Project : Education Cannot Wait (ECW) April 2019- March 2022
AWEC is going to implement the three-year Education project in Paktika Province in collaboration with SCI and other consortium members. The proposed project is based on the ECW-MYRP programmer three-year design, targeting the most vulnerable displaced population in Afghanistan, with a particular focus on girls and IDP and returnee refugee communities. The project design is also in line with the Afghanistan constitution, National Education Strategic Plan (NESP) III priorities, the Afghanistan Humanitarian Response Plan for 2018-21 (Outcome 2.4) and the Education in Emergencies Working Group (EiE-WG) goal, this project will provide safe and equitable access to education. AWEC is implementing ACCEL project in Paktika province for 5481 students who are out of school with any reason, currently there are 143 classes including CBE, ALP and Preschool, running in the mentioned province which covers 9 districts including capital of Paktika (Sharana). The classes are located in different places, where most of the children are out of school.


The second phase of teacher training in Paktika

 Female master trainer during a presentation at Orgune district

From Jan 26th 2020 till end of Feb 2020 AWEC-Paktika office conducted eight days teacher training for 137 (67 female and 70 male) ECW teachers and 30 Paktika hub-school teachers on pedagogy, PSS (psychosocial), CP (Child protection and DRR.The training was divided and conducted at three zones (3 districts) Sharana, Urgune and Khairkot to make sure all teacher could participate and have easy access to it. The training topics and structure was very interesting for the participants and Paktika Province education departments requested AWEC to conduct such kinds of training for government school all teachers also because these training can help teachers learn a lot about teaching methods, class management, over all it boost their teaching capabilities. At the same time, they thanked AWEC for providing training opportunity for some hub school teachers.

During the month of February 2020, AWEC-Paktika office implemented TLC (teachers learning circles) sessions for all Paktika – ECW project teachers. TLC sessions happened at three zones districts of Paktika province. The aim of such sessions are to help teachers to learn from each other’s experiences and share their problems to find a better solution.  TLC duration was 1 hour where teachers discussed class related topic and issues. There were 30 teachers from hub school in TLC session. Hub school teachers contributed a lot during the implementation of the TLC sessions because they shared their experiences and information with our teachers.  These sessions was so useful for our teachers, they have learned a lot from hub-school teachers and each other experiences.

Hub school teachers sharing their experiences with our teachers during TLC sessions

 

 

 

One of CBE class experienced male teacher giving information to female teachers on different documents filling during TLC session at Orgune district

Major points discussed in TLCs
i. A new format of result sheet filling

ii. Explanation of Shuqas new format sheet
iii. New result cards format and mark sheet explanation
iv. Difference between midterm and final exam
v. How to improve students attendance in the class
vi. Homework and students involved in-class activity


Kits distribution in Sharak female CBE class, & Male:
On Sep 22 AWEC Paktika started the last phase of training for our teachers at Orgun where 29 female and 22 male teachers from Sarobi and Orgun districts participated in it, on September 26 AWEC completed the training and distributed certificates among teachers graduated from the training during a ceremony where DED reps and Orgune Teacher Training Centre reps participated in that program. This entire training process was a greater success as most of our teachers got trained on the Basic Pedagogy, Child Protection, and Child Safe guarding. This was the first time that female teachers in Paktika received training not only in the capital of Paktika but also in districts. The training got implemented very well and the entire process of training was observed by M&E, PED, DEDs on a regular basis.

Teacher Training’s
On Sep 22 AWEC Paktika started the last phase of training for our teachers at Orgun where 29 female and 22 male teachers from Sarobi and Orgun districts participated in it, on September 26 AWEC completed the training and distributed certificates among teachers graduated from the training during a ceremony where DED reps and Orgune Teacher Training Centre reps participated in that program. This entire training process was a greater success as most of our teachers got trained on the Basic Pedagogy, Child Protection, and Child Safe guarding. This was the first time that female teachers in Paktika received training not only in the capital of Paktika but also in districts. The training got implemented very well and the entire process of training was observed by M&E, PED, DEDs on a regular basis.

Coordination Meetings
September 1st, AWEC – Paktika team had a coordination meeting with head of Sharana Teacher Training College Mr. Rahmatullah Hemat to provide facility for our 5 days’ teachers training program. He allocated two large rooms for our trainers to use them as classes for 1st phase of teachers training. On September 3, 2019 AWEC Paktika project coordinator had meeting with PED to coordinate and inform them about teacher training process for all hired teachers of AWEC. The project coordinator gave detailed information on how and where the training will take place and how many male and female teachers will be trained in this process. September 21 AWEC – Paktika project coordinator had coordination meeting with Issak Aryan, head of Orgun Teacher Training Centre, to have two separate halls or rooms for male and female teachers for 3rd phase of teacher training. Mr. Aryan promised to provide us not only catering facility but also help us technically.

Coordination Meetings
September 1st, AWEC – Paktika team had a coordination meeting with head of Sharana Teacher Training College Mr. Rahmatullah Hemat to provide facility for our 5 days’ teachers training program. He allocated two large rooms for our trainers to use them as classes for 1st phase of teachers training. On September 3, 2019 AWEC Paktika project coordinator had meeting with PED to coordinate and inform them about teacher training process for all hired teachers of AWEC. The project coordinator gave detailed information on how and where the training will take place and how many male and female teachers will be trained in this process. September 21 AWEC – Paktika project coordinator had coordination meeting with Issak Aryan, head of Orgun Teacher Training Centre, to have two separate halls or rooms for male and female teachers for 3rd phase of teacher training. Mr. Aryan promised to provide us not only catering facility but also help us technically.