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Nepal Education

Unleashing Nepal: The Power of Education

Reading Time: 5 minutes All about the ills of the education system we have in Nepal and how it can be improved to serve the population and the country. . . . → Read More: Unleashing Nepal: The Power of Education

Nepal Education

Unleashing Nepal: Private Institutions, Foreign Education And Preference for Paper Degrees

Reading Time: 6 minutes Short history of the way the education system evolved with the introduction of private schools and even a private University from after 1980. Sadly, education was NOT valued as a means to acquire knowledge and skills, but for the paper degrees. Besides, the institutions themselves struggled to provide quality education — many imparted no more than just the most basic of skills, that of memorization and regurgitation — as they mostly functioned as for-profit businesses. . . . → Read More: Unleashing Nepal: Private Institutions, Foreign Education And Preference for Paper Degrees

Nepal Earthquake, Nepal Education

Durbar High School Comes Down; What Will Go Up?

Reading Time: 2 minutes After a little over a three years since the earthquake struck and caused major damages to the oldest school in the country, Durbar High School, the oldest high school in the country, has been demolished. It’s being reconstructed with help from the Chinese government. . . . → Read More: Durbar High School Comes Down; What Will Go Up?

Nepal Education

Unleashing Nepal: Education Mishap

Reading Time: 9 minutes These extracts from Unleashing Nepal describes how, through education, the Rana Regime and the Shah autocrats furthered their ethnic and nationalistic agenda, enabling the social, political, and economic advancement of the hill high caste Hindus (Khas Aryas) while oppressing — and hindering the advancement of — the others. . . . → Read More: Unleashing Nepal: Education Mishap

Nepal Education

Old Habits Die Hard…in Nepali Public Schools

Reading Time: 1 minute In most government (public) schools in Nepal, children are taught to memorize and regurgitate materials from a really early age, like second grade. One of the ways the children do that is by reading aloud, a practice that harks back all the way to the days of Aryan-Sanskritic education system prevalent in the Indian Subcontinent long before the modern system of education was introduced. Here’s an example. . . . → Read More: Old Habits Die Hard…in Nepali Public Schools

Nepal Education

My My, Hey Hey, My English Book Has It Yay!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some issues with Grade 3 My English Book, a book for eight-year old children attending government (public) schools in Nepal. . . . → Read More: My My, Hey Hey, My English Book Has It Yay!

United World College (UWC) Movement, UWC Nepal

Nepal UWC Scholarship Application for 2017

Reading Time: 5 minutes Details of UWC Scholarship application forms, process of application and eligibility criteria for 2017. . . . → Read More: Nepal UWC Scholarship Application for 2017

Fundraising

Help Jana Uddhar School Students Master Math

Reading Time: 1 minute Jana Uddhar School needs your help to keep their Math teacher. Will you? . . . → Read More: Help Jana Uddhar School Students Master Math

Nepal, Presentations & Speeches, Social Justice

SMD: Human Rights & Education of Marginalized Nepalese

Reading Time: 12 minutes The plight of marginalized Nepalese, notably, Dalits, women, Tharus and Tamangs, how education can uplift them, what COMMITTED is doing to that end and why I am involved in all that. . . . → Read More: SMD: Human Rights & Education of Marginalized Nepalese

International, Presentations & Speeches, United World College (UWC) Movement

UWC SSS Boston: Education for Freedom

Reading Time: 1 minute Video of my presentation at UWC-Second-Saturday-at-Six gathering in Boston last February in which I describe why I do what I do for the education of the marginalized in Nepal and the impact of the April and May 2015 earthquakes on the schools COMMITTED works with in Sindhupalchok. . . . → Read More: UWC SSS Boston: Education for Freedom

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