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Nepal Education

Old Habits Die Hard…in Nepali Public Schools

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

Nepal Education

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

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!

UWC, UWC Nepal

Nepal UWC Scholarship Application for 2017

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

Fundraising

Help Jana Uddhar School Students Master Math

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

Nepal, Presentations & Speeches, Social Justice

SMD: Human Rights & Education of Marginalized Nepalese

Reading Time: 14 minutesThe 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, UWC

UWC SSS Boston: Education for Freedom

Reading Time: 1 minuteVideo 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

Science, Teacher Training

Teach For Nepal: Critical Thinking

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

Science, Teacher Training

Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: A Field Trip

Reading Time: 3 minutesTeachers in Nepal can vastly improve Science teaching just by changing the way they teach. And for that, they don’t need fancy buildings and the latest resources and gadgets. Just using what’s available at the school and what is accessible locally, science can be brought alive and made relevant to the students, thereby improving the learning outcomes of the students. . . . → Read More: Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: A Field Trip

Science, Teacher Training

One Small Step for a Science Teacher, One Giant Leap for Science Teaching in Nepal?

Reading Time: 4 minutesWe are making gains, we are making progress…albeit small and slowly, but some day will amount to something substantial…that’s what I am hoping anyway! . . . → Read More: One Small Step for a Science Teacher, One Giant Leap for Science Teaching in Nepal?

Science, Teacher Training

Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: Life Processes

Reading Time: 3 minutesTeaching science to fifth graders at Jana Uddhar School without using a textbook. . . . → Read More: Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: Life Processes

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