KATHMANDU, August 17: The employees, who have been working in the public school for a long time, have announced that they will go on strike from Wednesday, demanding a permanent position. The Nepal Public School Employees' Council (NPSEC) held a public program in Kathmandu on Tuesday and demanded that the situation where they have to work in public schools for a long time at low wages should be ended.

MANGALBARE, July 26: Amid increasing cases of viral fever in Ilam district, the schools here have been closed for weeks.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The Government of Nepal has decided to close public as well as private schools for two days a week, effective from May 16. According to Deepak Sharma, the Spokesperson for the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, a decision to this effect has already been taken, and both public and private schools have been directed to follow the decision.

RUKUM EAST, Feb 19: 14 schools in Rukum East have been selected for the President Educational Reform Program. The 14 schools at three local levels of the district have been selected under this program linked with physical improvement of schools and information technology.

32 schools in Lamjung selected for PERP

February 17, 2022 13:00 pm

LAMJUNG, Feb 17: As many as 32 schools in Lamjung district have been selected for the President Educational Reform Program (PERP).

UDUPI, India, Feb 14: A state in southern India re-opened some schools on Monday that had been closed following protests last week over female students not being allowed to wear hijabs, or head-to-toe burqas, in class.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The District COVID-19 Crisis Management Center (DCCMC), Surkhet, has decided to open educational institutions in full compliance with the public health standards from February 13.

SARLAHI, Jan 31: Students in Sarlahi will be vaccinated against COVID-19 from today. The schools will be open from today till February 4 to administer the second dose of COVID-19 vaccines to the students in the age group of 12 to 17 years.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has issued the ‘Procedures for Earning while Studying Program, 2078’ under the President Educational Reforms Program.

GALKOT, Jan 12: Schools in Baglung Municipality have been directed to close from January 12 till January 28 due to fears over the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has decided to implement the suggestion of the COVID-19 Crisis Management Coordination Center (CCMC) to close the schools till January 29.

The local governments in the Kavrepalanchowk district have started ordering the closure of schools with increasing cold weather. Three local levels in the district have already ordered schools in their area to close for a week following the fall in mercury caused by the rainfall a few days ago.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The US government has provided an additional 664,560 doses of the Pfizer vaccine to Nepal under the COVAX facility. The vaccines have arrived in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: All schools in New Delhi will remain closed from Friday until further notice amid worsening levels of air pollution in India's national capital.

PARBAT, Sept 26: Two schools in Pakuwa Silsi of Kushma Municipality-11 have been closed after students started falling sick.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The District Administration Office, Kathmandu has asked education institutions not to run physical classes.

DOTI, Sept 5: All schools that remained closed for a long time due to COVID-19 pandemic in Doti district are resuming physical classes from Sunday.

JAJARKOT, August 15: Most of the schools in Upper Dolpa have been operating continuously since Baisakh even though educational institutions remain closed across the country.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The School Management Committees of the government-run community school have complained that the project officials are asking for kickbacks from an initiative to empower rural schools to conduct virtual classes.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The National Examination Board (NEB) has made a new rule to seek reasons from teachers giving more than 80 marks to Secondary Education Examination (SEE) students.

DOLPA, April 29: The district administration in Dolpa has decided to shut schools after a worker of the Jufal Airport tested positive for the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The COVID-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC) has recommended to the government to suspend physical classes of all academic institutions in city areas to reduce the risk of further spread of new variant of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The government has urged the schools with high numbers of students to run the classes in shifts in view of the rising risk of the COVID-19 infection across the country.

NEPALGUNJ, April 16: COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Nepalgunj once again. Academic institutions are seen to be highly vulnerable to COVID-19 as a number of students and teachers have already been infected with the virus.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The government has decided to close all educational institutions for four days owing to the weather emergency.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has granted permission to all the schools within its authority to re-open.

Look for physical marks such as unexplained bruises, scratches, broken bones, and healing wounds. Be alert when your child fears going to school or joining school events.

No students should be taught that Tharu people are farmers and Newars live only in the Kathmandu Valley. No students should be mocked for not knowing their caste.

POKHARA, Oct 3: It had been six months since Sakshyam Pathak of Tahanu had not entered his school. He terribly missed his friends and teachers. Just recently, the school administration announced resumption of classes but it said the children cannot be involved in extracurricular activities. Pathak was happy to see his friends after so long, but restrictions on games and sports have put him a bit off.

Save education

August 26, 2020 14:00 pm

Almost nine million school goers are at home today for more than five months. Sudden announcement of closure of schools on March 18 seems to have impacted the school goers badly. If the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) had been dynamic enough, almost all school goers would have been admitted in the upper grades by mid-April. Education would continue somehow. After all, there were no severe cases of Covid-19 till mid-May.

Learning during lockdown

March 28, 2020 11:14 am

Due to the threat of coronavirus pandemic, all academic instructions, including schools, colleges, and universities have been shut down. This presents parents with the challenge of entertaining and educating their children during this forced break. I am sure not all children will be excited at the thought of learning during this time, but that situation is going to change soon. The euphoria of a break will soon wear off, and then children will feel pretty empty because the schools will remain closed for at least a few more weeks. Let us not think about more time than that at the moment.

BEIJING, March 4: Less than 30 minutes into a lecture on bioinformatics, Chu Xinjian’s class was abruptly cut short.

DHADING, Feb 5: The earthquake in 2015 destroyed private homes, schools, hospitals and government buildings. Nearly five years on, post-quake reconstruction has picked up pace and government buildings are once again rising in the district headquarters and millions of rupees has been spent for that. However, the service-seekers are rarely found in these big government buildings.

SINDHULI, Dec 8: Despite the government's announcement of the ambitious 'One School, One Nurse' program, the campaign has not been successful in the rural areas of the nation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Norwegian Embassy to Nepal and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a project for the reconstruction of 24 quake-hit schools in various districts.

TANAHUN, Aug 19: Students at Bishnu Secondary School of Nahala, Bandipur Rural Municipality-1, who were facing drinking water problems now have access to drinking water.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called on community and private schools to work for the enhancement of quality education so that no Nepali have to go aboard in search of quality education.

KATHMANDU, May 7: About 10 percent schools in Kathmandu Valley were closed on Monday owing to a rumor of general strike in Valley.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The government has shown negligence over multiple errors in the textbooks for private schools, which were given to students at the beginning of the new academic session.

KHOTANG, April 27: More than a decade has elapsed since the government adopted the policy of 'education for all' but not all students in the country go to schools.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is making preparation requiring all schools in the metropolis to install the national flag and have their name plates written in the Devanagari script. The Nepali language is written in the Devanagari script.

Schools closed for 'Mahayagya'

March 5, 2019 05:53 am

BIRGUNJ, March 4: Birgunj Metropolitan City has called for the closure of schools in and around the main city in view of the Ashwamedh Mahayaga that kicked off on Sunday. The schools will remain closed till Tuesday until the religious function concludes. According to the metropolis, the decision was taken for the safety of children amid excessive traffic congestion during the event.

REPUBLICAKATHMANDU, March 1: Students of government schools in five mountain districts have yet to get textbooks although the new academic session in those districts began on February 13.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 21: Over 35 schools in Mahottari do not have government quota for teachers. Similarly, nobody really takes notice whether the teacher-student ratio in these schools is fair.

BAITADI, Jan 4: The District Police Office, Baitadi has started a campaign to check cyber crime that is increasing lately.

School kids grill PM over Nirmala case

January 1, 2019 19:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Students from various schools have grilled Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli over the rape-and-murder case of Nirmala Panta.

NUWAKOT, Nov 27: In lack of separate toilets for girls, Binita Regmi, an eleventh grader at Niranjana Secondary School (NSS) of Belkotgadhi Municipality-10 had to go through great ordeal especially during menstruation.

Upper Dolpa schools closed for six months

November 24, 2018 17:00 pm

DOLPA, Nov 24: The schools in the northern region of Dolpa district have closed for six months with the increase in cold.

GORKHA, Oct 24: Kalikadevi Jhalak Primary School of Gorkha Municipality-1 Taple is one among dozens of schools which is yet to be reconstructed post earthquake. The construction of the building began some three years ago. However, as of now, only a pillar stands in the ground floor.

MYAGDI, Sept 13: Two school buildings and a toilet have been swept away by the swollen Raghuganga River in the district on Thursday.