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    Afghan varsities granted IUC membership

    KABUL (PAN): Eleven Afghan universities were on Saturday admitted as members of the International Universities Council (IUC), which promised them assistance help in different fields.


    Conference on higher education begins

    KABUL (PAN): A two-day international conference on Afghanistan’s membership of the International Universities Council (IUC) and solutions to problems facing universities in developing countries got underway in Kabul on Wednesday.


    65pc of Afghans remain illiterate

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education said on Sunday 11,000 people had completed literacy courses, but 65 percent of Afghans remained deprived of education.


    Afghans offered admissions in KPK institutes

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Afghan students could study at technical education institutes in Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, a minister said on Sunday.


    Work on computer sciences faculty building begins

    KABUL (PAN): Higher Education Minister Dr. Obaidullah Obaid and the Japanese Ambassador to Afghanistan on Tuesday inaugurated construction work on a new building for the Computer Science Faculty of Kabul University.


    School vacation extended due to hot spell

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education on Wednesday announced extending the summer vacation to Aug 11 due to the ongoing heat wave and the holy month of fasting.


    New curriculum effective from 1st semester

    KABUL (PAN): A revised curriculum was handed over on Sunday to chancellors of universities in Kabul and provinces, the higher education minister said.


    Thousands of Ghor students boycott classes

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Thousands of university and high school students on Wednesday observed a one-day boycott of classes in the provincial capital of western Ghor province to protest the new entry test system.


    Independent committee for entry test proposed

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan University Lecturers Union, demanding early approval of the higher education law, on Tuesday called for the creation of an independent committee to conduct entry tests.


    Education in Logar makes visible progress

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An official in central Logar province said on Tuesday that the vital education sector had achieved visible progress over the past one year.