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Of Gratitude and Moving Forward

A word of gratitude. . . . → Read More: Of Gratitude and Moving Forward

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

Nepal Education, Secondary Education

Ins And Outs of SLC: A Sorry Story

classroom benches (Copyright © 2013 Dorje Gurung)

Secondary school education in Nepal consists of committing to memory model questions and answers in order to pass SLC (School Leaving Certificate) examination. Everything, from resources to what happens in the classroom and outside is geared towards the students rote learning the materials. And after all that, half of those who take the SLC, fail! . . . → Read More: Ins And Outs of SLC: A Sorry Story

Nepal Education, Secondary Education

SLC: The Ticket That Isn’t

SLC (School Leaving Certificate) examination results are very very poor. About half of all 16-18 year-olds fail the exam. With no options for a decent life and future, a large number of these students end-up leaving the country as migrant workers. . . . → Read More: SLC: The Ticket That Isn’t

My Personal Stories, Nepal Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education

Education in Nepal: How I Got In and Out

Bal Jyoti Primary School

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, Post-Secondary Education

Further Education in Nepal: A Black Hole

classroom benches (Copyright © 2013 Dorje Gurung)

Post-secondary education in government colleges in Nepal is a black hole. A large percentage of student who attend those institutions never get out of it! If they do, it’s without having completed it. . . . → Read More: Further Education in Nepal: A Black Hole

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

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