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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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A Day of Khudai Khidmatgari
Monday, 06 February 2017
A Day of Khudai Khidmatgari on the Birthday of Fakhr-e-Afghan Baacha Khan. Cleanliness refers not only to the way we tend to our hygiene but also to the care we take to maintain and cherish all aspects of our environment. Baacha Khan baba emphasized his whole life on cleanliness. Therefore, every year on his birthday Baacha Khan schools run by Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) celebrate his birthday by cleaning the surroundings. This year in cleanliness drive by Baacha Khan Model High School (BKMHS ) Nauthia Peshawar, Ms. Bushra Gohar, Mr. Bashir Khan Matta, Ms. Jamila Gilani... Read more...
Orientation Workshop on Vision and Mission of BKTEF
Monday, 06 February 2017
Baacha Khan Education Foundation holds one day Orientation Workshop on Vision and Mission of BKTEF “Our literature, scholars and heroes like Hamza Khan Shinawari and Bacha Khan were the symbols of universal love and non-violence. They were engaged in peace making, love and peace-building process so that coming generations have a safer future and civilized living. Pashtuns founded a nonviolent movement called the Khudai Khidmatgar--the servants of God, under the charismatic leadership of Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan. This movement played a remarkable role in the education and socio-political... Read more...
29th anniversary of Baacha Khan
Friday, 27 January 2017
Baacha Khan Schools celebrated 29th anniversary of Baacha Khan Baacha Khan Day was celebrated at all Baacha Khan Schools on 20th January 2017, with zeal and reverence. Large number of elders, women, parents and youth along with Community Education Committee (CEC) members of the school participated in the functions. Students presented national anthem “ay zama watana”. They paid tribute to the legendry Pakhtun leader Baacha Khan in their speeches, poems and skits. They threw light on the services and struggle of Baacha Khan in their speeches. Baacha Khan was the very first leader who... Read more...
Orientation Workshop on Implementation of Article 25-A
Wednesday, 04 January 2017
Baacha Khan Education Foundation holds three days Orientation Workshop on Implementation of Article 25-A “Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation has implemented the critical model of education at Baacha Khan Schools with a cost-effective strategy. This model aims to augment students’ ability to think critically which allows them to recognize connections between their individual problems and experiences and the social contexts in which they are embedded. This also allows students to become environment conscious, self-disciplined and law abiding citizens. Therefore, it is our... Read more...
Baacha Khan Schools Principal’s Meeting
Sunday, 01 January 2017
Baacha Khan Schools Principal’s Meeting held at BKTEF Directorate “Respect does not mean to curtail freedom of expression of a student rather it is providing opportunity and space to express freely both in the classroom and outside the classroom. As a teacher and a mentor it is impossible to educate a person without mindful listening. It is a common practice in public and private schools that student are deprived from freedom of expression on the pretext of so called morality, discipline and wrong unscientific pedagogical beliefs. For example, most of the time teachers in schools impose... Read more...
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...

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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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