The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre, Dubai

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09 December 2019
'Nursery of the Year - Dubai' Award
We are happy to announce that we have been awarded the Bronze Winner for Mother, Baby and Child Magazine’s "Nursery of the Year – Dubai" Award.
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13 March 2019
AKELC Wins Best Nursery Award in UAE
The Rajmahal Theatre, part of the Dubai Parks and Resorts, was buzzing with excitement on March 7, 2019, bringing together over 850 leading educators from 100 schools across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the Top School Awards.
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28 January 2019
Best Nursery 2019 Award
We are delighted to inform you that has reached out to us to inform us that the AKELC has been shortlisted for the ‘Best Nursery 2019’ award.
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08 November 2018
AKELC Family Open Day & National Day Celebration
AKELC is hosting its annual Family Open Day and National Day Celebration on Saturday, 24th November from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Centre in Oud Metha.
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26 June 2018
IN THE MEDIA: AKELC selected for International Nursery of the Year Award
The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is celebrating after it was announced they had become the winner for National Day Nurseries Association’s International Nursery of the Year Award on 22 June 2018 in Coventry, England.
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30 March 2018
Extra Afternoon Classes Term 3
We will restart all of our extra afternoon classes in Term 3 from 9th April (for soccer and dance) and 17th April (for music and movement).
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06 December 2017
Winter Camp
Come join us at Aga Khan Early Learning Centre for an exciting two weeks of Winter fun! Our Winter Camp will be from 17th to 28thDecember.
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05 December 2017
WhichSchoolAdvisor Review
We had the Early Years Editor from "Which School Advisor" here last week for a tour and interviews.
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23 November 2017
Open Day
Annual Open Day and Family National Day Celebration!
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11 September 2017
Soccer Classes
Soccer classes starting on Monday, 18th September from 4.00pm to 4.45pm.
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17 August 2017
September 2017 Term
Dear Parents, we welcome all new and returning parents for an Open Day and Meet the Teachers on Monday, 4th September.
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16 August 2017
School Transportation available!
AKELC is now offering School Transportation service to select areas.
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14 August 2017
NDNA Conference and Awards Ceremony
June 30th, 2017, marked the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Conference and Awards Ceremony in Manchester, England. AKELC teacher Fazilat Notta represented herself and AKELC at the event.
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04 July 2017
Summer Camp
AKELC is running a fun-filled Summer Camp from 2nd July to 24th August 2017.
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03 July 2017
NDNA Awards
We had a wonderful time at the NDNA - National Day Nurseries Association Awards Ceremony on 30th June 2017 and we are so honoured to be chosen as one of the runner-ups for the awards!
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02 June 2017
Ramadan Timings
We are anticipating beginning Ramadan timings on Sunday 28 May.
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01 June 2017
Fathers Day Celebration
All Dads are invited to join us for a celebration of Father's Day on Thursday, 25 May.
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01 June 2017
Parent Morning
Please come and join us for the last Parent Morning of the year on Monday, 15 May at 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and bring questions regarding your child's behavior.
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31 May 2017
AKELC Shortlisted for NDNA Awards
AKELC is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for the U.K. NDNA "International Nursery of the Year" Award.
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29 May 2017
SPOTLIGHT: Lead Teacher at Aga Khan Early Learning Centre nominated for the Practitioner of the Year Award 2017
Staff, parents and children of Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC) in Dubai are celebrating after Fazilat Notta, a Lead Teacher was nominated by the U.K. National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) for the Practitioner of the Year Award 2017.
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17 May 2017
AKELC Shares Advice on Choosing a Quality Nursery for Young Learners
There are so many nurseries to choose from and they all seem to offer the same thing. How can I identify a quality nursery? 
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07 April 2017
Aga Khan Early Learning Centre Receives Distinguished Status on Edarabia Website
Dubai, UAE - The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC) has received a distinguished status by Edarabia - a guide for students, parents and educators to compare and select the best educational institutions in the Middle East. 
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06 April 2017
New Term Starting
Term 3 will be starting on 10 April.
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06 April 2017
April Parent Morning
Join us for the next Parent Morning on Monday 17 April 8:30-9:30 a.m.
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05 April 2017
Staff Professional Development Day
AKELC will be closed on Sunday 9 April.
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15 March 2017
AKELC take part in The Dubai School & Nursery Show 2017
AKELC is happy to announce that we will take part in The Dubai School & Nursery Show 2017 on 17th and 18th March 2017.
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14 March 2017
AKELC Won the Edarabia parents choice award
AKELC has received a distinguished status on Edarabia (an educational website for parents and educators) due to all the wonderful comments and parent testimonials posted.
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13 March 2017
Parent Morning
Our next Parent Morning will be held on 16 March 2017 at 8:30 a.m.
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12 March 2017
AKELC will be holding a Spring Holiday Programme Sports Camp
AKELC will be holding a Spring Holiday Programme Sports Camp from 26 March -6 April.
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20 February 2017
Dentist check-up
The Dentist and her assistant will be at AKELC on 28 February to do a check-up of all children 2 years and older.
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07 February 2017
Family Sports Day
Come join us for Family Sports Day...
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06 February 2017
Adult Arabic Classes
AKELC is offering Adult Arabic Classes starting Tuesday, 14th February.
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12 January 2017
Afternoon "Extra" Activities
Ballet and Soccer will be starting the week of 8 January.
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10 January 2017
Information sessions for Parents
Parents please join us for two upcoming Information sessions.
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09 January 2017
Special January Class activities
We will have 2 special events this month.
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02 November 2016
Save the date
Family National Day Celebration and Open Day -Saturday 26 November 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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01 November 2016
Next Parent Morning
Our next Parent Morning will be on Monday 21 November at 8:30 a.m. The topic will be toilet training. We will also have a brief discussion on school assessments.
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10 October 2016
The Library is open!
The Library is now open for parents and children to check out books weekly.
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10 October 2016
'Extra' Afternoon Classes
AKELC is offering ‘extra’ afternoon classes for AKELC and non-AKELC/Primary students. Register with us today!
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28 September 2016
Aga Khan Early Learning Centre awarded highest accreditation from the UK National Day Nurseries Association
The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is proud to achieve the UK National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Level 3 accreditation.
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22 September 2016
Parent Morning
Please join us on October 17, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. for our next Parent Morning where the topic will be "temper tantrums".
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21 September 2016
Ages and Stages Developmental Screening
New families are invited to join a session on the Ages and Stages Developmental Screening (ASQ 3) on October 24 at 8:30 a.m. All children will have this developmental screening done in their classroom. The results will be discussed in Parent Teacher Meetings.
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19 September 2016
e-Quality Counts
AKELC is delighted to announce that they have been successfully awarded e-Quality Counts accreditation (Level 3- Highest Level) from the UK National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA).
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06 September 2016
Eid Al Adha Holiday
AKELC will be closed Sunday 11 September-Tuesday 13 September. Classes will resume on Wednesday, 14 September.
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05 September 2016
Meet the Teacher Mornings
"Meet the Teacher Mornings": @ 9:00 a.m. in Staff/Parent Room.
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23 August 2016
Information for Parents
Parents, don't forget that a referral discount is given to you for each new family that you bring to AKELC! 
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16 August 2016
Parent and Child Orientation
New parent and child orientation will be held on Thursday, 1 September from 10-12 noon. Please join us to begin settling your child into their new class.
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15 August 2016
Open house
AKELC will hold an open house for all existing and prospective families on Thursday, 1 September from 2-4 p.m. Come and meet new and returning staff and see your child's new classroom.
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19 May 2016
Ramadan Hours at AKELC
Ramadan dates will be announced soon.
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18 May 2016
Parent Coffee Mornings
The Head of Child Development and Senior Occupational Therapist from Orchid Medical Centre led the May Parent Coffee Morning.
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17 May 2016
AKELC Professional Development
Staff are just completing their final professional development courses for the year which have averaged over 50 hours of training.
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28 April 2016
AKELC Summer Holiday Programme
Please join us at AKELC for the Summer Holiday Program.
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07 April 2016
Virtual Tour
Virtual Tour of AKELC...
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06 April 2016
New Term
Term 3 begins on Sunday, 10 April.
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24 March 2016
Partnership with Millennium Business Solutions
Aga Khan Early Learning Centre is working in partnership with Millennium Business Solutions to support our business needs.
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09 March 2016
International Day Celebrations
 International Day Celebrations will be held on 10 March 2016.
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08 March 2016
March Coffee Morning
 March Coffee Morning will be held on 14 March 2016.
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07 March 2016
Spring Holiday Programme
Spring Holiday Programme will be held 27 March - 7 April 2016.
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05 March 2016
Term 3
 Term 3 begins on 10 April 2016.
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19 January 2016
Term 2 Open House
An open house will be held to celebrate families and friends on 6 February 2016...
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