A momentous occasion as the visionary excellence and pragmatic planning invested in KPITB’s brainchild “Early Age Programming” generates commendable results. Students from government schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa make history at COMPPEC (Comppec - Computer Project Exhibition and Competition), the ultimate computers and a technological event of Pakistan, annually hosted by the Dept. of Computer Engineering NUST, Islamabad by grabbing all the top slots.
An ideal platform to explore young talent and experience their creative exploits in the World of Computers, COMPPEC invited students from around Pakistan to take part in their Early Age Programming Category.
Competing with top-notch private schools, 11 teams from KPITB’s “Early Age Program” qualified for the first round while secured first Three positions in the final round which amazed everyone with their exceptional talent and thorough understanding of modern technology. It was unprecedented that students hailing from government schools, notorious for their substandard educational framework could compete at such a level and then turn the tables by winning the whole thing.
An applaudable effort, their win is a testament of KPITB’s genuine commitment and stern resolve to raise the quality of education in government schools by introducing STEAM learning and create a unified system that allows equal opportunities devoid of nonsensical categories. This success is another milestone added to their EAP program, executed to impart the basics of computer programming to young learners in a fun and interactive manner. Designed by CODE.org and MIT Scratch, the curriculum engages an international standard training mechanism allowing children studying at government schools to experience empirical learning and exploit their skills to reap the benefits of technology and compete for future jobs.
Translated in their vision and expressed through such success stories, KPITB is changing the course of learning for good and its efforts to impart modern concepts to students at government schools and allow them an equal exposure at the national level is bearing fruitful results.