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08.01.2015 | Press release
The courses for the province’s teaching staff were on new teaching and examination methods for subjects like mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, English and religion. In addition, 60 members of staff from the Department of Education also successfully took part in courses on how to monitor and evaluate the quality of education in schools. The costs of over AFN 5 million for the training were funded by the German Government.
30.12.2014 | Press release
The aim of the five four-day workshops was to help participants improve the quality of surveying in public works.
24.12.2014 | Press release
The total value of the packages adds up to over AFN 5 million, funded by the German government. The packages include essential laboratory materials for mathematics, chemistry, biology and physics classes.
24.12.2014 | Press release
The construction of the studio is part of a project, which also includes training for the station’s journalists and TV and radio broadcasting technology, funded by Germany with over AFN 11 million. The overall aim is to help improve the quality of local journalism to inform communities with fair and balanced reporting and to help voice people’s opinions in local politics.
23.12.2014 | Press release
Funded by the German government, the overall budget for the school building project amounted to over AFN 30 million. The amount also went to supplying the school with new furniture for classrooms, office and laboratory equipment. Overall, the new building and facilities will directly benefit over 5,000 students and 167 teachers.
20.12.2014 | Press release
The civil servants taking part in the course work for the district governor’s office (DGO) and all of the district’s local line departments.
18.12.2014 | Event
The thirty students are now the second group to have qualified themselves as technicians at the ministry’s school in the space of one year. In their two years of study they learnt how to operate and manage renewable energy plants, specifically small hydropower plants.
17.12.2014 | Press release
On 15th December 2014, Baghlan’s Department of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and the Disabled (DoLSAMD) officially opened of a new Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Centre in the capital Pul-e-Khumri. On 16th December, the Department of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (DRRD) inaugurated a new administrative building near Pul-e-Khumri city centre. On 17th December, 24 government line department staff and District Development Assembly (DDA) Shura members from the districts of Dahna-e-Ghori and Pul-e-Khumri completed four days of training in preparing contracts. All measures were completed with more than AFN 50 million in financial and technical assistance from the German Government.
14.12.2014 | Press release
The training centre and market were planned and built by the Department of Womens’ Affairs (DoWA) at a cost of AFN 24 million, funded by Germany.
02.12.2014 | Press release
Funded by the German government, the total budget for the two construction projects amounted to over AFN 49 million (over AFN 22.5 million in Dehdadi and over AFN 26.6 million in Sholgara). Besides the new buildings, the funding also went to supplying the TTCs with new furniture for classrooms, office equipment, laboratory equipment and books for the libraries.