Network Association

Support

The Knowledge School Project aims to develop a network of quality schools offering standardized education through network alliances in Pakistan and abroad. Those who want to have the franchise of The Knowledge School, under an Agreement-based license from ILM-TKS, shall pay the Network Association License Fee (Franchise Fee) and monthly royalty, and receive the following services and support. However, the services and support shall start flowing from the TKS head office only after the Association Agreement is signed.
Area Selection Unless you already have an appropriate building of your own with no Knowledge School in certain radius, we will help you in selecting the area for your campus—be it purpose-built or in a rented building.

Architectural Advice and Support

We will provide you a Knowledge School specific building plan if you want new construction. The minimum land required is 2 Kanals for primary (Playgroup to V) and 3 Kanals or more for a comprehensive school. For renovation or refurbishing we may refer experts if requested.

Post-Agreement Consultancy Brief

As soon as the Association Agreement is signed, the document entitled “Post Agreement Consultancy Brief” will be handed over to the Network Associate. It contains the following precise information:

  • School Configuration
  • Operation Schedule for Refurbished School
  • Operation Schedule for Purpose Built School
  • Area Distribution within School Premises (Primary)
  • Area Distribution within School Premises (Comprehensive)
  • List of Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment for School Operation
  • Furniture: Source of Supply and Rate List
  • Curriculum Booklist
  • Uniform (Description, Source of Supply and Rate List)
  • TKS Signage and Corporate Colors

Curriculum

The syllabi for playgroup to class VIII consist of textbooks and allied materials developed by leading publishers in line with national curriculum. At secondary level, however, the syllabi prescribed by the relevant Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education are followed. Special emphasis on spoken English, rid of rote-learning, and introduction of “Life Skills” as a new subject are the hallmarks of TKS curriculum.
Medium of instruction is English

Co-curriculum

In order to develop students as thinking, caring and confident citizens, a variety of co-curricular activities are conducted throughout the academic year. These include public speaking, religious observances, celebration of national and international days and festivals, educational & recreational trips, and sports, etc.

Academic Calendar

The Knowledge School head office issues a standardized academic calendar to its network schools before the commencement of every academic year. It provides a chronological view of all the major curricular and co-curricular events planned for the entire academic year. It keeps the Network community aware of what happens when. Especially benefited are the parents who can plan their life schedules better in line with the definite schedule of their wards’ life at school

Selection & Training

Selection of Principals and Teachers

The Knowledge School head office supports the process of selection of principals and teachers.

Pre-Operational Training

The Knowledge School head office also arranges short orientation courses for network associates, principals and teachers at University of Management and technology.

Continuous Professional Development of Teachers

The Knowledge School has an ongoing school-based system of teacher development. TKS teachers will have opportunities to avail distance-learning based professional degree programmes offered by University of Management and Technology.

Continuous School Improvement

TKS head office ensures continuous school improvement through regular School evaluation followed by advisory brief.

The Manuals

In order to ensure smooth functioning of schools, The Knowledge School head office issues comprehensive Manuals in the areas of academics, administration, finance and pre-school.

School Signage and Marketing

School Signage

Specimens of all standardized signage of The Knowledge School are given to the network associates on signing the Association Agreement.

Advertising and Promotion

Centralized marketing is carried out for admissions as well as for brand promotion. Network Associates are also provided guidance and support in local marketing.

The Knowledge School head office also arranges short orientation courses for network associates, principals and teachers at University of Management and technology.