed the Global Climate Strike to protest for climate justice.
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19 September 2019
In the Media: Aga Khan School Dhaka successfully hosts its inaugural Model United Nations Conference
A total of 200 students from 20 different schools had the opportunity to attend one of the most anticipated events of this year, The Aga Khan Interschool Model United Nations.
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15 July 2019
IN THE MEDIA: Aga Khan School Hosts Graduation Ceremony
The Aga Khan School organised a graduation and award giving ceremony at the Dhaka Regency Hotel in the capital on Saturday.
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11 December 2018
The Aga Khan School Dhaka hosts Certificate Ceremony for CPE Graduates
On 8th December 2018, the Aga Khan School, Dhaka hosted a Certificate Ceremony for teachers to mark the conclusion of a six-month long Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Certification Programme focusing on “Becoming a Reflective Teacher”.
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06 December 2018
Aga Khan School, Dhaka Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence in Education
Uttara Model Town, Dhaka – To mark the 30th year of the Aga Khan School Dhaka, alumni, current students, teachers and parents celebrated a day-long event at the Secondary School Building located in Sector 4 of Uttara Model Town on Saturday, November 17, 2018.
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03 December 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Learners from Aga Khan School Dhaka achieve top results in Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards
Nineteen learners from Aga Khan School, Dhaka have received prestigious awards from Cambridge Assessment International Education to acknowledge their outstanding performance in the 2017/18 Cambridge examination series.
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28 February 2018
Celebrating Culture and Pluralism
The entire Aga Khan School Dhaka community recently came together to celebrate the rich colors and diversity of cultures from around the world through music, song, recitation, and dance.
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15 December 2017
Action Taking at Aga Khan School Dhaka
In August 2017, Bangladesh experienced one of the worst floods in its history.
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06 December 2017
Aga Khan Football Team Wins Three Trophies at Inter-School tournament
The Aga Khan Inter-school Football Tournament (AIFT-2017) took place from the 10th to 11th of November on the Secondary football field.
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04 December 2017
Young Entrepreneurs showcase Business Skills
The AKS Business Week is one of the most successful co-curricular events hosted by The Aga Khan School, Dhaka.
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29 November 2017
A Celebration of Science
The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS,D) presented Science Week followed by Science Fair from October 22 – October 26.
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24 October 2017
Strengthening International Education for Global Citizens
On Friday, September 15, 2017, two students students from Aga Khan School Dhakka (AKSD), Proma Ayesha Kibria and Dhruba Nil Ghosh, alongside teachers, Ms. Shemoul Hamid and Mr. Mahmudul Hasan, attended the International Education for Global Citizens forum.
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02 June 2017
The Daily Star Award Ceremony
On March 18, 2017, The Daily Star hosted its The 18th Daily Star award ceremony for O Level/IGCSE and A Level students for the academic year 2015-2016, with the inspiring theme of "Saluting The Nation Builders of Tomorrow"
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01 June 2017
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Program recognizes Gold Awardees
The 4th Gold Award Ceremony of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Program was held on December 5, 2016, at the residence of the British High Commissioner to Bangladesh.
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07 April 2017
International Mother Language Week
February 19-23, 2017 - To celebrate the International Mother Language Day, the Aga Khan School Dhaka held a week of activities at the Primary and Secondary Schools.
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10 March 2017
Cambridge Award Winners 2016
On November 27, 2016, The Cambridge Examination board organized "Outstanding Cambridge Learners Award" Ceremony at Hotel Westin.
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02 March 2017
AKSD wins awards at the International Turkish Hope School Interschool Bangla Olympiad
Fifty seven students from The Aga Khan School, Dhaka participated in the sixth inter-school Bangla Olympiad for students of English medium institutions on February 11, 2017 at the premises of International Turkish Hope School (ITHS).  They competed in six categories: group dance, poem recitation, essay writing, singing, art and forum speaking. 
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12 February 2017
Aga Khan Inter-school Football Tournament (AIFT) 2016
The AIFT is one of the most anticipated events of the year.  From 4th to 5th November, 2016 The Aga Khan School, Dhaka hosted the Aga Khan Inter-School Football tournament (AIFT- 2016) in the field of the Secondary School premises.  
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23 January 2017
Model United Nations Conference held at The Aga Khan School, Dhaka
An understanding of citizenship, governance and pluralism are essential for success in our times.
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20 June 2016
Newsletter June 2016
Download the Newsletter June 2016 in PDF format.
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