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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
GORKHA, May 6: In order to make the government's school enrollment campaign successful, the prime minister, parliamentarians and local representatives have taken various initiatives. While some have assumed guardianship of indigent school children, others are busy with door-to-door campaigns.
SYANGJA, April 10: The Chapakot Municipality in Syangja district has decided not to release the salaries of community schools' teachers within the municipality if their kids were not enrolled in the community schools.
PLEASANT HILL,April 9: As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her head at the thought that this may now be an essential skill for her profession.
KATHMANDU, Mar 30: Following protests from student unions, the government on Friday postponed the temporary teachers' exams scheduled to start from April 6. Following the government's decision, the student unions affiliated to the three major political parties - CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress (NC) - also put off their indefinite educational strike scheduled to start on Sunday.
WASHINGTON, Mar 12: The White House is forging ahead with a plan to give firearms training to teachers while pulling back from moves opposed by gun lobbyists such as raising the age limit for purchasing some weapons.
WASHINGTON, Feb 22: Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school confronted lawmakers on Wednesday with demands to restrict sales of assault rifles, while President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers as a way to stop more U.S. rampages.
ACHHAM, Feb 15: Mallekh Rural Municipality has given a seven-day ultimatum to the permanent teachers, instructing them to present themselves in front of the rural municipality office after they were found deceiving the government by sub-contracting stand-in teachers as proxies.