Classroom sessions are student-centered with a focus on interactive teaching that includes discussions, case studies and research projects.
Aga Khan School, Garden strives to create a harmonious balance between academic demands, sporting and cultural activities, and community life. It challenges its students to be intellectually inquisitive and socially conscious.
The School believes that while what students know is important, the true measure of a student’s education is the ability to analyse what they do not know.
Aga Khan School, Garden was founded by His Highness the Aga Khan in 1962. It serves a population of over 1,600 students. English is the medium of instruction. The School is divided into three sections:
Every quarter, the School faculty keeps parents posted on their children’s academic performance, attendance and school participation. The School functions in a friendly environment that supports and encourages an ongoing partnership between the school, parents and management. Parents assist by:
The school's orientation programmes give parents and students an opportunity to interact, give feedback and exchange ideas with school management. We encourage parents to be involved in the social and emotional development of their children. Our focus lies in developing parents as critical partners, actively contributing to the effective functioning of the school.
The School Management Team and the Education Office, South, 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 Learning Programme is a 100-hour programme offered 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 organizations including the Aga Khan University’s Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED), Teachers Resource Centre (TRC), Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT), Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and the University of Karachi.
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.
Aga Khan School, Garden
Varley Road, Garden East
Karachi, Sindh - 74550
Phone: (+92) 21-32223828 (Pre-primary campus) / (+92) 21-32250743, 32229546 (Main campus)
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