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Over 20,000 community-based education centers to be organized countrywide

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has announced that it will organize over 20,000 accelerated learning centers across Afghanistan. UNICEF in a tweet said that by the end of 2023, the organization will organize 21,000 community-based education classes in Afghanistan. “UNICEF is expanding to range of each child’s community. The organization helps identify alternative pathways to learning and increase educational opportunities for the hardest to reach. By the end of 2023, UNICEF is planning to expand the program to 21,000 community-based education classes across the country. The organization will conduct such classes for female students in the country’s central Bamyan province. The students mostly girls in the community-based education classes can complete two years of school in a condensed one year. The program which has been initiated by UNICEF will be financially supported by the Asian Bank, the World Bank in South Asia and the European Union’s Humanitarian Assistance Program. With the support of these organizations, UNICEF will be able to organize 466 education classrooms to accommodate some 9400 male and female students to get an education. According to UNICEF, access to education is a right for every child and UNICEF has worked with its partners for decades to increase the number of children going to school. UNICEF has also conducted community-based education classes in other provinces of the country. In early March, UNICEF conducted community-based education classes or accelerated learning centers for over 10,000 students who had been deprived of going to schools due to various reasons in Nuristan province. This number of students were provided with opportunities to complete their primary education at newly created village schools in the province. In Nuristan, UNICEF has now conducted nearly 300 community-based education classes for thousands of students who had been somehow deprived from learning at schools due to various reasons. Afghanistan’s education system has been devastated by more than three decades of sustained conflict. For many of the country’s children, completing prima

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.