What [Hazrat Ali] thus is telling us, is that we find knowledge best by admitting first what it is we do not know, and by opening our minds to what others can teach us.…

But accessing knowledge, is only the first step. The second step—the application of knowledge, is also demanding. Knowledge, after all, can be used well or poorly—for good or evil purposes…

Throughout history, the application of knowledge has often been determined by a few powerful rulers—or by highly dominant governments. But I believe the hour is passing for these outmoded, top-heavy ways of deciding how knowledge should be utilized.

—Address by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Commencement Ceremony of the American University in Cairo June 15, 2006

AKES,T Letter to Parents, 23 March 2006

In this letter, the Chair of AKES,T, Waheeda Samji, tries to reassure parents that AKES,T will provide a quality education.

Another letter to parents from AKEST regarding the quality of AKEST's education

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