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31 August 2020
Face Masks for humanity – an initiative of Aga Khan Preschools (video)
5,000 face masks in less than two weeks, that’s what volunteers from the Aga Khan Preschools in India sewed and delivered to underprivileged people in their neighbourhood villages.
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31 August 2020
Mandela Day – Drawing inspiration from Nelson Mandela
“I don’t have much experience of speaking in front of a camera and preparing for an online competition was really tough. I’m sure it was also difficult for the organizers to put together the event. But Online Elocution was such a great learning experience for me. During this crucial year of my life, while sitting at home in this time of distress, this competition really boosted my self-confidence,” shared Iqra Khoja, a grade 10 student, winner from the Aga Khan School, Mundra.
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24 July 2020
Wellbeing and family bonding makes for happy living
More than ever the teachers, parents and students of Aga Khan Education Service, India (AKES,I) are revelling in feelings of wellbeing and positivity. Why? The answer lies in a simple but creative combination of dads, kids and yoga; and all as a result of the pandemic lockdown.
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24 July 2020
Face Masks for humanity – an initiative of Aga Khan Preschools
With the interest of the community in mind, Aga Khan Preschools (AKP) resolved to contribute, by making face masks available to people in the villages, especially to the underprivileged population in the areas in which they operated.
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24 July 2020
100 days of lockdown at AKES, India
The pandemic, Covid-19, struck the world, forcing several countries into a nationwide lockdown and shutting schools. Students and parents were left confused and anxious. Under these difficult circumstances, Aga Khan Education Service India (AKES,I) converted ‘lockdown’ into an opportunity so that the dreams and aspirations of students do not get locked-down too and education continued.
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26 June 2020
Young Students “learning from home”
How do nursery school classes happen at home?
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23 June 2020
Environment Week at AKES India
‘One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken’ - Leo Tolstoy
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09 June 2020
Teachers Continue to Inspire and Nurture Young Minds in Unprecedented Times
As keyworkers – along with many others – teachers have demonstrated how vital their roles are in the functioning of a robust society.
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29 May 2020
Looking after each other - Aga Khan School, India style
Ask anyone from pre-schoolers to university graduates, office workers to musicians, what they miss during the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, and most will tell you it’s human contact.
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25 May 2020
Home is where our story begins
Dealing with Zoom meetings and a workflow thrown into disarray can be difficult.
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30 April 2020
Equality begins at home
Not too long ago when people could still gather in person, India celebrated Women’s Day.
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16 March 2020
Grammar Fest at Aga Khan School, Mundra
“English will enable graduates to participate fully on an international stage, while mother-tongue instruction will allow students to access the wisdom of their own cultures.” – His Highness the Aga Khan
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13 March 2020
Aga Khan School, Sidhpur recognized as an ‘Emerging High Potential School’
"An education must equip students with the tools that enable them to adapt and thrive, in a world characterised by change." - His Highness the Aga Khan
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12 March 2020
Climate Emergency - Wake Up Call!
“Climate change is a major threat to much of the developing world, and it needs to be looked at with great care” – His Highness The Aga Khan
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29 February 2020
Students from rural Gujarat make friends from around the world
“Diversity is not a reason to put up walls, but rather to open windows. It is not a burden, it is a blessing" - His Highness the Aga Khan.
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12 February 2020
World Read Aloud Day 2020 : Every book you've ever read is just a combination of 26 letters!
Reading aloud, even for adults, is a fun, easy way to connect people, while at the same time improving listening skills and vocabulary.
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30 January 2020
Making a difference where it matters!
“… We sometimes give too little attention to the schools which prepare young children for life itself - in all of its holistic dimensions. And yet the evidence accumulates steadily showing that an investment made in the earliest, pre-school years can bring enormous dividends as a child proceeds from one level of education to another.” – His Highness, The Aga Khan IV
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15 January 2020
Walkathon 2020 - Wake Up, Walk Up!
“Climate change is a major threat to much of the developing world, and it needs to be looked at with great care” - His Highness, The Aga Khan IV, July 2017.
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03 January 2020
The joys of teaching
Rotary Club celebrates a Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad teacher.
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20 December 2019
Outreach Programmes by Aga Khan Education Service, India (AKESI)
"Little children learn through play". That’s the message the Aga Khan Education Service India (AKESI) was promoting in the workshop it held for teachers from pre-schools across Mumbai.
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20 December 2019
Platinum Jubilee High School, Warangal (PJHSW) students excel at state level math’s fest
It was a moment of pride for the students and teachers of Platinum Jubilee High School, Warangal (PJHSW) in India as Miss Vedhakshari, a grade 6 student and Miss Vyshnavi from grade 9 stood second at the state level maths fest (Ramanujan Math Mahostav) conducted by the e-abhyas academy in Hyderabad.
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01 December 2019
AKESI - Striving for excellence
His Highness, the Aga Khan IV, has said that a great school, “will educate its students, not merely to be personally successful, but also to use their gifts to build their communities and enhance the common good to levels beyond our dreams”.
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07 October 2019
Aga Khan School, Mundra named as #1 school at Asia's Biggest Education Event
“An education must equip students with the tools that enable them to adapt and thrive in a world characterised by change.” -His Highness the Aga Khan
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07 June 2019
DJHS, Mumbai does it again
For the 6th time in a row, Diamond Jubilee High School (ICSE), Mumbai (DJHSM) has achieved 100% in the ICSE results.
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10 January 2019
625 Students participate in the Diamond Jubilee High School Annual Sports Day
It was a chilly December morning in Hyderabad and the air at Red Hills GHMC Playground, was abuzz excitement and playfulness.
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12 October 2018
The Second DJHS ABL Mumbai International Conference 2018 - Writing for Peace
My association with Andover Bread Loaf (ABL) began in 1997 when my school, Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai (DJHSM) sent me to Phillips Academy Andover, MA, USA to attend the 2-week teacher workshop under the Interna-tional Academic Partnership (IAP).
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08 October 2018
Revolutionizing Learning through Robotics
Curious and enthusiastic STEM prodigy, Kiriti Redde, a grade 5 student at the Aga Khan Platinum Jubilee High School (PJHS), Warangal, won second place in the state level Guild of Robotics Olympiad 2018 held in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
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02 October 2018
Child’s play
Advancing education means starting with toddlers.
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06 June 2018
IN THE MEDIA: Diamond Jubilee High School showcases Excellence in National Curriculum School
This week in India, Mid-Day news presented Diamond Jubilee High School, Mumbai (DJHSM) with an Excellence in National School Curriculum award.
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20 April 2018
25 years in the making
Aga Khan School, Sidhpur celebrates its Silver Jubilee
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01 October 2017
Big Data Engineer receives a Real-World education
Shashidhar Vugge, an alumnus of Platinum Jubilee High School, is a Big Data Engineer at The Bank of America in the USA. He says “The aim of the school was the overall development of each student – beyond the academics.”
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20 July 2017
REACH (2016-2017 - Volume II)
A Bi-Annual publication of Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad.
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12 July 2017
Aga Khan Students rise to the top in State Board Examinations
Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls, Mumbai (DJG, Mumbai) has done it again. For the third year in a row, 100% of the school’s students passed class 10 in the Maharashtra State Board Examination.
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30 June 2017
June 2017 Newsletter (Vol. 2)
Download the Diamond Jubilee High School for Girls SPARK June 2017 Newsletter.
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02 June 2017
Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad outshines in the Diamond Jubilee Year - A Perfect 10 on 10 GPA Result
Aga Khan Education Services, India (AKES,I) which runs the Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad (DJHS,H), had a fantastic 2016-2017 Academic Year.
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22 May 2017
Platinum Pulse
A Bi-Annual Publication of Platinium Jubilee High School, Warangal - April 2017, Volume 2.
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10 March 2017
Cultural Fest 2016 -2017
Diamond Jubilee High School, Hyderabad organized the "Cultural Fest 2017",  held at the school campus on January 28, 2017, showcasing the talent of the students through various through cultural performances.
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03 February 2017
SPOTLIGHT: Teacher at Diamond Jubilee High School wins NDTV Education Award
Mumbai, India - Ms. Liesel Krishnan, an English teacher at the Diamond Jubilee High School in Mumbai, has been awarded the "Excellence in English Teaching" prize by NDTV. Ms. Krishnan was the winner of the Regional award and a finalist for the National award in the same category.
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23 December 2016
Kalanubhuti Art Festival
Which student doesn’t like their art class? Fine arts, visual or performance art, all are part of the extra curriculum of any good school.
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