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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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20th Monthly Study Circle
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
BKTEF organizes 20th Monthly Study Circle for Baacha Khan Fellows The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) held 20th monthly study circle at the BKTEF head office on April 7, 2018. The study circle was attended by almost 45 participants belonging to different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA including Peshawar, Mardan, Swat, Charsaada, Swabi, Shangla, Hangu, Dir, Waziristan, Khyber Agency, Mohmand agency and Tank. The text selected for the study circle was a Pashto Novel “Nawe chapay” written by Hamza Shinwari. The novel was written in 1941 and was published in 1958.... Read more...
Teachers’ training for Reading Skills Development
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Teachers’ training for Reading Skills Development The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation organized a five days teachers’ training workshop at the BKTEF head office from April 03, 2018 to April 07, 2018.  A total of 21 teachers attended the training. The training aimed at equipping the teachers with basic tools, techniques and skills to apply those techniques in class. Teachers of Baacha Khan School Charsadda, Baacha Khan School Nauthia, Peshawar, and Baacha Khan School Mathra , Peshawar, participated in the training workshop. Dr. Khadim Hussain, Ms. Jamila Gilani and Mr. Imran... Read more...
Monthly Principals meeting
Friday, 23 March 2018
Monthly Principals meeting March 20, 2018 “THE BKTEF will not compromise on the model of education that includes activity based learning, psychological counseling, multiple skill development and non violence. Each Baacha Khan School has to take specific care of Baacha Khan’s syllabus. Also, mother language has to be used as a medium of instructions till grade 3 and has to be a compulsory subject till grade 10. Any School deviating from these features will not be considered as Baacha Khan School. The number of Schools may be reduced if necessary, but the narrative and quality of education... Read more...
Principals’ meeting
Thursday, 15 February 2018
Principals’ meeting February 13, 2018 “The Critical Model of Education is the greatest strength that we need to carry forward. This model of education is an amalgamation of critical activities, lesson planning, activity based learning, non violence and culture education model. It gives every child the opportunity to exhibit his/her talents in a non violent environment. It is now needed that this model is taken forward with consistency and persistence. We should never forget that we are working for a historic movement and are rendering our responsibilities towards a noble cause.”, said... Read more...
Bacha Khan Reading Skills Development Program
Thursday, 15 February 2018
Inauguration ceremony of Bacha Khan Reading Skills Development Program The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) conducted inauguration of the Bacha Khan Reading Skills Development Program at the BKTEF Head Office on February 8, 2018. The ceremony started with Tilawat-e-Quran by Mustafa Madani followed by a pictorial documentary of the BKTEF. The documentary highlighted all the major activities the BKTEF had undertaken for the uplift of marginalized communities through quality education. “We have been looking for ways to carry forward an alternative model of education since the... Read more...
18th Study Circle for Baacha Khan Fellows
Thursday, 08 February 2018
BKTEF organizes 18th Study Circle for Baacha Khan Fellows The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) held 18th monthly study circle at the BKTEF head office on February 3, 2018. The study circle was attended by almost 50 participants belonging to different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA including Peshawar, Mardan, Swat, Charsaada, Swabi, Shangla, Hangu, Dir, Waziristan, Khyber Agency, Mohmand agency and Tank. The text selected for the study circle was a Pashto short story “ Dwa Jhandey” written by Ajmal Khattak.Various aspects of the selected text were discussed by the... 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

Over the past ten years, the BKTEF succeeded to expand Baacha Khan Schools vertically and horizontally. The BKTEF also succeeded to train thousands of youth and teachers. See domains of Schools and Success Stories above.

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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