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    47 Uruzgan schools remain closed

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The education director said on Thursday 47 schools remained closed this academic year due to various reasons including insecurity and lack of buildings in central Uruzgan province.


    Entry test topper eyes improved women’s lives

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A 17-year-old high school graduate, who topped the university entrance test last fall, on Thursday said bringing positive changes to the lives of Afghan women would be her mission.


    Afghan schools, clinics under fire: HRW

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A global human rights organisation on Thursday warned Afghanistan’s schools and health facilities would be among the most dangerous places in the country during Saturday’s elections.


    Afghan students clinch top award

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan students have clinched the first award at an international exhibition arranged by a leading Pakistani university in Islamabad, a report said on Monday. 


    220 Daikundi schools without buildings

    NEILI (Pajhwok): Despite a massive increase in the number of students last fall, 220 schools in central Daikundi province continue to be without buildings, officials said on Wednesday.


    Shortage of teachers called a big problem

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Education Department officials on Saturday urged the government to address its problems, including a shortage of teachers, in southeastern Khost province.


    Pakistani scholarships for Kandahar students

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Monday promised 100 education scholarships for students from southern Kandahar province.


    Fraud in entry test blamed on MoHE officials

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Private Universities Association (PUA) on Monday alleged widespread fraud had been committed in recently conducted university entrance tests in connivance with some Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) officials and teachers.


    New governor vows to reopen closed schools

    TARINKOT (Pajhwok): The new governor on Tuesday said his first priority would be reopening of schools that had been closed due to security threats in central Uruzgan province.


    Germany spent $6m on Afghan vocational edu

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Marking the launch of a two-day national conference on vocational education in Kabul, German Ambassador to Afghanistan Martin Jager said on Tuesday his country had invested $6 million in the sector over the past four years and would continue to assist it in future as well.