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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.

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.
 

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
 

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.
 

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