September 8, 2021

After I decided to go to Pakistan, I asked myself, ‘Where is that?’!

Mathematics teacher Engin Baştürk wished to serve abroad when he graduated from the university in Turkey. Through an acquaintance, he learned he could work in Pakistan. […]
September 8, 2021

A trip to Turkey with parents and businessmen

Educationist Doğan Yücel wrote about a trip to Turkey he and his colleagues organized for parents and businessmen while he was working in Lahore. He shared […]
September 11, 2021

The exciting process of opening a school in Peshawar

Educationist Engin Baştürk wrote about finding the plot and starting the construction of the new PakTurk School building in Peshawar to meet the demands posed by […]
September 12, 2021

‘Positive sciences without faith are blind, faith without positive sciences is lame’

PakTurk Schools fast-tracked their promotional activities after constructing the new school building in Lahore Raiwind Road in 2008. In this context, interviews were published in some […]
September 13, 2021

Our students became our pride in both science and social activities

Educationist Doğan Yücel wrote about the competitions, exams and social events attended by PakTurk students during his tenure in Lahore. Yücel narrated the outstanding achievements in […]
September 15, 2021

Zeynep Simsar, who left Hacettepe University for Pakistan: The thrill for “emigration” made me even forget missing my family

Zeynep Simsar was one of the students who could not continue their studies in Turkey due to the restrictions on the practice of their faith. Like […]
September 16, 2021

PakTurk Schools teacher Zeynep Simsar: Everyone I saw in Pakistan was like a family member

We publish the second part of our interview with Zeynep Simsar, a former teacher of PakTurk. In this part, Simsar describes her life, years of teaching […]
September 17, 2021

The showcased Turkish teacher on an Islamabad-Sukkur flight

Teacher Orhan is an education volunteer who arrived in Pakistan after his heartfelt reply to a question in 2006. His journey started with worry and tears, […]
September 17, 2021

The last thing that caught my eye was the teachers’ tears

In the last episode of his memoir, education volunteer Osman Arslanhan explained the process that led to his departure from Pakistan. Conveying the parents’ sincere feelings […]