My AKU-IED journey

My AKU-IED journey


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This book is about how a teacher education institution developed as a part of the Aga Khan University and Aga Khan Development Network. In the 1980s concern was expressed at the highest levels of AKDN about the deteriorating quality of education in the developing countries. AKDN which operated over 300 schools in East Africa, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh was obviously concerned about this. It was decided that AKDN should experiment with School Improvement Programmes to test whether specific interventions would improve the situation at school level. There was developing consensus at AKDN leadership level that instead of one off programmes if an institution could be developed that supported school improvement efforts and gave credible certification the quality id education would improve substantially. In 1989 AKDN appointed a task Force to look into posibilities of developing a teacher educationinstitution to support quality improvement of education in countries where AKDN operates.

Table of Contents

Part One: IED conceptualization and planning 1988-1993 -- Part Two: IED phase 1 1993-2001 -- Part Three: IED phase 2 2001-2007 (And Beyond) -- Part Four: IED phase 3 (2007 Onwards) -- References.

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Dr. Sadrudin Pardhan


Teacher education, institution, school improvement, educational planning, leadership and management

My AKU-IED journey