Scaffolding for student learning

‘He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.’ Friedrich Nietzsche  We’ve all experienced it. Either as teachers or students. The teacher repeats herself for the third time but still makes no progress with that one student on…

Welcome Dinner

October 19th, 2018: Well, it may be a normal day for everyone but it was surely a memorable one for the Undergraduates of L’ecole. It was the Welcome Dinner for the learners, organized by their Department Heads in order to introduce them to the institution and to reinvigorate them after having a busy week. The…

Too Many Languages

How many languages are too many to teach a primary or secondary student? Two? Three? Four? Five? In Sindh government schools, we currently attempt to teach four: Urdu, Sindhi, English, and Arabic. Urdu is the national language. Sindhi, endemic to this ancient land. English remains the international language for the foreseeable future, and Arabic the…

Student-Led Conference

Held on the 26th of October, the first student-led conference was a great experience for the learners, parents, and teachers. The learners serving as a bridge for communication between teachers and parents is an idea that brings gains in many aspects. As the name says, the ‘student-led conference’ is a different sort of a parent-teacher…

CAIE Results: O Level Students Make Us Proud!

This year, L’ecole received its BEST CAIE results in its 20 year history! August 14th is a day that our students, teachers and staff members celebrate every year to commemorate Pakistan’s creation as a sovereign country on this day in 1947. However, this year the celebrations were made even more delightful and memorable as this…

Uncensored with Alumnus, Activist and Politician, Jibran Nasir

Lecole’s very own Alumni – A voice for the new generation On 27th November 2018, L’ecole had organized an informative session with Mr Muhammad Jibran Nasir. The President of the Law Society, Qubra Ali, set in motion the session by introducing the respectable guest. Jibran Nasir is a lawyer by profession, a human rights activist…

Science fair challenges STEM, and then some.

In a science fair, learners present the projects or the experiments they have worked on and compete with other learners. Science fair develops learners’ interest in science and helps increase their knowledge about it. The main purpose of the science fair is to allow learners to find solutions to problems through experiment. Project Genres I…

Enterprise and experience: the teacher of all things.

On the 27th of September, the learners finally got what they wanted — an escape from a tough school year and a cheerful event as an alternative to the wearing studies. This was the day they had long waited for – the day of the Enterprise Bake Sale at L’ecole for Advanced Studies. The air…

Spending time with senior citizens at Ashiyana Trust

Ashiyana trust is a senior care home for elderly women. It is a non-profit and non-government organization which is dedicated to providing personal care to these ladies.Recently, learners of Year 11 have been visiting Ashiyana Trust on a weekly basis as part of their community service initiative along with their class teacher, Ms Kundan, and…

Introducing the Student Council 2018-19

By far the most prestigious of the learners walking around the school in those shirt badges, stylish sashes, and intimidating black gowns. The student council is an in-school organization led by the learners and supervised by adults, i.e. the school management and teachers. Members of the Council This year the Student Council at L’ecole consists…