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    Governance,Education

    Teachers’ pay, privileges to be enhanced

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday directed governors to allot land plots to teachers. He also promised an increase in salaries of teachers and other privileges.



    Education

    162 Paktia schools without buildings

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Paktia province say a large number of schools lack buildings while some remote parts have even no school.



    Education,Interviews

    NU chancellor promises drastic changes

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Professor Muhammad Tahir Inayat, the newly appointed chancellor of Nangarhaar University (NU) has promised drastic changes to take this important academic institution out of current crisis.



    Education

    Teacher salaries under new grading system soon: Wardak

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Education Minister Farooq Wardak on Sunday said all teachers would be receiving soon their salaries under the new grading system.



    Education

    Nearly a million textbooks reach Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Education officials say nearly a million text books and teacher guides have reached southern Helmand province, resolving problems in the education sector to some extent.



    Education

    Night-shift classes: Entry test results out

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) on Thursday announced the result of an entry test for night-shift classes at universities.



    Accidents & Disasters,Education

    Boy commits suicide in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A student has committed suicide in the western Farah province, raising the number of suicide in the province to five over the past nine months, an official said on Sunday.



    Education

    17,000 complete basic literacy course in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): As many as 17,000 people were equipped with basic literacy in northern Balkh province last year, local authorities said on Friday.



    Education,Culture

    Atal wins 2014 UN Youth Courage Award

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A Fulbright student from Afghanistan has received the 2014 United Nations Youth Courage Award for comprehensive efforts to facilitate girls’ access to education.



    Security and Crime,Education,Features

    80pc of girls’ schools remain closed in Ghor

    FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Various unwanted factors have led to the closure of more than 80 percent of female schools in western Ghor province, it is learnt.