JHAPA, Aug 21: In a bid to push for the development of technical human resources, Haldibari rural municipality has granted scholarships amounting to two million rupees.

Beyond books

August 18, 2018 08:06 am

The establishment of youth clubs is on the rise in Nepal. Most of these associations, led by youths themselves, aim at giving a head-start to their leadership attributes. Youth no longer like to follow the conventional ways of attaining education, limiting themselves within the four walls of a classroom, and these clubs are the prime examples of endless learning platforms. Today, promoting and understanding leadership among young people is attracting more attention as the duration between the ‘teen’ years and young adulthood is blurred. The youth of today has started to believe in taking leadership roles from as early as possible.

Discussion on global education held

August 12, 2016 19:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Minervaa Nepal (Education) Pvt Ltd, in association with Private and Boarding Schools Organization Nepal (PABSON)-Kathmandu, organized a talk program titled 'Education Today: Widen your horizon and go global’ in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Malaysia education fair is being organized at Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg for two days starting coming Friday.

On February 1, 2015, a post appeared on Facebook. The post was by a Newar student who had lost his mother tongue after he joined his English Medium School. About 15 years later the student gives some suggestions to his school on how to promote ethnic languages. He admits that if his school had only allocated time and place he would not have lost it. He would have assembled a group of students and teachers and conversed in his mother tongue at least for 30 minutes or he would have even conducted some cultural programs. By doing so, he would not have lost it as he had.

Food and nutrition education for healthy diets

Prez approves new Education Act

July 30, 2016 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Office of the President has approved the eighth amendment to the Education Act 1972 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The government has not made adequate preparations to ensure free education up to grade 12 at public schools as provisioned by the new Education Act.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The process to collect inputs from stakeholders for drafting an education regulation is in its final stage, according to the Ministry of Education (MoE).

KATHMANDU, July 12: As part of its action plan, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has started working on the formulation of Education Regulation in a bid to incorporate changes envisioned by the new Education Act.

DHAGANDHI, July 8: Education sector has topped the list of complaints lodged at the office of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) from different districts of far-western region in the current fiscal year

ILAM, July 5: Gone are the days when only Brahmins could read Sanskrit, only Janajatis could pursue Buddhist education and those from Kirant communities could go through the holy book of Kirant. Unlike in the past, anyone regardless of caste, creed, religion, sex and community can now read those holy books in order to gain knowledge. Toribari, situated at Barbote VDC ward number one in Ilam district, illustrates the paradigm shift.

New education act draws flak

June 29, 2016 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, June 29:The recently endorsed Education Act has drawn criticisms from several quarters.

KAKATA, (Liberia), June 28:  First lady Michelle Obama visited a leadership camp for girls in Liberia to launch her latest Africa visit Monday, urging the teens in one of the world's poorest countries to keep fighting to stay in school.

Nepal is not going to progress if it doesn’t improve its public schools. Look at Nordics who have invested heavily in their public schools.

Finland’s school system accomplishes some impressive feats:

KATHMANDU, June 17: The largest number of students have been graded C in the just released results of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations, and 481,986 out of the total are eligible for higher education.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Concerned stakeholders have stressed on need for bringing 'transformation in school education' with an aim to produce human resources that can best suit the needs of present time.  At an interaction held by Global Action Nepal here, speakers warned the public education will not rise above current standard if prevalent trend and attitude persisted. They insisted on efforts from civil society for the transformation.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The restructuring of the education sector in Nepal could be now executed with the Legislature-Parliament unanimously passing the Education (Eighth Amendment) Bill- 2072 BS after an untiring effort of six years.