Education Bakhtar News Agency is the official state news agency of the Afghan government, based in Kabul. The agency is a major source of news for all media in Afghanistan, gathering domestic and international news and providing information to outlets. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:25:38 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Saudi Arabia Aid Committee Submits Equipped Library To Najmul Madaris Madrassa In Nangarhar Saudi Arabia Aid Committee Submits Equipped Library To Najmul Madaris Madrassa In Nangarhar

Sunday, January 29, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Saudi Arabia aid committee has submitted an equipped library along with books and appliances to Najmul Madaris madrasa in Nangarhar in presence of representatives of education ministry.
The total cost of the equipped library was $ 218906.
Construction and equipment of the library with books, computers and furniture has been submitted based on MoU signed between Saudi Arabia’s embassy to Kabul and ministry of education in 2013.
According to the MoU, Saudi Arabia’s aid committee will distribute thousands of text books and stationeries including student boxes and copies of the Holy Quran to students of religious madrasas registered in ministry of education and will construct and equip libraries for famous darul olums in Afghanistan. The first phase of the project was executed in 2013 and nearly 20000 students benefited, while the second phase of the project is under way. In near future, the respective committee will also submit another equipped library to Asadia madrasa in Balkh. It is worth mentioning that Saudi Arabia aid committee has provided aid to the people of Afghanistan in various sections such as education, health and others since 2002 and the aid will continue in the future as well.

Education Sun, 29 Jan 2017 06:55:19 +0000
Twelve School Buildings To Be Constructed In Parwan  Twelve School Buildings To Be Constructed In Parwan

Tuesday January 17, 2017

Charikar City (BNA) With a sum of USD 5,500,000 construction work of 12 school buildings has initiated in central Parwan province.
Zalmai Shahid head of education department in Parwan told, the projects funded by South Korea and will be built in Koh Safi, Jabulsaraj, Bagram districts and Charikar city the provincial capital of the province.
With construction of the mentioned projects, problems of 12,000 girl and boy students will be settled from shortage of classrooms in the areas.
Throughout Parwan province 532 learning centers are active that among them 233 centers are without basic buildings, Shahid added.
Mohammad Asim Asim governor of Parwan appreciated assistances of South Korea said, already the country have been implemented several education and agriculture projects in various parts of the province.
Meanwhile Sayed Hamidullah deputy minister of finance and administrative for ministry of education said, with a cost of USD 8,100,000 South Korea will be constructed 24 education projects in Parwan, Kapisa and Panjshir provinces.

Education Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:31:36 +0000
MoHE To Review Lecturers’ Higher Education Documents’-higher-education-documents.html’-higher-education-documents.html MoHE To Review Lecturers’ Higher Education Documents

Monday January 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) has recently declared to review the private universities’ lecturers’ higher education documents.
Lauding the ministry of higher education step, a number of culturists said, ‘the ministry should also pave the ground for those high-degree graduated university students to be recruited in the A university lecturer, Saifuddin Saihoun told that however many Afghan lecturers are unemployed, but enrollment rate of foreign teachers in private universities has increased. The government and private universities should pave the ground for higher education to any Afghan and among them, the best ones should be recruited in universities after graduation so to prevent recruiting foreign teachers in higher education institutes, Saihoun further said. Currently, in some higher education institutes, the students are absent for long, but after the period ends, they receive diploma and being recruited as teachers. If the ministry of higher education doesn’t prevent such action, there will not be any cadre in the country in future. The program will be implemented on those teachers who have been recruited in the country’s government and private universities, as the higher education documents of some of them have been proved ‘fake’.
Some people believe that in consider with universities’ international convention programs, the private higher education institutes have the right to recruit foreign teachers, but based on their eligibility and talent not their higher education documents. Welcoming the step of the ministry for higher education, a private university student, Ahmad Syar said, ‘those teachers teaching in our university are experienced and we are satisfied with their teaching method.’ At the same time, Mohammad Kamawal, head of MoHE’s private universities said, ‘some foreign teachers who have been recruited in Afghanistan’s higher education institutes are mostly those who couldn’t be recruited as an ordinary employee in their countries.’ Minister of higher education, Farida Momand said that she was making effort to invite those Afghan teachers teaching in foreign countries’ universities to Afghanistan. She added that with implementation of the mentioned programs, Afghanistan’s higher education level will be similar to regional countries’ universities. In a report released recently, none of Afghanistan’s universities have been among one thousand world universities. Currently, there are 120 private higher education universities and 36 government ones operational throughout the country. Last year, the ministry of higher education has enrolled 58,310 students in government universities and about 45000 students in private universities.
Shukria Kohistani

Education Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:18:44 +0000
School Building Inaugurated In Northern Balkh School Building Inaugurated In Northern Balkh

Wednesday December 28, 2016

Mazar-e-Sharif City (BNA) With a cost of Afghani 5, 900, 000 a school building was inaugurated in northern Balkh province.
Mawlavi Abdul Aziz Azizi head of education department in Balkh told BNA, the school building has built by Bangladesh that accommodate 800 students.
The building has 8 classrooms, two administrative rooms and other necessary facilities, Azizi added.
According to another report, 128 students has been graduated from history and archaeology fields from faculty of social sciences of Balkh University.
Mokamal Alokozay chancellor of Balkh University told BNA, since establishing of Balkh University it is the first time that students has graduated from history and archaeology fields from the mentioned university.

Education Wed, 28 Dec 2016 09:59:37 +0000
Afghanistan Universities Students’ Creativities Exhibition Opened’-creativities-exhibition-opened.html’-creativities-exhibition-opened.html Afghanistan Universities Students’ Creativities Exhibition Opened

Saturday, December 24, 2016
Kabul (BNA) Speaking in an exhibition opened to praise the country’s university students’ creativities, the country’s First Lady said.
Holding it was a positive step toward development and tranquility of Afghanistan, said a statement from the ministry of higher education said. While conferring cash prizes to the elite students of the computer-sciences faculties of the country’s universities, Rula Ghani said youth were the country’s talented and dynamic force of the country and should be used enough in development and advancement of the country, said the statement. She thanked minister of higher education and head of the creativity and information technology renovations for their efforts in this field and encouraged the youths for more efforts and activities for the country through sciences and knowledge. The minister of higher education said much had been done in this field to provide the university students with practical projects to help them not only enjoy motivation and dynamism, but access work markets and encouraged to their favorite fields of education, said the statement.

Education Sat, 24 Dec 2016 06:30:17 +0000
Administrative Building of Education Department Inaugurated Administrative Building of Education Department Inaugurated

Tuesday December 13, 2016

Firoz Koh City (BNA) With presence of local officials and education authorities the administrative building of education department for western Ghor province inaugurated today.
Subghatullah Akbari head of education department of Ghor told BNA reporter, the building has built in three floors at the cost of AFG 23,000,000 with financial assistance of World Bank.
Ghulam Nasir Khazeh governor of Ghor while expressed his pleasure regarding the construction of the building said, education quality throughout the province is not satisfactory.

Education Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:42:57 +0000
Seven Projects Implemented In Samangan Seven Projects Implemented In Samangan

Sunday December 4, 2016

Aibak City (BNA) With a cost of Afg 32,000,000 funded by Swedish Committee the construction works of seven school buildings have been completed and put into exploitation in northern Samangan province.
Eng. Mohammad Fahim Wahidi in-charge of rural development for Swedish Committee in Afghanistan during inauguration ceremony of these projects said, the school buildings have been implemented and put into exploitation in Dara Souf Payeen district and Aibak city the provincial capital of the province.
The school buildings had been constructed with all necessity equipment such as laboratories and libraries.
With construction of these schools the problems of more than 3600 students (boys and girls) have been settled in lack of classrooms and other education facilities.
According to information, 119,000 students are studying in 294 schools around Samangan province and only 163 schools has building, which fortunately the students of the remained schools are studying under tents.
Construction works on 11 schools are underway in the province.
Mohammad Hashim Zareh governor of Samangan appreciated from assist of Swedish Committee and asked from the Committee to continue its assistances regarding construction in Samangan.

Education Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:01:43 +0000
Joint MoU In Literacy Sector Signed Joint MoU In Literacy Sector Signed

Saturday, December 03, 2016
Kabul (BNA) Nine joint memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in literacy learning sector have been signed between ministry of education and all other ministries with participation of second vice president and head of national committee for literacy.
In a ceremony held on this occasion, second vice president Sarwar Danesh asserted that ministry of education and relevant organs had heavy responsibility in connection with expansion of literacy and rooting out illiteracy in the country. Danesh insisted that by only acceleration and expansion of literacy programs in the country, the government of Afghanistan could act upon its obligations in accordance to the country’s constitution and commitments pledged by Afghanistan to the international community and UN for expansion of literacy and education in the country. The second vice president further said that the UN sustainable expansion goals have obliged governments to broad and fair education with today’s standards, adding that literacy and rooting out illiteracy were the expanding goals whose execution and implementation were necessary for Afghanistan. In the ceremony, minister of education Hanif Balkhi considered implementation of national literacy programs as one of legal obligations of his ministry and relevant organs, adding that based on verdict of the country’s constitution and education law, all ministries and independent government institutions had common responsibility in expansion of literacy and rooting out illiteracy in the country.

Education Sat, 03 Dec 2016 07:27:43 +0000
CE Expresses Gratitude To Italy For Digitalization of Afghan Education TV CE Expresses Gratitude To Italy For Digitalization of Afghan Education TV

Monday, November 28, 2016

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah expressed gratitude to the government of Italy and its Kabul based embassy, for strong cooperation towards digitalization of the Education TV and called it a good achievement in improvement of activities and rising the education TV’s technical quality, said a statement from his office.
“The move would help the TV to serve the mass in any seasons of the year, with the Education TV can play effective role in this field,” said CE asking the leading body of the ministry of education and the stakeholders of the Education Ministry’s TV, could help beef up the capacity of the staffs through conducting daily programs.

Education Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:47:17 +0000
Norway Pledge To Assist Herat University Norway Pledge To Assist Herat University

Saturday November 26, 2016

Kabul (BNA) Norway ambassador to Afghanistan has visited with leadership board of Herat University. 
Pro. Dr. Abdullah Fayez head of Herat University in his visit with Mari Skåre Norwegian ambassador to Afghanistan and his delegation accompanying hoped that Norway embassy to cooperate in establishing of the university building and providing educational books.
Norway government is a biggest donor of UNICEF and it is supposed that to assist $90m in New Year to Afghanistan.

Education Sat, 26 Nov 2016 07:41:09 +0000