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Supreme Foundation opens computer lab for disadvantaged students in Kabul

Supreme Foundation, a registered charitable trust established by the global supply chain solutions provider Supreme Group, has recently opened a computer lab to support the education of 2,000 disadvantaged students attending Khushal Khan #1 High School in Kabul. The project

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Famous singer Loreen ‘Ambassador’ for Swedish Committee for Afghanistan

The famous Swedish singer Loreen Talhaoui is from now on linked to Swedish Committee for Afghanistan as “Ambassador”, in order to promote SCA in Sweden. Loreen is best known for winning the European Song Contest in 2012, representing Sweden with

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Japan pledges USD 20 million in aid to Afghan Education Ministry

Japanese government has pledged USD 20.34 million in aid to Afghan Ministry of Education over the next three years for the implementation of the third phase of Enhancement of Literacy in Afghanistan Program. With a grant from the Government of

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Estonia to support Afghanistan’s educational sector

Estonian Ambassador to Afghanistan Väino Reinart conferred on opportunities for cooperating to develop Afghanistan’s education sector with Kabul University’s Chancellor Habibullah Habib Mohammad Hassan and Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Mohammad Hadi Hedayati in Tallinn, capital city of Estonia. “One

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American University of Afghanistan offers MA degree for the employees of Finance Ministry

American University of Afghanistan (AUA) will provide MA degree opportunities to employees of the Finance Ministry. Finance Minister Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal said sixty employees of the Ministry will seek MA degree in the fields of Finance and Administration at

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New school building established in Takhar

A new building for a school in Warsaj district of Takhar has been established to provide better learning environment for the students. Previously, the students of this school were taught under tents. “The new two-story building consists of 8 classrooms

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Joint Afghan-Spanish school to open soon in Kabul

A joint Afghan-Spanish private primary school building has been inaugurated in Omid Sabz area of western Kabul. Loi Serat Soo, representative of the cultural Spanish organization Spanish Kid Runner,  said the school would open in March 2014 and would enroll

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Up to 34 million textbooks to be distributed to Afghan students

Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), up to 34 million textbooks would be distributed to primary schools students across the country this year. Afghan Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak told a press conference in Kabul that

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13 Afghan teachers graduate from SCA Teachers Educators Master Program

The first batch consisting 13 teachers including 4 females graduated from the Swedish Karlstad University. They were pursuing their Master Degree studies under the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan’s Teachers Educators Master Programme (TEMP). TEMP is a Master level study program

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Japan funds construction work of a new building for Kabul University’s Computer Science Faculty

Afghan Higher Education Minister Dr. Obaidullah Obaid laid the foundation stone for the new building for the Computer Science Faculty of Kabul University. Funded by Japan, the new building will address the space problem of the students. The four-storey building,

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Japan funds construction work of a new building for Kabul University's Computer Science Faculty

Afghan Higher Education Minister Dr. Obaidullah Obaid laid the foundation stone for the new building for the Computer Science Faculty of Kabul University. Funded by Japan, the new building will address the space problem of the students. The four-storey building,

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USAID Provides $40 Million to Support a New Five-Year Program at American University of Afghanistan

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new, five-year, $40 million award in support of the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF). Support for AUAF comes from USAID’s new higher education program, Strengthening Tertiary Education Program-University Partnerships (STEP-UP),

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Cornerstone laying ceremony for German-funded faculty building in Balkh

On July 30th, 2013, the cornerstone for the new Faculty of Public Administration and Policy was laid on the new campus of the Balkh University in Mazar-e-Sharif. The deputy governor of Balkh province, the chancellor of Balkh University, a representative

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Supreme Foundation donates essential classroom supplies and textbooks to Educational Center in Kabul

Around 70 per cent of Afghanistan’s population is under the age of 25; education is key tool for future stability. Supreme Foundation, a registered charitable trust established by the global supply chain solutions provider Supreme Group, has made a donation

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Afghan Higher Education Ministry works on the development of Paktia University

Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid inaugurated newly-constructed buildings for a conference hall, a cafeteria, a library, a new girls’ hostel and an information technology office on Paktia University campus. This comes after five projects have already been completed on the

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New buildings constructed for Balkh high schools

Construction of new buildings for the two high schools in Balkh has been completed with financial collaboration from the UN Habitat, UNICEF and local residents. The Seikh Mohammad Siddque High School building was built at a cost of USD 150,000,

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Aga Khan Foundation donates facilities to vocational school of commerce

The Aga Khan Foundation has donated chairs, desks and other necessary items to the vocational school of commerce in the capital city of Baghlan, Pul-e-Khumri. Director of the institute, Pashtana Naremgoi-Arash, thanked the Foundation for its support and called on

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Afghan officials unite to reform legal education

Developing and reforming legal education was the subject of today’s historic gathering at the Ministry of Higher Education, where the representatives of Law and Shari’a faculties, governmental and non-governmental institutions, and international donors plotted a course for sustainable education during

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Japan funds construction of school buildings in Afghanistan

Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Takahashi signed a USD 25mn contract for the construction of school buildings in Bamyan, Daikundi and Ghor provinces with Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak. With the construction of the 51 buildings, more than 450,000 students would benefit

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American University of Afghanistan- A story of Afghanistan’s success

Foreign Policy.com- As the United States continues to withdraw troops and materiel from Afghanistan, the rhetoric from President Hamid Karzai’s administration wavers between being fairly pro-American and caustically anti-American, and speculation about reconciliatory negotiations with the Taliban and other insurgent

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Teacher Training Academy launched in Balkh

On Tuesday, 30th March 2013, a new TVET Teacher Training Academy (TTTA) was inaugu-rated in Mazar-e Sharif in Balkh Province. The ceremony took place in the auditorium of Balkh University. The German Government is supporting Afghanistan in its effort to

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USAID gives more than USD 90mn in aid to Afghan Higher Education Ministry

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged more than USD 90mn to the Afghan Higher Education Ministry for the next five years. Higher Education Minister Ubaidullah Ubaid said the money would be spent towards strengthening the higher

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50,000 Afghans to receive training in Information Technology

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) will provide trainings to 50,000 Afghans in information technology with financial collaboration from the World Bank. The graduates will be introduced to the government and private sector to grab possible job opportunities,

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Fourth Cohort of Afghan Students Receives Master of Education Degree

Twenty-two students received Master of Education degrees today from Shahid Professor Rabani Education University, as senior Afghan and U.S. education officials watched. The graduate program is part of a joint Afghan-U.S. effort to enhance education in Afghanistan. The ceremony at

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Twenty new school buildings to establish in Samangan province

By Kamaluddin Kohsan Officials of the Education Department in Samangan province said that about 20 new schools buildings would be established this year. “The structures would be built in the capital city and districts of Samangan province with financial collaboration

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