Testimonials: IEF 2018 Kathmandu

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At this year's Innovation in Education fair, I didn't do a workshop on Science teacher training. Rather, I was part of a group of three doing a workshop on literacy (see image below for the title of the workshop). My own bit was a presentation on the importance and benefits of reading to children and…

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Testimonials: IEF 2017 Pokhara

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The Innovation in Education Fair 2017 held in Kathmandu in August was also replicated in Pokhara in September. I repeated the workshop I conducted in Kathmandu. The participation level was not as high as in Kathmandu. But reproduced below, verbatim, are the anonymous feedback Book Bus received about my workshop from them. The numbers to…

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Testimonials: IEF 2017 Kathmandu

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I conducted Air Fire Water, a science workshop on generating and tackling open-ended questions in Science lessons to impart higher level thinking skills on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. I had around 30 or so participants. The following are the mostly anonymous feedback to the workshop Book Bus received. They have been reproduced vabatim.   "It…

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Testimonials: Innovation in Education Fairs

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I have been involved in the US Embassy Book Bus sponsored Innovation in Education Fairs (IEF) as a Science Teacher Trainer. In all the science teacher training activities I have been engaged in since my return to Nepal, I have been helping science teachers make science-teaching considerably more hands-on using local resources, in addition to…

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Testimonials: Young Hearts Boarding High School

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Since returning to Nepal in May 2013, apart from working at Community Members Interested (COMMITTED), I have been what I can to inspire the next generation of Nepalese to dream BIG and pursue them. To that end, I have been visiting schools and groups of youngster -- especially government schools and youngster from low socio-economic…

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YHBHS Testimonials to July 1 Presentation

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The afternoon of July 1, 2016, I went and spoke to the students at Young Hearts Boarding High School, on the invitation of Anisha, a sister of a current UWCer, Anshika. The following are the testimonials I received from those who were in the audience. NB: Some of the texts were edited for clarity.  …

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Testimonials: Dolpa School Students

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Links to testimonials from Dolpa schools students in Kathmandu. Testimonials to presentation titled "If I did...why not you?" made on July 7, 2016.

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Testimonials: SMD Boarding School Kathmandu

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Links to Testimonials from Shree Mangal Dvip Boarding School. Testimonials to presentation about Human Rights and Education of Marginalized Nepalese, made on July 20, 2016.

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Aug 10 2016: Samaanta Foundation Fellows’ Reflections

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Last Wednesday, Aug. 10, as part of my UWC Scholarship outreach work I began over a month and a half ago, I made yet another presentation. This time to Samaanta Foundation fellows. I talked about my life, UWC Scholarships and about following ones dreams in spite of seemingly impossible odds. Reproduced below is an email…

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Aug 10 2016: Samaanta Foundation Fellows’ Testimonials

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Last Wednesday, as part of my UWC Scholarship outreach work I began over a month and a half ago, I made yet another presentation. This time to Samaanta Foundation fellows.  I talked about my life, UWC Scholarships and about following ones dreams in spite of seemingly impossible odds. I shall be updating this page as…

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