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My Personal Stories, Nepal Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, St. Xavier's School

Raise the Child, NOT the Rod

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.

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Bureaucracy & Corruption In Nepal, Corruption, Nepal Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education

Education in Nepal: Current State According to Al Jazeera

Current state of education in Nepal. . . . → Read More: Education in Nepal: Current State According to Al Jazeera

My Personal Stories, Nepal Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, St. Xavier's School

Education in Nepal: How I Got In and Out

Just a basic education had been in the cards! But determined to get more, much much more than that which I was told I was “entitled” to, I would have an incredible academic career! . . . → Read More: Education in Nepal: How I Got In and Out

Nepal Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education

Education in Nepal: A Privilege

Primary and secondary education in Nepal for a vast majority of Nepalese children was a privilege, when I was a student, and is still a privilege thirty years later! Only a very very small percentage of kids attending government schools — where a majority of children go for their education — graduate from a high school. . . . → Read More: Education in Nepal: A Privilege