December 28, 2021

Maths Teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan (2): It’s not my thing, but if Allah wills, He makes you loved by your students!

In the second part of our interview, PakTurk Schools Mathematics Teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan narrates her first teaching experiences in Karachi and Lahore, her rapport with […]
December 31, 2021

‘We experienced the War-of-Independence milieu of altruism there again’

Theologian Abdullah Aymaz had raised the issue of the deportation of the PakTurk teachers from Pakistan five years ago. We publish the remaining part of the […]
January 2, 2022

The story of an adventurous journey from Kayseri to Lahore

Hüseyin Yılmaz, who went to Pakistan years ago to study at a university there, wrote down one of his unforgettable travel memories. There are moments full […]
January 4, 2022

Maths Teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan (3): We became like siblings with the Pakistani parents

In the third part of our interview, Hacer Bahar Çokarslan, who taught Mathematics at the PakTurk Schools, narrated her marriage process and how that affected her […]
January 5, 2022

Why did Pakistani businessmen show interest in Turkey trips?

In this part of his memoirs, educationist Taner Koçyiğit narrated how Pakistani businessmen and traders started their trips to Turkey and why their participation increased over […]
January 7, 2022

The years when the ‘dreams came true’ at PakTurk…

Muzammil Shahzad, who graduated from the PakTurk College in Lahore in 2012, wrote his school memoirs for the PakTurkFile. In the second part of his memoirs, […]
January 10, 2022

Maths teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan (4): ‘Let’s buy some things for home as a token of prayer for us to remain in Pakistan’

Hacer Bahar Çokarslan, who worked as a Mathematics teacher at the PakTurk Schools, narrated her experiences while she was preparing to leave Pakistan, the support given […]
January 12, 2022

‘I taught empty classrooms for days to become a teacher at PakTurk!’ (Video)

Teachers and administrators of the PakTurk Schools in Pakistan, which were usurped in 2018 through the pressure from the Turkish government, give a struggle for rights […]
January 14, 2022

Immemorial ancestral lands and visits by Turkish businessmen…

In this part of his memoirs, educationist Taner Koçyiğit narrated Lahore, where he worked for eight years. Emphasizing the historical, commercial and cultural significance of the […]