The Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development, East Africa (AKU-IED, EA) is part of the University's Tanzania Institute of Higher Education (AKU-TIHE).
IED, EA was established as a scholarly centre of excellence in teacher education and professional development to improve the quality of education in East Africa.
Based in Dar es Salaam, the Institute provides the highest quality in educational research, scholarship and policy analysis. Its international standard Master of Education and Certificate in Education programmes are offered in countries across East Africa.
The goal of the AKU-IED, EA is to:
Assist East African governments and other agencies to meet their Education for all targets by improving access to and quality of education;
Enhance the quality and equity of East Africa's education systems through the development of both individuals and institutions in the areas of teaching, research and policy analysis;
Further develop IED, EA as a centre for scholarly excellence in teacher education and professional development for Sub-Saharan Africa.