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As a consequence of war a great part of the vital infrastructure and socio-economic systems of the country have been heavily damaged. The education system in Afghanistan is completely paralyzed. During the years of war the destruction of...

schools deprived generations of Afghans from education and this depravation had a negative impact on the morals and customs of Afghans. Children are among the most vulnerable group, being deprived of their basic right to primary education.

Even before the war there was no education opportunity for children in the rural areas and only a limited number of people could attend schools located in the district centers or in the major towns. As a result, the majority of the rural population remains illiterate, which affects all aspects of life and is a major barrier to rehabilitation and reconstruction.

 
The number of older, uneducated children and young people is in the millions. However, at the end of conflict, unprecedented numbers of students of all ages have returned or wish to return to school.
 
allowed to go to school. Boy schools were closed due to economic collapse. There are still no schools for boys and girls in many remote districts. 
 
Because the school system had been so devastated, huge numbers of children still do not have access to the school system because there are not enough schools and teachers. Many also remain outside the school system because they have reached an age where they have assumed adult responsibilities. Because of low salary level at government schools, most of the women and men who once worked as teachers in public schools are in a desperate situation. Among them are women who have the responsibility of supporting their families. The men are working as laborers to receive a daily wage to support their families. Based on a research conducted by ministry of Education, there is a big need for teacher training. 
 
The majority of girls and boys are eligible to attend school and are very much interested in going to school. They are in direct need of learning and naturally if they can acquire education they will be able to take part actively in the rehabilitation and reconstruction process of war-stricken Afghanistan. 
 
It is extremely important now to address the need for basic education among the Afghan children as a positive move towards peace and stability in Afghanistan and to prevent further destruction and complications resulting from illiteracy. The rights of children should be honored. Children are an integral part of the family, community, nation and global world community with the future responsibility of creating a peaceful country. 
 
It is evident therefore that a large number of people have not been able to attend schools and remain illiterate when they need basic literacy and numeracy for conducting their daily life. CHA from its past experience in the field of education has recognized the huge demand for adult literacy and large numbers of people have been attending literacy classes conducted through training centers.
 
The employment opportunities especially for the women are one of the main concerns. enough skills to earn a sufficient income.
 
CHA's education sector also has a focus on technical education and training. This area includes office related skills, fine arts and vocational training. Literacy and numeracy courses are provided simultaneously with most of the vocational training courses. 
 
Taking into consideration the above-mentioned areas of need, constraints and and determined the following clear goal and objectives  to guide implementation strategies and all stages of the project cycle:
Education Sector Goal
 
Facilitate social, cultural and economic development of the country through active participation in the training and development of human resources, the provision of primary education as a basic right of children and literacy for adults.
 
 
1.  Primary Schools
 
Sector Objective
 
To provide standard quality schooling facilities to girls and boys through supporting elementary schools.
 
To provide standard quality schooling to overage boys and girls through conducting Accelerated Learning classes at primary level.
 
To improve the quality of primary education in joint efforts with the community and the education system by holding training and refresher workshops for teachers and school management staff.
 
 
 
2.  Literacy for Adults
 
Sector Objective
 
To empower men and women deprived of education by providing functional literacy courses that will promote general awareness and pave the way for life-long learning.
 
3.  Training of Middle Management and Fine Arts
 
Sector Objective
 
To train and develop human resources and create pathways to higher education by offering courses in office related skills, languages, science and fine arts through Galaxy Training Centers.
 
4.  Vocational Training
 
Sector Objective
 
To create employment and income generation opportunities for individuals to meet their family needs and reduce the dependency of communities on outside support through vocational training and the distribution of work equipment at a subsidized rate


5. Community Development 
 
Sector Objective
 
To lay the foundations for  long-term strengthening of local governance, to make it more participatory, and to provide assistance for the reconstruction and development of communities.
 
6. Technical Support and staff Capacity Development
 
Sector Objective
 
To develop and maintain capacity and increase knowledge and skills of the education sector and its personnel by preparing training curriculum and guidelines, conducting on-the- job training for staff and technical supervision.