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Education

Work launched on building for Education Department

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Nov 18, 2017 - 16:05
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Work on constructing a building for the Education Department in Nimroz province has been launched, an official said on Saturday. Governor Eng. Mohammad Sami termed the launch of work an important step toward resolving the problems...
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Career conference for female Sharia Law students held in Balkh

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Nov 16, 2017 - 17:20
MAZAR-E SHARIF (Pajhwok): Under the Afghan-German Cooperation’s project a career conference for 90 female law students was organised on Thursday in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, to promote the rule of law and the Sharia and Law Faculty of Balkh University, according to a statement.
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Gender dept, complaints registration centre open at Rabbani University

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Nov 13, 2017 - 18:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): Gender Department and complaints registration centre have been established at the Education Faculty of Ustad Rabbani University in Kabul to help implement the gender-based non-discrimination and anti-sexual harassment policy, an...
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Fundraiser for blast-hit Paktia University launched

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Nov 12, 2017 - 16:46
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A youth group has launched a fundraiser for reconstruction of the university in southeastern Paktia province after a heavy explosion badly damaged the campus in Gardez, the provincial capital. The suicide and gun attack on the...
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Ghani hints at downsizing in MoE after bad show

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Nov 11, 2017 - 19:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has said some major steps, including downsizing, are needed in the Ministry of Education to improve management, quality of work and education. Currently, the MoE employs 60 percent of the country’s entire...
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20 new books published for Afghanistan universities

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Nov 09, 2017 - 05:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty new books have been printed for Afghanistan universities with financial support of Kinderhilfe-Afghanistan, a German aid for Afghan children. Dr. Yahya Wardak, an advisor to the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), said the...
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19 schools closed, 3,000 students out in Herat

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Nov 07, 2017 - 19:07
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): The authorities have closed 19 schools in two districts of northern Sar-i-Pul province after students deserted classes, an official said on Tuesday, a move depriving as many as 3,000 children of education. Abdul Ghafor Saripuli...
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Survey finds 1,000 schools closed nationwide

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Nov 07, 2017 - 16:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new survey shows more than 1,000 of Afghanistan’s 16,000 schools have been shut; compared only 300 three years ago. In the survey, the Justice Foundation for the first time evaluated the education sector of the country by...
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USAID provides $75 million to MoE textbooks printing, distribution

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Nov 07, 2017 - 16:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): US Embassy Special Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Hugo Llorens and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah, launched the Second Textbook Printing and Distribution Project, a statement from the US diplomatic mission said on Tuesday. The...
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Kijran’s girl students say face many challenges

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Nov 06, 2017 - 16:08
NEILI (Pajhwok): Lack of teachers, under age marriages, negative traditions and insecurity are issues that prevent many girls from going to school in Kijran district of central Daikundi province. Girls in Daikundi, a relatively stable province,...
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Afghans studying at Torkham schools get RFID cards

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Nov 06, 2017 - 08:49
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Scores of Afghan students have been issued with radio frequency identification (RFID) cards, enabling them to continue studying in Pakistani schools. The Afghan students from villages close to the Durand Line are enrolled in...
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30 closed schools reopened in Kandahar this academic year

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Nov 04, 2017 - 22:03
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The education authorities in southern Kandahar province have been able to reopen 30 of 153 closed schools this academic year. These schools had been closed for long years due to insecurity and other reasons in several districts...
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Balkh student dies of corporal punishment

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Nov 04, 2017 - 20:18
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The provincial government in northern Balkh province on Saturday suspended a high school headmaster and a teacher in connection with the death of a student due to corporal punishment. The suspension of the Bakhtar High...
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Paktia university students create databases

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Nov 04, 2017 - 17:17
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Computer science department students have designed a system for holding records of exams, education process, library and administrative affairs on the university campus in southeastern Paktia province. The final year students say...
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48 education-related projects implemented in Kapisa

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Nov 02, 2017 - 15:09
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Forty-eight projects have been implemented in the education sector in central Kapisa province, officials said on Thursday. Education Director Mohammad Naseem Safi told Pajhwok Afghan News construction work on many schemes had...
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90 percent of Samangan girls out of school

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Oct 30, 2017 - 15:28
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Of every 10 girls, nine do not go to school in northern Samangan province due to insecurity, none-availability of textbooks and the absence of separate classrooms.
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90 legal cases of women decided in Kapisa this year

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Oct 26, 2017 - 18:59
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): The Women’s Affairs Department of central Kapisa province has been able to resolve more legal cases involving women this year compared to the previous year. Kapisa women’s affairs director Shaista Safi told Pajhwok Afghan...
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MUN centre inaugurated at Kabul University

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Oct 25, 2017 - 12:50
کابل (پژواک، ۲عقرب۹۶): مرکز شبیه سازی نشست های سازمان ملل متحد از سوی اتحادیه محصلین پوهنتون کابل، در این پوهنتون ایجاد شد.
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In Alasai district, not a single girls’ school has building

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Oct 24, 2017 - 15:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Not a single girls’ school has a proper building in the Alasai district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Tuesday. Education Director Mohammad Nasim Safi told Pajhwok Afghan News there were four schools for girls in...
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Nearly half of Laghman schools without buildings

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Oct 18, 2017 - 22:40
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Nearly half of the schools in eastern Laghman province have no buildings, drinking water facilities, toilets and boundary walls, officials said on Wednesday. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that...
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