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30.08.2014 | Press release
Over the past week, the teachers from five different TVET subjects learnt how to draw up practical exams for students, together with a proper grading system. Working closely with TVET experts from Germany, the teachers are now in a better position to test and assess both their students’ practical and theoretical work. The examination system they will now use was developed with the help of the Afghan-German Cooperation programme for supporting Afghanistan’s TVET schools.
28.08.2014 | Press release
In the course, the engineers learnt how to write accurate tenders for infrastructure projects requested by the Afghan government or the international community. The main purpose was to help the line departments understand the tendering process for small and medium-sized projects. The knowledge they gained will help the government engineers write detailed bills of quantity, listing all of the information contractors need to meet the required standards of construction.
27.08.2014 | Press release
With AFN 27 million in funding from Afghan-German Cooperation, the new facility will be able to treat up to 150 patients from 96 villages. Currently, citizens have to travel long distances to receive adequate healthcare.
24.08.2014 | Press release
At a two-day conference organized in Kabul by Afghan-German Cooperation and the Swiss Development Cooperation on behalf of the Teacher Education Directorate of the Ministry of Education 150 government officials and civil society members discussed ways to improve gender balance in Afghanistan’s teaching workforce.
21.08.2014 | Press release
At today’s Media Meeting, Afghan-German Cooperation and Mediothek in Kabul brought together experts from government, civil society, the media and international bodies to discuss what the media has achieved so far in Afghanistan and the challenges the press face in reporting on corruption.
18.08.2014 | Press release
The AFN 6.3 million in funding and support for the construction projects is provided by the German Government.
14.08.2014 | Press release
With AFN 24 million in funding from Afghan-German Cooperation, the new facilities are part of a new capacity development initiative for women in Badakhshan province.
13.08.2014 | Press release
With the wall, 800 young women and their families will have peace of mind that they can get a proper education and shape their careers. The costs of constructing the boundary will amount to AFN 3.4 million and were provided by the German Government.
11.08.2014 | Press release
These mobile classrooms are large-scale tents designed specifically for academic activities and will provide opportunities for an extra 900 students to attend classes at the university.
11.08.2014 | Press release
The qualifications will help local government provide more efficient services for the population in Faizabad and the surrounding districts.