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.

A school with just four students

May 11, 2019 08:28 am

RUKUM, May 11: Janasudhar Basic School located at Sisne village of eastern Rukum has three teachers and an office assistant while it has only four students. The school has permission to run classes up to the fifth grade.

Wellness tips for students

May 10, 2019 09:47 am

School and college life can be pretty tough. And often times, parents and teachers make it harder by setting unattainable goals for the students. Psychologists say that cases of fatigue, burnout, and anxiety are quite common among student these days because of the all the pressure that’s heaped on them. But little things can help.

Feelings into Words!

May 6, 2019 11:00 am

I miss the days when I would search for you and would find you with your friends and a beautiful smile on your face which would literally make my day.

DAMAULI, May 5: Six community schools in Anbukhaireni rural municipality are on the verge of closure due to lack of teachers.

JUMLA, May 5: In order to preserve the Khas language which is on the verge of extinction, Tatopani Rural Municipality in the district has decided to introduce language course books at schools in the area.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The government is yet to dispatch 5.5 million copies of school textbooks from Kathmandu to the districts for the new academic session that began from April 14.

POKHARA, April 27: In order to prevent the children of the village from going elsewhere for education, a community-run Shukraraj Secondary School in Pumdibhumdi of Pokhara has introduced free bus service. By doing so, the school hopes to retain children in the village.

PARBAT, April 26: A large number of students in Kushma Municipality have been deprived of textbooks as the local unit has failed to sanction the budget for community schools to buy the textbooks even after the beginning of the new academic year.

Kathmandu, April 23: The reconstruction of 4,476 schools that were damaged by the April 25, 2015 Gorkha Earthquake and its subsequent aftershocks has been completed so far.

KATHMANDU, April 23: A dispute about the post of acting principal at New Baneshwor-based RR Secondary School has led to the manhandling of the acting principal .

RAUTAHAT, April 21: Dozens of schools in Rautahat are being operated breaching the country's laws. The schools have also been granted the permission to run classes till Grade 8 without the permission from the municipalities and rural municipalities concerned.

DHAKA, April 19: A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said Friday.

BHAKTAPUR, April 16: Nationwide school enrolment campaign has kicked off since Monday with the slogan 'Our town our village, bring all children to school'.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is all set to launch student enrollment campaign within its territory from coming April 15.

Teaching with computers

March 31, 2019 00:25 am

Out of more than 4, 00,000 students appearing for SEE examinations this year, there will be thousands who will be appearing their Computer Science paper. Out of these thousands, there will be a significant sizeable population who will be appearing the subject without having used or even seen computers throughout their school life thus far.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Contractors have completed only 12 percent of the reconstruction work assigned to them at schools affected by the 2015 earthquake in 31 districts. A total of 532 schools were contracted out to them for reconstruction.

JUMLA, March 27: Students of Ganga Devi Elementary School located near the district headquarters Khalanga have started attending classes regularly following the availability of water at the school.

RASUWA, March 23: In a rather bizarre and alarming situation, four public schools in the district of Rasuwa are left without teachers, risking the annual, year-end exams of the students.

The British School (TBS) Kathmandu is all set for ‘The British School Kathmandu Fashion Show 2019’ scheduled for Saturday at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Soaltee Mode.

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.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Students of Ullens School and staffers from the Himalayan Mountain Initiative played their part to take urgent actions to reduce climate change in the country and across the world.

Kathmandu, March 12: Four thousand one hundred and ninety school structures out of the total schools that were damaged by the Gorkha Earthquake of April, 2015 have been rebuilt so far.

Schools without quality

February 28, 2019 00:30 am

We have a shared responsibility to improve education quality by rooting out ills that plague both government and private schools

ROLPA, Feb 25: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun has contributed Rs 500,000 to a student stipend fund set up at the Balkalyan Namuna Secondary School at Libang, the district headquarters.

SURKHET, Feb 24: Five years ago, Shambhu Prasad Chaurasiya, the then District Forest Officer (DFO) of Surkhet reached Nalkhola Community Forest to meet Rautes, the last nomadic tribe of Nepal. When he urged the leader of the community Mahin Bahadur Shahi to start agriculture, take up jobs and send their children to school, Shahi said to him, "You become a Raute like us, we will become commoners like you."

Heavy snowfall affects Jumla schools

February 23, 2019 04:00 am

JUMLA, Feb 23: Heaps of snow piled up in the high mountainous regions of Jumla have prevented many schools from resuming their classes after the winter vacation.

Multilingual Tuesdays

February 21, 2019 01:30 am

Whether they start a Multilingual Tuesday program or one called Matribhasha Mangalbar, it is high time that private schools advanced multilingual competence among their students

Himalayan White House College is organizing 8th edition of ‘National Science Expo’ on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepal Model School has organized its 7th NMS Education Fair-2075 amid a special program on the school promises at Basundhara, Kathmandu.

The school provides free education to 181 students, studying up to grade seven. Most of the students come from underprivileged Dalit families living in Jorsalla village. It runs through financial support generated at the local level.

Being a congenial teacher

January 14, 2019 10:47 am

It wasn’t an easy decision to opt for being a teacher. In 2015, I thought about it for hundred times before denying the offer to work as an associate of a Front Office Department.

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January 6, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

Sanitary pads for female students

January 6, 2019 15:33 pm

Located on Molung Rural Municipality, the girls of Saraswati Secondary School Bungnam were provided sanitary pads with the help of ward chairperson Pradip Baniya. The girls were provided the sanitary pads at their own school.

SIRAHA, Dec 20: It has been decades since Mana Maya Magar, 73, of Deurali village of Mirchaiya municipality – 9, has been fetching water from Ghurmi River. Even though the river’s water is not clean, her family doesn’t have any alternative for drinking water. She suffers from poor health, yet, there is no choice than to perform household chores. “I cannot work that as hard as I used to but still I do all that I can do,” she states.

Student found deadin school's water tank

December 20, 2018 09:53 am

DAILEKH, Dec 20: A boy in Dailekh who went missing from school on Tuesday afternoon was found dead in the water tank of school on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is preparing to implement the new rule for the school uniform for students in all community schools in Kathmandu.

CHITWAN, Nov 29: What Nim Bahadur Budhathoki, principal of Bhotegaun Basic School loves most about his job is the contribution he is making in educating children belonging to the 'poorest' community in the district.

An exemplary school run by women

November 29, 2018 03:00 am

PYUTHAN, Nov 29: Challenging the traditional gender stereotype and putting aside their household works, some women have shouldered the responsibility of running a school in the district by themselves.

PYUTHAN, Nov 28: Only a handful of students used to go to school in the district some time ago.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26:  A case has been filed at the Comission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) against Sakuldev Khang, a teacher of BP Madan Primary School in Shripurjabdi, Sunsari, for using a fake educational certificate and enjoying government benefits.

BAJHANG, Nov 23: The students of a school in Bajhang district are forced to study on landslide debris, risking to be buried by another landslide.

DHADING, Nov 19: Shuvamaya Tamang of Benighat Rural Municipality-1, Jarung, has six children but only one stays with her. One of her sons is abroad while others are in Kathmandu for their studies and jobs.

RUKUM, Nov 13:  Rabin Khatri, 3, of Banfikot Rural Municipality of Rukum (West) has just become eligible for going to school. But sadly, he has been living in the District Prison for committing no crime. This has not only deprived him of education but also has badly affected his mental health.

JUMLA, Nov 13: Schools in Jumla had announced holiday only till Dashain. However, schools here have not opened even after Tihar. This has left students with no option but to stay at home idle.

26 hurt in bus accident

November 7, 2018 10:52 am

CHITWAN, Nov 7: At least 26 people were hurt when a bus (Na 6 Kha 9366) carrying school students and teachers skidded off the road and overturned at Pullar of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-6 in Chitwan today.

KANCHANPUR, Oct 30: Locals along with Germany volunteers have joined their hands for the construction of a building of Siddha Bhim Primary School at Shuklaphanta municipality-11, Kaluwapur in Kanchanpur.

GORKHA, Oct 16: The classroom of Kalikadevi Primary School at Taple of Gorkha Municipality – 1 resembles an abandoned hut. The roof and three walls of the classroom are made of corrugated sheets while one side is left open.

SARLAHI, Oct 8: A school principal of western Sarlahi who had been abusing his power to provide monthly salary of a schoolteacher to his daughter, who does not even teach at the school, has been penalized.

Teachers pad lock school

October 7, 2018 11:10 am

LAHAN, Oct 7: Teachers of the Pashupati Higher Secondary School, Lahan have padlocked their school for not being paid for a long time.