In accordance with the Afghanistan Constitution, MDG and EFA goals, the Ministry of Education is committed to ensure that by 2020 all school-aged boys and girls will complete primary grades. In brief, the Ministry of Education aims to achieve the below targets:
14 million students including 6.5 million girls will be enrolled in 22,000 schools, taught by 486,000 teachers (50% female).
The number of TTCs will remain 42 and the number of TTRCs will reach 364, enrolling about 1624, 78 students per year. As a result, 100% of the teachers of the country will have at least 14th grade education.
320,000 students will be taught by 48,000 professional teachers in 550 technical and vocational schools.
There will be 470,000 students acquiring Islamic Education in about 1193 Islamic Education Centers across the country through 14,000 teachers (50 % female).
One million new literates (60% female) will be produced through 40,000 literacy courses and 20,000 teachers every year. The total number of people to achieve literacy by 2020 will reach 8 million.
100% of schools will have useable buildings and conducive environments.
A national Institute of Curriculum Development will be operational. A set of quality textbooks will be provided to students every three years.
Education system will be more balanced and gender and regional disparity will be brought to an absolute minimum.
Education content and delivery will be tuned to address national development priorities.
All Teachers and staff of MoE will be reformed through pay & grade system by 2012 and living conditions of teachers will be further improved through distribution of land to those teachers who do not have their own housing.
Integration of technical and vocational education into general and Islamic schools.