Supporting female students in Tajikistan

Female students in Tajikistan are to get a boost from the new Intellect centre at Khorog State University. Opened with a US$40k grant from the World Bank/Ministry of Education, the centre aims to support women's learning by improving their living and studying conditions as well as their academic preparation. Female students from all regions of Tajikistan living …

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University admissions reform in Tajikistan

A World Bank-funded project in Tajikistan that I first wrote about last year has now seen the implementation of a Unified Entrance Examination for university admissions under the remit of the National Testing Centre, a recent report notes. The purpose of the exam is two-fold: it aims both to widen participation in higher education and also remove …

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Reforms in Tajik higher education: report on World Bank funded project

Here's the critical quote from this World Bank press release reporting on the end of a five year Russian government funded project: ...improved education is fundamental to alleviating poverty and improving economic competitiveness So says their Tajikistan country project manager Patricia Veevers-Carter. The purpose of the project was to introduce a standard university admissions test …

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