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This Training Guide was made possible by the support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the terms of Award No. 306-A-00-06-00518. The content is the responsibility of the Partnership for Advancing Community Education in Afghanistan (PACE-A) and does not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States government.  PACE-A is a consortium composed of four international NGOs: CARE, IRC, AKF and CRS.

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This Training Guide was made possible by the support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the terms of Award No. 306-A-00-06-00518. The content is the responsibility of the Partnership for Advancing Community Education in Afghanistan (PACE-A) and does not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States government.   PACE-A is a consortium composed of four international NGOs: CARE, IRC, AKF and CRS.

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This document has been developed to provide training and guidance to be able to understand what are human rights, what human rights mean for people’s lives, as well as the actions that can be taken by individuals and groups to respect and promote human rights.

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This lecture outlines the role of mental health practitioners in disaster preparedness.

This resource outlines a syllabus for an introductory social work course.

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This document proposes strategies that communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens so that

they, in turn, can build stronger and safer families and communities for their children.

This reading describes how to recognized abused or neglected children and parenting techniques for addressing their unique needs.

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Thisresource discusses the purpose of Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and describes relevant competencies.

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This booklet discusses parenting traumatized children.

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"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." ~ Socrates
"If your tree brings the fruit of knowledge / it shall bring the sky down to the earth” - Nasir Khusraw (1004 – 1088 AD)
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -- Herbert Spencer
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave. -- Hadith
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ― William Arthur Ward
Asking good questions is half of learning. -- Sufi saying
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. ― Aristotle
Enlightenment must come little by little-otherwise it would overwhelm. -- Idries Shah
We were scared. But school was where we wanted to be. -- Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Afghan education activist
Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim, male and female. -- Hadith
Education is a living treasure for all humankind. ~ Ehsan Ullah, Founder, Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. ~ Jorge Luis Borges
A teacher is a candle that burns to enlighten others. ~ Afghan proverb
There is a path to the top of the highest mountain. ~ Afghan proverb
Drop by drop a river is made. ~ Afghan proverb
We should all attempt to acquire as much knowledge as possible in order that we may render our services to society in the manner of the women of early Islam. -- Queen Soraya of Afghanistan, 1926
If you learn even one word more than yesterday, you will be totally a different person.