Education in Afghanistan; ten years ago, where we are now and planning for the future

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Show simple item record Wahidyar, Attaullah 2012-05-01T06:42:30Z 2012-12-15T03:13:36Z 2012-05-01T06:42:30Z 2012-12-15T03:13:36Z 2012-05-01T06:42:30Z
dc.description Includes flyer, notes and audio recording. en
dc.description.abstract This presentation explains how the Afghan Ministry of Education is developing the education system. According to Dr Wahidyar, ten years ago, Afghanistan's education system was in tatters. There were fewer than one million children in school and there were hardly any girls. There was no unified curriculum and education in many of the more troubled areas depended on the goodwill of non-government organisations. A decade on, with support from the Government of Afghanistan and international donors, it is a different story. There are more than seven million children in school and about four in every ten are girls. Australia alone has financed the construction of 30 schools with another 36 underway in Uruzgan province, one of the country's poorest areas. en
dc.description.sponsorship Dr Wahidyar is doing a doctorate in education under an Australian Leadership Award Scholarship provided by AusAID. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries CCS Seminar;19 April 2012
dc.subject Afghanistan en
dc.subject Education en
dc.title Education in Afghanistan; ten years ago, where we are now and planning for the future en
dc.type Other en
utslib.copyright.status Open Access

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