October 2 Beaconhouse and Lakson VC lead a US$2 million+ Series A round in EdTech leader Knowledge Platform

Islamabad, Pakistan: Knowledge Platform (Private) Limited, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, has successfully completed its over-subscribed Series A equity funding round with over US$2 million in equity investment. Lead investors in the Series A round that have taken a minority position in Knowledge Platform are the Beaconhouse School System, the country’s largest school network, and Lakson Investments Venture Capital (LIVC), one of the country’s leading venture capital firms. Several prominent individual investors also subscribed to shares in Knowledge Platform. Outside the equity funding round, Future Trust, a trust established by the JS Group, provided a substantial funding facility to support Knowledge Platform’s education mission. Knowledge Platform’s comprehensive education technology solution includes instructional content, videos, games and assessments aligned to the […]

February 28 Exploring the Future of Education at the Annual Principals’ Conference

Islamabad, February 28, 2018 – In pursuit of digital transformation in the classroom, Knowledge Platform held its first Annual Principals’ Conference today at the Pearl Continental Hotel in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. This conference provides a platform for school principals to discuss the potential of technology-based learning and how to overcome the challenges that it may bring. 150 principals and school owners attended the event. Also present were the Vice President of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Private Education Network and the former Minister of IT for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The event began with a welcome speech followed by an interactive session conducted by Knowledge Platform’s Country Manager, Talhah Munir Khan. Mr Khan began with a reflective question on the purpose of education. The audience […]

February 20 Jazz Smart Schools Program Launched to Impart Quality Education

Islamabad – 19th February 2018: In support of the Government’s Vision 2025, Jazz and Knowledge Platform are set to use innovation in imparting education to 75 schools in the Federal Capital under its ‘Jazz Smart School’ program. Launched in partnership with the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) and the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), the ‘Jazz Smart School’ program introduces a smart learning solution to the traditional schooling system through a digital learning platform. Jazz is the sponsor, whereas Knowledge Platform is the program manager and solution provider for the program. The programme is aligned with three SDG Goals and with Pakistan’s Vision 2025 under the Prime Minister’s Education Reform Programme. To implement the digital learning solution, the Telco […]

February 8 Knowledge Platform Conducts Islamabad Principals’ Conference

Islamabad, February 8, 2018 – Knowledge Platform collaborated with Islamabad Private Schools Association to conduct Islamabad Principals’ Conference in Islamabad Club. Representatives from 41 schools were present at the conference where Knowledge Platform shared their idea behind Learn Smart Classroom. During this year, in addition to public schools, Knowledge Platform targets to reach out to 200 low-cost private schools across Pakistan. With help from Islamabad Private Schools Association, Knowledge Platform was able to reach out to most of the private schools located in Islamabad. The programme started with the president of Islamabad Private School Association, Zafran Elahi, taking centre stage. He explained the growing problems for the private sector in the education industry. The floor was open for all schools to give […]

December 15 LSP Fall Challenge Winners Announced

December 15, 2016 – The Learn Smart Pakistan Fall Challenge concluded on October 30, 2016. The Pre-Award tests for the Challenge were conducted on November 12, 2016 at the Knowledge Platform Office. A total of 4,155 students and teachers participated in the  eight week long challenge which included 3,948 students and 207 teachers. The Fall Challenge was the second last in a series of Challenges held throughout 2016. The Winter Challenge is currently ongoing. 9th and 10th Grade students and teachers can register for free at learnsmartpakistan.org or download the app via iTunes and Google Play. Fall Challenge Winners  10th Grade Math 10th Grade English 9th Grade Math 9th Grade English  Most Helpful Teacher Awards  Outstanding Student Awards  Champion Schools Lucky Draw Winners For […]

November 21 Learn Smart Pakistan Fall Challenge Concludes

October 30, 2016 – The Learn Smart Pakistan Fall Challenge concluded on October 30, 2016. The Pre-Award tests were conducted on 12 November, 2016. The eight-week long Challenge was the longest in the series of Challenges held this year. It was preceded by a six-week long Summer Challenge and a series of short Micro Challenges. This is the first time LSP has been spread out throughout the year since it’s launch in 2014. Over the past three years, Learn Smart Pakistan has shown remarkable growth in participation by students and teachers alike. By the end of the Fall Challenge, 7,254 students and 720 teachers from 251 cities across Pakistan have signed up to participate. The Growth of Learn Smart Pakistan: An […]