The Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development is one of the leading centres for making valuable and relevant contribution to improve the quality of education in Pakistan and other developing countries. It works as a catalyst for educational change by:
Building capacity of educational professionals
Influencing educational policies and practices
Conducting and disseminating contextually relevant research on critical issues ranging from the core problems of classroom teaching and school leadership to concerns related to educational policy.
Providing innovative solutions to educational problems
Reaching out to some of the impoverished and hard to access areas through its educational development projects and Professional Development Centres based in Gilgit, Chitral and Karachi to address the key deficiencies in education provision.