A glimpse into post-secondary school education in the country through a student's notebook and an examination paper. The two make very little sense. But that's post-secondary education in Nepal for you. No wonder we fail a vast majority of our students.
What and how you do things for and with toddlers matters hugely. The simply reason, of course, is that they pick up on a lot of that and essentially shapes them.
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.
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.
An example of a poor quality textbook children in Nepal are taught from shows how careless authors and others involved in the production of such textbooks can be.
Transcript of my March 2, 1998 Kantipur FM radio show in which I talked about some of the other ways private schools in Nepal fleece families.