Kabul Education University (KEU):
The Foundation of this institution was established in 1361 of the solar calendar under the name of Pedagogy Institute, which worked under the Education Ministry. Thus, on 16th of Jawza in 1381 [approximately rounds to May 24, 2002] this Organization was promoted to the University level. This University, which consists of 23-departments, had 160 instructors in six faculties. Currently this university has more than 4047 students in the in-service and pre-service sectors, which comprises of 39% female and 61% male students.
USAID, the funder of Higher Education Project (HEP) of Afghanistan has provided Pedagogy Development Centers (PDC) to this University and 16 other education facilities all over Afghanistan. This organization also provides the means for computer usage as well as English language learning classes. Furthermore, HEP has held and managed pedagogic training for all University instructors in order to raise their Professional Standards.
Pedagogy Development Centers (PDC) at Kabul Education University was established in April of 2006.
Computer courses for pedagogy development center, along with all necessary equipments ( which included 12-computers for participants and two computers for training administrators) and internet access were established. Due to popular demand 6-additional computers were added to this center; two for employee usage and four computers for instructors for research. Presently, 6-classes in the Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Programs are active at this center.
The English language program was instituted on November 2007 and it presently has about 20-instructors in three classes learning English language.
Currently, 91-instructors in the Syllabus trainings, 67-instructors in the Critical Thinking trainings, 42-instructors in the Designing Integrated University Course trainings and 12-instructors in the Unit & Lesson Planning are benefiting from the pedagogy training sections.
Benefiters of PDC:
The benefiters of this center are not only instructors at KEU ( 160-instructors ), but also includes the 14-PDC administrators and several other instructors from various Provinces. Thses instructors are pursuing their Masters degree at this University under the supervision of Higher Education Projects, (HEP). The brings the total number of instructors benefiting from this PDC to 191.
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