KATHMANDU, April 17: In an effort to keep politics out of the education sector, Minister for Education, Science and Technology Sumana Shrestha and Chief Election Commissioner Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya held discussions in Singha Durbar on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The government has suspended the inter-district transfer of teachers. The Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MoEST) has formulated criteria for the transfer of community school teachers and put a hold on inter-district transfers until the Teacher Service Commission examination is completed.

It is alarming to learn of the crises that continue to plague government medical colleges across the country. According to a report by Prothom Alo, some of these colleges lack their own hospitals. The lack of importance given to fundamental courses as opposed to clinical subjects, which hold allure for many students given their professional prospects, is another issue.

Teachers! Drive the ‘CAR’

January 1, 2024 16:00 pm

CAR stretches its entry to the classroom along with plea, As human basic needs, This is the key of self-determination theory - for enlightened glee. CAR stands for Competence, Autonomous and Relatedness, And these are the classroom principle to ensure the meaningful learning greatness.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Some teachers and employees of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) have gone to Bangladesh.

It is shocking to see a sizable crowd of educators from all over the country protesting the recently tabled Education Bill. Contrary to the prevailing notion that these teachers were mere pawns of political parties, this spectacle sparked serious questions.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Ashok Kumar Rai said implementation of the six-point agreement reached with Nepal Teachers Federation was at the hand of the sovereign parliament.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The agitating teachers in Kathmandu took to the streets for the third consecutive day on Friday, expressing their discontent through dancing and singing.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Acting Prime Minister and Defence Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka has directed the government talks team to conclude the dialogue with the agitating teachers today itself.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: In response to the steps taken by protesting teachers who declined to engage in negotiations with the Education Minister, the government has entrusted Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha with the responsibility of leading the negotiations with the agitating teachers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Expressing dissatisfaction with some of the provisions in the School Education Bill 2080 BS recently introduced by the government, government school teachers have continued with their Kathmandu-centric protest on Thursday as well.

Government-teachers talks inconclusive

September 21, 2023 11:15 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Efforts to address the concerns of government teachers have hit an impasse as a meeting convened for this purpose failed to yield a consensus.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has made it clear that it will take action in response to school closures linked to teachers' protests.

BIRGUNJ, May 22: The Birgunj Metropolitan City has sought clarification from 24 teachers on Sunday. The Metropolis asked for clarification from them for not attending the school on time.

GORKHA, July 3: Two teachers were arrested for physically assaulting  two police constables.  Ram Sharan Pokharel and Rameswar Pokharel from   Chhoprak Siranchok Rural Municipality-4 were arrested for hitting the policemen with stones after consuming alcohol.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Citing the ongoing crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the private schools haven’t paid their staff for over six months now. Some schools have even asked their teachers and staff to go on unpaid leave. Some teachers and staff have even criticized schools ousting them from their jobs. Till this day, 300 teachers from schools across the country have been asked to go on unpaid leave, leaving them unemployed and frustrated.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Feb 16: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Banskota has urged the schoolteachers not to knock at the doors of politicians and people's representatives for getting promotion and transferred at their convenient schools.

ROLPA, Nov 18: During leisure hours, the teachers of Nepal Higher Secondary School of Kotgau, Rolpa, can be seen searching for studies reference videos on Youtube. Most of these teachers try their best to enter classrooms after preparing their teaching materials based on the video. Youtube has transformed into a virtual teacher for these teachers who seek the use of technology in order to teach their students.

PARASI, Aug 2: As many as 214 teachers from Nawalparasi who did not submit their property details within the deadline have been made liable to a fine as a punishment.

DHANGADHI, July 11: Four teachers have been taken under custody after Madhav Kalauni, a ninth grader at Mahakali Bal Vidyalaya of Majhgaun, Bhimdutta Municipality in Kanchanpur, died allegedly due to severe beatings by the teachers.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Teachers from around 60 community schools in Kathmandu Metropolitan City have started agitation demanding their unpaid salaries and allowances. The agitating teachers said they have not been paid for the past three months.

JUMLA, July 2: Protests by private teachers working at government schools has affected the education of students in Sinja Rural Municipality of Jumla.

Why teachers are important

June 22, 2019 01:05 am

A teacher’s importance is very well represented by the above doha.  If both God and teacher were standing together, who would you respect first? It asks. Giving due respect to the teacher Kabir says, ‘I would respect the teacher first, who would then show me the way to reach God’. It is a very simple thought, but a very heavy one at that. You might be thinking ‘who are you to tell us about a teacher?’  I agree with you.  It is beyond me to explain the complexities of a guru/ teacher, still this week I felt like writing about the importance of being a teacher.  Now that I have decided to write, I better tell you why teachers are important in our life.

TIKAPUR, May 22: Teachers of educational institutes affiliated to the Far-western University have started protests alleging that they have not been paid for the past 11 months. The teachers' associations in all 14 campuses of the university have padlocked the offices of their respective campus chief as part of the protest.

Teachers, change thyself

May 5, 2019 01:00 am

Times have changed, yet many teachers don’t think it necessary to change their ways of teaching

PARBAT, April 22: Community school teachers are accused of admitting their children in private schools despite themselves being associated with community schools. Of late, various government authorities are pressurizing these teachers to enroll their children in the schools where they teach.

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.

Much hyped, less owned

March 17, 2019 01:30 am

Before improving English of Nepali students, we need to improve English of Nepali English teachers

KATHMANDU, March 8: The agitating teachers, who had been staging protests since Sunday, ended their strike after reaching an agreement with the government late Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Most of the lawmakers speaking in today's meeting of the House of Representatives suggested the government to resolve the problems of agitating teachers, protesting police intervention on teachers.

KATHMANDU, March 5: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has termed the agitation by the relief quota teachers as "an immature and irresponsible act."

KATHMANDU, March 4: Police have arrested four teachers under the government relief quota during a protest at Nayabaneshwar in the capital, on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 4: The teachers working at community schools working under the government relief quota and at early childhood development centers (ECDCs) centers staged protest in Kathmandu on Sunday against a provision in the draft of the Federal Education Bill.

BEIJING, Feb 18: An eastern Chinese province plans to ban teachers from assigning homework to be completed on cellphone apps as part of efforts to preserve students’ eyesight.

ROLPA, Feb 3: Just 10 students enrolled at the Chaturbhuj Primary School of Khungri in Rolpa this year. Since some of these students do not attend the school regulary, only five or six students are present in their classes on an average. There are three temporary teachers, one assistant teacher, one permanent teacher, and a peon at the school.

​KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Private schools in Kathmandu have been paying meager salaries to their teachers although they charge their students exorbitant fees, Republica has learnt.

When teachers fail

January 27, 2019 00:30 am

There are many university teachers who can’t understand and speak English well but are ‘teaching’ in English medium

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: British Council Nepal hosted its 2nd Annual Education Symposium on Monday with the theme of teachers' professional development.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: At the ongoing three-day general convention of the Tribhuvan University Teachers’ Association (TUTA), the teachers working on contract basis at the university prevented candidates vying for office bearer positions from filing their candidacies.

University teachers on agitation

December 25, 2018 14:30 pm

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Dec 25: Teachers from the central campus of Sudurpaschim University based in Bhimduttanagar, Kanchanpur have staged agitation protesting recent recruitment of human resource on daily wages.

Learn, unlearn, relearn

December 20, 2018 01:00 am

Parents and teachers together should shoulder the responsibility for grooming and mentoring of children


October 13, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: A flock of people struggling to get through at Indrachowk in the peak hour of Dashain. Photo Shahin Sunuwar Rasaili /Republica

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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Classes have been disrupted at community schools across the country due to the strike of Nepal School Employees Union and Nepal Temporary Teachers’ Action Central Committee.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The Confederation of Nepalese Teachers (CNT) took to the streets on Monday to protest against the government's negligence toward the education sector and teachers.

SARLAHI, June 20: Dilliram Bhattarai, principal of Janata Adharbhut Vidyalaya of Hariban-8 had a huge headache. No matter how much he would request teachers to come to school on time, they would not heed him.

KATHMANDU, June 4: About 700 teachers appointed by Tribhuvan University (TU) in the Kathmandu Valley have been taking fewer classes than assigned. Almost all of the under-worked teachers are permanent teachers of TU.

PATNA, INDIA, May 28: In a bizarre incident, teachers of a Katihar school took the students on an excursion to Biratnagar in Nepal instead of scheduled visit to Vikramshila in Bhagalpur just to consume liquor, which is banned in Bihar.

JUMLA, May 26: With a sudden increase in the number of schools in Jumla, the trend of hiring private teachers has also grown. However, as the schools are not in a position to pay salary of the teachers on their own, they urge for help from the guardians.

KATHMANDU, May 15: It has been revealed that Tribhuvan University (TU), the oldest and biggest university in the country, deprived its permanent teachers of opportunities to study various Master's degree courses in China under full scholarship.