Over the last few years, the global education discourse has placed increasing emphasis on the need for students to develop broader learning outcomes such as positive attitudes and values. To support educators to teach these, AKF has developed three new video-based courses.
Nafisa Shekhova, AKF’s Global Lead – Education, and Ana Barfield, AKF’s Global Practice Manager, speak about these new courses and what they hope they will achieve.
Nafisa, tell us about AKF’s education programme to give us some context about this course?
[NS] The Aga Khan Foundation has been working in education with schools, governments and other partners for over 50 years. Our experience in education spans across 15 countries in Asia, Africa and Europe. Our overall goal is to equip children and young people with the knowledge, skills, attitude and values that are required for them to become contributing members of their societies. More specifically, we are focusing on enhancing children’s curiosity, imagination, resilience and their capacity to respect and care about their well-being and that of their friends, families, communities and the planet……………………..