SCA arranged a five day in-country exposure visit of the 15 officials including three females of provincial education departments of five Northern provinces to the western Herat province. The visit was facilitated by the Bahar-e-Andisha an Afghan local consultancy and capacity development services.
The main purpose of the visit was to introduce the visitors to the Herat education department, teachers’ council, educational and administrative system including the schools, learning about the support provided by the donors in the education sector and exchange of experience among the provincial education departments. The purpose of the visit also included building of professional connections and relationships between the Herat education officials and the participating and promotion of peer to peer education.
Those who participated in the exposure visit, includes officials of the education departments of five Northern provinces Balkh, Samangan, Baghlan, Kunduz and Takhar including SCA staff from education programme of Mazar-e-Sharif project office.