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Knowledge Platform and AFS awarded Japanese scholarships

Karachi, June 10, 2021 The Bizz Update:Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program.

KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM, AFS AWARD SCHOLARSHIP TO 5 PAKISTANI STUDENTS

ISLAMABAD, JUN 10 (DNA) –Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program. Knowledge Platform has selected five students from a total of 5,000 applicants across Pakistan after a rigorous evaluation process.

Knowledge Platform, AFS award scholarship to 5 Pakistani students

ISLAMABAD, JUN 10 Centreline–Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program. Knowledge Platform has selected five students from a total of 5,000 applicants across Pakistan after a rigorous evaluation process.

Knowledge Platform, AFS award scholarship to 5 Pakistani students

ISLAMABAD, JUN 10 Islamabad Post –Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program. Knowledge Platform has selected five students from a total of 5,000 applicants across Pakistan after a rigorous evaluation process.

Knowledge Platform, AFS award scholarship to 5 Pakistani students to study in Japan

ISLAMABAD JUN 10 News Pakistan: Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program. Knowledge Platform has selected five students from a total of 5,000 applicants across Pakistan after a rigorous evaluation process.

KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM AND AFS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP TO 5 PAKISTANI STUDENTS TO STUDY IN JAPAN

ISLAMABAD, JUN 10 Proasiatic: Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program. Knowledge Platform has selected five students from a total of 5,000 applicants across Pakistan after a rigorous evaluation process. Ten other brilliant Pakistani students from the previous cohorts successfully completed the scholarship program in Japan and returned to Pakistan.

Knowledge Platform and AFS awarded Scholarship to 5 Pakistani Students to Study in Japan

Lahore, JUN 10 Reporter PK - Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program. Knowledge Platform has selected five students from a total of 5,000 applicants across Pakistan after a rigorous evaluation process. Ten other brilliant Pakistani students from the previous cohorts successfully completed the scholarship program in Japan and returned to Pakistan.

Knowledge Platform And AFS Awarded Scholarship To 5 Pakistani Students To Study In Japan

June 10, 2021 When/Where/How: Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program. Knowledge Platform has selected five students from a total of 5,000 applicants across Pakistan after a rigorous evaluation process. Ten other brilliant Pakistani students from the previous cohorts successfully completed the scholarship program in Japan and returned to Pakistan.

Knowledge Platform and AFS awarded scholarship to 5 Pakistani students to study in Japan

June 10, 2021 by Siddiqi (Trade Chronicles)- Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program. Knowledge Platform has selected five students from a total of 5,000 applicants across Pakistan after a rigorous evaluation process.

Knowledge Platform and AFS awarded Scholarship to 5 Pakistani Students to Study in Japan

Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) June 10, 2021 News Update Times: Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan under the Kakehashi cultural exchange program. Knowledge Platform has selected five students from a total of 5,000 applicants across Pakistan after a rigorous evaluation process. Ten other brilliant Pakistani students from the previous cohorts successfully completed the scholarship program in Japan and returned to Pakistan.

Knowledge Platform, AFS awarded Scholarship to 5 Pakistani Students to Study in Japan

ISLAMABAD, JUN 10 Diplomatic News: Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students.

Scholarship awarded to 5 students

News Desk June 10 Tribune: Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading EdTech organization in Pakistan, partnered with AFS Intercultural Programs to offer a fully funded scholarship program for Pakistani students.

Ministry of Information, Technology and Telecommunication Appreciates Knowledge Platform for Winning a Grant Through the GSMA Innovation Fund

APRIL 30, 2021 Moiit: Knowledge Platform, the leading ed-tech organization in Pakistan, has been commended by the Ministry of Information and Technology for being awarded a grant through the GSMA Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion. The fund was launched in April 2020 with support from the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), the Deutsche Gesellschaft fȕr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the GSMA, and its members.

Knowledge Platform

APRIL 30, 2021 Mobile for Developement: Knowledge Platform has been awarded a grant as part of the GSMA Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion, which is funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and supported by the Deutsche Gesellschaft fȕr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the GSMA and its members. The Fund aims to increase mobile internet adoption and usage for the underserved not currently able to use mobile internet services.

Three Pakistani tech cos win GSMA grant

APRIL 30, 2021 Business Recorder: The Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA) Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion has announced three startups from Pakistan as winners for the total grant of Approx. GBP 668,000 (PKR 146 million). The winner startups include Vceela, Knowledge Platform, and Orenda Pakistan. GSMA received 597 startup applications received from 44 countries.

Pakistani startups win £668,000 GSMA grant

APRIL 30, 2021 DAwn: The winning Pakistani startups — Vceela, Knowledge Platform and Orenda Pakistan — will receive a total grant of £668,000 (Rs146 million). Addressing the occasion virtually, GSMA Head of Asia Pacific Julian Gorman said digital technologies are set to transform the way people live and work in Pakistan.

Smart classrooms to be built-up in 80 FDE schools by Education ministry with help of private organization

Islamabad - APRIL 30, 2021 News Wire: Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private organisation for implementation of a project Learn Smart Classroom in the 80 schools of Islamabad working under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE). The MoU signing ceremony was attended by Minister of Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood, FDE Director General Dr Ikram Ali Malik and CEO of the private organisation Knowledge Platform Talha Munir Khan.

Ministry of Education signs MoU with Knowledge Platform for implementation of FDE projects

APRIL 30, 2021 Mashable: Knowledge Platform is Pakistan’s leading educational technology company. In Pakistan, our blended learning product Learn Smart Classroom is being used by more than 1,000 public and private schools and over 200,000 students across 120 cities and towns in the country. Knowledge Platform (Private) Limited (Pakistan) is a subsidiary of Knowledge Platform Pte Ltd, a Singapore based learning solutions company. Established in 2000, Knowledge Platform is one of the pioneers of education technology in Asia, and its digital education platform has enabled online and blended learning in China, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, and Singapore.

Ministry of Education Starts New Method of Teaching in Schools

APRIL 30, 2021 Propakistani: Following Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision to digitize education, the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training has launched an initiative for blended e-learning in collaboration with Knowledge Platform, Tele Taleem, and RobotMea.

Ministry Of Education Signs MoU With Knowledge Platform For Implementation Of FDE Projects

APRIL 30, 2021 Technology Times: Knowledge Platform, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, has won the Federal Government’s first public sector blended learning project for middle schools after a competitive bidding process. Under this exciting project, a pilot of 80 blended learning classrooms will be implemented in federal government schools in Islamabad. Shafqat Mahmood, the Minister of Federal Education and Professional Training, attended the project signing ceremony.

Ministry of Education Signs MoU with Knowledge Platform for Implementation of FDE Projects

APRIL 30, 2021 Hamari Web: Knowledge Platform, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, has won the Federal Government’s first public sector blended learning project for middle schools after a competitive bidding process. Under this exciting project, a pilot of 80 blended learning classrooms will be implemented in federal government schools in Islamabad. Shafqat Mahmood, the Minister of Federal Education and Professional Training, attended the project signing ceremony.

Federal Education Ministry Launches Blended-e-learning Programme

APRIL 30, 2021 Urdupoint: In line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to use of technology in the education, Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, has launched an initiative of blended-e-learning. According to a statement issued by the Federal Education Ministry on Monday, in pursuant to that initiative an agreement was signed between Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) , Knowledge Platform, Tele Taleem and Robotics mea. Blended learning is an approach to education that combines online education materials and opportunities for interaction online with traditional place based classrooms methods, it added.

Education ministry signs MoU with ‘Knowledge Platform’ for implementation of FDE projects

APRIL 30, 2021 Pakobserver: Pakistan’s leading education technology company, ‘Knowledge Platform’ has won the Federal Government’s first public sector blended learning project for middle schools after a competitive bidding process. Under the exciting project, a pilot of 80 blended learning classrooms will be implemented in the federal government schools in Islamabad. Federal Minister for Education & Professional Training, Shafqat Mahmood attended the signing ceremony. Recently, the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training & the FDE launched a pilot blended learning projects in primary (1-5), middle (6-8), and secondary (9-10) grades.

Smart classrooms to be built-up in 80 FDE schools by Edu ministry with help of private organization

APRIL 30, 2021 Daily Times: Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private organisation for implementation of a project Learn Smart Classroom in the 80 schools of Islamabad working under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE). The MoU signing ceremony was attended by Minister of Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood, FDE Director General Dr Ikram Ali Malik and CEO of the private organisation Knowledge Platform Talha Munir Khan. According to the details, under this exciting project, a pilot of 80 blended learning classrooms will be implemented in federal government middle schools in Islamabad. Knowledge Platform, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, has won the Federal Government’s first public sector blended learning project after a competitive bidding process.

Education ministry awards blended learning project to Knowledge Platform

APRIL 30, 2021 Nation: Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training has awarded the blended learning project to Knowledge Platform which will implement the programme in 80 classrooms of the public sector schools in the federal capital. A statement released said that Knowledge Platform has won the federal government’s first public sector blended learning project for middle schools after a competitive bidding process. Under this exciting project, a pilot of 80 blended learning classrooms will be implemented in federal government schools in Islamabad. Minister of Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood, attended the project signing ceremony.

80 blended learning classrooms to be built in FDE schools

Islamabad The News : The Knowledge Platform, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, has won the federal government’s first public sector blended learning project for middle schools after a competitive bidding process. Under the project, a pilot of 80 blended learning classrooms will be implemented in federal government schools in Islamabad

AKU-EB, KP join hands to address learning crisis

The News: The Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) and Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading education technology company in Pakistan, have developed a strategic alliance to find new ways to address the learning crisis and bring about a set of solutions previously considered difficult or impossible to implement.

Beaconhouse and Knowledge Platform Sign Education Technology Deal for 100,000 Students

Propakistani: Under this arrangement, the Knowledge Platform will provide its education technology platform for 200 schools and over 100,000 students in Beaconhouse schools in Pakistan and seven other countries.

How edtech is reshaping the education landscape in Pakistan

Menabytes: Knowledge Platform, established in 2003, provides its services to over 1,500 schools around the world and essentially focuses on the most economically marginalized students in K-12 education.

The coronavirus effect on Pakistan’s digital divide

BBC: The concerns of parents and educators have only deepened as the coronavirus-forced hiatus has grown from weeks to months. In the meantime, online content is running out. Knowledge Platform is a leading end-to-end provider of high-quality learning solutions and the only educational startup in Pakistan which received equity investment of over USD 2 million.

AKU Examination Board Partners with Pakistan’s Leading Education Technology Company Knowledge Platform

ProPakistani: The Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) and Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading ed-tech organization in Pakistan, have developed a strategic alliance to find new ways to address the learning crisis and bring about a set of solutions previously considered difficult or impossible to implement.

AKU-EB, KP join hands to address learning crisis

Daily News: The Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) and Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading ed-tech organization in Pakistan, have developed a strategic alliance to find new ways to address the learning crisis and bring about a set of solutions previously considered difficult or impossible to implement.

Towards more inclusive approaches in Punjab Primary Schools!

British Council: Many perceive it to be impractical to promote inclusive education into schools without adequate facilities or institutional and curricular reform. However, this perspective minimizes the role of the teacher as a facilitator of inclusive classroom practices.

Knowledge Platform partners with Jazz Business to facilitate e-Learning

Propakistani: Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital service provider, has partnered with Knowledge Platform (Private) Limited, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, to facilitate e-Learning amidst the ongoing pandemic. As per the collaboration, Jazz has introduced a special data bundle providing 10 GB in just PKR 150 whereby over 270,000 students in 100 cities can access Knowledge Platform’s e-Leaning portal and mobile applications for the entire month.

Digital learning portal for AKU-EB schools

Tribune: The Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) and Knowledge Platform (KP), a leading ed-tech organization in Pakistan, have developed a strategic alliance to find new ways to address the learning crisis and bring about a set of solutions previously considered difficult or impossible to implement.

Beaconhouse, Knowledge Platform sign education technology deal

The Express Tribune: Agreement includes provision of customised learning management system, library of educational content

AKU-EB and Knowledge Platform join hands

The Financial Daily: The innovative online platform will provide a robust holistic digital teaching, learning, and assessment opportunities for AKU-EB-affiliated schools in Pakistan.

The Art of Pivoting

Propakistani: While some companies have struggled under the impact of the pandemic, others have achieved unprecedented growth. For example, Knowledge Platform, an Edtech provider that offers a digital blended learning platform for students, has so far registered 270 schools under its virtual campus model.

Education ministry, PTV sign agreement to launch Tele School

Dawn: Knowledge Platform is proud to announce the partnership with PTV, one of the leading organizations that have provided content to help the youth continue learning from home. From 8 am to 6 pm the youth will be able to watch educational content on PTV which will help bridge the gap for those who have access to television but not WiFi.

VEON / Jazz nominated for sustainability awards

Digital Pakistan: The Jazz Smart School program has been nominated for an International CSR Excellence award. Knowledge Platform implemented their blended learning solution in 75 Federal Girls School with help of Jazz and FDE. The program improved digital skills and literacy among 25,000 school girls and 600 teachers in Pakistan in the past year alone.

Pakistan’s Breakthrough Financial Literacy Game, PomPak

Daily Asian Sun: Knowledge Platform (Private) Limited, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, has once again joined hands with the National Financial Literacy Program for Youth (NFLP-Y), a project of the State Bank of Pakistan. Knowledge Platform will act as digital marketing partner of NFLP-Y for PomPak – Learn to Earn – the country’s leading financial literacy game launched by the State Bank of Pakistan.

Beaconhouse and Knowledge Platform Sign Education Technology Deal

Educational Roundup: We are thrilled and honoured to serve Beaconhouse through this landmark transaction. In terms of numbers of learners, this may represent the world’s largest education technology deal contracted to date in the private K-12 education sector.

Donated lessons help put Teleschool on air within two weeks

The News: Knowledge Platform provided its quality content to be aired on national television channel ‘Tele School’ to counter the school closure due to Coronavirus and keep the students engaged.

QF alumni help millions of students learn while watching TV

Gulf Times: Qatar Foundation (QF) universities alumni Osaama Shehzad and Haroon Yasin both work in the field of education in Pakistan and, over the course of the last year, have attempted new things in their respective occupations with the aim of benefiting a larger number of people.

The Jazz blended learning program receives prestigious international award

Digital Pakistan: The Jazz Smart School program has been nominated for an International CSR Excellence award. Knowledge Platform implemented their blended learning solution in 75 Federal Girls School with help of Jazz and FDE. The program improved digital skills and literacy among 25,000 school girls and 600 teachers in Pakistan in the past year alone.

Series A funding 2019

Salman Dar: During 2019 four major series A rounds were completed in Pakistan. 3 of them were from logistics / transport sector and we saw first major funding in EdTech Sector.

School’s out

The News: The need for governments to consider deploying edtech solutions to continue educating students remotely, even as schools must be closed due to pandemic.

Jazz partners with Knowledge Platform to facilitate e-Learning

Flare: Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital service provider, has partnered with Knowledge Platform (Private) Limited, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, to facilitate e-Learning amidst the ongoing pandemic. As per the collaboration, Jazz has introduced a special data bundle providing 10 GB in just PKR 150 whereby over 270,000 students in 100 cities can access Knowledge Platform’s e-Leaning portal and mobile applications for the entire month.

Jazz, Knowledge Platform partner for e-learning

Pakistan Observer: Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital service provider, has partnered with Knowledge Platform to facilitate e-Learning amidst the ongoing pandemic. As per the collaboration, Jazz has introduced a special data bundle providing 10 GB in just PKR 150 whereby over 270,000 students in 100 cities can get unlimited access to Knowledge Platform’s e-Leaning portal and mobile applications for the entire month.