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.

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.

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.

Ibn al-Haytham had a passionate desire to understand nature. He questioned everything, especially those things that everyone else took for granted. “How do we see?” he asked. In the second part of this series, catch a glimpse into science in the golden age of Islam. Find out what al-Haytham discovered about light and sight, and how he went about doing it.

In the first part of this series, Laiba Khurram describes her initial impressions of Japanese culture. Laiba is an 11th grade student from Angels International College, Faisalabad. She is currently studying in Okayama, Japan for six months as an exchange student.

What are the top performing countries in education doing right? And what can those countries that are at the bottom rung do to improve the quality of education of their students? Read this post to find out.

Japan is one of the richest countries in the world. Yet, in many schools across the country, students clean up their classrooms on a daily basis. Why not in Pakistan?