A one-week training was conducted by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan’s program for schoolteachers, to enrol children with disabilities in mainstream schools in Nangarhar, Laghman and Kunar Provinces.
Inaugurating a newly-built school in the Greshk district, Governor Mohammad Naeem on Thursday said efforts were being made to construct buildings for schools having no structures in southern Helmand province.
President Hamid Karzai has directed the Ministry of Higher Education to devise a comprehensive plan for the creation of an independent committee to conduct university entrance tests, his office said on Tuesday.
Afghan students have clinched the first award at an international exhibition arranged by a leading Pakistani university in Islamabad, a report said on Monday.
President Hamid Karzai, stressing the imperative of promoting modern scientific knowledge, on Saturday called the lack of sound education the root cause of Afghanistan’s problems and misfortunes.
At Daricha-e-Noor or ‘Window of Knowledge’ School, there are no lights, fans, desks, chairs, books, a library, or much else needed to teach 1,627 children, but they do have a group determined to help them.