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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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Principal’s Meeting
Thursday, 11 October 2018
Baacha Khan Schools Principal’s Meeting held at BKTEF Head Office   “The BKTEF has successfully implemented an alternative critical model of education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On one hand, the critical model links students in fifteen Baacha Khan Schools with the indigenous wisdom through culture education and on the other hand, it prepares them to excel in modern education. It follows the non-violent principle of Baacha Khan during teaching and learning processes. Consequently, the critical model of education makes learning a joyful, healthy and productive activity. Further, its... Read more...
25th monthly study circle
Thursday, 06 September 2018
BKTEF organizes 25th monthly study circle for Baacha Khan Fellows The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) held 25th monthly study circle at the BKTEF head office on September 1, 2018. The study circle was attended by almost 50 participants belonging to different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Peshawar, Mardan, Swat, Charsaada, Shangla, Hangu, Dir, Waziristan, Khyber Agency, Mohmand agency and Tank. The text for discussion was “Maulvi Fazal Mahmood Maghfi” written by Fazl Zaman Shalman. One of the participants in the study circle, Tariq Pukhtunyaar, maintained that... Read more...
Principal’s Meeting
Wednesday, 05 September 2018
Baacha Khan Schools Principal’s Meeting held at BKTEF Head Office “The BKTEF has successfully implemented an alternative critical model of education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On one hand, the critical model links students in fifteen Baacha Khan Schools with the indigenous wisdom through culture education and on the other hand, it prepares them to excel in modern education. It follows the non-violent principle of Baacha Khan during teaching and learning processes. Consequently, the critical model of education makes learning a joyful, healthy and productive activity. Further, its objective is... Read more...
24th Monthly Study Circle
Tuesday, 07 August 2018
BKTEF organizes 24th Monthly Study Circle for Baacha Khan Fellows The Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) held 24th monthly study circle at the BKTEF head office on August 4, 2018. The study circle was attended by almost 45 participants belonging to different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA including Peshawar, Mardan, Swat, Charsaada, Shangla, Hangu, Dir, Waziristan, Khyber Agency, Mohmand agency and Tank. The participants had an in depth discussion on the general elections 2018 and its aftermath. The participants unanimously agreed that there was pre-poll engineering... Read more...
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...

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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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