As we sat in Habib’s living room in the scorching June heat, I asked him how he felt about being selected for a study abroad scholarship. Shyly, he said, “I’m afraid.” Shocked with the unexpected answer, I asked him why he wasn’t excited, since the other three students were thrilled to go to Japan. Kakehashi […]
Wars have terrible beginnings and endings. They don’t provide a solution to problems but become the cause of many more. According to the UNHCR the UN Refugee Agency), 25 people were forced to flee their homes every minute in 2018, as global displacement tops 70 million. This is not just a number – these represent human […]
Today, artificial intelligence is all the hype and everybody, everywhere is discussing it. While the industry is still emerging, it is already in use in many industries and impacting our daily lives. Many myths surround artificial intelligence and the technology is heavily romanticized in pop culture. AI (artificial intelligence) is an industry that is developing […]
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.
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.