Published: 13th September 2021
Afghan Ministry of Education to change curriculum according to Sharia laws
It was also announced that mixed classes between girls and boys are not acceptable and some changes would be brought to the curriculum
In a bid to implement a hardline Islamic curriculum in Afghanistan, the Taliban on Sunday said that university subjects that defy Sharia Islamic laws will be removed from higher education. "Each subject that is against Islamic laws will be removed," said Acting Minister of Higher Education Shaikh Abdul Baqi Haqqani in a press conference, it was reported.
Haqqani mentioned that mixed classes between girls and boys are not acceptable and some changes will be brought to the curriculum.- A week ago, private universities and other higher education institutions were reopened but the classes were divided by gender. Meantime, university students have even raised questions about the current state of education in Afghanistan.
Abdul Rahim, a university student said that he is worried about his future, teachers and students are not present in the university, it was reported. Taliban also announced that they will launch a programme to send students abroad to pursue higher education.