The teaching faculty at the nursery school either have a Bachelor's of Education degree in Early Childhood or a Diploma in Early Years, including a minimum of three years' experience teaching the early years.
The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi (AKAN) provides numerous opportunities for faculty members to pursue professional development, including:
Teaching faculty at the Aga Khan Academy all have a Bachelor's in Education degree or a Bachelor's degree with a Post-graduate Certificate in Education, and a minimum of three years' experience in teaching.
Most faculty have a Master's degree.
Faculty members are encouraged to pursue professional development, and the School provides numerous opportunities to pursue training, including but not limited to:
Experienced national and international educators lead our IB Middle Years and Diploma programmes. All teachers have attended in-house, regional and/or international IB workshops. Several of our faculty members are certified IB workshop leaders and/or programme and site evaluators, and many are IB examiners.
Our teachers also receive continuous professional development using a variety of sources, including Harvard University’s WIDE World courses.
The senior school has 45 qualified teachers. Specialist teachers include a Careers and University Admissions Counsellor, Learning Resource teachers and a Guidance Counsellor.