BOONI: The Foundation to Empower Students (FES) inaugurated its second In-School Language Lab at the Space Era Model School Booni, says a press release.
The first lab is already running successfully at Pamir Public School Booni. Through the In-School Language labs FES aims to provide quality English language skills, teacher training, technology proficiency and career counselling and coaching resources. The primary focus is to improve English speaking and listening skills among primary students.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by community leaders, educationists, scholars and people from different walks of life.
Ms Farkhanda Ahmad, Program Manager FES, shared the vision and mission of the foundation with the participants. Highlighting the dilapidating conditions of education in Third World countries, especially Pakistan, she stressed the need for having quality education, especially English language skills. Moreover, she spoke on the short-term and long-term plans of the project in Chitral.
Attendees of the ceremony also highlighted issues and challenges faced by learners in Chitral and said this initiative would be highly productive in this regard.
FES works in a close collaboration with schools and provides internationally recognized digital resources for English language learning and provides two English language facilitators per lab who will conduct the classes and will work with the existing schoolteachers to build their capacity in teaching English language skills.
The aim is to establish a total of four In-School Language Labs in Booni by the end of 2022 expanding its impact to 1000+ students 100+ teachers and 10 English language facilitators.
FES has been formed as a public limited company under the Companies Act 2017 with the primary objective “to provide scholarship to students and grant aid including supply of books, stipends, medals, prizes, grants, awards, medicines, educational career support, bursaries and other incentives to needy and deserving students for the purpose of advancement of knowledge, education and literacy.”
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Highly appreciable effort. We expect that FES will also consider including literacy on new technologies and trends in their future programmes as the youth is carried away by the negative impacts due to onslaught of information beyond their absorption capacity. It appears from their observation and comments in the social media. The youth needs awareness of the potentials of digital era and how to hone their skills for a bright future.