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’.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Only two schools are functional for a whole district in Kandahar province that has more than 700 villages comprising of thousands of residents.
KABUL (SW): As the world marks Universal Day of Children, more than three million children in Afghanistan remain deprived of basic education.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): Ragging violence and outdated norms have confined majority of girls in Logar province to drop out of schools even before graduating.
JALALABAD (SW): Fareeda Momand, Minister for Higher Education and other officials laid the foundation stone for the grand Islamic University of Afghanistan in Nangarhar province on Thursday.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has expressed resolve to bring fundamental reforms in the Kankor [university entrance exam] this year.
Dissolution of departments irk students in Bamyan
KABUL (SW): Salam Watandar has obtained documents that suggest Farooq Wardak, the former Minister of Education, and Muhammad Saeed Mansour, the Education Director for Kabul Directorate of Education embezzled 25 million afghanis from the public fund.
Salam Watandar’s findings indicate that out of 1378 public sector teachers employed in eastern Nuristan province, only three have masters' degree.
the local officials in northern Faryaab province have said that in addition to nine new schools that are going to build in the province, a total of 90 other schools would see facelift in the coming days.
GHAZNI CITY (SW): A number of civil society activists and faculty members of the Ghazni University (GU) expressed fears on Thursday that fundamental ideas were thriving in the campus.
KABUL (SW): Charging the Ministry of Education for not paying enough attention toward bad state of schools in the capital Kabul, a number of civil activists fear that as many as 13 schools are about to be close down in the city.
KABUL (SW): Agha Maluk Sahar has developed multiprone software, which he claims can help eradicate electoral rigging, ensure transparency in banking and Kankor systems (university entrance exams).
Salam Watandar’s findings indicate that a charity organization “Bayat Foundation” has distributed expired foodstuff among the needy school students in Kabul leading to food poisoning.
A number of students protested in Kabul on Wednesday against the abrupt disruption of their studies in southern Uruzgan province.
BAMIYAN CITY (SW): The primary court in central Bamiyan province has sentenced a number of high ranking officials of the education department to prison over corruption charges.
After nearly a decade, Mercury; the smallest planet in our solar system, will once again travel between the Earth and sun that can be viewed between 15:40 and 18:43 Kabul local time on May 9.
Dr. Hafizullah Safi, Public Health Director in northern province Takhar, said that at least 120 schoolgirls at Khanqa Girl School in Rustaq district were poisoned on Wednesday.