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Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation is an auxiliary of the Baacha Khan Trust, a registered non-profit Organization in Pakistan and Afghanistan that promotes peace, democracy, human rights, and development.The Trust was established in 2003.

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BKTEF arranges Basic Teacher Training at Peshawar
Wednesday, 16 November 2016
  BKTEF arranges Basic Teacher Training at Peshawar “The alternative critical model of education of Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) is based one the paradigm of Baacha Khan and his comrades. The education model of BKTEF implemented across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in fifteen Baacha Khan Schools aims at empowerment of the Pashtun society. It seems that present public education system has failed to cater for the contemporary educational needs of Pashtun children. The curriculum and teaching learning practices in public and private educational institutions do not corroborate... Read more...
Political leadership training for Balochistan
Tuesday, 01 November 2016
Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation organizes (BKTEF) political leadership training for Balochistan. The political leadership training was conducted by the BKTEF in Octbor 2016. More than fifty male and female youth of Balochistan participated in this training from three districts-Quetta, Zoab, and Klila Safiullha. The Participants belonged to different sections of the society. The aim of this training was to train the youth of Balochistan for building democratic leadership and promoting pluralism. The Resource Persons for the five days training were the Managing Director of BKTEF, Mr... Read more...
BKTEF Principal's meeting
Thursday, 20 October 2016
Baacha Khan Schools Principal’s Meeting held at BKTEF Directorate “It is a matter of immense pleasure that the BKTEF has successfully developed an alternative critical model of education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The critical model of education makes learning a joyful activity and cater for the critical and creative faculties of students. We can see the impact of critical model of education in various dimensions in the lives ofBaccha Khan Schools’ students. For instance, they achieve foreign scholarships, win art competitions on country level, get nominations for debate competitions on... Read more...
BKTEF arranges Fellows Study Circle in Peshawar
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
BKTEF arranges Fellows Study Circle in Fellowship Seminar in Peshawar “History of a nation reflects its true spirt but unfortunately the history of Pashtun / Afghan has been distorted by the imperial forces in nineteenth and twentieth century. They very skillfully constructed, propagated and perpetuated a Pashtun /Afghan identity that could serve their imperialistic interests in the region. Prominent among the British historians were Major Raverty, Sir Olaf Caroe and J.W. Spain who took up this project on their shoulders. In response to them, attempts have been made by the indigenous... Read more...
BKTEF arranges BKS Alumni Seminar at Peshawar
Thursday, 01 September 2016
“The aim of the Baacha Khan Schools is to contribute to establishing a society which is based on the principals of human dignity. Baacha Khan Schools system is the continuation of Azad Madrassas opened by Khudai Khidmatgars in early twentieth century. BKTEF follows the model of Azad Madrassas which laid the foundation of an education system developed in accordance with indigenous ethos linked with modern knowledge and civilization. Azad Madrassas focused on modern education, indigenous language, indigenous skills and girl’s education. It is a matter of great pleasure that today the... Read more...
Culture and Crafts Exhibition
Thursday, 01 September 2016
Culture and Crafts Exhibition held at Baacha Khan School Swat. A grand culture and crafts exhibition was held at Baacha Khan School Swat on Aug 31 2016. Stalls of indigenous crafts, food stalls and stalls of various other handicrafts were set up in the exhibition. The students of Baacha Khan School Swat presented skits on Baacha Khan's philosophy of non- violence, fundamental human rights and history of Khudai Khidmatgaar Movement. Former minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Wajid Ali Khan, and MD BKTEF, Dr. Khadim Hussain, threw light on the importance of critical education, BKTEF activities and... Read more...

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Vision

A social order that ensures individual liberties and collective well being is the vision that inspires us into action.

Mission

To empower the under-privileged people through quality education

Objectives

1. Provision of free subsidized quality educational services to the under-served communities in FATA/Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

2. Building a system of education that develops in students:

  • Critical and analytical thinking.
  • Problem solving and social skills.
  • Literary and artistic faculties.

3. Establishing a community based system of education through Community Education Committee (CEC) bodies.

4. Empowering women by educating and involving them in decision making processes at all levels.

 

Our Inspiration

We take our inspiration from the Azad schools initiative of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988), dearly called Baacha Khan by his people. He was the 20th century Pashtun reformer and non-violent freedom fighter of the Indian sub-continent against the British rule.

Achievements

We, in a short span of four years, have succeeded to establish fourteen Baacha Khan schools (Hyperlink Schools map)across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, Pakistan; imparting free, liberal & quality education to 2487 male & female children. readmore


Aspirations

The BKTEF aspires to bring about Social Transformation through Critical Education, Youth Empowerment and Culture Revival. The BKTEF aspires to focus on female education in the future because of low female literacy rate in the target areas as well as threats readmore

The BKTEF aspires to bring about Social Transformation through Critical Education, Youth Empowerment and Culture Revival. The BKTEF aspires to focus on female education in the future because of low female literacy rate in the target areas as well as threats to female education. The BKTEF is also working on collaborating with development partners on youth & women development programs as well as regional peace initiatives.

Challenges

Religious extremism, precarious security situation, demand of the communities & non availability of adequate resources are some of the challenges in areas of operation for BKTEF; however, our work has not been hampered so far by these challenges readmore

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