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    Schools set up for Waziristani children

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Some 40 primary schools have been set up for Waziristan’s refugee children living in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Saturday.


    Closing the book on culture

    The Taliban have once again made their influence felt in Afghan schools, this time objecting to a book called 'Culture' on the Afghan curriculum.


    4 school buildings constructed in Sar-i-Pul

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Buildings have been constructed for four schools benefitting 3,000 students in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Monday.


    Afghans attending training course in India

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme, Afghan professionals are being trained New Delhi on how to develop entrepreneurial and management skills.  


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.