There is no specific official document to include aims of the faculty of Journalism since established in 1964 as a department and transformed into a faculty in 1986. However, activities of this faculty for higher education in Bachelor level are specific to it and are based on acceptable rules. In general, the aims of this faculty can be categorized as following:
The above description can be ideal to divide the aims and goals of the faculty of journalism in23 parts based on which a proper and complete program can be developed in the future. Based on these aims, teachers, administrative staff, workers and students of the faculty of journalism can develop and organize their studies.
Educational goals mentioned in the above are recognized by professors and students and is in accordance with the professional subjects taught in the faculty of journalism. Also it is in full compliance and helps develop the ideology of institution or faculty to improve the faculty into a high extent. Considering the above objectives, graduates of this faculty and its two departments can clearly be explained as following:
Journalism Faculty Administration and Responsibilities:
Journalism faculty based on KU and MoHE’s rules and regulations has a Dean, an Assistant, 2 Department heads, an administration and Educational Committee. The administration of this faculty tries to facilitate activities in order to achieve the objectives. The achievement is accomplished through teacher’s teaching and research, which is a good relationship between administration, teachers and students. The administration section tries to keep balance between males and females, the Dean of faculty involved in each stage. The Dean of this faculty Professor M. Wahid Gharwal one of the graduated students of Journalism Faculty and has his BA.
-Radio and TV Head of Department Professor M. Wahid Gharwal besides being the Dean of faculty he is the head of Radio and TV department.
-Faculty Deputy dean Professor Jawida Ahmadi is one of the active lecturer and has her MA in Dari Literature, besides teaching and Faculty Assistant, she has the responsibility to organize abroad communicative programs and she is faculty magazine assistant too and she has 10 written and printed books in journalism and more than 10 scientific printed articles
- Professor Abdul Rasul Sayeed Head of Press Department has his MA in Journalism (Press) and like other teachers of this faculty involved in teaching.
-Administration Director M. Dawoud Haidari has graduated from languages and Literature Faculty in Kabul University. He has seven years’ experience in different faculties, including journalism faculty.
Name of Professors in the Educational Committee of journalism faculty of KU:
Assist. Professor Safia Rahim ( Bachelor of Journalism)
9. Assist. Professor Shafiq Wardak ( Master of Journalism)
10. Assist. Professor M.Zia Rafat ( Master of Dari Language in Literature)
11. Assist. Professor Qader Mahan (Bachelor of Journalism)
12 . Professor Dr. Hesmatuallhi PHD in journalism
13- Professor Dr Ali Yawer PHD in journalism
14. Assist. Professor Sayeeda Mazhghan Mastafway ( Master of Journalism)
15- Assist. Professor Nooria Ashraf (Bachelor of Journalism)
16. - Assist. Professor Fahima Shakeeb Hashimi ( Bachelor of Journalism)
17. Assist. Professor Firoz Shahbi (Master of Journalism)
18. Assist. Professor Najeeb Nasir ( Bachelor of Journalism)
19. Assist. Professor Hamid Obidi ( Bachelor of Journalism)
20. Assist. Professor Abdul Azim Noorbakhsh ( Bachelor of Journalism)
21. . Assist. Professor Rawoof Ajmal ( Bachelor of Journalism)
22- Assist. Professor Khatol Sahabzada ( Bachelor of Journalism)
23- Assist. Professor Abdul Qahar Jawad ( Master of Journalism)
This council is lead by Professor M. Wahid Gharwal in a autonomously. There is good relationship between all sections and administration to achieve the main goals which are according MoHE’s rules and regulations. Administration and head of this faculty admire and facilitate the teaching methods, researches, and effective services of this faculty. The teaching and learning balanced to male and female professors and students are considerate. Members of administration section beside their activities in the faculty, they are busy to work in National Radio and TV, Educational Institutes, private courses. The Professors of this faculty are the advisers for academic promotions of journalism professors in Khost, Al Beroni, Balkh, Badakhshan, Heart, Laghman, Baghlan, and Kandahar Universities. These professors work voluntarily and they have regular cooperation with journalism faculties of other universities in Afghanistan.
Educational Programs and Teaching Curriculum:
Educational Programs and Teaching Curriculum of Journalism Faculty has professional subjects that each subject has its own rules; these subjects are updated time to time.
Professors and Teachers of this faculty do researches to increase teaching materials based on students need and interest.
Professional subjects 80% included in curriculum, rules and goals of faculty. The educational programs are based on bachelor level. The content of the lesson are according academic and professional concerns. The curriculum of this faculty is based on semester system; the credit system didn’t apply yet. During 10 years the curriculum updated three times.
Journalism Faculty recently accepted a partnership program with Omaha University in Nebraska of USA and there is hope to work on curriculum.