August 5, 2021

Nowhere else have I experienced those Eids al-Adha

In this part of the article series, educationist Taner Koçyiğit wrote about how he spent each Eid al-Adha in Pakistan and what he and his colleagues […]
August 6, 2021

English teacher Fatma Öksüzer (1): I wished to teach to those children I watched at the Turkish Olympiads

Fatma Öksüzer was an idealistic teacher who had just graduated from the university. While she could opt to practise her profession comfortably in her own country, […]
August 10, 2021

How will I tell my future wife in Turkey about Quetta?

Educationist Taner Koçyiğit wrote about going to Turkey to get married while working in Quetta and what he thought to explain the conditions of Quetta to […]
August 12, 2021

English teacher Fatma Öksüzer (2): My Pakistan dream is left unfulfilled

In this part of our interview, PakTurk Schools English teacher Fatma Öksüzer narrates the process of her departure from Pakistan, the ordeals they went through, where […]
August 12, 2021

Opening of the first PakTurk School in Lahore

Educationist Doğan Yücel narrated through a witness account how the first Lahore branch of the PakTurk Schools was opened. Part Six: I had already mentioned that […]
August 17, 2021

First days in Lahore and changing from principal to teacher!

Educator Taner Koçyiğit narrated his first days in Lahore, where he worked after Quetta, and what he did to get used to the variances offered by […]
August 18, 2021

Durr-e-Shahwar Sultan’s journey from Istanbul to Hyderabad Deccan (2)

Researcher Doğan Yücel wrote the story of Khadija Khayria Durr-e-Shahwar Sultan, the daughter of the last Ottoman Caliph Abdul Majid Effendi, from Istanbul to Hyderabad Deccan. […]
August 21, 2021

Turkish teacher Elif Demirbaş: I was amazed by Pakistan’s arts, music, and colourful cultural mosaic

Even if you went abroad with the idealistic intention of teaching, you know that life is not just about education and students. Living in a different […]
August 21, 2021

The ‘public relations department’ and the ‘businessmen association’ founded by teachers in Lahore

In the twentieth part of the article series, educationist Taner Koçyiğit narrated the public relations department formed in Lahore after he shifted from the post of […]