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Education and scientific training for sustainable development of Afghanistan
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SourceKingston : PDC Copyright 2007, 112 S.
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Keywords (German)Bildungswesen; Berufsausbildung; Bildungspolitik; Asien; Afghanistan; Technik; Nachhaltige Entwicklung; Wissenserwerb; Wissensgesellschaft; Neue Technologien; Bildungsexpansion; Bildungsprogramm; Bildung
sub-disciplineOrganisation of Education, Educational Planning, Educational Legislation
Document typeMonograph, Collected Work or primary publication
LanguageEnglish
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Abstract (English):This document examines the background of Afghan education and recent measures taken to establish principles and a framework for development of education and training in the country. It underlines the significance of science and technology for sustainable development of Afghanistan. The document has six chapters. Chapter I considers the evolution of modern education in Afghanistan, with periods of progress and set-backs, and the present situation. Chapter II is reflections on the revival and development of education in Afghanistan and is based on the report of the Independent High Co0mmission for Education (2003), which the author had the honour to chair. Chapter III deals with education goals, priorities and programmes, envisaged in the National Development Strategy, prepared by the government and endorsed at a conference of donors (2006). Chapters IV and V focus on the role of education and science in sustainable development of Afghanistan. Chapter IV discusses the changing concept of development and the importance of its social, cultural and environmental dimensions and international consensus on the need for sustainability. ... Chapter V discusses the role of science and technology in economic growth, and the recommendations of the United Nations Task Force on Science, Technology and Innovation (2005) for achievement of the millennium development goals. The present situation of Afghanistan is described, and suggestions made for strengthening education and training in science and technology for sustainable development. In Chapter VI, the author proposes a science policy for Afghanistan. This chapter considers the objectives, policy guidelines and elements of a strategy for the application of science and technology for sustainable development of the country. (DIPF/Orig.)
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Date of publication22.07.2008
CitationSamady, Saif R.: Education and scientific training for sustainable development of Afghanistan. Kingston : PDC Copyright 2007, 112 S. - URN: urn:nbn:de:0111-opus-15078 - DOI: 10.25656/01:1507
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