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Yes, there is good news coming out of Afghanistan. Use the FILTER function to see stories on Education, Culture, Women's Issues, the Economy and others. If you see something you like, please consider sharing.


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Inauguration of Technical Teacher Training Academy in Kabul

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The new Technical Teacher Training Academy (TTTA) was inaugurated in Kabul on 4 December 2013 by Asif Nang, Deputy Minister for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) of Afghanistan, and Martin Jäger, Ambassador of Germany in Kabul.

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Afghans flock to colleges, even as Taliban loom

Afghans flock to colleges, even as Taliban loom | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it

It's a remarkable trend in a nation where just 12 years ago the Taliban government barred girls from attending school and many educated Afghans were forced to flee. Some 7,870 students attended Afghan colleges before the U.S.-led invasion in 2001; today, the figure is up around 26-fold to almost 204,000, as many as a fifth of them women, according to the Ministry of Higher Education.

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Supporters rally to help Afghan civil rights advocate attend college in U.S.

Supporters rally to help Afghan civil rights advocate attend college in U.S. | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
An Afghan man who worked his way through school using paper scraps for notebooks and studying by the flickering light of a gas lantern, only to defer college in order to fight for women’s rights in the war-torn country, is on the cusp of fulfilling...
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Literacy and Networking for Afghan Women Through Texting

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The use of text messaging opened up a wider world for the women and girls who participated in the program and would do the same for other women who had access to phones.
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School Officially Opens, Shows Dedication to Education in Arghistan

School Officially Opens, Shows Dedication to Education in Arghistan | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The District Education Representative (DER) Issa Mohammad celebrated the official opening of Amin Kalay School…
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Afghan woman fights to educate young girls; speaks at ASU Wednesday

Afghan woman fights to educate young girls; speaks at ASU Wednesday | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
She attended a secret school in Afghanistan while under the Taliban rule. Now, she's fighting to educate other young Afghan girls. Shabana Basij- Rasikh, SOLA co-founder stopped by GMAZ this morning to share her story.
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Ghor, Daykundi Provinces Trump Higher Education Exam

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The top two scores for Afghanistan's tertiary entrance exam went to students from the central Ghor province, but the bulk of the top scores came from Daykundi province which had 16 students in top 20.
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Remembering a Silent Success in Afghanistan

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Thomas James Brennan, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, recalls building a school in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
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3 vocational training projects signed

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The Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs has signed 3 vocational training projects with 2 different private companies on Saturday in Kabul said officials.
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School for female health workers opened in Mehtarlam, Laghman

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A new school for Community Health Nursing Education in the provincial capital Mehtarlam, Laghman, inaugurated on Thursday 7 February 2013. 24 girls from remote districts of the province have been enrolled and they have started their 24 months education to become community health nurses.

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Resource Center for Afghan women in Balkh

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A Women’s Resource Center was inaugurated in Balkh on Tuesday to help Afghan women seek education in English language and internet.

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Afghan Debaters Defeat Sterotypes at Shahjiwana Championship

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"It was very beautiful," Ali Aqa said of the 2013 Shahjiwana International Debating Championship held in Lahore, Pakistan. It was Ali's first trip to Pakistan, and the international character of th...
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Afghan young musicians take on US stage

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Kabuli, Afghan musician, hopes that the tour “will show every country that Afghanistan has music”.
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A new peace education course for teacher education in Afghanistan

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The Teacher Education Directorate (TED) of the Ministry of Education invited teacher trainers from all over Afghanistan to finalize a brand new course on peace education and human rights. This compulsory subject in the education of all teachers in the Teacher Training Colleges (TTC) of Afghanistan has so far been taught with out of date non standardized materials. For the first time in decades a standardized curriculum has been developed and now completed in a final review workshop from October 28 to 30 with the support of Afghan-German Cooperation and UNESCO.

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New school building established in Takhar

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A new building for a school in Warsaj district of Takhar has been established to…
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In Afghanistan, higher education could make a difference

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KABUL, Afghanistan – The students wore black gowns, academic caps and unbridled smiles
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International Center for Afghan Women's Economic Development Opened In Kabul

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The first Global Center for Economic Development of Afghan Women has started functioning in Kabul city.
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Gap Bezan Hero Susan Sadeed - Full Documentary

This is the full documentary for our third Gap Bezan hero, Ms. Susan Sadeed of Farah. Susan is doing amazing work for the province of Farah by ensuring education opportunities are given to young women.

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Polish military base to become College of Geology and Mines

Polish military base to become College of Geology and Mines | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The former Polish military base in Ghazni has been handed off to Ghazni province so that it can become a College of Geology and Mineralogy, allowing students to learn how to become experts in mineral exploration and mine development.
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BBC World Service - Outlook, Carpet Weaver to University Founder

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Afghan Masoud Juya went from weaving carpets to founding a school and now a university.
U.S. Embassy Kabul's insight:

Congratulations to our Fulbright alum!

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OIC supports establishment of an Islamic International University in Afghanistan

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“Establishment of the Islamic International University in Afghanistan signifies the close cooperation of the Muslims from around the world and their support to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan,” said Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul.

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AUAF Welcomes New Class of Students in Convocation Ceremony

AUAF Welcomes New Class of Students in Convocation Ceremony | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
On January 31 the American University of Afghanistan welcomed incoming freshman to campus, with the 2nd consecutive year of student gender parity
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University of Central Asia - News

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The learners were part of the Cross-Border Vocational Education in Badakhshan Phase II (CVEB II) project, implemented by UCA and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Aga Khan Foundation USA.

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Young Afghan musicians meet American peers in D.C.

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Young Afghan performers, visiting the U.S. this week, play at D.C.’s William E. Doar Jr. Public Charter School.
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