News at Tls

We Want Peace - TLS 1st Annual Day - 20 April 2003

In 2003, the first academic year of The Learning School had passed successfully. The administration, thus, planned a wonderful event to celebrate this day. Since they had planned to increase the number of students, they also had to manage an increase in the number of class rooms. The event also marked a turning point in the structure of the academic block, as the foundations of new classrooms were laid.

On 20 April 2003,The Learning School arranged its first annual day with the theme "We want Peace". Mian Imran Masood, Minister of Education, Punjab, and Mr Arno Keller, Resident Director, Friedrich Naumann Foundation were the Chief Guests.

Other honorable guests included Mr Zafarullah Khan, Syed Tauseeq Haider, Rao Mazhar Hayat, (MNA Candidate) and Sardar Shaukat Ali, MPA of the Punjab Assembly. Numerous songs, shows and performances made the event a memorable one. The parents, journalists, teachers, and elected representatives appreciated the progress of the school by participating considerably in this event.

Arno Keller with Mian Imran Masood, Zafarullah Khan and Dr. Noor Ahmed AkhtarThe first block of the campus was constructed mainly from the personal contributions of the board of trustees. To recognize the moral and technical support of Mr Arno Keller for the village and the school -who was moving to Egypt as the regional director Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Middle East Region, on a new assignment- the block was named as the "ARNO KELLER BLOCK".

Mian Imran Masood laid the foundation of the third section of the academic block of the institution. The management acknowledges the support of TVO (Trust for Voluntary Organization) in the construction. In February 2002, the newly established KDT applied to the Trust for Voluntary Organization (TVO), Islamabad, for funds needed for construction of the class rooms. Later, the purpose of the funds was revised to the creation of a hall, a science lab, and a fully maintained library. After a year, TVO granted the school a sum of 2,465,000 Rupees that were utilized in this next phase of development. Mr Imran Masood , also laid the foundation of these extentions of the academic block and the projected was successfully completed on 15th August 2003. TVO, later, also agreed to pay the salaries of eight teachers for the upcoming academic year.

Picture Gallery