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Ghazni activist imparting education to poor kids

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Aug 02, 2020 - 11:35
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A civil society activist has paved the way for dozens of child beggars and rue seed burning kids to get education in southern Ghazni province. The activist, Azizullah Qaderi, has been imparting education to these poverty...
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Dozens of schools to be built in Nimroz soon

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Mar 11, 2020 - 16:32
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): While inaugurating a new building for the Education Department of southwestern Nimroz province here, local officials on Wednesday said 38 new schools would be built in the province next academic year. Massoud Noori, head of Nimroz...
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Salaries pocketed on vacant Paktia education posts

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Mar 02, 2020 - 18:20
GARDIZ (Pajhwok): The Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) says salaries of dozens of vacant posts in the Education Department of southeastern Paktia province have been going to personal pockets Aminullah Jawad,...
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Kabul education dept kicks off drive to encourage school enrollment

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Feb 22, 2020 - 20:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul Education Department has launched a campaign titled ‘Education Is Compulsory’ to recruit new students for enrolment in schools, an official said on Saturday. Education Department Director Syed Aziz Ahmad told a gathering...
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Insecurity behind nearly 50pc of schoolgirl dropouts

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Dec 24, 2019 - 18:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): An investigative report shows 14 percent of girls are forced to leave school in six provinces of the country and nearly half of schoolgirls across the country say insecurity is their major issue. Women and Children Legal Research...
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Efforts on to reopen schools in Kandahar’s Maroof

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Dec 23, 2019 - 18:19
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Maroof district of southern Kandahar province say the education process in the district has been at a standstill for years due to insecurity and corruption. People of the district ask the government to reopen...
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10m Afghans deprived of education, says Balkhi

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Sep 05, 2019 - 17:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Education Minister Mirwais Balkhi on Thursday said insecurity and cultural restrictions deprived 42 percent of the country’s population of an education. Balkhi was addressing a conference “Education for Peace” in Kabul in...
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Balkh students stop attending lessons as violence rages

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Aug 27, 2019 - 20:45
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A number of students have stopped attending classes following recent conflict-related violence in northern Balkh province, teachers say. They say the war has intensified in the province since last one month and the violence...
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40,000 Afghans enrolled in Iranian universities

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Aug 27, 2019 - 15:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 40,000 Afghan students are currency enrolled in Iranian universities, a top diplomat said on Tuesday Mehr News Agency quoted Ambassador Abdul Ghafoor Li wal as saying most of the Afghans were pursuing technical and...
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Lack of female teachers: Nangarhar records 75pc dropouts

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Aug 11, 2019 - 13:21
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seventy-five percent of schoolgirls in eastern Nangarhar province leave their education incomplete owing to the shortage of female teachers, school buildings, cultural restrictions and underage marriages. However, the Nangarhar...
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UNICEF project to educate 10,000 Sar-i-Pul children

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Jul 11, 2019 - 18:56
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): UNICEF is enabling 10,000 children in northern Sar-i-Pul province to get education from hundreds of instructors, officials said Thursday. Local officials say the education project for 10,000 children would create jobs for 314...
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Education: Cooperation agreements worth $21m signed

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Jun 13, 2019 - 18:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Cooperation agreements worth $21 million were signed on Thursday between the Ministry of Education and national and international organizations for different education purposes. The agreements were signed between acting education...
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Taliban encourage parents to send children to school

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Mar 25, 2019 - 16:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): In a positive development, Taliban militants in a message on the occasion of new academic year have asked people to enroll their children in schools. Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, in a statement issued on Monday assured...
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Teacher training centers be promoted to varsities: Balkhi

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Feb 24, 2019 - 17:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting education minister Mohammad Mirwais Balkhi on Sunday said teacher training centers should be either promoted to universities or professional schools, saying 3,300 new schools were expected to be built next solar year . Balkhi...
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Paktia edu sector gets land and cash in assistance from public

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Feb 18, 2019 - 19:27
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The Education Department of southeastern Paktia province has received 35.5 acres of land and 24 million afghanis in assistance from people this year, an official said on Monday. Kochi Zazai, the provincial Education Department...
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Many girls in Balkh districts forced to quit school early

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Dec 24, 2018 - 20:05
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Many girls in northern Balkh province have been deprived of education due to wrong traditions and lack of female teachers, women activists said on Monday. The provincial Women’s Affairs Department says it considers...
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3.7m Afghan children, mostly girls, out of school

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Oct 11, 2018 - 18:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 3.7 million children, with girls constituting 60 percent of them, are out of school across Afghanistan due insecurity, poverty, and cultural restrictions, the Ministry of Education (MoE) said on Thursday. A statement from the...
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Strongmen won’t be allowed to influence entry tests: Ghani

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Oct 06, 2018 - 15:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has allocated 150 million afghanis for the implementation of new development programs in northern Balkh province, saying strongman will not be allowed to interfere in entry tests and other education affairs...
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MP behind attack on me: Ghor education director

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Sep 02, 2018 - 15:21
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): The education director of western Ghor province, who was beaten by workers of his department, on Sunday asked the government to bring his attackers to justice.
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Despite challenges Khost education sector improving

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Aug 06, 2018 - 20:45
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Efforts have been accelerated at improving the education sector in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Monday. The lack of school buildings, unavailability of professional teachers in far-flung areas and text books...
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