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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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Psychological Counseling Orientation session
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
The BKTEF organizes Psychological Counseling Orientation session for BK School Counselors While implementing alternative model of education in all Baacha Khan Schools, one of the core part of the model is to provide counseling services to students and teachers in the schools. To train the school counselors and provide them with new techniques and strategies of dealing with students, one day orientation session was arranged for school counselors at BKTEF Head-office on July 17, 2017. Ms. Wagma, Psychological Counselor, formally started the session with an icebreaking activity of “introduce... Read more...
Workshop on implementation of Article 25A
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation organizes workshop on implementation of Article 25A   The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) organized orientation workshop for implementation of Article 25-A in Upper Dir on July 25, 2017. The workshop was held at Government Higher Secondary School Gandigaar Upper Dir. Elected councilors of local government, educationists, youth and members of Community Education Committee participated in large number in the orientation workshop. Mr. Khadim Hussain, the Managing Director of BKTEF started the workshop with brief introduction of... Read more...
Eleventh Study Circle of Bacha Khan Fellows
Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Eleventh Study Circle of Bacha Khan Fellows Report: Natasha The 11th Study Circle for Fellows was held at the BKTEF headquarters on July 8,2017. It was based on "Naveed e Fikr" by Sibt e Hassan. The study circle was attended by almost 55 participants belonging to Swat, Dir,Chitral, Waziristan, Hangu, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar and Charsadda. Different aspects of the book were broadly discussed by Faheem Ullah, Tahira Kaleem, Nadia Khan, Mehnaz, Gulalai Ismail, Afsar Afghan, Jamila Gilani, Aqeela, Sana Ejaz, Zubair Hasrat, Sher Alam Afridi and Tariq Pukhtunyaar. They shed light on the major... Read more...
Baacha Schools Principals Meeting
Monday, 10 July 2017
“The current state of terrorism has compelled every victim of the terrorism to think of alternative narratives. The most promising narrative is the Non-violence philosophy of Bacha Khan. This has created a wide space for us to permeate the non-violence paradigm of Bacha Khan with full zeal. The BKTEF strives to realize this objective to the full through implementing its Critical Education Model in all Baacha Khan Schools. This would not only bridge the generation gap but it will also enhance critical and creative faculties of the students of Baacha Khan Schools and as a whole of the... Read more...
Our Top 3 Students
Saturday, 08 July 2017
It is matter of great pleasure for all of us that Baacha Khan Schools have, as usual, demonstrated excellent results in various Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This is the fourth consecutive year that despite difficulties and in most cases harassment by the local authorities Baacha Khan Schools have shown outstanding results besides teaching critical consciousness, Pashto language, culture and peace education to the young generation of the Pashtun children. The over all result of Baacha Khan Schools is 100% while 70% children... Read more...
10th Study Circle
Tuesday, 13 June 2017
The 10th Study circle for Baacha Khan Fellows was held at Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation on June 10,2017. The 10th study circle for Fellows was held at Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation on June 10,2017. The study circle was attended by almost 45 participants from Peshawar, Swat, Charsadda, Mardan, Nowshehra, Dir and Chitral. The study circle was held on "Zan Zani Khamar" by Dr Bahauddin Majrooh. Suleiman Yousafzai, Wagma Feroz, Imad Khalil, Tahira Kaleem, Nadia Khan, Mehnaz, Hakeem Afridi and Mohib Wazir discussed various aspects of the book. Later on an open discussion took... 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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