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New school in Hamdard village offers opportunities for children of refugees and internally displaced families

A new school was opened for up to 520 children from internally displaced families (IDPs) and host community families living in the township of Hamdard, near Mazar-e Sharif, the capital of Balkh province. The school is located in the village’s

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Afghan education professionals trained in peace education and human rights

The Teacher Education Directorate (TED) of the Ministry of Education invited a team of dedicated education professionals to take part in a Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop on the newly developed peace education and human rights course for Teacher Training

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District Minister conducts teacher workshop for Afghan women in his home

Paktika Province-Sar Howzah District Minister of Education (DMoE), Mohammed Iqbal, organized and conducted a teacher workshop for 10 women in his home, Feb. 28-March 9. His training increased the number of teachers by 300 percent in the area.  The DMoE

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Afghan government must work to reopen schools-Afghan Women Coalition

With the approach of the new academic year, Afghan Women Coalition urged the government to make efforts towards reopening of schools that have been shut down due to security issues. Many children have been deprived of education in several provinces,

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School Opening Ceremony in Belambai Village Draws Large Turnout

PANJWAI DISTRICT, Afghanistan – More than 50 local villagers and district elders attended a school opening ceremony in Belambai village, Panjwai district, Kandahar province, Jan 16. District Governor Haji Faizal Mohammad, District Minister of Education Izzatullah, District Mullah Shariffuddin and

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Scholarships available for 25 Afghan female candidates

Ministry of Higher Education – As usual the Asian University for Women (Bangladesh) has generously offered 25 scholarships for Afghan female candidates for the year 2013. These scholarships are being communicated through the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) and the

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Taliban intend to open schools in Afghanistan

In the approaching twilight of the US war in Afghanistan, Taliban are showing their good side and intending to provide social services. According to the Frontier Post, the Taliban’s governing body decided to open schools in the areas controlled by

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20,000 individuals receive education annually in Balkh province

Officials of the Education Department in Balkh said people’s interest in reading and writing in Balkh province has increased drastically, with 35% of the population being literate. Yearly, twenty thousand individuals turn to reading and writing. Qais Mehr Ayein, Head

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No region in Afghanistan would be without a school by 2014

Ministry of Education said that by 2014 all Afghan children, who have met the admission requirements, would be enrolled in schools. The ministry has promised that in the next two years schools would be open for every Afghan child and

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Afghan Parliament Approves Plans for Maintaining Women Education

Plans designed to increase and sustain training and education of Afghan girls in schools and universities have been passed by the parliament on Saturday. A number of MPs aim to bring up the percentage of women receiving higher education to

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