Tolo News: The Ministry of Education on Saturday said that there is a need for at least 50,000 new teachers for the country’s schools as the current number of instructors is not sufficient. Afghanistan’s schools have at least 220,000 teachers for 9.7 million students across the country. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday inaugurated the new school year by ringing the bell at Amani High School in Kabul where he stressed the need for quality education in the country and vowed further support to teachers. Ghani said that at least 1,800 new schools will be built this year and that over 11,000
Tolo News: The Ministry of Education on Saturday retreated from its decision to ban public singing by schoolgirls above 12 years of age at public and private schools across the country. The move was first announced by the ministry on March 10. In a statement, the ministry announced to ban girls 12 years old and
Ariana: The Ministry of Education has banned all school girls over the age of 12 from singing or performing at public performances. A letter from the Kabul Education Department states that male teachers and educators are also not allowed to teach school girls over the age of 12, and that if they fail to abide
Tolo News: Some of the advisers fired from their jobs by the acting Minister of Education Rangina Hamidi on Thursday said that they were terminated without any reason given. They said that Rangina Hamidi has appointed her close aides in their place. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 12, 2021 By Said Sabir Ibrahimi and Pashtana Durrani Islamic education is already an integral part of Afghanistan’s so-called “secular” educational system, in addition to pure religious teachings at mosques, madrasahs, and Shariat faculties across the country. But the Education Ministry recently proposed a new policy approach in which Islam will become part of
Tolo News: The Ministry of Interior Affairs says the government plans to take control of a network of over 5,000 madrassas as part of a drive to mainstream religious schools by putting them under the control of the state. “It will be a good move if they operate under the control of the government. This
Ayaz Gul VOA News December 19, 2020 ISLAMABAD – UNICEF has struck a rare agreement with the Taliban in war-ravaged Afghanistan to establish thousands of informal schools in areas controlled by the Islamist insurgent group. The program will reach up to 140,000 Afghan boys and girls, said Sam Mort, the agency’s chief of communications, advocacy
Tolo News: Following criticism of the new plan by the Ministry of Education (MoE) to move first to third-grade classes from schools to mosques, the ministry said on Monday that this will only be implemented in areas with no schools. A statement of the ministry was edited on Monday hours after it was posted and
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday reported 174 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 591 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The data by the ministry shows that the cumulative number of total cases is now 42,969, the number of total reported deaths is 1,595, and the total number of