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Rishi Ram Paudyal

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How do we apply Freud in classroom?

Published On: September 14, 2019 12:00 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

If the teachers teach with awareness of functioning of id, ego and superego, they will understand why their students behave the way they do

Creating joy in reading

Published On: August 11, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

English teachers have to develop skills to teach reading. They should research and find out for themselves what works best for their students in the contexts and situations they are in

Home is where you belong

Published On: June 29, 2019 12:25 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

It’s ages since I have lived in Kathmandu but I do not call it my home yet. I live in a house here but this is not my home. When I think of home, my mind’s antennas rise up with lots of memories—my identity, my mother, siblings and my neighbors. How they call me is different from what other people call me. My ears are tuned to that sound and respond to it quickly.

Why I tore off the book

Published On: June 8, 2019 12:25 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

When bizarre things happen, people in Nepal often tend to say ‘this is Nepal’ meaning that anything can happen here and nothing is impossible. This seems to hold true in many cases. This is Nepal and we still don’t seem to be politically stable. This is Nepal and so many political parties are here. This is Nepal and we still don’t have water from Melamchi.

Mind your manners

Published On: May 14, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

Professors and lecturers have been using insulting words while talking to students but students are not able to speak up

Ailments of education

Published On: April 21, 2019 12:25 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

Awareness-raising and educating the people through mass media—by the government, its agents or by citizens—is one of the tools to lead the nation toward the progressive path. It is with this belief I bring up the anomalies in Tribhuvan University’s Master’s of Education program.

Much hyped, less owned

Published On: March 17, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

Before improving English of Nepali students, we need to improve English of Nepali English teachers

What ails our education?

Published On: February 23, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

We cannot expect much from the teachers who passed their exams by reading the guide books and guess papers, or by cheating

When teachers fail

Published On: January 27, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

There are many university teachers who can’t understand and speak English well but are ‘teaching’ in English medium

Teach them English

Published On: January 12, 2019 12:05 AM NPT By: Rishi Ram Paudyal

While in home district few months back I visited a community primary school in which I had taught in its initial year. I’m an English language enthusiast and lover of teaching English, but I still consider myself a student of this foreign language.  I enjoy watching English teachers teaching English and I welcome such teachers to observe my style of teaching. I believe in the proverb ‘iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.’