The International Journal of Progressive Education 2016, 12(2): 104-111
Challenges for Progressive Education in Afghanistan: A History of Oppression and the Rising Threat of ISIS
Michael Jessee Adkins
pp. 104-111 | Article Number: ijpe.2016.008
Published Online: June 01, 2016
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Afghanistan’s public education system has been victimized by the brutal oppression of the Taliban Regime. Schools were destroyed, teachers were executed, and women were prevented from receiving an education. However, the situation has improved in recent years. Public school enrollment rates and educational access for females have substantially increased since the fall of the Taliban Regime. A resurgence of learning is happening throughout the country. Although this resurgence is welcome, it faces unique challenges. This article examines Afghanistan’s history of educational oppression, describes post-Taliban educational trends, examines modern challenges facing public education, and provides recommendations for fostering a new hope for educational attainment among the citizens of Afghanistan.
Keywords: Afghanistan, Education, Rising, Oppression, ISIS
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