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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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23rd Monthly Study Circle
Thursday, 12 July 2018
BKTEF organizes 23rd Monthly Study Circle for Baacha Khan Fellows   The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) held 23rd monthly study circle at the BKTEF head office on July 7, 2018. The study circle was attended by almost 40 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 participants discussed the upcoming general elections and the role of women and youth in democratic political parties. Suleiman Yousafzai while... Read more...
monthly principals' meeting
Friday, 06 July 2018
BKTEF holds monthly principals' meeting of BaachaKhan Schools   "The objective of the BKTEF was to develop the infrastructure for BK Schools and implementation of the alternative critical model of education in limited resources. We should be pleased that efforts of the faculty, BKTEF team and administrators of Baacha Khan Schools bore fruit and we succceded in establishing the model mainly with indigenous resources. The ultimate aim of th BKTEF is to replicate its alternative critical model of education in the public-sector government schools. We will now strive to achive our third aim,... Read more...
22nd Monthly Study Circle
Saturday, 09 June 2018
BKTEF organizes 22nd Monthly Study Circle for Baacha Khan Fellows The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) held 22nd monthly study circle at the BKTEF head office on June 2, 2018. The study circle was attended by almost 40 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 Dr. Mubarik Ali’s book “Achoot logo ka adab.” The participants discussed various aspects of the novel. Azmat Khan... Read more...
21st Monthly Study Circle for Baacha Khan Fellows
Monday, 07 May 2018
BKTEF organizes 21st Monthly Study Circle for Baacha Khan Fellows The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) held 21st monthly study circle at the BKTEF head office on May 5, 2018. The study circle was attended by almost 30 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 novel 'Dar ul Aman' written by Dr.Liaqat Taban. Farid Kakar, one of the participants of the study circle, described... Read more...
Monthly principals' meeting
Monday, 07 May 2018
BKTEF holds monthly principals' meeting of Baacha Khan Schools "The principals of Baacha Khan Schools and the Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF ) team succeeded to take substantial measures for sustaining all Baacha Khan Schools and for implementing the alternative model of education in letter and spirit. The relevant communities played an important role to sustain and deepen the critical model of education through indigenous resources. The collective efforts for sustainability of Baacha Khan Schools will prove to be a model that can be internationally emulated for sustaining... Read more...
Teachers’ training for Reading Skills Development
Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Teachers’ training for Reading Skills Development The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation organized five days teachers’ training workshop at the BKTEF head office from April 16, 2018 to April 20, 2018 for the second batch of teachers of reading program.  A total of 18 teachers attended the training. Through the training, the teachers were equipped with skills, strategies, tools and techniques of reading tactics and its importance in everyday life. Teachers of Baacha Khan School Kohat, Baacha Khan School Swabi and Baacha Khan Mardan participated in the training workshop. Dr.... 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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