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Education

42pc of Parwan teacher township land usurped

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Jan 15, 2018 - 00:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Powerful individuals have encroached upon around 42 acres of land belonging to a teacher’s township in central Parwan province, officials said Sunday.
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Top online course provider edX comes to Afghanistan

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Jan 14, 2018 - 19:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan state-run universities have been connected to one of the world’s most influential providers of online courses, edX platform with technical help from USAID, an official said Sunday.
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Work on teachers’ township in Kama district launched

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Jan 14, 2018 - 15:56
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on a township for teachers has been launched in the Kama district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday. The township construction and distribution of land plots to teachers started after...
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Book highlighting Mughal-Afghan relations published

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Jan 13, 2018 - 10:38
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): A new book highlighting Mughal-Afghan relations in South Asia has been published, recording significant historical events. Dr Himayatullah Yaqubi, a research fellow at the National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research at...
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Pakistan Embassy announces scholarship exam result

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Jan 10, 2018 - 18:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Pakistani Embassy on Wednesday announced the result of a scholarship exam taken from Afghan students for undergraduate studies in the neighboring country. In a statement, said the Pakistani Embassy in Kabul said the exam held at...
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Omari admits some private varsities underperforming

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Jan 08, 2018 - 20:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): Higher Education Minister Najibullah Khwaja Omari on Monday said the performance of some of the 169 private universities and colleges in Afghanistan had been unsatisfactory.
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Pak scholarship exam: Senate demands probe into delayed result

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Jan 08, 2018 - 09:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga has instructed the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) to take immediate steps to announce the long-delayed results of the exams for Pakistani scholarships. In 2017, the Pakistan government announced 3,000...
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Edu minister’s order enforced after 2 months in Ghor

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Jan 06, 2018 - 18:48
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): The education minister’s order firing five education officers in western Ghor province was enforced after it was issued two months ago, an official said Saturday. Two months back, the Ghor education department had asked the...
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Private students close Higher Edu Ministry’s gate

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Jan 03, 2018 - 20:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): Tens of private universities’ officials and students on Wednesday closed the main entrance to the Higher Education Ministry in Kabul to protest what they said “delay” in distribution of degrees. The protesting students and officials...
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Teachers on strike in Greshk over unpaid salaries

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Jan 03, 2018 - 17:19
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Schoolteachers went on strike over not receiving their salaries in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province on Wednesday. The protesting teachers in hundreds gathered in Abu Alfateh School in Greshk district to announce...
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12 Nangarhar schools remain close due to insecurity

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Jan 01, 2018 - 19:37
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As many as 12 schools in different districts of eastern Nangarhar province have been closed due to insecurity but the students of these schools had been provided education opportunity in other schools, an official said on Monday.
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UNICEF pledges $48m for curriculum development

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Dec 30, 2017 - 18:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): Aimed at empowering the educational curriculum of Afghanistan, the United Nations Children’s' Fund (UNICEF) will provide $48 million grant to the Ministry of Education (MoE). The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard was...
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AUAF launches QGC scholarship programme

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Dec 19, 2017 - 18:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) launched the Qasemi Scholarship Programme at AUAF, a statement from the university said on Tuesday. Leaders from the private sector, the government and civil society attended the event...
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Uruzgan female prisoners get separate cell

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Dec 14, 2017 - 18:30
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): A separate cell for female prisoners has been inaugurated at the central prison in Uruzgan province, an official said on Thursday.
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Missing teachers: Afghan-Turk students’ parents hold protest

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Dec 13, 2017 - 20:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of parents of students at the Afghan-Turk school on Wednesday held a protest gathering in Kabul, warning the government of further rallies if the arrested teachers of the school weren’t released.
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Danish wants India to increase scholarships for Afghans

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Dec 11, 2017 - 08:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): Vice-President Sarwar Danish has voiced optimism that India will increase the number of scholarships for Afghan students. He expressed the hope at a meeting with Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan on Sunday, the Press...
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Protesting Afghan students in Lahore demand degrees

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Dec 07, 2017 - 16:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Tens of Afghan students have been protesting in Lahore, the capital of Pakistan’s Punjab province, over the past three days, demanding recognition of their academic degrees by local authorities. The Afghan Students Union (ASU) in...
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Barmal elders reopen school to stop pupils crossing into Pakistan

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Dec 04, 2017 - 19:54
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Tribal elders have reconstructed and reopened a school in Barmal district of southeastern Paktia province for students who attend classes in neighboring Pakistan. A tribal elder in the district, Sidiqullah, on Monday told Pajhwok...
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3 Market-oriented degree programmes launched at Heart University

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Dec 02, 2017 - 11:10
Kabul (Pajhwok): Three new degree programmes a Master’s program in Business Administration, an Associate program in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Technology have been launched at Herat University, a statement from USAID has...
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Logar education dept officer held over bribery charges

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Nov 28, 2017 - 15:13
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) have arrested an officer of the Education Department of central Logar province over alleged bribery, an official said on Tuesday. Governor spokesman Saleem Saleh told Pajhwok Afghan...
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