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Education

‘MoHE delays degrees of private university graduates’

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Jul 14, 2020 - 20:33
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Private Universities Union (PUU) on Tuesday accused the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) of treating them against the law and delaying degrees to private university graduates. The union said that Article 10 of the...
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Private schools: Covid-19 renders thousands jobless

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Jul 12, 2020 - 20:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 55,000 people lost their jobs as a result of the closure of 2,500 private schools nation-wide. The government also closed all schools for at least three months to stop the rapid spread of coronavirus in the country. The...
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Cabinet further delays schools’ reopening

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Jul 07, 2020 - 20:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Cabinet has further delayed the reopening of schools to prevent the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Tuesday. In a statement, the MoE said it had devised a three-pronged strategy for the...
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3.3m afs teachers’ salaries ‘looted’ in Gardez

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Jun 08, 2020 - 15:14
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): One month salary of 400 teachers amounting to 3.3 million afghanis was looted while being transferred to Samkani district of southeastern Paktia province, an official said Monday. Education Director Kochi Zazai told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Online education ineffective, say Ghor residents

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Jun 07, 2020 - 15:37
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Residents of western Ghor province have slammed the distance learning programme as ineffective, complaining their children are deprived of education by power shortages, limited access to the Internet and financial problems.
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Ghazni private school owners, teachers want schools reopened

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Jun 06, 2020 - 18:47
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Tens of teachers and owners of private schools in southern Ghazni province on Saturday staged a protest and demanded reopening of private educational institutions in the province.
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Educational facilities to remain close of another 3-month

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Jun 06, 2020 - 16:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): The government has approved a new roadmap for labour and work according to which public and private government institutions would remain close for another three months, a statement said on Saturday. The new strategy was formed by...
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Owners want private schools reopened in Kandahar

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Jun 04, 2020 - 20:26
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The association of private school owners in southern Kandahar province on Thursday asked the government to allow them to open schools by applying precautionary measures against coronavirus.
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Private schools teachers seek economic package from government

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Jun 04, 2020 - 19:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Referring to deteriorated economic condition as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, some teachers of private schools in capital Kabul appealed for government support and warned of protest if their appeal was ignored. Masouma...
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Saudi Arabia donates textbooks, vehicles to MoE

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Jun 04, 2020 - 12:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Saudi ambassador to Afghanistan on Thursday provided assistance worth $500,000 to the Ministry of Education (MoE) in Kabul. A statement from MoE confirmed the receipt of the assistance, including nearly 100,000 Arabic language...
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Academic women to be hired next: MoHE

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May 31, 2020 - 18:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has recently made high ranking appointments on nine posts, but no female was hired, women ’s rights activists said Sunday. The MoHE on its Facebook account said after approval from the...
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Stranded Afghan students in Egypt seek government help

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May 28, 2020 - 22:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan students stranded in Egypt said they had not received allowance money and asked government to facilitate their return.
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Digital learning for school students to start soon

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May 10, 2020 - 12:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education (MoE) says online school lessons via radio, television and Internet will be inaugurated soon by President Ashraf Ghani.
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Covid-19 pandemic shouldn’t hamper education in Afghanistan: UNICEF

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May 06, 2020 - 15:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): UNICEF Afghanistan has said around 9.5 million children who were in school, are now missing out on learning due to the ongoing restricted movement, including school closure, as part of the efforts by the Government to contain the...
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€2.7m EU support to emergency-affected Afghan children

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Apr 22, 2020 - 15:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Union on Wednesday announced contributing 2.7 million euros to UNICEF to support access to education for emergency-affected children and provide life-saving treatment to those affected by...
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Clear plan for education, higher education in 2 days: Ghani

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Mar 29, 2020 - 15:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday said a clear plan about education and higher education would be announced within next two days, adding all preparations for importing goods on transit highways were in place. A statement from the...
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MoE announces alternative education plan

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Mar 25, 2020 - 19:35
KABUL (Pajhwok) The Ministry of Education (MoE) on Wednesday announced developing an alternative plan to provide education in emergencies to students. Earlier, the government had said all government and private educational institutes would remain...
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President Ghani orders reforms in Education Ministry

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Mar 19, 2020 - 18:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday directed the Ministry of Education (MoE) to develop a reform package based on requirements and effective methods in the ministry. A statement from the Presidential Palace received by Pajhwok Afghan...
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There is no girls’ school in 11 Ghazni districts

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Mar 17, 2020 - 18:33
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eleven districts of southern Ghazni province have been lacking girls’ school, an official said on Tuesday. Ghazni has 18 districts in total and 14 of them have been under high security threat. Education Director Mohibullah...
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All educational centers to stay closed until April 18

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Mar 14, 2020 - 19:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): All government and private educational institutes would remain closed until April 18 to prevent the spread of coronavirus, an official said on Saturday. Sediq Sidiqi, spokesman for President Ashraf Ghani, wrote on social media...
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