The Aga Khan Lycee, Khorog
12 Mirzonabotov Street
Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast
Phone: +992 835 222 2607, 222 4114
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The Aga Khan Lycee covers 9171 square meters and features purpose-built laboratories and 35 classrooms, including:
A modern network links all computers in the school. This network allows staff, students and administrators to access the Internet from their workstations. More recently, Wifi routers have been place all around the school, giving teachers, administrators and management continuous access to the internet while moving around the building.
The LRC has more than 20,000 items in its collection, and has been designed to complement classroom instruction, through dedicated spaces such as an independent study and research area, a recreational reading place, and audio/visual theatre space, and comfortable space for student group meetings.
The library is continuously being streamlined and revamped with new materials, equipment and furniture. A more recent attempt in the library is to add to the existing active learning space by including a makerspace, which promotes hands-on experience of designing and building, including projects involving 3-D printing, robotics, electronic circuits, and the use of recycled raw materials.
The intent to launch a makerspace in the School library is to promote the library as central hub in the School for learning, research, innovation and training, and to begin integrating the use of 21st century technology in the process of teaching and learning.
The LRC is also open to the community on Saturdays, whereby the public can come and read or sign-out books.
Q: Is the Aga Khan Lycée a religious school?
A: No. In fact, the School is non-denominational. Children from varied religious backgrounds and nationalities are welcome. Admission is based on merit.
Q: Why study at the Aga Khan Lycée?
A: The School provides not only state-of-the-art facilities and equipment but also promotes student-centered learning that prepares students for the demands of modern life and work.
Q: After successfully completing their studies, where do your students go?
A: Graduates may study at the University of Central Asia (campuses in Khorog and Naryn), at Khorog State University, universities in Dushanbe, Universities and colleges within Central Asia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Q: Do you provide textbooks?
A: Yes, the Lycée provides all textbooks and learning resources during the academic year.
Q: Do you provide transport facilities?
A: No, a school bus is not available. Parents/guardians are responsible for making transportation arrangements for their child.
Q: Do you provide canteen services?
A: Yes, there is a privately managed company providing hot meals and snacks in the cafeteria.
Q: Do you have boarding facilities?
A: No. The Lycée does not offer boarding facilities.
Q: What if we cannot afford to pay our child's school fees?
A: Financial assistance is available and is based on need and merit. Families are requested to see the Director.
Q: Does the School have an Internet facility?
A: Yes, students, faculty and staff can access the Internet in the Computer labs and Learning Resource Centre.
Q: Are classes conducted on Saturdays?
A: There are lessons on Saturdays except for primary classes.
Q: What is the difference between this private school and other state schools?
A: The Lycée enriches the National curricula by including additional languages, and enrichment materials in Math, Sciences, Information Technology and the Fine Arts. The language and computer classes are split in two smaller groups with more resources allocated to these subjects. In some subjects, more periods of instruction are allocated than in state schools. The Lycee also has a diverse offering of enrichment programmes through its co-curricular clubs.