KATHMANDU, May 15: The Human Trafficking Control Section at the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens (MoWCSC) is planning to work on the concluding observations made in November 2018 by the UN CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against women) Committee on Nepal's sixth periodic report.
SURUNGA, May 12: Minister for Science, Technology and Education Girirajmani Pokhrel has said the concept of a model school was introduced for the transformation of community schools. Stating that efforts for a decade of community schools transformation had begun, he made it clear that the government was working to connect education with science and technology.
ROLPA, May 4: In the last one decade, road networks across the country have remarkably expanded including in the high hills of Rolpa. Poor engineering or haphazard opening of tracks has been blamed for environmental hazards as well. Amid this, a local unit here in eastern Rolpa has decided to shift its focus from roads to education.
KATHMANDU, May 3: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said that the community schools would be transformed by leaps and bound in terms of their quality within the coming 10 years.
The team at Shilpee Theatre has decided to keep things realistic for “Symphony of Storm”, their new play that circles around the “storm” that comes with being a teenager in our society, encapsulating different dimensions of the teenage life ranging from education and family matters to love.
When a Nepali student graduates with a Bachelor’s (undergraduate) degree, and wants to pursue a Master’s or a PhD (graduate degrees) there are a handful of accredited universities to choose from at home. Naturally neighboring countries, China, India and Bangladesh are hot favorites to study medicine, engineering and accounts. But there are others like me, young dreamers infatuated by the American dream, the United States (US) is the top choice. The reason being that the US is home to many prestigious universities and hosts more number of international students (1.1 million) than any other country.
NEPALGUNJ/RUKUM, April 8: Four-year-old Ravin Khatri, living in Rukum (west) jail with his mother, has been granted a birth certificate giving him opportunity to pursue education which they had been longing for.
POKHARA, March 18: A community school in Pokhara continues to attract students in a significant number in the past three years when the ‘declining’ quality of education in community schools is the concern of the state, stakeholders concerned as well as parents.
COX’S BAZAR, March 18: Sixteen-year-old Kefayat Ullah walked to his school in southern Bangladesh in late January, as he had done most days for the previous six years, to find that - despite being one of the top students in his class - he had been expelled.
KATHMANDU, March 12: A meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Project Monitoring Committee to review the progress ofpost-earthquake reconstruction of projects in housing, education, health and cultural heritage sectors was held in Kathmandu, on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, March 11: The Janak Education Materials Center (JEMC), the state-owned publications, has claimed that the school textbooks of Grades 1-10 are almost ready for the academic session beginning April 14.
KATHMANDU, March 4: In the wake of the problems faced by Nepali students in Australia, the director of Expert Education and Visa Services (EEVS), Khem Sangraula, has said that his consultancy is constantly in touch with the students it sent to Australia for studies.
We teach children in ways adults feel are most effective. But would it not be more effective to build learning systems around how children learn naturally on their own? Should we teach children how they should learn, or should we be teaching them in ways they learn best?
"While reflecting back into those years in Dolpa, I strongly feel that phase of my life has changed my outlook toward life. Every moment I realized what I have lost staying in Dolpa and what I have gained staying in Dolpa."
24 children from ages five to 10 come to Child Education Service Center in Dhungedhara every morning at 10. For the past 12 years, Child Education Services has been dedicated to providing childcare and basic education to children belonging to families with limited financial means. Here the children of laborers, house helps, road cleaners, sand sifters, and many single parents study and play together free of cost.
KAVREPALANCHOWK, Jan 15: A girl student who went educational tour from Uma Sahasikshyalaya Higher Secondary School based in Mandan Deupur Municipality-11, Gairathok has remained out of contact for the past four days.
KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Tribhuvan University (TU) held its 44th convocation on Monday. Out of the total 73,901 graduates who passed between June 1, 2017 and June 14, 2018, from the TU colleges, about 10,000 took part in the convocation ceremony held on the premises of the Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk, on Monday.
ROLPA, Dec 25: Jaljala Multiple Campus in Libang, the headquarters of Rolpa district, has its own big building and enough classrooms and teachers. The campus runs undergraduate courses in Education, Humanities and Management streams. The number of registered students in the three streams is not that discouraging; there are around 100 students registered in the first year, 95 in the second year, 72 in the third year and 65 in the fourth year. However, the problem is hardly 25 percent of these students attend the classes.
ROLPA, Dec 22: A for army, B for bomb and C for communist. This was how students used to be taught in Rolpa schools during the conflict days. The Regional Public Education Department established by the then rebels had introduced the people-oriented education (janabadi education) and the curriculum was targeted for students from fourth to 10th grades. Most of the schools in the district and even beyond the border would follow the guideline. Whatever was taught then has now been confined to history.
PAKISTAN, Dec 14: At the Tanjai Cheena school in northwest Pakistan students squeeze into makeshift classrooms where plastic tarps serve as walls and electricity is sparse, as a surging population overstretches the country's fragile education system.
KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Resulting in lack of clear policies, entrepreneurship has not been able to flourish in Nepal like other countries globally. Also, entrepreneurial education seems to be at a primitive stage. Amidst the unfavorable situation for aspiring innovators in Nepal, there are some believers who still stay back to pen a better future.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: According to the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released by IIE and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the number of Nepali students studying in the United States has increased by 14.3 percent over the prior year. The report shows the number of Nepali students in the United States has once again posted the highest growth among the top 25 sending countries, and increased to a record level, totaling 13,270 – the third year in a row to see growth. Nepal now ranks 10th among the top 25 for undergraduate students in the U.S.
Fifty-two-year-old Raj Kumar Sah calls himself an uneducated business person. “I have only studied up to the second standard. Back then, fifth graders used to be our teachers”, says the father of three daughters and three sons. Raj Kumar was a scavenger when he first started working in Kathmandu. Later, he traveled back to his home district Sarlahi and started a small shop there. His wife currently looks after the shop.