Miss Jannat-ul-Firdous, an educationist and philanthropist, started the Al-Firdous School in Bara Kahu with a vision of changing the lives of many. She began by opening a small sewing centre for the women of Saipan Hill. Troubled by the lack of schools in her locality, she transformed her sewing centre into a school. The Al-Firdous […]

DIL (Development in Literacy) is a non-profit organization that manages 124 schools across Pakistan with a mandate to provide quality education for students from grade 1 through 10. DIL is committed to provide a female-friendly environment by encouraging them to be active leaders in classroom assignments, co-curricular activities and IT-based projects. As a result, the […]

How can you detect the problem that your child is struggling? Kids aren’t always comfortable to share information about their school performance. We spoke to our colleagues who drew from their personal experiences to come up with a list of signs that indicate that your child is struggling in school.

The world’s oldest existing institution of higher education was opened by a Muslim woman over 1,000 years ago.

In the first part of this series about gaming, Munazza Ashraf discusses the ubiquity of gaming, and the potential it has to foster social & emotional learning among gamers. Watch this space for the next part that discusses specific games and the skills they seek to promote.

The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a study conducted every three years to test the reading, math, and science literacy of 15-year-olds in developed nations. Unlike a standardised test, PISA does not measure a student’s ability to memorise or their ability to take a test. It measures how well students synthesise what they […]

Are you experiencing burnout in school because of being involved in too many activities at the same time? You probably need to prioritise your extracurricular activities. Read this blog post to find out how to prioritise and achieve a productive and stress-free life.

A Social Emotional Learning environment is a cost-effective method that benefits students by improving academic achievements and promoting healthy social bonds.

In the second part of this series, Laiba Khurram describes her experiences while giving a presentation about Pakistan in a prominent Japanese speech competition. Laiba is an 11th grade student from Angels International College, Faisalabad. She is in Japan as an exchange student.

What lessons can we learn from reading about the life of a chess champion? Read this blog post to find out!