KABUL (SW): The Wolesi Jirga (lower house) on Monday summoned officials from the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) over a recent protest by the students and management of private higher-education institutions.
KABUL (SW): A number of aspiring students willing to pursue higher education are concerned over the change in timing of the ‘Kankoor’ university entrance examinations.
GARDEZ (SW): Some ten years ago, the Paktia University was established in an old building, but over the years it has evolved into a sprawling facility thanks to the backing of the local community.
JALALABAD (SW): At least 405 out of the 903 public schools in Nangarhar province lack proper infrastructure, clean drinking water and other facilities, officials said on Monday.
KABUL (SW): A private Afghan firm on Tuesday inked deal with the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) to establish a scholarship fund for students.
CHARIKAR (SW): The Directorate for Education in Parwan province has not spent a single penny form its annual development budget this year.
A number of Kabul University students complained about the old fashioned educational materials and how those were prepared.
KABUL (SW): Hundreds of Kabul University students on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration on the KU campus blaming the ‘corrupt and useless academic system’ for the suicide of a female student.
Salam Watandar received documents which showed that in some schools in Badakhshan, two teachers received salary from one position.
The head of the Union of Universities and Private Higher Education Institutes of Afghanistan said that employees of the Department of Higher Education for Private Higher Education Institutes at the Ministry of Higher Education prevented the process of distributing diplomas to students
TALUQAN (SW): Influential men in Takhar province have grabbed the township designated for the teachers in the Dasht-e-Qala district.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): The provincial directorate for education in Logar has launched up to 30 development projects worth AFN 60 million.
A number of families in the central and districts of Paktia consider shame for themselves that their young girls go to school and for this purpose they are preventing them from going to school in their childhood and adolescence.
KHOST CITY (SW): Hundreds of teachers and administrative staff of public schools in Khost on Tuesday locked down the directorate of education in protest.
KABUL (SW): There is no system for the capacity building of Afghan teachers at the Ministry of Education.
FAIZ ABAD (SW): Up to 15 schools in Badakhshan province have been closed down by the Taliban for the past two years leaving tens of thousands of children deprived of education.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Education (MoE) unveiled National Educational Strategic Plan III worth 3 million dollars here in Kabul on Sunday.
KABUL (SW): The Afghan-Turk schools’ administration on the occasion of celebrating their students’ achievements on Monday here Kabul said their students have won 171 medals in the Olympiad 2017 competitions.
LASHKARGAH (SW): For the very first time, foundation stone was laid for hostels for male and female university students in Lashkargah, Helmand on Tuesday.
KABUL (SW): The International Literacy Day was celebrated on Wednesday in Afghanistan as the country has more than 60 per cent of illiteracy rate.
KABUL (SW): Afghanistan has an abundance of public holidays for different occasions, yet many people – particularly students – skip many working days in this backdrop.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): As academic year for schools starts on Wednesday in Jawzjan province, Daesh rebels shut down 75 schools in Qosh Tapa and Darz Aab districts.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on the occasion of start new academic year of the universities said that the current curriculum of universities does not meet the needs of today's students here in Kabul on Thursday.
KABUL (SW): A well-placed source has informed Salam Watandar that the government has decided to utilize the Ministry of Education (MoE)’s property near Pul-i-Artal for commercial purposes.
KABUL (SW): A library for brail readers has opened for the first time in Kabul on Wednesday.
KABUL (SW): Ministry of Education will provide educational opportunity along with professional training to 1 million young people.
KABUL (SW): Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) announced the result of Kankor (university entrance exam) at a press conference here in Kabul on Saturday.
KABUL (SW): Save the Children and Afghanistan National Music Institute (ANMI) have published children’s ‘song book’ here in Kabul.
PARUN (SW): The education officials in Nuristan have said that lack of educators, school buildings, education methods impede education in the province.
KABUL (SW): Findings by Salam Watandar indicate a number of private educational institutes lacking official endorsement by the Ministry of Higher Education have enrolled students in various faculties.
GARDEZ (SW): Corruption worth five million afghanis has been committed at the Paktia Aali Darul Moalimeen (Institute for Higher-Intermediate Studies), an official told Salam Watandar.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Hundreds of young children in Kandahar’s Daman district are deprived of education as there is not a single school in its Malang Karez area.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has suggested an increase in fees for students studying at the government universities in the evening, but the decision in this regard has not been made so far.
KABUL (SW): Experts in the education sector believe lack of political will is hindering substantive reforms in the Ministry of Education (MoE).
KABUL (SW): The Wolesi Jirga (lower house) on Wednesday discussed the fate of Afghan Turk Schools in the country.
KABUL (SW): Academic year for schools began with bell ring with the start of new Lunar year on Thursday here.
CHAGCHARAN (SW): Up to 2500 posts for teachers remain vacant in Ghor province which has left negative impacts on the standard of education in the province.
GARDEZ (SW): Only 33 per cent of schools have buildings in Paktia province; out of 360 schools 120 schools have proper buildings.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): Fate of hundreds of students in Baghlan province hangs in limbo as up to 28 schools in the province might not resume studies in the forthcoming academic year.
KABUL (SW): According to the Ministry of Education (MoE), more than 300 thousand students are likely to appear in the Kankoor (University entrance exams) this year.
KABUL (SW): Samim Habibi, a student at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) believes this university guarantees good job prospects.
KABUL (SW): For young Shukria Sultani, the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF)’s rich online library is all she wanted to inspire her for higher studies.
KABUL (SW): Mohammad Haseeb Daudzoy, a student at the Business and Administration faculty at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) believes only merit counts at this prestigious academic establishment.
KABUL (SW): The literacy program of the Ministry of Education (MoE) has been set to undergo a change.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has made it clear the degrees and certificates obtained from online sources are not reliable.
KABUL (SW): Nargis Azaryun, a second year political science student at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) says this university is ideal for young Afghan girls seeking world class higher education.
KABUL (SW): The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) was established in the year 2006 with only 50 students enrolled. Today, it offers diverse courses to more than 1700 full and part-time students from across Afghanistan.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Some fifty thousand students remain deprived of basic education in Kandahar province due to the closure of a number of schools.
HERAT CITY (SW): Combination of impediments has led to the closure of over 40 schools in Heart province.
HERAT CITY (SW): Administration at the Herat University (HU) has decided to ban entry of female students who do not wear the headscarf ‘hijab’.