Driving on the highways of Nepal is a dangerous proposition for a number of reasons. One of the reasons is that traffic in the country is ridiculously out of control.
In spite of that, two weeks ago, I took a road trip, hitting the highways of the country, for the first time!
Will the government of Nepal also go down a road they have never been? Namely, rein in and manage the out-of-control traffic and curve the high level of fatalities on the roads and highways of the country?
. . . → Read More: On The Road…Not Taken…Before…In Nepal
Kantipur FM Commentaries, Nepal Education
Transcript of my March 2, 1998 Kantipur FM radio show in which I talked about some of the other ways private schools in Nepal fleece families. . . . → Read More: Kantipur FM Commentary: The Business of Education II
Nepal Education, Tertiary Education
The intellectual bankruptcy of the two biggest universities in Kathmandu…. . . . → Read More: Fake Fake Fake Fake Fake
Kantipur FM Commentaries, Nepal Education, Post-Secondary Education, Tertiary Education
To improve a system, just introducing a change is, of course, insufficient. The nature of the change and how it’s implemented is as equally important, if not more important. But that, I argue in this Kantipur FM commentary, is missed by those steering the transformation of our education system in Nepal. . . . → Read More: Kantipur FM Commentary: Education And Change
Here’s how you fight fire with fire.
Here’s how you, as a driver, dictate the terms of your driving experience in Kathmandu.
Here’s how you drive Kathmandu.
. . . → Read More: Fight Fire with Fire!
My Personal Stories, Nepal Earthquake
Books are amazingly powerful.
They can make people’s lives.
They did mine!
. . . → Read More: Bourne Again!
My Personal Stories, Nepal Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education
Corporal punishments rarely impart any meaningful lesson, and yet, in Nepal, it’s defended as part of our “culture.” My classmates and I suffered from it too and as far as I can tell, they didn’t do much good for us!
What’s more, it is possible to educate and raise children without punishing them physically.
. . . → Read More: Raise the Child, NOT the Rod