Reading Time: 6 minutesShort 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 — 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
Reading Time: 2 minutesAfter 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?
Reading Time: 8 minutesThese 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 high caste Hindus while oppressing — and hindering the advancement of — the others. . . . → Read More: Unleashing Nepal: Education Mishap
Reading Time: 1 minuteIn 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
Reading Time: 2 minutesSome 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
Reading Time: 5 minutesDetails of UWC Scholarship application forms, process of application and eligibility criteria for 2017. . . . → Read More: Nepal UWC Scholarship Application for 2017
Reading Time: 2 minutesJana Uddhar School needs your help to keep their Math teacher. Will you? . . . → Read More: Help Jana Uddhar School Students Master Math
Science, Teacher Training
Reading Time: 7 minutesWhy in Nepal we must teach our children to THINK and how we can do that in Science. . . . → Read More: Teach For Nepal: Critical Thinking