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Education

180 Nuristan schools without buildings: official

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Jul 24, 2017 - 22:03
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed education director for eastern Nuristan province says insecurity and improper management on local level has affected the education process in the mountainous province. Mohammad Amin Hamad told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Pakistan grants scholarships to 700 Afghan students

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Jul 23, 2017 - 20:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Sunday announced granting fully funded Prime Minister’s scholarships to 700 Afghan students this year as a part of its ongoing programme to develop and strengthen human resources of the brotherly country. Embassy of...
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Afghanistan soaring to new heights in education: Llorens

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Jul 20, 2017 - 19:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): US ambassador to Afghanistan, Hugo Llorens, hailing Afghanistan’s tremendous strides in education over the last 15 years, has welcomed the revised National Education Strategic Plan released this year. From 600,000 children enrolled...
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Team from Kabul evaluating Kandahar education officials

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Jul 18, 2017 - 15:59
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Education department personnel in southern Kandahar province are being evaluated to ensure reforms and prevent corruption, an official said on Tuesday. The evaluation has been initiated by a five-member delegation from the...
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Balkhi asserts 500 projects’ money pocketed before his takeover

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Jul 16, 2017 - 19:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): Due to prevalent corruption, work on more than 500 projects belonging to the Ministry of Edcuation (MoE) has come to a halt, said the acting education minister on Sunday. Asadullah Hanif Balkhi, the acting education minister, on...
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 KABUL , May 17, 2017: Today the first one-day exhibition of calligraphy, drawing and crafts, students of the 16th  educational district in Ghazi School was held on the initiative of the Education Department in Kabul.

All Afghan girl robotics team lands in Washington DC

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Jul 16, 2017 - 08:14
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The all Afghan girl robotics team, thanks to the last minute intervention of the US President, Donald Trump, arrived in the American Capital Saturday to attend an international robotics competition. The team members profusely...
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Afghan students asked to register for passes

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Jul 08, 2017 - 13:23
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The Afghan students have been directed to get registered with the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) office in Torkham to get passes for crossing the Durand Line. The political administration and Frontier Corps (FC...
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Nangarhar students sit Kankor exam amid complaints

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Jul 05, 2017 - 22:52
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The annual university entrance test or Kankor kicked off on Wednesday in eastern Nangarhar province, with some candidates complaining about what they said a reduced share in university admissions. About 18,000 high school...
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Daesh seeks to roll out own curriculum in Darz Aab schools

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Jul 04, 2017 - 12:58
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The Daesh militant group has informed residents of the Darz Aab district of northern Jawzjan province it will soon introduce its self-styled curriculum in schools, officials said on Tuesday. Inhabitants and officials say the...
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President names Roshan as higher education minister

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Jun 22, 2017 - 15:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has nominated Abdul Latif Roshan as his minister of higher education (MoHE), the Presidential Palace said on Thursday.
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Emergency classes set up for returnee students

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Jun 20, 2017 - 20:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): Swedish Committee for Afghanistan has established 98 classes for children of families returning from Pakistan to eastern Nangarhar province. The classes have been set up in Rodat, Behsud, Surkhrod and Kama districts where a total of...
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 KABUL , May 17, 2017: Today the first one-day exhibition of calligraphy, drawing and crafts, students of the 16th  educational district in Ghazi School was held on the initiative of the Education Department in Kabul.

Old traditions keeping half of Logar girls out of school

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Jun 18, 2017 - 17:37
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Lawlessness and old traditions have prevented about 50 percent of girls from attending school in central Logar province, the provincial women’s affairs director says. Shima Zargar told Pajhwok Afghan News that many families in...
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Paktika residents donate 23m afs to boost education

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Jun 13, 2017 - 17:19
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Local residents donated 23 million afghanis for education development in southeastern Paktika province this year, education officials said on Tuesday.
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Efforts on to reduce Bamyan women illiteracy

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Jun 13, 2017 - 16:49
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Conflict, poverty and insecurity have long deprived women in central Bamyan province of education, however efforts at reducing women’s illiteracy rate have been launched. According to the provincial education department, currently...
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In Sharan, not a single high school for girls

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Jun 11, 2017 - 14:44
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Thousands of girls are deprived of high education in the capital of southeastern Paktika province due to the non-existence of high schools. Marwa, a resident of Sharan, told Pajhwok Afghan News not a single high school for girls...
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30 schoolgirls fall ill, hospitalized in Ghazni

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Jun 07, 2017 - 18:10
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): About 30 girl students of a high school have been apparently poisoned in Jaghori district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Wednesday.
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Ghazni students complain of trained teachers’ shortage

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May 31, 2017 - 16:46
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): School students in southern Ghazni province complain they are faced with a shortage of professional teachers, an issue that has not received due attention from the relevant quarters. A provincial council member, Hamidullah...
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Violence against women surges in Logar last year

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May 30, 2017 - 17:52
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The level of violence against women increased by nearly 80 percent last year compared to the previous year in central Logar province, the provincial Women’s Affairs Department head said on Tuesday. Shima Zargar told Pajhwok...
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Thousands of Bamyan women attend literacy courses this year

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May 29, 2017 - 18:34
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education (MoE) says as many as 15,000 people, mostly women, have been enrolled for literacy courses this solar year in central Bamyan province. Sardar Mohammad Rahimi, MoE’s deputy head for literacy, told...
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Balkh schoolchildren used to colorize political events

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May 23, 2017 - 21:32
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Schoolchildren are exploited for glorifying politicians and colorizing political and apolitical gatherings in northern Balkh province. Hundreds of people attended a gathering for peace at the Hazrat Ali Shrine or Blue...
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