AIL publishes a magazine called Neda-e-Talim every 6 months. The content is educational and news orientated, emphasizing literacy and health. The most recent edition included articles on: literacy for a better life, Touchstone English language learning system, women and leadership skills, discriminatory language, health, peace, private school football, women’s rights, poetry and literature, discipline in schools and children’s literature.
The magazine also gives updates on AIL’s work, information on AIL’s Learning Centers and Dr. Yacoobi’s private radio station, Radio Meraj. Copies of the magazine are widely distributed and available at all AIL facilities such as offices, libraries, centers and clinics. Magazines are also available at all official government offices and ministries in Kabul and Herat and the offices of various NGOs.
AIL publishes books and teaching manuals to support its educational programs. Books published by AIL recently include: Mobile Literacy Messages: a book supporting the literacy classes; Leadership Skills: supporting leadership development; Teacher Training; Healthcare Messages for AIL Clinics; Teaching Mobile Literacy Classes; and the ZMQ Mobile App Pregnancy Monitoring Program which AIL was a part of.
Another important book published by AIL is Peace Education; this book is very important as peace education is promoted at centers, preschools and in workshops. The Women’s Empowerment book includes topics on women’s solidarity, culture, the environment, skills for the workplace, effective communication, creativity, law, marriage and public speaking. Other books published include: School Policy and its Uses; Poetry and Song Book for Kindergarten; English for Kindergarten; How to improve Communication; and How to make Lesson Plans for Teachers.