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Education

4 senior MoHE officials dismissed against law

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Oct 21, 2020 - 15:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four high ranking Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) officials have been dismissed illegally and through deceitful suggestions to the president, Pajhwok Afghan News learned reliably.
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Afghan diplomat suggests opening of KMU campus in Kabul

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Oct 21, 2020 - 09:35
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has been urged to open a sub-campus of the Khyber Medical University in Kabul to facilitate Afghan students. Afghan Consul General Najibullah Ahmadzai issued the call during a meeting with KMU...
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Quality of 33 universities to be reviewed: MoHE

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Oct 20, 2020 - 10:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): The quality of education provided by 33 public and private universities and institutes will be reviewed this year, the relevant ministry said on Tuesday. This comes after as Pajhwok published a report on October 06 that Tanwir...
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MoHE not attesting our degrees: Uzbek language graduates

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Oct 14, 2020 - 17:13
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Tens of students who graduated from Uzbek Language Literature on Wednesday complained the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) was refusing to attest their degrees. The Higher Education Ministry, however, says the graduates are...
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Baghlan teachers say unpaid for last 3 months

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Oct 13, 2020 - 15:22
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A number of protesting teachers in northern Baghlan province on Tuesday claimed they have been not paid salary for the last three months and as a result they struggled with multiple economic issues. However, provincial...
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Afghan students in Iran say yet to receive living cost

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Oct 11, 2020 - 17:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan students studying in Iran on scholarship are complaining they do not receive living cost as promised to them under the scheme. Atiqullah Ahmadzai Sultani, one of the scholarship holders while speaking on behalf of fellow...
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Sri Lanka to consider increased scholarships for Afghans

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Oct 07, 2020 - 15:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): A top Sri Lankan higher education official has offered to consider increasing the number of existing scholarships for qualified Afghan students, Afghan Ambassador in Colombo said on Tuesday. M. Ashraf Haidari received a courtesy...
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Insecurity: 173,000 girls out of school in Ghazni

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Oct 06, 2020 - 15:56
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Around 173,000 girls have been deprived of pursuing their education due to insecurity and lack of schools in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. MuhibRahmanAnsar, Ghazni education department head, told...
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Supported by Korea, UNHCR construct 2 schools in Herat

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Sep 29, 2020 - 17:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Refugee Agency (UNCR) with the generous contribution by the Republic of Korea has constructed two schools in western Herat province which will help 2,200 children access education , according to a statement on Tuesday. One of...
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Entry test result, 120 scholarships announced

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Sep 24, 2020 - 16:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): The acting minister of high education on Thursday announced the result of the entry test and awarding of 120 scholarships to candidates with high marks.
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Kandahar needs 3,000 more teachers: Education head

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Sep 14, 2020 - 17:58
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The education director says basic work and reforms are needed to improve the education process in southern Kandahar province. Mohib Ahmad Rokhan, who took over as the education director 11 months back, called the education...
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3-day entry test begins at Nangarhar University

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Aug 22, 2020 - 13:38
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A three-day entry test for semi-higher, higher and university admissions began in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday.
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UET reserves over 100 seats for Afghan students

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Aug 19, 2020 - 09:31
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The Peshawar-based University of Engineering and Technology (UET) offers Afghan students more than 100 reserved seats under different programmes. UET Voce-Chancellor Prof Dr Qaisar Ali said this at a meeting with Commissioner of...
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Thousands of Balkh students take part in Kankor exam

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Aug 13, 2020 - 19:13
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): University entry test (Kankor) has started in northern Balkh province which will continue for three days. Kankor in-charge for Balkh Zone Abdul Ahad Muslim said that 200,000 students will participate in the Kankor...
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‘Will reconsider decision if students contract Covid-19’

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Aug 13, 2020 - 16:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Education Minister Rangena Hameed on Thursday said the decision to reopen schools would be reconsidered if a single positive coronavirus was detected among students. It is worth mentioning that after the outbreak of...
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40pc of schools lacked handwashing facilities before COVID-19

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Aug 13, 2020 - 11:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two in five schools around the globe lacked basic handwashing facilities prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, UNICEF and WHO said on Thursday.
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Universities to reopen from tomorrow, says govt

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Aug 04, 2020 - 16:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Presidential Palace on Tuesday said universities would reopen from tomorrow and the Cabinet would decide about schools in its next meeting. Almost four months back, the Afghan government closed all education institutions,...
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Kankor test 1st phase launched in 17 provinces

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Jul 19, 2020 - 17:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): The first phase of the university entrance test also known --- Kankor Exam --- was conducted in 17 provinces on Sunday, the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) said. Mohammad Hanif Farazan, deputy spokesman for the MOHE, told...
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Kankor examination’s 1st phase from Sunday

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Jul 15, 2020 - 19:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): The first phase of the university entrance test also known --- Kankor Exam --- would begin on Sunday, the National Kankor Examination Authority (NKEA) said on Wednesday. NKEA Head Abdul Qadeer Khamosh told reporters here in line...
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