A Beacon of Education Has Vanished in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan
By Freshta Jalalzai
The arbitrary arrest of Matiullah Wesa is a severe blow to the already dire situation for education in the country.
What Does a Taliban School Curriculum Look Like?
By Lauryn Oates
Out: depictions of living things, human rights, foreign inventors, and elections. In: the “seeds of hatred against Western countries” and the rest of the Taliban’s core ideology.
Higher Education in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan: Threatened But Not Gone
By Abdul Aziz Mohibbi and Noah Coburn
Both male and female students trying to continue their university educations are struggling.
What is a Taliban Education System Truly Worth?
By Aulia Shifa Hamida
The reopening of universities in Afghanistan may not be the good news it seems on the surface.
Islamic Schools and Girls’ Education in Indonesia: Lessons for the Taliban
By M Niaz Asadullah
Indonesia has shown that education based on Islamic precepts is not incompatible with the expansion of education to girls and women.
Women’s Education: Afghanistan’s Biggest Success Story Now at Risk
By Laiq Zirack
With the withdrawal of the International community and U.S troops, serious setbacks are on the horizon for the education of girls in Afghanistan.
Inside Afghanistan’s Education Crisis
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Even before the lengthy COVID-19 shutdown, the country's schools were weighed down by crumbling infrastructure and a misguided curriculum.
What Do Young Afghans Think About the Peace Process?
By Hamida Andisha and Metra Mehran
A younger generations’ perspective on the arduous road to peace in Afghanistan.
The Schools of the Taliban
By Maija Liuhto
In areas under Taliban control, schools are being reshaped to fit the Taliban agenda.
A Rare Success Story in Afghanistan: Education
By Rohullah Osmani
Investments in Afghanistan's education sector are paying real dividends for its people.
Measuring Afghanistan’s Education Problem
By Catherine Putz
An estimated 40 percent of Afghanistan’s children are not in school.