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Education

MoE engineers demand super skill allowance

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Feb 07, 2016 - 16:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of construction engineers of the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Sunday staged a protest rally against what they claimed non-payment of “supper skill allowance” and warned to continue their protest if the problem was not...
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University entrance exam kicks off in Nangarhar

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Feb 06, 2016 - 17:18
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Provincial council members and participants of the university entrance test (Kankor) in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday asked the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) to ensure that deserving students made it to state-run...
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Abdullah pledges to address Afghan students’ problems

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Feb 02, 2016 - 20:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has assured Afghan students in India of resolving their problems.
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Laghman University graduates its first batch of students

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Jan 29, 2016 - 14:49
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): More than 100 students have graduated for the first time from the literature and agriculture faculties of the university in eastern Laghman province.
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2,060 Kandahar students sit entry text exam

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Jan 26, 2016 - 20:35
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Though 4,000 students graduated from high schools last academic year in southern Kandahar province, only 2060 of them sat the university entrance test on Tuesday, officials said.
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27 Afghan refugee students receive graduation certificates

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Jan 26, 2016 - 12:45
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Twenty-seven Afghan students from 10 different educational institutes have received their graduation certificates at a prestigious ceremony in Islamabad. They were awarded scholarship completion certificates on Monday under the...
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MPs interfering in Nangarhar’s education affairs

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Jan 24, 2016 - 17:02
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The education director of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday complained some lawmakers were interfering in his department’s affairs, creating problems for them. Allah Dad Ismailzai and the education department’s spokesman,...
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Kandahar hospital donated chairs, tables, beds

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Jan 23, 2016 - 19:51
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A charity group has provided tables, chairs, beds and wheelchairs to a hospital belonging to the Kandahar university’s medical faculty in the southern province.
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Ghani misses deadline to include women in peace process: HRW

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Jan 13, 2016 - 18:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): An influential human rights watchdog on Wednesday asked the Afghan government to quickly remedy its missed deadline to produce a plan to include women in the peace process. Human Rights Watch said in September 2015, the government...
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40pc of Afghan children out of school, says UNICEF

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Jan 12, 2016 - 12:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Forty percent of children in Afghanistan, battered by four decades of conflict, are out of school, UNICEF said on Monday. Afghanistan is fourth among 22 countries affected by conflict. Nearly 24 million children living in crisis...
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900 students appear in Paktika university entrance test

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Jan 08, 2016 - 18:15
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Around 900 candidates appeared in a university entrance test in southeastern Paktika province, officials said on Friday. No candidate’s right would be compromised, officials promised, saying the entry test took place in Sharan, the...
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MoU on education cooperation signed with Qatar

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Dec 30, 2015 - 15:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with Qatar on cooperation in the area of educational areas, the state-run news agency reported on Wednesday.
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Public reps, activists decry Paktia govt’s performance

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Dec 18, 2015 - 15:57
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Provincial Council (PC) members and civil society activists in southeastern Paktia province on Friday criticised the performance of the provincial government, calling the administration’s 100-day action plans as “symbolic.” PC...
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Send girls to school, Ghor governor urges residents

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Dec 17, 2015 - 12:13
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Construction work on a school in a far-flung area of western Ghor province has been completed, benefitting 600 students, an official said on Thursday.
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Student skill development center opens in Nangarhar

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Dec 14, 2015 - 14:48
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Higher Education on Monday inaugurated a skill development centre for university students in eastern Nangarhar province. Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s University...
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US announces Fulbright scholarships for Afghans

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Dec 10, 2015 - 19:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): US Ambassador Michael McKinleyon Thursday announced the launch of selection for the flagship Fulbright exchange programme. It is one of the most prestigious US government academic exchange programmes, awarding highly competitive...
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Ghor university graduates concerned about jobs

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Dec 09, 2015 - 19:45
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): The first batch of more than 130 students on Wednesday graduated from the university in western Ghor province amid concerns about growing joblessness.
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Lawmakers seek end to university professors’ strike

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Dec 09, 2015 - 19:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday urged the government to meet demands of striking university professors and send the higher education law to the parliament soon for a review.
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Unidentified gunmen torch school in Ghor; police blame Taliban

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Dec 03, 2015 - 12:27
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have torched a school in Lal-wa-Sarjangal district of western Ghor province, an official said on Thursday. Maj. Hussain Mawin, the district police chief, confirmed to Pajhwok Afghan News the Kata Chashma...
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Non-payment of fees: Afghan students in Malaysia in trouble

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Dec 03, 2015 - 12:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): Malaysia-based Afghan university students complain they have been rusticated due to no-payment of their fees by the government. In a letter, 200 students of the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) said they were...
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