Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Kuragh

Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Kuragh gives equal importance to academic and non-academic activities as the School believes that both are very important in the holistic development of students.


Established in 2007, Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Kuragh offers classes from VIII to XII.

Situated in the peaceful and scenic village of Kuragh, about 65 miles from the city of Chitral, every year AKHSS, Kuragh welcomes a talented community of students who come with a zest for gaining quality education and facing and overcoming new challenges. In keeping with the ethos of Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan, the School tries to provide diverse opportunities to its students to develop into confident and creative lifelong learners, who are critically conscious, responsible, active and ethical citizens of a pluralistic world.

AKHSS, Kuragh gives equal importance to academic and non-academic activities as the School believes that both are very important in the holistic development of students. This approach has paid dividends as AKHSS, Kuragh alumni are now studying at prestigious national and international institutions of higher learning.

A hostel on the campus premises makes it easy for the students who are not from the village to attend the school.

AKHSS, Kuragh has a well-qualified and experienced faculty, with qualifications from accredited national and international universities. Many of the faculty members also have professional qualifications, such as B.Ed and M.Ed degrees.

Subjects Offered in Secondary School Certificate (Grade VIII to Grade X):
AKHSS, Kuragh offers Science Group in SSC.

Subjects Offered in Higher Secondary School Certificate (Grade XI to Grade XII):
AKHSS, Kuragh offers the following streams in HSSC:
- Pre-Medical
- Pre-Engineering

Professional Development

Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan is committed to providing support and facilitation through various interventions. The interventions are pre-service and in-service teacher professional development programmes.

Teacher Induction is a systematic support system for beginner teachers, focusing on improving effective instructional strategies to increase student achievement. The programme has a 20-hour face-to-face training module along with one-to-one support in the field.

The Summer and Winter Learning Programme is conducted in the vacations by the team leaders of each faculty. It includes face-to-face and online learning modules. The programme aims to deepen teachers’ content knowledge and pedagogical skills in order to meet the needs of our students.

Ongoing support is a salient feature of the professional development programme. Support is provided by school-based Academic Coordinators and includes but is not limited to analysis of student work, co-planning, co-teaching, guidance through the evaluation system, assessing student performance, reflective practices, etc.

In addition, the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan regularly organises workshops and seminars for management and teaching staff according to identified needs. Topics include teaching methodology, classroom management and use of information technology in teaching.

Teachers are also nominated for courses conducted by various renowned organisations such as the Aga Khan University’s Institute for Educational Development.

Staff appraisal or Teacher Performance Monitoring is an integral part of maintaining high-quality teaching in our schools. Aga Khan Schools follow an intensive appraisal system to monitor the progress of its faculty and staff. Staff appraisal takes place throughout the year. Based on the appraisals, the best teachers in the system are identified and appreciated each year.

Contact Us

Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Kuragh
Village Kuragh
PO Churun
Tehsil Mastuj
District Chitral
Phone: (+92) 943-401033-300849
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