Italy Funds Afghan Teachers' Capacity Building

Italy has given USD1 million to support a UNESCO program in Afghanistan to improve teacher training focusing on educational radio and television. Strengthening the capacity of teachers in using audio-visual media is one of the key priorities under Afghanistan's five-year National Education Strategic Plan (2006-2010).

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    Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.