From the American People
The BESST project increases the quality of primary and secondary education in 11 provinces through providing continuing education of teachers to improve teacher’s subject knowledge, teaching methods, testing practices, and other skills contributing to quality education. Technical support to the Ministry of Education (MoE) is building capacity in the Ministry to carry out in-service teacher training across the country. BESST implements a district-based, teacher training system delivered by Afghan organizations and provides in-school support to teachers, school managers, and communities. BESST strengthens the MoE’s Human Resources Department’s operations by instituting written, standardized policies and training staff in their administration. The project also implements a stabilization grants component to help schools remain open and thereby expand the reach and legitimacy of the MoE in high-conflict areas. Key activities supported through BESST will be continued through on-budget support to the MoE.
BESST Fact Sheet
Building Education Support Systems for Teachers (BESST) - Training Educators 8/2/2010
2 April 2011
USAID/BESST Until now, more than 200,000 MoE personnel records have been on paper, accumulated over the years, and filling several rooms in the Human...
USAID/BESST USAID-BESST training workshop, Civil Service Institute in Kabul. USAID’s Building Education Support Systems for Teachers project has launched capacity-building training to improve...
3 February 2011
Ghazni Province, Afghanistan
Achieving access to quality education is an important element in efforts to foster stability and development in Afghanistan. School principals play a key role in...
30 September 2010
The Education Stabilization Initiative, implemented through USAID’s Building Education Support Systems for Teachers (BESST) project, provides grants to schools to improve education in Afghanistan’s insecure...
15 August 2010
USAID’s BESST (Building Education Support Systems for Teachers) project is working with the Ministry of Education’s Teacher Education Department to plan and establish a program...
15 July 2010
Hirat Province, Afghanistan
A lack of teaching material and classroom resources can hinder even the most experienced teacher’s ability to engage students in active learning. In Afghanistan, many...
31 March 2010
This March, USAID’s Building Education Support Systems for Teachers (BESST) project held a workshop in Kabul to develop an accelerated learning program for teachers. The...
15 March 2010
USAID’s Building Education Support Systems for Teachers (BESST) project will launch an accelerated learning program for Afghan teachers this spring. The program will offer an...
Combating corruption is a top priority for the Afghan and U.S. governments. A letter issued from President Karzai’s office in January 2010 instructed all ministries...
28 February 2010
To ensure that Afghanistan’s teachers are equipped to provide a quality education to their students, the U.S. Government and the Ministry of Education work together...
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Today Minister of Education Haneef Atmar signed a Memorandum of Understanding with USAID partners CARE and Creative Associates affirming the realignment of key USAID education...
30 August 2006
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