Aga Khan Early Learning Centre

Offering half, full day and holiday programmes for children between the ages of 12 months and 4 years.


The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre, Dubai (AKELC) is centrally located in the Oud Metha area of Dubai and provides high quality early childhood education for children aged 12 months to 4+ years. The purpose built, spacious teaching and learning facilities are well maintained and provide an impressive environment for young children to play and learn. 

The Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) is one of the largest private, not-for-profit, non-denominational educational networks in the developing world. AKES currently operates over 200 pre-primary, primary, secondary, and higher-secondary schools and programmes in diverse geographic locations in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda and the United Arab Emirates. Schools offer their respective country's national curricula.

The qualified multilingual staff offer children a wide range of routines and curriculum activities and active learning experiences to stimulate their optimal growth and development, in an intentional and play-based environment. 

In addition to full and half day sessions The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre offers a range of dynamic afternoon and holiday programmes which include Art, Drama, Technology and Physical Development in both English and Arabic mediums. 


Image Credit: The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre

Opening hours

Mon–Thu 07:00, Sun 07:00.


+971 4 336 7676



11A Street, Ismaili Centre, Oud Metha Dubai, United Arab Emirates