NEB advises govt against abolishing SEE

January 11, 2024 17:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: The National Examinations Board (NEB) has suggested that the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) should not be abolished.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Discussions have been held between Nepal and Ireland to increase cooperation and collaboration in the field of education.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The 16th five-year periodic plan which is in the drafting stage now has set a goal to ensure cent percent literacy rate in the country.

Making room for young girls and women to find connection and equipping them with life skills is essential to keep them longer in school. Ensuring that girls complete secondary school is essential for them to lead a better life.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Tribhuvan University claimed to have set a 'Guinness World Record' during its 49th convocation ceremony, boasting the largest attendance by graduate students. This declaration was posted on the university's website alongside a certificate supposedly issued by a representative of the Guinness Book of World Records, which is false.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has emphasized the need of expanding universities down to the community level for searching for alternative resources to fulfill the 21st century needs.

With over 3.5 billion global downloads, TikTok has become a prominent platform for sharing short videos. Initially embraced for entertainment, its evolution in Nepal encompassed education, business, skill showcasing, and providing a voice for expression.

JAJARKOT, Nov 20: Locals have intensified preparations to construct temporary structures in the Jajarkot earthquake-ravaged schools to resume educational activities.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Separate meetings of two parliamentary committees are being held today. A meeting of the Industry and Commerce, Labor and Consumer Interest Committee is being held at 11:30AM.

One of the primary factors driving Nepali students to study abroad is the limited availability of higher education opportunities within the country. Nepal has a limited number of universities and colleges, resulting in intense competition for admission.

Kathmandu, Sept 15: Vice President Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav has laid emphasis on mandatory formulation and enforcement of education, health, sports, entertainment and personality development plans of children as per the arrangements specified in the Constitution.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Although the country has a long history of book publication, a clear policy regarding it is still missing.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Prime Minister and Sudurpaschim (Far Western) University Chancellor Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the University office-bearers to focus on internal reforms.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has agreed to include the issue of fixing the salary scale of school employees in the Federal Education Act. The agreement was reached following negotiations with teachers and staffers' unions.

Rising temperatures in Nepal compel the closure of schools as the effects of the global climate catastrophe become more severe. This urgent situation emphasizes the need to prevent school-going children, particularly in education, from bearing a disproportionate burden of climate change.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said university education must focus on research and innovation.

Breaking the Barriers

June 6, 2023 09:00 am

Each individual should have an equal opportunity for educational progress. Education is a key issue. On top of that, inclusive education is a prerequisite for the accomplishment of all other rights.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The Nepal National Teachers' Association (NNTA) has said the budget for the fiscal year 2023/24 has failed to address their demands and agreements with the government.

Educating Beyond the Bots

February 12, 2023 09:00 am

The current discourse about artificial intelligence not only reflects a narrow view of education. It also represents romanticization of, or alarmism about, new technologies, while insulting students as dishonest by default.

Research and Tribhuvan University

January 9, 2023 08:10 am

Universities play a crucial role in the creation and dissemination of knowledge, and it is knowledge which shapes the direction of development for a country. As centers of higher learning, universities are expected to provide students with the opportunity to engage in advanced study and research in a wide range of fields – from the sciences and engineering to the arts and humanities.

Make Education Actually Free

December 23, 2022 07:30 am

Right to education is one of the fundamental rights of the Nepali people as enshrined in the country’s constitution. Article 31 of the Constitution of Nepal 2015 states, “Every citizen shall have the right to get compulsory and free education up to the basic level and free education up to the secondary level from the State.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The number of students dropping out of school after reaching higher grades has been increasing. According to the data published by the Center for Education and Human Resource Development (CEHRD), the challenge to keep  students from dropping out of school after reaching higher grades in schools is increasing.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Educationalists and stakeholders have suggested that the existing education system should be transformed to achieve desired results.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Poudel has urged Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Balendra Shah to join hands on 'We Build, Our School Campaign' to ensure reforms in public education institutions.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The current government has taken forward the process of school education sector planning with the development of a ten-year long-term plan.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Students have staged a protest in the capital, demanding the reconstruction of Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus. Students protested in front of the college on Tuesday, demanding reconstruction of the campus building stating that they are forced to study in dilapidated classrooms as the physical infrastructure of the campus has not been rebuilt.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah has emphasized the need to take education and health as services and not as money-making businesses. Shah made the remarks during the course of inspecting the newly-constructed building of Chhetrapati Free Clinic and monitoring the services provided by it.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Nepal Workers and Peasants Party  lawmaker Prem Suwal has said that the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is simply not needed if it cannot make secondary level education free.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Felicity Volk, Australian Ambassador to Nepal, led a team of eight Australian government officials in meetings to extend the close relationships between Nepal and Australia in education.

KARNALI, April 20: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Poudel has said that universities are responsible for improving higher education.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Ambassador of Canada to Nepal, Cameron Dean MacKay paid a courtesy call on Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Devendra Paudel at his office in Singha Durbar today. MacKay is the non-resident ambassador of Canada for Nepal.

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).

TU is Well

February 11, 2022 06:30 am

Nepalese academia, including Tribhuvan University, has challenges, but we must tell the full story, including what it is doing well.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Poudel has said a partnership with the private sector would be forged to bring about good results in public education.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Students studying in Shree Devishwar Adharbhut School of Umakunda Rural Municipality-4 in Ramechhap have been provided warm clothes and other educational materials.

DOTI, Jan 7: Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim Province Trilochan Bhatta has stressed the need for mandatory provision of technical education in all schools.

TULSIPUR, Jan 1: The Lumbini provincial government has allocated Rs. 1.5 million for the scholarship to the children of freed Kamlari in Lamahi, Dang. The allocation is being made in order to address the problems in the education of the former bonded laborers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Devendra Paudel has directed a committee formed to monitor foreign universities and teaching institutions being operated in Nepal to submit the field visit report within the next 15 days.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that it is the responsibility of the state to create an environment where talent can be utilized in the country and society by getting higher education easily and conveniently at the 47th Convocation ceremony of Tribhuvan University on Monday.

The institutions that shoulder the most crucial responsibilities such as planning our infrastructures, remodeling our education, addressing our financial sector issues, strengthening our health systems, bolstering our national security, maintaining law and order among many others must be designed to withstand any odd circumstances if not to function in the most efficient manner at minimum.

KATHMANDU, June  30: Nepal Engineering College (NEC), a non-profit organization operating in Changunarayan Municipality, Bhaktapur, and Aveiro University, Portugal, signed an agreement today to cooperate for the exchange of students and/or staff in the context of the Erasmus+ Program.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The new academic session for this new Nepali year officially kicked off from today.

Let’s embrace innovation in learning through online delivery, as driven by the crisis and need. It can certainly pave the way for inclusive online education in Nepal in the coming days.

The massive quake of 2015 and its aftermath gave us a very important and essential lesson, that is, the importance of preparedness and awareness. However, we are neither prepared nor aware. So quickly have we utterly forgotten our country’s long history of destructive disasters.

Tackling the global learning crisis

March 20, 2021 08:00 am

The long-term costs of the current education gap are too large to ignore. So, what can be done?

Miss Universe Nepal 2020 Anshika Sharma, established Anshika Education Welfare Foundation with an aim of quality education for all. Anshika used her Miss Universe Nepal 2020 winning prize money, Rs 1,000,000 to support the foundation with its interest from fixed deposit.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Chief Executive Officer of Teach for Nepal, Swastika Shrestha has said that their organization is willing to hand over their model of recruiting young people in government schools to the government  as the model seems to be working pretty efficiently in enhancing the performance of both the schools and the students.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: With the Supreme Court scrapping the writ petition demanding not to implement the new curriculum of grades 11 and 12, the new curriculum will be enforced in the schools across the country.

KATHMANDU, December 29: COVID-19 is taking a serious toll on the earnings of an average Nepali and has heightened the risk of falling into the poverty trap, a national survey showed. It also showed that the government assistance and social security allowance to the affected has declined from August to October 2020.