TCF Difference

Open To All Children

TCF schools are open to all children regardless of ethnicity or the family’s ability to pay. Tolerance for all faiths and ethnicity are strongly inculcated in all students with encouragement to be open-minded, peace-loving and socially responsible members of society.

National Presence

Serves 175,000 Children, in 1,202 School Units, employing 10,100 female teachers in 110 Towns and cities of Pakistan!

In 2016 we enrolled 10,000 additional children, started 62 new schools and employed 1,200 more teachers. Number of Schools funded by US donors has reached 200.

Province School Units % of Schools
Sindh 586 49%
Punjab 472 39%
Baluchistan 72 6%
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (former NWFP) 63 5%
Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) 9 1%
TCF School Units, April 2016 1202 100%

Professional Management

TCF is professionally managed by a team of highly skilled managers and staff employed on a full-time basis. Currently, there are 14,750 employees, including 10,100 teachers in an all-women faculty.

Financial Assistance

Financial aid up to 95 percent of the tuition and fees is provided to needy students. Many students pay as little as Rs. 10 (about 12 cents) per month. Books and uniforms are provided at easy installments, or distributed free to those who cannot afford them.

Co-education System

TCF schools are often unique in offering a co-education schooling environment. Female enrollment in TCF schools is close to 50 percent, a remarkable achievement when compared to the national literacy averages amongst women in Pakistan. Many of the female graduates from TCF schools are the first young women to be educated in their families.

Comprehensive & Dynamic Curriculum

TCF’s curriculum is continuously enhanced, reviewed and regularly updated to be at par with modern-day education. Effectiveness of teaching methods is also evaluated through regular school visits, inspections and assessments to ensure delivery of high quality of education at TCF schools.

Teacher Training Program

New teachers are required to undergo 120 hours of pre-service training. All teachers also receive 80 hours of professional development every summer.