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Teacher Education

When Your Time, Energy and Effort Pays Off

Reading Time: 3 minutes Volunteering at Jana Uddhar School produced results! One of the science teachers I worked with successfully went on to use her imagination and creativity to create solutions to problems of lack of resources, which, I would like to believe, I was a small inspiration for! . . . → Read More: When Your Time, Energy and Effort Pays Off

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

Science, Teacher Education

Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: A Field Trip

Reading Time: 3 minutes Teachers 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 Education

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes We 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 Education

Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: Life Processes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Teaching science to fifth graders at Jana Uddhar School without using a textbook. . . . → Read More: Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: Life Processes

Nepal Education, Teacher Education

Little Changes…Could be Big Victories

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the road to changing science teaching and learning…at Jana Uddhar School. . . . → Read More: Little Changes…Could be Big Victories

Fundraising

Help Launch Nepal’s First Collaborative School

Reading Time: 3 minutes Help my mate Pete and my buddy Sakar launch Nepal’s first collaborative school by donating to their fundraising drive. They are raising a modest $10341 (£6826) to serve some of the poorest students in Kathmandu Valley. What the team has already accomplished since taking over the school is already commendable. These funds will go a long way in accomplishing what they have set out to do: turn the school around and show that huge investments are not necessary to accomplish that. . . . → Read More: Help Launch Nepal’s First Collaborative School