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.
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.
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.