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Education Minister Bhattarai prioritizes new Education Act (kh 16/07/2024)

Karnali: Ministry of Social Development prioritizes construction of physical infrastructures of schools in 79 local bodies (kh 14/07/2024)

Community initiatives in Lumbini Province are helping dropout girls return to school : In the villages of Rupandehi, cultural norms and economic pressures keep many Dalit and Muslim girls from school, by Sanju Paudel (kp 11/07/2024)

Over 50 percent of community schools in country have less than 100 students (kh 10/07/2024)

We are to be blamed!, by Sambridhi Gyawali (rep 05/07/2024)

Ensure Quality Education To All, by Lok Deep Thapa (rn 05/07/2024)

Technology Makes Classrooms Creative, by Tulasi Acharya (rn 05/07/2024)

KMC to restructure primary education into two levels (rep 15/06/2024)

Exodus of human capital : Education abroad doesn’t guarantee success, but our students aren’t sure about the quality here (kp 14/06/2024))

Expanding Social Stakes In Education, by Mukti Rijal (rn 13/06/2024)

Patan High Court orders KMC not to padlock schools until June 21 (rep 13/06/2024)

NNTA shows concerns over budgetary ignorance to education sector (kh 11/06/2024)

Education Commission report, kept secret by Oli government, made public : Education ministry says Prime Minister Dahal will help Minister Shrestha implement the recommendations (kp 08/06/2024)

Are We Educating to Cheat?, by Fr. Augustine Thomas (rep 01/06/2024)

Values Of Eastern And Western Education, by Pushpa Priya (rn 01/06/2024)

In Kathmandu, more than 7,000 children aged six to eight years are out of school : Children in the floating population, of parents working in factories or of those residing in slums, who do not go to schools, could get deprived of health care programmes (kp 27/05/2024)

Empower Youth With Sex Education, by Shyam P Lohani (rn 24/05/2024)

Because old habits die hard, right? Will lower fees result in reduced salaries or job insecurity for teachers?, by Ashansa Mulmi (rep 25/05/2024)

Nepal lacks research-based education : Academician and activist Pratima Gurung discusses reading culture and the exclusion of marginalised and indigenous narratives in the curriculum (interview) (kp 23/05/2024)

Children from impoverished families missing school or struggling with attendance : Dropout rates and irregular attendance are high among girls, says Achham local unit official, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 22/05/2024)

KMC verifying new names of private schools, 128 renamed : Officials at the education department of the metropolis say some schools have changed their names through the Office of the Company Registrar (kp 17/05/2024)

Bridging education and employment : We must explore innovative strategies to effectively manage human resources and combat unemployment, by Prakriti Nepal (kp 17/05/2024)

Education Minister appeals for reusing textbooks (rn 12/05/2024)

Need for counselling as students complain of rigid school rules : Students and mental health facilitators believe that regular school counselling can go a long way in creating a healthy learning environment, by Manushree Mahat (kp 11/05/2024)

Community schools in Kanchanpur undergo mergers, downgrades amid falling enrolment : Officials say the move aims to ensure student retention and teacher positions in community schools that are struggling with resources, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 02/05/2024)

KMC bars private schools from collecting admission fees from continuing students ; Warns of legal action. But schools say law allows them to levy some charge annually, by Arjun Poudel (kp 20/04/2024)

On the right track : Eliminating partisan politics from educational spaces could greatly improve the quality of education (kp 18/04/2024)

Nearly 200 private schools in Kathmandu Metropolis apply for name changes : The city office says plans to strictly enforce the rules once the deadline expires (kp 17/04/2024) [What nonsense! Instead, the quality of the education system should be improved!]

Unified academic calendar enhances coordination among schools in Karnali province : Earlier, varying calendars posed problems in managing textbooks, scholarships and teacher training, student migration, and temporary enrolment, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 16/04/2024)

KMC expands capacity to teach 12,000 additional students in the metropolis (rep 13/04/2024)

Textbooks reach all districts; student enrollment campaign from April 14 (kh 11/04/2024)

Strengthening education through textbook audit, by Prakriti Nepal (ae 10/04/2024)

80% of schools nationwide receive textbooks for new academic year: JEMC (kh 08/04/2024)

Education ministry warns against enrolling children in unapproved foreign schools in Nepal (rep 08/04/2024)

Education Should Spark Critical Discourse, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 06/04/2024)

Inclusiveness not just theory in this school : Kanya Mandir in Kathmandu puts inclusiveness into practice by balancing education with religious tolerance, by Shamshad Ahmad (nt 05/04/2024)

Develop Local Capacity To Run Schools, by Mukti Rijal (rn 04/04/2024)

Nuances Of Englishes: Teaching English in Nepal, by Amar Bahadur Sherma (rep 30/03/2024)

KMC sets deadline for private schools to adopt Nepali identity in names (kp 29/23/2024) [Completely unimportant nonsense and undemocratic paternalism!], Lessons not learnt, homework not done : Nepal’s identity is reflected not by the names of schools, but by the quality of instruction in them (nt 05/04/2024)

SEE commences peacefully throughout country (rn 28/03/2024), Visually impaired, inmate appear in SEE (rn 28/03/2024)

Some Rolpa schools are teaching students livelihood skills alongside classroom education : Students cultivate crops, rear livestock, and make handicraft items. ‘Kamaundai padhdai’ or earn-as-you-learn campaign is gaining traction, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 23/03/2024)

CSE- Where technology meets tradition, by Shaibya Risal and Gaurab Bhattarai (rep 23/03/2024)

Empower Community To Upgrade Schools, by Mukti Rijal (rn 21/03/2024)

All eyes on Sumana Shrestha over how she handles school education bill : Shrestha had a radical view of education reform and strongly opposed the bill before she became the minister (kp 18/03/2024)

Textbooks to reach students ahead of enrollment: Janak Education Centre (kh 15/03/2024)

Ambukhaireni teachers decide to enroll children in community schools (kh 12/03/2024)

Revamped public school buildings fail to halt student exodus (kh 29/02/2024)

Public schools remain closed; students going to India for elementary education (kh 28/02/2024)

Manang schools reopen classes amid snowfall, by Yadu Prasad Bhatta (rn 26/02/2024)

Public schools are turning empty in Karnali Province : More than 30 percent of schools are struggling with low enrolment. Poor teaching at the schools is prompting parents to send wards to private schools, by Jyotee Katuwal (kp 17/02/2024)

MeroSiksha CFO Dhital wins Global Student Entrepreneur Award Nepal (rep 08/02/2024)

Residential facility helps improve academic performance of Chepang children (kh 02/02/2024)

Disabled students of a Baglung school face uncertain future after grade 8 : Many students of Ramrekha Basic School in Baglung may have to discontinue education after passing grade 8 because there are no other disabled-friendly schools nearby, by Prakash Baral (kp 01/02/2024)

Schools grapple with dwindling enrolment in CTEVT diploma programmes : Experts call for setting up a quality assurance mechanism to ensure quality supervision and licensing for graduates of diploma courses, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/01/2024)

Students to get textbooks before new academic session in upcoming year too (kh 26/01/2024)

Schools in Dhorpatan Valley shut down amid severe cold weather (kh 24/01/2024)

Experts stress adopting permeable educational system in Nepal : The system prepares apprentices who have received a first vocational diploma to go on to higher education at a university of applied sciences (kp 18/01/2024)

Student unions one on converting private schools into trusts : A bill registered in Parliament by the Dahal government in September doesn’t make conversion mandatory, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/01/2024)

Over 100 community schools in Solukhumbu forced to shut down due to severe cold (kh 13/01/2024)

Nourish Dreams, Defeat Hunger, by Saroj Acharya (rn 12/01/2024)

“Students with Chair” program introduced in Ilam’s Rong Rural Municipality (kh 11/01/2024)

Education in Shanghai: What can Nepal learn? Education policies result in excellent learning only through collaboration and commitment. The Shanghai Project has some important learning for Nepal to reform its education, by Baburam Thapa and Dinesh Kumar Thapa (nlt 10/01/2024)

Birgunj shuts down schools amidst severe cold; health issues rise (kh 08/01/2024), Schools closed with rising cold in Mahottari (kh 09/01/2024), Community schools closed due to chilling cold (kh 10/01/2024)

School education bill getting knottier : At the House committee, representatives of local units and teachers’ organisations make contradictory demands, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/01/2024)

Transformative Funding For Education, by Manjima Dhakal (rn 05/01/2024)

Breaking free of the tuition trap : Private tutoring needlessly burdens young students. But banning it is not an option, by Deepali Shrestha (kp 31/12/2023)

Schools in upper Mugu closed for a month amid plummeting temperature (rep 28/12/2023)

Private school ownership major contention in school education bill : As most MPs want them to become trusts, officials remind lawmakers of constitutional space for private institutions (kp 25/12/2023)

Quality Education As Incubator Of Progress, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 23/12/2023)

Dealing With Student Loans, by Dwaipayan Regmi (rn 14/12/2023)

Education up to grade 12 will be made free: Minister Basnet (rep 11/12/2023)

Asha Special School and Rehabilitation Center: A story of dedication, passion and philanthropy : The school aims at ensuring access to education for children and youth with intellectual disabilities, inclusive education schools and occupational training centers, by Dipendra Kumar Pathak (nlt 08/12/2023)

Revisiting education to safeguard national interest : Citizens’ distrust in the state, eroding self-respect and the plight of those working abroad constitute security threats for Nepal, by Usha Kiran (ae 08/12/2023)

Empowering through Inclusive Education: United in Action for Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Persons with Disabilities, by Jaldeep Sapkota (rep 03/12/2023)

Earthquake-hit Salyan schools running classes out in the cold : Schools still not priority for local authorities as they are busy caring for displaced people, by Biplab Maharjan (kp 23/11/2023)

Vested Interests Penetrate Policies, by Mukti Rijal (rn 09/11/2023)

Connecting the Education System with the Labor Market Needs, by Hari Prasad Shrestha (rep 06/10/2023)

Educational Leadership: A Challenging Hope for Today!, by Fr. Augustine Thomas, S.J. (rep 01/11/2023)

Listening to students : Involving students in the feedback process helps hold educators accountable for their actions, by Bijaya Mani Paudel (kp 31/10/2023)

Autism and educational barriers : Inclusionary efforts across various sectors are necessary to support individuals and children with autism, by Sahara Dhakal (kp 19/10/2023)

Reimagining Nepal's school education: For global relevance, by Gita Subedi (ht 18/10/2023)

Karnali targeting total literacy status in the current fiscal year, by Bisna Prasad Neupane (ae 17/10/2023)

Need for Native Language Education in Nepali Schools , by Ritu Raj Lamsal (rep 15/10/2023)

Education Bill attempts to shrink local levels power: NARMIN (kh 13/10/2023)

Why we need value-based education : A robust moral foundation in early education helps combat corruption in Nepal, by Pushpa Raj Joshi (kp 11/10/2023)

Private schools and colleges: They also have a societal mission, by Simone Galimberti (ht 11/10/2023)

Abolishment of SEE raises concern over quality of school education and university admission, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 11/10/2023)

Emboldened anti-private sector narrative : This is mainly the work of influential political parties, particularly the Marxist variety, by Achyut Wagle (kp 10/10/2023), The Education Bill ignores the Constitution, by Durga Prasad Khanal (rep 10/10/2023)

Looma Technology Boon For Underprivileged Students, by Kabindra Manandhar (rn 06/10/2023)

Sensible education policy needed : Eight years post-constitution, our education system still lacks federalism-friendly practices, by Khim Lal Devkota (kp 04/10/2023)

Rethinking classroom design : While the West has seen massive educational reforms, Nepal’s pedagogical approach remains stagnant, by Yogesh Dhungana (kp 03/10/2023)

Children of Musahar communities drawn to school (kh 02/10/2023)

Big Sisters from Baglung: A story of 60 women who are contributing to education and awareness : Big Sisters have orchestrated noticeable transformations in 60 community schools. Their remarkable efforts have garnered widespread recognition and admiration, by Om Prakash Ghimire (nlt 27/09/2023)

Anti-federal moves in education : The outdated Education Act 1971 is still in force, albeit with dozens of amendments, by Achyut Wagle (kp 26/09/2023), Key Provisions In School Education Bill, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 26/09/2023)

In remote Mugu, children walk four hours to school : Parents say children return home tired. Their Kalika Secondary School in Libru is ill-equipped and understaffed with just 11 teachers for 300 students, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 25/09/2023)

Double standard of political leadership on school education is problematic, interview with ducationist Bidya Nath Koirala, professor at Tribhuvan University and a member of the High Level National Education Commission on different aspects of School Education bill (kp 25/09/2023)

Post-modern Approach To Education, by Rabin Sharma (rn 24/09/2023)

Schools can be a breeding ground for conflict : Education is not merely about imparting knowledge; it’s also about shaping attitudes, fostering understanding and equipping individuals with essential life skills, by Rajendra Bahadur Singh (ae 19/09/2023)

School education bill favours existing private schools : The government registered the bill in the federal parliament, removing some provisions that school operators had contested earlier (kp 14/09/2023), Mixed bag : The new Education Bill still leaves space for a tussle between the federal and local governments (kp 15/09/2023), What’s the controversy surrounding the new education bill? The bill must be passed by both chambers of Parliament before it becomes law and replaces the Education Act-1971, by Binod Ghimre (kp 17/09/2023), Employees’ Associations concerned about School Education Bill (kh 18/09/2023)

Students unable to learn about Nepal's new political map, by Bhuwan Sharma (rep 14/09/2023)

Free education, midday meal keeping students in schools : Despite the constitution’s pledge, government schools in Nepal fail to guarantee free education, forcing students from poor backgrounds to drop out, by Anish Tiwari (kp 13/09/2023)

Empower SMCs To Improve Education, by Mukti Rijal (rn 07/09/2023)

Education for a better world, by Ganesh Prasad Baral (ae 31/08/2023)

Private schools respond to metropolis by relocating, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 29/08/2023)

Nepal made rapid improvements in quality and inclusiveness of education, says the World Bank report : The report further says that School Sector Development Program helped to reduce out-of-school children number by 6.76 percent nationwide during 2016-2022 (nlt 28/08/2023)

Coding, drama courses start in Bhanu Secondary School : The programmes are part of drives that KMC has launched to reform public education (kp 27/08/2023)

NCE-Nepal draws attention of chief whips on Education Bill (kh 17/08/2023)

Public-Private Tussle In Education, by Mukti Rijal (rn 17/08/2023)

Why a hue and cry over Education Bill? Proposed rules aside, politicians are unlikely to go against interests of private schools that fund them, say experts, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/08/2023), Is the proposed Education Bill really flawed? If profit is only a central part of the equation in running private schools, this is no more acceptable. Private schools have to find new ways to become more accessible and inclusive, by Simone Galimberti (nlt 14/08/2023)

Dalit students at a disadvantage in under-resourced community schools : Most villages in Kaski are emptying out due to outmigration with only impoverished Dalits left behind. With no other option, their children go to schools riddled with problems, by Deepak Pariyar (kp 10/08/2023)

Innovation In Education, by Dixya Poudel (rn 09/08/2023)

Ditch the Education Bill : The government has overstepped its rights by trying to revive the abolished District Education Offices, by Khim Lal Devkota (kp 09/08/2023), PABSON and N-PABSON announce indefinite closure of schools in protest of Education Bill (rep 09/08/2023)

Federal bill proposes reviving the district education offices : To stop commercialisation of school education, the new legislation suggests converting private schools into trusts, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/08/2023)

Regulating private educational institutions to ensure the right to education, by Karuna Parajuli and Timothy Fish Hodgson (rep 03/08/2023)

Behind the higher education crisis : Nepal has failed to set its national development objectives in the absence of a higher education policy, by Achyut Wagle (kp 01/08/2023)

PM calls for digital literacy to be included in school curriculum (kh 21/07/2023)

School Education Act is under consideration in Cabinet: Minister Rai (kh 19/07/2023)

Multilingual instruction mode in schools is better, report says : Adoption of English as a medium of instruction by schools has attracted more students but it hasn’t improved the quality of education (kp 14/07/2023)

15 schools in Birgunj Metropolis face music (rep 13/07/2023)

SEE results show improvement, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 07/07/2023)

What ails Nepal’s education? Our education system has been about rote learning, following the instructions of educators, passing the exams, getting excellent grades or negative labeling of students, by Gaurav Ojha (nlt 05/07/2023)

Greening schools to address climate crisis, by Riju Dhakal (rep 01/07/2023)

More boys are dropping out of schools than girls, report shows : Nepal has made significant progress in school enrolment. But the lower retention rate remains a challenge (kp 30/06/2023)

Promoting Nepal’s reading culture : The government should establish well-equipped libraries and reading corners in schools, colleges and public spaces, by Pushpa Raj Joshi (kp 22/06/2023)

KMC’s ‘textbook-free Fridays’ drive makes students happy : Guardians’ Federation and teachers say it should be continued since skills and education go hand in hand in giving students a competitive edge (kp 22/06/2023)

KMC forces private schools to provide scholarship to students (ht 22/06/2023)

Inclusive Education in Nepal: Challenges and Possible Solutions, by Jalasa Sapkota (rep 20/06/2023)

School Staff Council calls for community school closure from tomorrow (kh 17/06/2023), KMC Mayor Shah warns of suspending teachers, staff involved in protests disrupting school activities (rep 17/06/2023), Public school staffers call off school closure : They had threatened to close community schools across the country indefinitely from Sunday to press the government to address their demands (kp 19/06/2023)

KMC abruptly stops Kantipur-HISSAN education fair : The education department of the metropolitan office has said the event had to be stopped since it was organised before the publication of the results of School Education Examinations and grade 12 (kp 16/06/2023) [???], Kantipur-HISSAN education fair gets go-ahead from court : Allowing the resumption of the fair, the Patan High Court also ordered the Kathmandu Metropolitan City to return all confiscated materials (kp 21/06/2023)

Awareness campaigns by NGOs boosting attraction towards community schools in Kalikot (rep 16/06/2023)

Dhankuta community schools charge students despite free education : Schools say the budget allocated by the government is insufficient to pay teachers, by Ramesh Chandra Adhikari (kp 15/06/2023)

Debel School children studying sitting on the floor (rn 11/06/2023)

Gandaki govt introduces “earning by learning, learning by earning program” (kh 07/06/2023)

Public school staffers warn of protest over ‘broken salary hike promise’ : Government on February 2 had signed an agreement with them to increase their pay (kp 02/06/2023)

Community schools in Pyuthan Municipality blame downgrades and mergers for low enrolment : School administrations are pulling out all stops to bring their former students back and to encourage new students to join, by Shamsher Bikram GC (kp 31/05/2023)

Comprehensive sexuality education in Nepal : It is a game changer in reducing child marriage, gender-based violence and teen pregnancy, by Won Young Hong (kp 22/05/2023)

Karnali shows meagre teaching-learning achievement (kh 14/05/2023)

Mid-day meal becoming effective in Dang schools (kh 13/05/2023)

Nepal’s Educational System: From The Perspective Of A Student, by Parmita Shrestha (sp 09/06/2023)

Principals asked to run schools for 220 days (kh 09/05/2023), Pokhara metropolis signs performance contract with principals to enhance education quality of community schools (rep 09/05/2023)

Computer sets are gathering dust at Ramechhap community schools : The government spent Rs13 million five years ago on computers for 20 community schools to run computer classes, by Tike R Pradhan (kp 01/05/2023)

Monitor School Fee Hike Strictly, by Madhav Prasad Dahal (rn 27/04/2023)

KMC directs political parties, sister organisations not to organise programmes in schools (rn 27/04/2023)

‘Textbook-free Friday’ initiative welcomed but also doubted : Teachers at community schools voice fear the plan may disrupt academic environment, by Anup Ojha (kp 27/04/2023), Fridays for fun : To make its "textbook-free Friday" plan a success, the KMC should train teachers in extracurricular activities (kp 28/04/2023)

Only 33 percent of students passed grade eight exams in Dhangadhi this year : 4,533 students sat the exams from both public and private schools in the sub-metropolis, but only 1,533 passed, by DR Pant (kp 24/04/2023)

NCE Nepal demands 10 percent increment in education budget (kh 23/04/2023)

Rich school, poor school : The steady decline of public school education portends a bleak future for the ‘socialism-oriented’ country (kp 21/04/2023)

Mid-Day meal program fruitful: Minister Sharma (kh 18/04/2023)

This year students get textbooks on time, the first case after 1990 (rn 17/04/2023)

Education Ministry asks to run a student enrollment campaign within May 30 (kh 17/04/2023)

People’s representatives sending their kids to public schools (kh 16/04/2023)

Nawalparasi school restored after 23 years (rep 16/04/2023)

How to Stop Corporal Punishment?, by Rajeeb Shrestha (rep 10/04/2023)

Make Literacy Campaign A Success : Scarcity of textbooks in the rural and remote areas has become a perennial problem, but the government has not paid much heed to this matter connected with the future of students, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 04/04/2023)

Hillary’s community school shows the way : Khumjung Secondary School in one of Solukhumbu’s remotest villages conducts classes in English language, by Bhanubhakta Niraula (kp 23/03/2023)

Morale of education officers in local governments: How it impacts schools, by Deependra Bickram Thapa (ht 15/03/2023)

Nepal misses inclusive education targets, by Mamata Thapa (ae 14/03/2023)

School Education Needs Urgent Reforms, by Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang (rn 10/03/2023)

Many Achham parents favour boys over girls for schooling : Parents don’t put much effort into educating their daughters since they think that girls will someday leave them and go with their husbands, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 08/03/2023)

Musahar children in Saptari village are still deprived of education : Lack of government identity cards and deprivation are forcing Musahar parents to keep their children away from schools, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 02/03/2023)

oliticians Ought To Prioritise Education, by Namrata Sharma (rn 01/03/2023)

Ensure Fundamental Right to Education in Mother Tongue, by Randhir Chaudhary (rep 21/02/2023)

Ensure Quality Education For All, by Bhupa P Dhamala (rn 08/02/2023), Quality Education Key To Development, by Yug Bahadur (rn 10/02/2023)

Education Ministry urges to opt for digital technology for education (kh 30/01/2023)

End Corporal Punishment In Schools, by Bijaya Karki (rn 26/01/2023)

If children with disabilities aren’t educated, they won’t be able to participate in society : ‘When we work in inclusive education we have to target the government, the children, the teachers and also the communities’, interview with Pauline Nadim Ducos, Regional Director, Humanity & Inclusion (nlt 24/01/2023)

Tackle Textbook Shortage Effectively, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 24/01/2023)

Students of Hulakdanda see no recourse but to quit studies after Grade 8 : The closest secondary school from Manthali Municipality Ward 6 is at least three hours walk and daily commute is impossible, students say, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 21/01/2023)

Nepal fails yet again to achieve total literacy target : The Pushpa Kamal Dahal government has renewed the pledge to attain total literacy—by the fiscal year 2023-2024, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/01/2023)

Rule requiring interest groups to seek approval to enter schools welcomed : The Kathmandu Metropolis introduced the rule amid complaints by many schools of unwanted interference, by Anup Ojha (kp 10/01/2023)

School Education In Shambles, by Mukti Rijal (rn 05/01/2023)

Marginalized communities’ children in Siraha excited for school (kh 04/01/2023)

Traditional knowledge, modern education : We need to document the rich home-grown knowledge system and save it for posterity, by Roshee Lamichhane (kp 25/12/2022)

Financial literacy level still low: NRB survey : NRB survey shows the country’s financial literacy score at 57.9 percent (ae 23/12/2022)

Make Education Actually Free (rep 23/12/2022)

Let Them Get Education, by Bini Dahal (rn 23/12/2022)

Our education system needs a revision, interview with Rajendra KC (ae 20/12/2022)

Karnali students affected by lack of disabled-friendly infrastructure : Girl students with disabilities miss five days of classes during menstruation for a lack of proper infrastructure in several of the region’s schools, by Jyotee Katuwal (kp 20/12/2022)

School DI’s ‘insensitive’ behavior incites a minor girl to take her own life, by Sara Pahari (rep 16/12/2022)

Midday meal scheme fails to dissuade Ramechhap students from junk food : Most community schools have been providing lunch money to students instead of healthy food, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 12/12/2022)

Physical infrastructures, labs being constructed in 143 schools in Baglung (kh 10/12/2022)

Need To Reorient Education System, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 06/12/2022)

A lone teacher for a single student in Parbat (kh 06/12/2022)

International Volunteer Day: Turning schools into volunteering hubs : With the right guidance, teachers can support students in experiencing volunteerism, helping them to realize and fully comprehend the impact of their actions, by Sushil Adhikari, Subhasan Bhattarai and Simone Galimberti  (nlt 05/12/2022)

Disaster-prone schools put students’ lives at risk : Around 122 schools in Bajhang are at high risk of natural disasters. More than 24,400 children study there, according to the district office, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 23/11/2022) [Neglect of far western Nepal continues thanks to centrist political leaders!]

Ways To Upgrade Public Schools, by Babu Lama (rn 21/11/2022)

Holiday from Nov 18 to 21 in schools being used as polling stations (rep 15/11/2022)

Classes began 7 months ago but students have no books : Local authorities are actively involved in preparing school compounds for upcoming elections but have done nothing substantial to supply textbooks, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 09/11/2022) [Complete disinterest of the central and provincial male elite in fulfilling their actual tasks!]

KMC to conduct traffic awareness programs in public schools (rep 08/11/2022)

Educating linguistic minority children : Nepal’s educational development is impacted mainly by a lack of opportunities for multilingual education, by Puskar Joshi (kp 06/11/2022)

Parallels of contrasts: Education in Finland and Nepal : Nepal's public school system has some features similar to that of the Finnish education system. How did Finland become the envy of the world in education? Why is Nepal's public education still a tale of woe?, by Mahabir Paudyal (nlt 06/11/2022)

School transport concern resurfaces after boy’s death : Guardians complain schools in the Valley are not enforcing rules to guarantee the safety of students on board, by Anup Ojha (kp 04/11/2022)

Children in northern Darchula deprived of mid-day meal : Scores of students have been left without the government-provided mid-day meal as landslides and floods disrupt food supply from the district headquarters, by Manoj Badu (kp 11/10/2022)

NRNA to provide scholarships to 5,000 students, by Chiran Sharma (rep 04/10/2022)

Education Ministry unveils “Education Vision Paper 2079” (kh 21/09/2022)

Education Pattern In Need Of Change, by Anish Ghimire (rn 17/09/2022)

Call for more funds to education sector (kh 16/09/2022)

Where has Education Act obstructed educational reforms?, by Dinesh Luitel (kh 15/09/2022)

Education in Madhes (ht 14/09/2022)

Beyond grand promises : Only by making quality education an easily attainable fundamental right can we dream of a better tomorrow (kp 14/09/2022)

Teacher thrashes student for being absent  (ht 14/09/2022)

Education System In Need Of Reforms, by Bini Dahal (rn 09/09/2022)

Day Meal Programme keeping students at schools (rn 08/09/2022)

Turning the focus on students : Education is not only to obtain a certificate or degree, but also to know society, by Tulasi Acharya (kp 05/09/2022)

A Tibetan refugee leads a Mustang village towards accessible education : Tenzin Chomphel first came to the village of Ghiling in upper Mustang in 1959. Little did he know then that decades later, his life’s work would be to see the village prosper, by Marissa Taylor (kp 03/09/2022)

Shortage of textbooks affects studies in Far-west hill districts : Students, teachers left in the lurch while authorities concerned appear indifferent, by Menuka Dhungana and Tripti Shahi (kp 30/08/2022)

School education is free but public schools are forced to raise fee : Politicians themselves admit party leaders are unwilling to give due attention to public schools because many leaders have invested in private academic institutions, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/08/2022) [An aspect of corruption!]

School education boosts self-confidence of adult women (kh 24/08/2022)

Lack of textbooks affects studies in Parbat : Three months into the academic session, authorities’ failure to provide books leaves students, teachers in the lurch, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 22/08/2022)

Investing in period positive schools : Schools need to build changing facilities with hand washing stations and disposal bins, by Mohit Rauniyar (kp 21/08/2022)

Mid-day meal budget misused in Kalikot : Government schools in the district say they are spending the meal money to pay salaries to privately-hired teachers, by Tularam Pandey (kp 19/08/2022)

Seven years since constitution promulgation local governments await federal education Act : The federal government has yet to ready a bill for the law and the term of the current Parliament is ending in four months with elections announced for November 20, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/08/2022) [Another grave failure of the Oli and Deuba governments which shows the continuing centralisitic mindset!]

Education Turns Into Lucrative Business, by Binaya Ghimire (rn 16/08/2022)

Karnali still short of 60,000 textbooks (rep 11/08/2022)

Quality education : Through public-private partnerships, by Samrat Dhungana (ht 05/08/2022)

Decentralising School Education, by Mukti Rijal (rn 04/08/2022)

Lawmakers demand quality in education sector (rep 29/07/2022)

The Boy and the Boar : How an accident of fate made a Musahar community start educating its children, by Philip Holmes (nt 29/07/2022)

Class differences : Instead of leveling the playing field, a flawed education system is entrenching social inequity in Nepal  (nt 29/07/2022)

Educationists bat for reforms in Nepal’s education system (rep 24/07/2022), Reshaping education : The critical issue is for the authorities to improve the overall quality of education (kp 28/07/2022)

Midday meal scheme in corruption controversy in Madhes districts : Hundreds of students in Sarlahi and Rauthat have been deprived of their meals owing to alleged misuse of funds, by Om Prakash Thakur and Shiva Puri (kp 22/07/2022)

The allure of English among Nepali parents : We are dismissive of local languages that are easily accessible to us and that restricts our cognitive development, communication skills, as well as acceptance of different heritages, by Cilla Khatry (ae 21/07/2022)

Pitfalls of private education : Educators have not been able to keep up with the changing mindset of their students, by Roshee Lanichhane (kp 21/07/2022)

Education sector makes modest achievements in one year under Deuba-led govt (rep 16/07/2022)

Sudurpaschim Province hit hard by textbook crunch (ht 08/07/2022)

KMC increases education spending three-fold (kh 04/07/2022)

Daughter education insurance scheme resumes in Madhes Province (kh 04/07/2022)

Free education for unaccompanied children (kh 02/07/2022)

Hamro Patro launches an E-learning platform (kh 30/06/2022)

Official raises some hackles by saying local units are unfit to handle school education : During grilling by a parliamentary panel over delay in federal education bill, the education secretary said local units don’t have capability and expertise to ensure quality of education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/06/2022), Time to let go : Local governments should be empowered enough to shoulder the responsibility of education (kp 01/07/2022)

Bagmati government allocates Rs 550 million to equip community schools with IT (kh 22/06/2022)

'Prevent shortage of school textbooks' (ht 22/06/2022), Textbook shortage : Textbooks could be to rented out to the students instead of distributing them for free every year (ht 23/06/2022)

School students struggle with the change of medium of instruction : A new government directive to teach ‘Social Studies’ in the Nepali language is giving a hard time to both students and teachers, by Rajani Shrestha (kp 18/06/2022)

Late as usual : Delayed delivery of textbooks infringes the right to education of Nepali students, by Karuna Parajuli and Timothy Fish Hodgson (kp 12/06/2022), Local election, delay in material supply for printing to blame for delay in providing textbooks to students: Minister Paudel (rep 14/06/2022) [However, this does not justify the regular deferral of remote areas in particular!], There is always an excuse : Fertiliser shortages have been a perennial problem with the authorities always finding ad-hoc measures (kp 15/06/2022), Textbooks yet to reach Baitadi (rep) [Is this also due to the elections held five weeks ago? One has never heard of similar problems in the urban centres, especially in the KTM Valley!]

Nepal's education needs drastic change - UGC chair Subedi (rn 12/06/2022)

NFD-N calls guaranteeing education opportunity to disabled children (kh 09/06/2022)

The lockdown aftereffect : The impact of virtual learning and its repercussions on pupils are only now emerging (kp 09/06/2022)

Summer heat prompts school closure (kh 08/06/2022)

Education minister stresses need for reorienting education system (rep 07/06/2022)

Weeks into new session, Bajura schools facing shortage of textbooks : As per an estimate, 2.4 million textbooks are required in Sudurpaschim this year (ht 07/06/2022) [????]

ADB projects Nepal’s GDP to fall by 4.97 percent in 2030 due to school closures : “Severe disruptions in school education during the pandemic has impacted children through their formative years which will affect their employment opportunities and earning potential for many years.” (nlt 03/06/2022) [see ADB report], Suspension of in-person classes takes a heavy toll on pupils’ performance : Study shows 50 percent of guardians reported a decline in academic performance of their wards since the lockdown, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/06/2022)

Delay in supply of textbooks affects coursework : The new academic year in many mountain districts kicked off over 10 days ago but the lack of textbooks has rendered lessons ineffective, teachers say, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 29/05/2022), Indifference to education : Successive governments have failed to address the concern related to the supply of textbooks (kp 06/06/2022)

Govt. asked to withdraw decision to give two-day holiday in education sector (kh 23/05/2022)

Students in Rolpa apply theoretical knowledge in farming : Schools in Rolpa run agricultural courses that help students understand agricultural practices and gain technical know-how to generate better yield in fields, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 23/05/2022)

Educational institution in remote Taplejung village draws students from distant places : Students can get free quality eduction upto grade 12 at Sinam Secondary School in Sirijanga Rural Municipality, by Ananda Gautam (kp 19/05/2022)

Schools to have two-day weekend, full school hours on Friday (kh 12/05/2022), Education ministry directs educational institutions to implement two-day weekend, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 13/05/2022)

Election hits school enrolment campaign : School enrolment campaign has not been able to make much headway since most people are either out participating in political rallies or listening to the political campaigners, say educators, by Samjhana Rasaili (kp 07/05/2022)

Collaborative lesson plans : When parents participated in virtual class with their children, learning became more fun, by Ganesh Bahadur Singh & Yogendra Man Bijukchhen (kp 04/05/2022)

School question papers prepared by local governments are full of errors : Experts hold the federal government equally responsible, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/05/2022)

Chandrapur adopts door-to-door campaign to make Dalit children attend school : The Education Unit of Chandrapur Municipality says that every possible step would be taken to help parents send their wards to school, by Shiva Puri (kp 30/04/2022)

Education incentive: Scholarships for daughters-in-law : In Makawanpur, Raksirang Rural Municipality has rolled out a scholarship scheme for daughters-in-law to uplift the socio-economic status of the local residents, by Aakriti Ghimire (kp 20/04/2022)

Right Pedagogy of Teaching Economics, by Richan Shrestha (kh 20/04/2022)

NCE Nepal offers 18-point recommendation to parties for manifesto (rep 17/04/2022)

Education System In Need Of Change, by Tulasi Acharya (rn 11/04/2022)

Community school hostel boon for Chepang children : Many students in outlying Dhading villages had to quit studies owing to difficulties in attending classes given the long distances they had to walk every day, by Sarita Shrestha (kp 09/04/2022)

Growing appetite for school lunches : But can the Nepal Government that has rolled out meals for students in 71 districts meet expectations?, by Marty Logan (nt 08/04/2022)

Reinvigorating Literacy Campaigns, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 05/04/2022)

Implement Local School Curriculum, by Niraj Lawoju (rn 31/03/2022)

Learning & Earning Should Go Side By Side, by Namrata Sharma (rn 23/03/2022)

Government’s action necessary to strengthen public education, say experts : Six years since the promulgation of the Constitution, successive governments haven’t even prepared a bill for a Federal Education Act, which is crucial for improving school education (kp 22/03/2022)

Rural Municipality provides audio books to community schools (kh 22/03/2022)

Quake-damaged schools finally rebuilt in Baglung local unit : Half a dozen schools had been conducting classes out in the open since the earthquakes damaged their buildings. Absenteeism and dropout rate increased after the 2015 earthquakes, by Prakash Baral (kp 20/03/2022)

Students Yet To Overcome Pandemic Distractions, by Manjima Dhakal (rn 19/03/2022)

Right to education for children with disabilities: It's the government's responsibility, by Dev Datta Joshi (ht 17/03/2022)

Noise pollution affecting children in Palpa schools : Constant movement of heavy vehicles carrying limestones through school areas causes distress and anxiety among students, teachers and parents, by Madhab Aryal (kp 12/03/2022)

Linguistically limited : A year on, Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s mandatory Nepal Bhasa educational policy is not sitting well with students, teachers, or schools, by Marissa Taylor (rec 10/03/2022), Inclusion in teaching, inclusion in learning, by Karl-Heinz Krämer (rec 14/03/2022)

Need for Personal Leadership in Education Sector, by Simone Galimberti (rep 10/03/2022)

Emotional intelligence: To manage stress in education, by Pushpa Priya (ht 28/02/2022)

Minister Poudel stresses on increasing education budget (kh 25/02/2022)

New academic session from mid April: Education Minister (kh 18/02/2022)

4,157 Community Schools Selected For President's Reform Programme (rn 16/02/2022), 32 schools in Lamjung selected for PERP (rep 17/02/2022)

New academic session to begin after local polls (kh 15/02/2022)

Post-Pandemic Education Methods, by Binaya Ghimire (rn 13/02/2022)

Thami children deprived of education : Many girls and boys from the Thami community in Doramba Shailung and Khadadevi rural municipalities district marry in their early teens, by Santosh Dhungel (ae 10/03/2022)

Ignoring experts, many Kathmandu schools resume in-person classes : Doctors say children can infect elderly relatives. On Tuesday alone, 29 children under the age of 10 were reported infected, according to the Health Ministry, by Arjun Poudel (kp 10/02/2022)

Bhote children deprived of education (ht 10/02/2022)

School students’ achievement has plunged under virtual learning : Experts point to two reasons. First, most students don’t have access to virtual learning platforms. Second, teaching learning has not been effective, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/02/2022), Virtual learning : It is a tough task for the authorities to provide a risk-free and secure environment (kp 07/02/2022)

Girls in Pipalgaun deprived of education : There are more than 30 girls of school-going age in Pipalgaun, a Dalit settlement in Achham, and none of them goes to school as the parents want them at home to help run the household, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 31/01/2022)

Online classes are no more new now. What can be done to make them further effective? Online classes are not going to stop anytime soon and there’s no alternative to making them more effective. If not, it will greatly affect the entire education system, experts say, by Prasun Sangroula (nlt 30/01/2022)

CM Shahi for issuance of federal education act (kh 25/01/2022)

New school reform plan set for rollout despite two previous flops : A 10-year Rs953.43b Education Sector Plan will come into action in July, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/01/2022)

Schools to reopen from Jan 30 to Feb 3 for vaccinating students (kh 19/01/2022)

Children’s literature for social change : To inculcate a reading habit among children and make them aware of their social environs, several Nepal-based organisations have focused on publishing children’s books that tell stories of the country’s diverse social realities, by Pinki Sris Rana (kp 18/01/2022)

Govt attention drawn to solve problems faced by education sector (kh 11/01/2022)

CCMCC decides to close schools till Jan 29 in view of surging COVID-19 cases : Vaccination card made mandatory at public places, including airports (kh 09/01/2022), Education Ministry decides to close schools until Jan 29 (kh 10/01/2022), Schools across Nepal shut until January 29 amid virus threat : Education Ministry asks schools to facilitate academic learning in line with the directives issued earlier (kp 10/01/2022)

Bharatpur metropolis makes tangible results in educational reforms ( kh 06/01/2022)

School shut in Banke as mercury dips (kh 06/01/2022)

Local levels closing schools following increase in cold (rep 02/01/2022), Schools closed to escape cold wave (kh 03/01/2022)

Government doing little to assuage stress of parents and students : Several schools across the country have recorded Covid-19 cases after they resumed in-person classes. But no measures have been taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus, by Anup Ojha (kp 01/01/2022)

Poverty keeps children in Mugu out of school : Around 60 percent of children in Sayakhola, Kotilla and Mundu of Chhayanathrara Municipality are out of the school system, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 27/12/2021)

Snowfall In Manang Leads To School Closure (rn 27/12/2021)

Retaining students in schools : The myopic view of prioritising economic relief comes at the cost of increasing dropouts (kp 22/12/2021)

Mid-day meal programme ineffective in Myagdi : Community schools in the district are distributing cash to the guardians instead of preparing mid-day meals, by Ghanshyam Khadka (kp 21/12/2021)

Pandemic worsens disparities in young children’s development and learning in Nepal: UNICEF. “The pandemic has especially affected the health, learning and psychosocial well-being of the children” (nlt 20/12/2021) [see press release by UNIC EF as well as Child and Family Tracker (presentation)], Pandemic worsens disparities in children’s development and learning : According to a UNICEF survey, the early childhood development of one out of five children between the ages of 2 and 4 years in Nepal is not on track amidst the Covid-19 pandemic (kp 21/12/2021), Worry about ECE : These learning losses among the disadvantaged children at an early age could lead to more inequality in the future (ht 23/12/2021)

Menstrual health is everybody’s business Menstrual education in Nepal is woefully inadequate and, at times, actively harmful, posing risks to health while reinforcing existing stereotypes and stigmas, by Nishi Rungta (rec 14/12/2021)

Educational exclusion riles disabled persons, NFDN demands correction (kh 14/12/2021)

Schoolchildren in Darchula local unit yet to get textbooks : The current academic session started six months ago but the supplier failed to deliver books to 23 community schools in Apihimal Rural Municipality, by Manoj Badu (kp 12/12/2021)

Need of educational shift in Nepal: Are we willing to change?, by Janak BC (ht 10/12/2021)

Madrasa education to be included in govt curriculum (kh 07/12/2021)

President Bhandari calls to include Buddhist philosophy, Buddha’s messages in curriculum (kh 02/12/2021)

Creating An Inclusive School, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 20/11/2021)

Dispute among people’s representatives deprives students of textbooks : Chhinnamasta Rural Municipality in Saptari has not yet released the budget for the education sector, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 16/11/2021) [Such irresponsible politicians should not be called "representatives of the people"!]

The scars of corporal punishment : School teachers inflicting physical and psychological abuse on students is rampant in Nepal, reflecting the sorry state of education in the country, by Swikriti Kattel (rec 14/11/2021)

Reverting to physical classrooms : In a survey conducted for this article, a majority of students opted for the hybrid mode, by Roshee Lamichhane (kp 14/11/2021)

Why do most politicians send their offspring abroad for education?, by Prasun Sangroula (nlt 11/11/2021)

Day Meal Programme Draws More Students To Banke Schools (rn 10/11/2021)

Sex education in Nepal: Why it is an urgent need, by Amar Bahadur Sherma (ht 10/11/2021)

Act on education : Successive governments have pledged to pass a Federal Education Act, but it has not happened (kp 09/11/2021)

As schools are reopening, calls for assessment of learning outcomes : Stakeholders say there has to be some programme in place to ensure that  students are promoted only after they learn what their curricula prescribe, by Binod Ghimire (kp 09/11/2021)

School enrolment down with decline in population growth, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/11/2021)

All schools set to resume; health protocols mandatory (kh 08/11/2021)

Federal education act remains an unfulfilled promise : In the absence of the law, local governments have not been able to manage school-level education in their jurisdictions, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/11/2021)

33 schools in Doti closed for an indefinite period for salary issues (kh 31/10/2021)

The Education Cluster During COVID-19, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 30/10/2021)

Govt set to launch environment protection programme in schools (rn 30/10/2021)

4.5 million girls at risk of not finishing school due to pandemicA UN report says with children remaining out of school,  the risk of child labour, gender-based violence, early and forced marriage, and early pregnancy may increase, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/10/2021)

Children with disabilities out of school in Karnali : For a lack of special classes, trained teachers and supporting physical infrastructure, disabled children in the province are deprived of basic education, by Jyotee Katuwal (kp 10/10/2021)

Gandaki to be declared as literate province (kh 09/10/2021)

Viral on social media, this photo speaks volumes about development in rural Nepal (rep 04/10/2021)

Lack of textbooks affects studies in mountain region : Schools in Mugu and Humla have not received textbooks due to disruption of roads, by Raj Bahadur Shahi and Chhapal Lama (kp 01/10/2021)

Reshaping education in Nepal : Ensuring that children from deprived and vulnerable backgrounds are able not only to study but also to thrive in the classroom is a challenge that Nepal must win, by Simone Galimberti (nlt 30/09/2021)

Two local levels in Lamjung implement local curriculum (kh 28/09/2021)

Schools to run classes in person amid COVID-19 fear and uncertainty (kh 26/09/2021)

Musahar children can’t enrol in schools for lack of birth certificates : Child marriage, which is illegal in Nepal, is still common in the community leading to unregistered births of children from underage marriages, by Bharat Jargha Magar (kp 25/09/2021) [Every child living in Nepal has a right to unhindered school attendance! What does this have to do with birth documents denied out of narrow-minded and partly patriarchal ways of thinking?]

School Education In Disarray, by Mukti Rijal (rn 23/09/2021)

Open or not to open: School administrators in Hamletian dilemma in Valley (kh 17/09/2021)

Barriers to inclusive education : In Nepal, the right to quality, inclusive education is still a pipedream for girls with disabilities, especially in remote rural areas, by Dev Datta Joshi (kp 17/09/2021)

Two schools of thought : Reopen in-person schools only after holidays, with full precautions in place (nt 17/09/2021)

Darchula school running its classes from tents after last year’s floods and landslides : Around 124 students of Samaiji Basic School have been affected as they do not have proper classrooms, by Manoj Badu (kp 17/09/2021)

Class divide: Night and morning school students disproportionately disconnected : Online classes have robbed night and morning school students  of the quality education they desperately want, by Shranup Tandukar (kp 15/09/2021)

Achieving Literacy Goal, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 14/09/2021)

‘Example of compulsory and free education act is enough to know status of law implementation’ (kh 13/09/2021)

Kathmandu schools are reopening next week but many parents and experts are worried : Most private schools in the Capital are being run in rented buildings with small rooms and little open space. Imposing health protocol and maintaining distance is thus difficult, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/09/2021)

Schools Resume Classes In Bajura, Sarlahi (rn 11/09/2021)

Waling Municipality signs MoU with British Council to improve the quality of education (kh 11/09/2021)

Schools of the Air : Nepal and Australia deliver education by radio for students learning under Covid-19, by Felicity Volk (nt 10/09/2021)

Re-opening schools : The authorities, it seems, have come under increasing pressure to take the plunge (kp 10/09/2021)

Large number of children deprived of virtual learning, UNICEF survey shows : For 63 percent of children, textbooks are the only source of information. The survey was carried out among 6,643 children and guardians across the  seven provinces, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/09/2021)

Government comes up with homeschooling concept as academic year nears half way, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/09/2021) [Such an idea can only come from financially better-off people who have never left their infrastructural urban environment!]

Schools in Gorkha Municipality to operate from Sept 13 (kh 06/09/2021

Schools in Doti resuming physical classes from today (rep 05/09/2021)

Schools to open in Rajbiraj from Sunday (kh 04/09/2021)

Nepal's first autism special school in Chitwan district (ht 04/09/2021)

Valley authorities allow conditional reopening of schools : Local governments can allow schools to run in-person classes by following health protocols, by Anup Ojha (kp 02/09/2021), Kathmandu should not rush to reopen schools as children are at risk, experts say : City is reportedly preparing to reopen schools next week. Stakeholders suspect the decision is guided by vested interests, by Anup Ojha (kp 03/09/2021), Kathmandu Schools Not To Resume In-Person Classes Soon, by Manjima Dhakal (rn 05/09/2021), Kathmandu schools to open from September 17 (kh 06/09/2021)

Education Ministry comes up with action plan for operation of schools and colleges : Schools categorized as yellow and green zone to remain open, by Milan Dahal (kh 01/09/2021)

Eight local levels in Kathmandu implement local curriculum (rep 01/09/2021), Three out of 11 local levels of Kathmandu yet to implement local curriculum (kh 01/09/2021)

Public school students faring poorly compared to private schoolgoers : Students from Province 1 and Bagmati, Gandaki and Lumbini have fared better in four main subjects (kp 21/08/2021)

Need To Improve Learning Outcome, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 21/08/2021)

Community schools in Kalikot resume classes amid pandemic (ht 20/08/2021)

Schools reopen in municipalities with zero cases of infection (rep 15/08/2021) [related to Baitadi (rep 15/08/2021)

School textbooks yet to reach remote Karnali districts : High airfare and disruption of road networks have delayed the transportation of textbooks, by Chhapal Lama (kp 06/08/2021)

School scholarship funds go unspent while students drop out due to poverty : Hardly Rs150 million was distributed to the target student groups in the previous fiscal year leaving around Rs700 million unspent, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/08/2021)

Tanahu DAO directs schools to suspend physical classes (rep 03/08/2021)

Schools told to stop in-person classes (ht 03/08/2021) [related to Dhading]

Making online education effective : The government needs to allocate more funds to support online teaching-learning, by Roshee Lamichhane (kp 15/07/2021)

Inclusive education for the blind : It is their right, by Dev Datta Joshi (ht 15/07/2021)

Neglected by the state, broken by the pandemic, by Marissa Taylor (rec 13/07/2021)

Lottery to attend public schools: NSEP should aim for this, by Simone Galimberti (ht 13/07/2021)

COVID-19 Leaves Children In Dilemma, by Balmukunda Regmi (rn 13/07/2021)

Lack of internet affects Humla students, by Chhapal Lama (kp 13/07/2021)

Memorisation and understanding: Both necessary in pedagogy, by Dronashish Neupane (ht 09/07/2021)

Nepal’s class divide widens  : Online classes expose gaps between schools, but make some students more tech savvy (nt 09/7/2021)

Lessons not learned from the pandemic : Nepal has squandered another opportunity to fix a defective education system, by Dhurba Basnet (nt 09/07/2021)

New School Education Plan : Looking from bottom, by Hari Prasad Lamsal (ht 05/07/2021)

Manang students deprived of education as schools affected heavily by continuous floods (rep 26/06/2021)

Admission campaigns begin in Karnali schools, by Chandani Kathayat (kp 22/06/2021)

When should schools fully re-open physically?, by Ravi Chaudfhary (kh 20/06/2021)

KMC to implement ‘One Ward, One Model School’ program (kh 18/06/2021)

New academic session begins from today (kh 15/06/2021)

Government plan to introduce new school curricula suffers setbacks : Schools and teachers say the government should  postpone the plan considering the pandemic, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/06/2021)

Pandemic and shutdowns leave students without succour, by Prasanna Pandey (ht 13/06/2021)

Minister directs to withdraw textbooks containing country’s old map (kh 09/06/2021)

Schools to open in Birgunj from June 15 (kh 05/06/2021)

Online classes, no extracurriculars, but full fees : Many schools across the country have been charging full fees despite providing no extra facilities, by Aishwarya Baidar (Record, 04/06/2021)

School dropout remains a challenge, survey report shows : Poverty, parents’ illiteracy and lack of learning environment are major reasons behind high dropout rates, education experts say, by Binod Ghimire (kp) [see report by Ministry of Finance in Nepali], Online classes a far cry for many students (ht 30/05/2021)

Uncertainty reigns over education sector with no signs of the pandemic ending soon : Nationwide grade 10 examinations had been scheduled to begin on Thursday  but authorities don’t even know about the new assessment modality, by Binod Ghimire (26/05/2021)

Education for Sustainable Development: The right bet for Nepal, by Simone Galimberti (ht 25/05/2021)

Online Education amid COVID-19: An assessment, by Shankar Man Singh (rep 22/05/2021)

Minister Shrestha is ignoring most pressing issues facing education sector, experts say : While schools remain closed and key exams have become uncertain due to the pandemic, the education minister hasn’t announced any measures to address the problem, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/05/2021) [That alone qualifies him to be a minister in the Oli government!]

Pandemic further pushes already 14-month longacademic session School board exams and MBBS entrance tests uncertain, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/05/2021)

Transform your school programme: Initiative for quake-affected schools, by Simone Galimberti (ht 10/05/2021)

Online Education: A Hobson’s Choice, by Umesh Raj Regmi (rn 07/05/2021)

Second wave of corona : Quality education compromised, by Jiba Raj Pokharel (ht 04/05/2021)

Public schools focus on construction while virtual learning suffers : Most schools are using funds on classrooms and toilets construction, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/04/2021)

School closure gives parents a sigh of relief : Some are worried about how to strike balance between work and childcare, by Bijay Laxmi Duwal (ht 24/04/2021)

Billions spent on Dharahara but school reconstruction suffering in lack of funds : Reconstruction of college buildings damaged in the 2015 earthquakes is yet to begin as the government only recently decided to take Indian loan despite stringent conditions, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/04/2021)

Online classes for some : The pandemic has exposed yet another  harsh reality—the digital divide (kp 21/04/2021)

Govt decides to close schools and colleges of city area with high risk of COVID-19 transmission (rep 19/04/2021), Cabinet decides to close schools in urban areas (kh 19/04/2021), Govt to impose stricter restrictions on crowded places (kh 19/042021)

National Human Rights Commission says schoolchildren at risk of virus infections : The rights watchdog calls upon heath and education ministries not to disseminate contradictory statements and urges the government to uphold the children’s right to health and life (kp 18/04/2021)

Three local levels in Solukhumbu announced fully literate (kh 17/04/2021)

To open, or not to open : Contradicting messages from government about running schools  amid the coronavirus scare confuse guardians, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/04/2021)

Schools with high number of students urged to run classes in shifts (rep 16/04/2021)

Health Ministry urges not to attend schools in COVID-19 affected districts, including Kathmandu (kh 15/04/2021), Educational institutions inside Nepalgunj sub-metropolis to be closed for a week (kh 15/04/2021)

No permanent solution : The last thing students want to see  is another shutdown (kp 14/04/2021)

How a conversation around the length of one’s hair exposed the toxic environment of a Kathmandu school: A number of former and current students at St Mary’s School say the institution reeks of  toxicity, with many suffering through years of harassment, queerphobia, and humiliation, by Ankit Khadgi and Samiksha Baral (kp 13/04/2021)

Suggestion to close educational institutions worries students, operators : After nine months of closure, most schools and colleges had started conducting in-person classes from January, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 13/04/2021)

Health Ministry recommends school closure for at least three weeks : Of the total infections at present, 14 percent are in children compared to 4 percent in the past, officials say, by Arjun Poudel (kp 11/04/2021), PABSON urges government not to close schools (kh 11/04/2021)

Nepal needs an ICT census : The survey will provide facts and figures to help manage education during crises, by Sagun Shrestha (kp 11/04/2021)

Govt mulling to stop physical classes as the COVID-19 cases see a fresh spike (rep 09/04/2021)

Govt to close educational institutes yet again if air pollution continues (kh 06/04/2021)

Students at this Humla school take classes outdoors : The building of Dharmodaya Secondary School has not been rebuilt after it was destroyed by a landslide in 2019, by Janak Bahadur Shahi (kp 03/04/2021)

Nepal govt shuts schools, colleges for four days owing to pollution (ht 29/03/2021), Education institutions ordered shut for four days, stakeholders criticise delayed response, by Anup Ojha (kp 30/03/2021)

Free broadband internet reaches 5,225 schools (ht 29/03/2021)

Valley’s educational institutions  in a fix over Covid-19 advisory : Schools  say the rule advising against holding gatherings will be impossible  to implement while conducting in-person classes., by Anup Ojha (kp 27/03/2021)

Durbar High School’s new building reeks of mismanagement : School administrators say they were handed over a new building with lots of facilities, but didn’t receive additional financial and human resources to manage the infrastructure, by Anup Ojha (kp 17/03/2021)

Schools in mountains to lose academic time (ht 17/03/2021)

Laws are not enough : We risk reversing years of hard-earned progress toward keeping children, especially girls, in school (kp 17/03/2021)

KMC makes Nepal Bhasa mandatory in schools (ht 14/03/2021)

Elite Stakes Dwindle In Public Education, by Mukti Rijal (kp 11/03/2021)

Itahari takes initiatives to end gender, sexual violence in community schools : The sub-metropolis has arranged for a gender focal person in each community school, by Pradeep Menyangbo (kp 11/03/2021)

Volunteering in schools : A real game changer, by Simone Galimberti (ht 09/03/2021)

Ministry decides to extend school year by 2 months : The new academic year will now begin only in mid-June, instead of April, and will be only 10 months long, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/02/2021)

Nepal’s class divide : How motivated young teaching fellows are changing lives of students through remedial education, by Tom Robertson (nt 19/02/2021)

After mergers Baglung school buildings fall into disrepair : Fifteen community schools in the district have merged in the last four years after they struggled to survive with low numbers of students, by Prakash Baral (kp 16/02/2021)

Junk food prohibited at schools across the country (rep 16/02/2ß21)

Constitutional Imperative Of Civic Education, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 13/02/2021)

Scholarships: Engine of equity, social mobility, by Simone Galimberti (ht 08/02/2021)

Biplav-called strike shuts schools in five districts including Dang (kh 08/02/2021) [According to Netra Bikram Chand, the closing down of schools is obviously a revolutionary act to promote the education of Nepal's future generation! What an idiot!]

Around 1,000 schools on the verge of closure due to pandemic: PABSON (kh 07/02/2021)

With new building, Durbar High School attracts pupils from private schools : Parents who could no longer afford to send their kids to private schools after their incomes was shrunk by the pandemic are now looking at the government school as an alternative, by Anup Ojha (kp 01/02/2021)

Inclusive education for all: Joint front required, by Simone Galimberti (kp 25/01/2021)

Federal ministry calling shots in school projects irks local governments, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/01/2021)

Valley schools reopening after 10 months (ht 18/01/2021), Continuum of riskThere is little confidence that public health protocols will be maintained in schools (kp 19/01/2021)

Parents apprehensive about sending children to school after nine months, by Anup Ojha (kp 18/01/2021)

Students study in roofless classrooms at this Salyan school : A strong wind had blown away the roof of the school building some eight months ago, by Biplab Maharjan (kp 11/01/2021)

No school for the children of Upper Mustang this winter : All schools in the region, except one, have cancelled this year’s winter migration because of the pandemic, leaving many students with no choice but to stay back, by Tsering Ngodup Lama (kp 11/01/2021)

Challenges Of Reopening In-Person Classes, by Bharat Chand (rn 09/01/2021)

Schools to reopen in Kathmandu metropolis from Jan 14 (kh 08/01/2021)

Children’s education: Poverty determines the outcome, by Amar Bahadur Sherma (ht 08/01/2021)

Uncertainty looms large among youths as pandemic cripples education sector, by Kunga Hyolmo (rep 08/01/2021)

Letting provinces hold grade 10 exams is just delegation of administrative task, experts say : Until provincial governments are allowed to prepare their own curricula, there is no devolution of powers as per a federal dispensation, they argue, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/01/2021)

Poor School Of Rich Village Sans Students (rn 04/01/2021)

Govt gives green signal to reopen schools that remain closed due to COVID-19 (rep 03/01/2021)

7 billion rupees remitted abroad for educational expenses, by Rubi Rauniyar (rep 31/12/2020)

70% of Nepali children studying at home on their own; families are selling assets to survive: Nationwide survey, by Shree Ram Subedi (rep 29/12/2020)

Angry students up in arms against inequality in education in Rautahat (ht 25/12/2020)

Making schools inclusive: Multi-sectoral approach needed, by Simone Galimberti (ht 21/12/2020)

How Safe Is It To Reopen Schools In Capital?, by Ajita Rijal (rn 18/12/2020)

Schools resume in Kathmandu without KMC’s permission (kh 17/12/2020)

Province 1 schools resume classes : Biratnagar has given permission to educational  institutions to conduct classes from December 17, by Madhav Ghimire (kp 16/12/2020)

Govt frames compulsory free education rules (ht 14/12/2020)

How can you be so irresponsible about education?, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 14/12/2020)

Reopened schools in Ajaymeru closed down due to Covid-19 spread : Sixteen individuals in the rural municipality tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, by D.R. Pant (kp 12/12/2020)

Schools in Shuklaphanta shut for 10 days (kh 10/12/2020)

Education Ministry continues action against two bodies for publishing commission report : A day after seeking legal proceedings against the two for violating copyright provisions, it asks major donors about their ties with them, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/12/2020) [The state is ours, says the Oli government. Civil society has to shut up or face action!], Government recommends action against two NGOs (ht 08/12/2020), Publish officially : There is a lot of speculation that the report was shelved under pressure from the private institutions (ht 09/12/2020), Schools or lives : Reopening schools requires a thorough assessment of the implications (kp 10/12/2020)

Exams or no exams : Students should not be made the victims of the older generation’s lethargy (kp 08/12/2020)

Kathmandu schools reopening after eight months : DoE claims 80% schools outside Kathmandu are already open (kh 07/12/2020), Reopening of schools in Kathmandu Valley, a Covid-19 hotspot, raises alarm : While local governments and schools say safety measures are in place, experts warn children may carry the disease to their grandparents who fall in the most vulnerable category, by Arjun Poudel (kp 09/12/2020)

Stakeholders want decision on grade 10 exams as time for registration arrives : They do not want a repeat of the arrangement made for last academic year and are also concerned about the extent of learning achievement across the grades, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/12/2020)

Private schools should operate under a trust, recommends National Education Commission Report : Commission had submitted the report two years ago, but govt refused to make public the recommendations (rep 07/12/2020)

A local unit in Rukum (West) implements revised academic calendar : Aathbiskot will run classes throughout the week to  compensate for classes missed amid Covid-19 fear, by Hari Gautam (kp 07/12/2020)

Schools struggling to manage pads (ht 07/12/2020)

Sudurpaschim schools are reopening after a long hiatus : Health officials warn reopening of schools is fraught with coronavirus risk, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 05/12/2020)

Education commission report publicised without officials on board : Thirteen of the 25 members of the commission, who made the report public, hope the document will help start a debate on reforming education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/12/2020)

Children forced to study under open sky : Kisani Secondary School was severely damaged by July’s landslide and is yet to be rebuilt, by Ghanshyam Khadka (kp 03/12/2020)

64 percent children didn’t find virtual learning effective, nationwide survey says : Students across country await resumption of schools after months of staying home, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/12/2020)

Schools closed day after they opened (ht 01/12/2020)

Schools reopen amid coronavirus scare (ht 25/11/2020)

Challenge Of Reopening Schools, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 24/11/2020)

Six Local Levels Resume Schools, Four Others Planning (rn 24/11/2020) [related to Khotang district]

Better safe than sorry : The risks of contracting the coronavirus indoors are higher compared to outdoors (kp 23/11/2020)

Authorities told to implement framework for resuming schools (ht 23/11/2020)

Local units in Sindhuli decide to resume community school classesThree local governments have already scheduled the resumption of physical classes, by Raj Kumar Karki (kp 22/11/2020)

Plan to resume schools must be backed by safety measures, experts and guardian say : No harm in trying to get back to normal, they say as virtual classes are ineffective, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/11/2020)

'Hello student program' to be launched in Province 1 to teach students via telephone (rep 19/112020)

Schools closed in Humla again (kh 19/11/2020), Humla schools closed after 32 students at a school test positive for Covid-19 : The District Covid-19 Crisis Management Centre has also restricted the movement of  people from outside as well as within the district to contain the spread of coronavirus, by Chhapal Lama (kp 20/11/2020)

Cabinet endorses guidelines for reopening schools : Local governments, however, say it might be too risky to open schools at the moment given the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the country, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/11/2020), Local levels given authority to reopen schools (ht 19/11/2020)

Schools to reopen after chhath festival (rep 12/11/2020)

Months into virtual learning, parents become more involved in their children’s education : There is no denying that online education has taken a toll on children and parents. But it has also given many parents an  opportunity to understand their children’s learning process better and be more engaged in their overall development, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 04/11/2020)

Learning Essential Life Skills, by Namrata Sharma (rn 04/11/2020)

Online classes : Bane or boon?, by Meera G. Anand (ht 03/11/2020)

मधेसमा शिक्षाको अवनति : प्रदेश २ ले पालिकाहरूलाई शिक्षामा पर्याप्त अभिमुखीकरण गर्नुपर्छ । विद्यालय उमेर कटेका किशोरीहरूलाई एकीकृत मातृभाषाका माध्यमबाट प्राविधिक शिक्षा दिन जरुरी छ, by Tika Bhattarai (ka 02/11/2020)

Let education continue : Government must ensure that no student will have to lose their academic year due to the pandemic. Every student should be able to continue with learning process, by Narayan Dahal (rep 20/10/2020)

Students to be promoted without conducting regular exams : Education experts say the Covid-19 pandemic needs to be taken as an opportunity to improve the assessment system in country’s schools, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/10/2020)

Parents Divided Over Prospect Of Reopening Schools, by Aashish Mishra (rn 12/10/2020)

A crusader of Sanskrit education : Chandrakant Paudel’s frustration at the inertia of progress is something felt by many in rural areas, by Pramod Mishra (kp 11/10/2020)

Learning achievement gap widening amid Covid-19, experts warn : While  students at private schools are having classes online that is not the case at government ones, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/10/2020)

How school curriculum is implanting caste stereotypes in young minds (rep 10/10/2020)

Two women people’s representatives in Ghorahi join school to learn to read and write : Locals hail Yami Kumari Pun and Hima Devi BK for sending a message about the importance of education., by Durgalal KC (kp 09/10/2020)

KMC To Implement Nepal Bhasa Curriculum In Schools (rn 06/10/2020)

Schools in Baglung find it difficult to implement learning facilitation directive : It is impossible to reach every settlement in the villages to conduct classes for students, educators say, by Prakash Baral (kp 30/09/2020)

Save The Academic Session, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 29/09/2020)

New guideline on virtual classes draws criticism from across the board, by Timothy Aryal (kp 29/09/2020)

Introduce flexibility in education : The option to switch disciplines is crucial to keep up with a rapidly changing job market, by Sarita Sapkota (kp 29/09/2020)

Gokarneshwar Municipality to open schools from Oct 2 (rep 27/09/2020)

Schools To Open In Mirchaiya Municipality From Tomorrow (rn 26/09/2020), Local levels to resume schools from today in Siraha district (ht 27/09/2020)

Students of public schools deprived of education (ht 25/09/2020)

Distribution of school book on Nepal’s borders and territory halted : Land management and foreign affairs ministries have  reservations about the textbook since Ministry of Education had prepared it without consulting them, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/09/2020)

School curricula slashed by 30 percent to wrap up the academic session : But many schools are still unclear on how to reach out to all the students in one of the five prescribed teaching methods and virtual learning remains a challenge, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/09/2020)

Schools in Taplejung prepare to run classes by adopting health and safety measures, by Ananda Gautam (kp 19/09/2020)

Rural municipalities turn to study groups after virtual classes prove ineffective, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/09/2020)

Some schools re-open in remote rural Nepal : Teachers and parents see no sense keeping schools closed when there is little or no Covid-19 spread, by Alisha Sijapati (nt 18/09/2020)

Online classes come at the cost of eye problems for studentsDoctors fear the risk of myopia, and predict that visits to doctors with eye complaints  will soar in the coming days as restrictions on movement loosen, by Samiksha Baral (kp 18/09/2020)

Digital classes not viable in Rolpa; teachers, students worried : Some schools in the district are considering running physical classes soon, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 17/09/2020) [This applies to many areas of rural Nepal. Most likely, politicians at the central political level have no idea of the realities of rural Nepal at all!]

Government adamant on implementing new curriculum for grade 11 this year : With the academic year truncated, private school operators, who are planning to start classes after Tihar, say this is not the time to put additional burden on students., by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/09/2020)

Parents welcome decision to introduce several alternative learning platforms : The directive comes as all students don’t have access to internet services at their homes to join online classes, by Aditi Aryal (kp 16/09/2020)

English pedagogy in the time of Covid-19 : Educators have had to face a new challenge, and that is the very method of teaching to reach all learners, by Abhi Subedi (kp 13/09/2020)

Internet problem pesters students during online education (kh 13/09/2020)

Local governments to manage school education : Local authorities  charge the federal government with waiting for months to announce the decision and hindering children’s education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/09/2020)

Mapping Net Coverage, by Kundan Aryal (rn 11/09/2020)

Education Ministry allows private schools to collect fees for online classes (kh 10/09/2020)

Government deadline for total literacy likely to be pushed yet again : Since 2008-09, nearly Rs 12 billion has been spent on several  literacy campaigns, yet 24 districts are still not fully literate, by Binod Ghimire (kp 09/09/2020)

Turn private schools into trusts, Bagmati proposes : The provision, says a provincial minister, will provide free and compulsory education to all children as envisioned by the Constitution of Nepal, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/09/2020)

Alternative learning be recognized as part of academic session: Education Minister (kh 04/09/202) [This is a further disadvantage for the vast majority of children who do not have access to e-learning and at the same time a further overprivileged position for children in the urban high society.]

Government preparing to accord formal status to remote and virtual classes : Education experts, however, warn that a large number of children still don’t have to access distance learning, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/09/2020)

Education In Shadow Of COVID-19, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 01/09/2020)

How the government is failing education : The students who have been deprived of learning will look back to this time to recall how the government failed education in the name of pandemic, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 30/08/2020)

At least two-thirds of Nepal's schoolchildren unable to access remote learning during school closures: UNICEF (rep 28/08/2020)

Public school teachers challenge rule to send kids to state schools : No legal ground for making teachers choose public schools for their children, they argue, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/08/2020)

Gender inequality in education has widened during the pandemic : With families struggling financially, girls cannot focus on their studies. They have to help out in household chores and do not always have access to technology for remote learning, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 26/08/2020)

COVID-19’S Impact On Learning Habits, by Namrata Sharma (rn 26/08/2020)

Schools once used as quarantine centres are now damaged and littered with garbage : Many schools in Karnali Province have been left to pick up after the mess left behind by quarantined villagers, by Chandan Kathayat (kp 24/08/2020)

A digital tool transforms education in rural areas (rn 22/08/2020) [Online education not only depends on power!!]

Only 30 per cent students have access to IT in Bagmati Province (ht 21/08/2020)

Looking through ‘iron gate’  The anxiety around SEE this year should force a rethink of Nepal’s educational evaluation system (kp 19/08/2020)

Debunking Nepal’s Education Sector Fallacies, by Sourav Dhungana and Adhiraj Regmi (ht 19/08/2020)

Government fails to design courses for children with disabilities: Many schools are running virtual classes for their students, but children with disabilities have been left behind, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/08/2020)

Learning during Covid-19: Nepal has pursued remote and e-learning opportunities to offset school closures, by Pratistha Koirala (kp 16/08/2020)

Govt Exploring Alternative Ways To Upgrade Children To Avoid Loss Of Academic Year, by Manjima Dhakal (rn 16/08/2020)

Community schools in Baglung demand for handover of classrooms requisitioned for Covid-19 management: Local governments say the coronavirus threat is still not over and they may need the school buildings to quarantine and isolate people; The Cabinet on July 31 directed local officials to vacate schools and classrooms, by Prakash Baral (kp 14/08/2020)

COVID-19 impact on food and school in Nepali children: 20% of children eating less, 52% not studying at all from home (nt 14/08/2020) [see corresponding baseline findings by UNICEF Nepal and Sharecast]

Half of Nepal’s girls may drop out of school: Survey shows 53% of female students may not go back to schools when they reopen, by Namrata Sharma (nt 14/08/2020)

Covid-19 leaves devastating impacts on education, jobs and mental well-being of youths: ILO study says that the Covid-19 has disrupted the education of more than 70 per cent of youth, leaving a disproportionate effect on young people, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 13/08/2020)

School Enrolment Plan Questioned (rn 08/08/2020)

National Education Policy: A Comparative Analysis, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 08/08/2020)

Kathmandu starts drive to provide sanitary pads to students of all community schools in city: A total of 14,810 girls will benefit from the scheme, for which the city has released Rs 14.9 million to all its wards, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/08/2020)

Education ministry plans to revise calendar, curricula for new school year: A government-formed team of experts working out details, says officials, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/08/2020)

Online School Education And Digital Literacy, by Harsha Man Maharjan (rn 04/08/2020)

Call to grant rights to reopen schools to local levels (ht 03/08/2020)

Country’s education sector at crossroads, by Simone Galimberti (ht 02/08/2020)

Government prepares for enrolling students from August 18: Public health experts say schools shouldn’t be reopened for at least the next two months (kp 31/07/2020)

‘A decade of work lost in 4 months’: Nepal’s volunteer teachers fight the crisis in rural education caused by the COVID-19 lockdown, by Sheryl Lee (nt 31/07/2020)

As pandemic stops Nepali students from going abroad, consultancies and other businesses take a hit: Plans of thousands of students to study abroad have been either postponed or shattered due to Covid-19 related travel restrictions, and suspension of visa services, by Aditi Aryal and Elisha Shrestha (kp 29/07/2020) [This would be the time and opportunity for a complete overhaul of the Nepalese education system. Unfortunately, however, the responsible politicians are just as uninterested in this as they are in controlling the pandemic, providing emergency aid for the numerous natural disasters and measures to prevent them in the future, saving the economy in a forward-looking manner, full equality for women and their protection against criminal elements, exposing capital crimes or immediately rescuing the desperate migrant workers who are willing to return and creating jobs in the country on a permanent basis. Instead, the small male group in power, mainly Bahun, is engaged in senseless struggles for power and personal privileges.]

Ajad Secondary School Resumes Classes After Lockdown, by Madhusudhan Timilsina (rn 24/07/2020)

Education Sector Stuck In Limbo After Pandemic, by Bharat Chand (rn 24/07/2020)

Education ministry working to issue guidelines to resume schools, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 23/07/2020)

Remote learning of around two million students from private schools hampered as government fails to decide on fees: Teachers’ association says most of the schools have not paid their employees since March, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/07/2020) [In any case, remote learning is not possible in greater parts of the country and for major sections of society!]

Managing Education Sector, by Mukti Rijal (rn 16/07/2020)

Private schools decide to discontinue online classes from Thursday (rep 16/07/2020))

Education Ministry mulls allowing local governments to resume schools in places with low risk of Covid-19: Public health experts say it's not safe to hold any activity that brings people together, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/07/2020)

Community schools in Jhapa reach students through radio programmes: Although the schools are running online classes, most students cannot participate without an internet connection, by Parbat Portel (kp 14/07/2020)

Achham children deprived of education with no means to attend online classes: Most children in rural areas spend time roaming around villages, playing in groups or herding their livestock unaware of the risk of contracting or spreading the coronavirus, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 10/07/2020)

School Education Needs Paradigm Shift, by Bhushan Dahal (rn 10/07/2020)

Education ministry buckles under pressure from private schools on issue of charging tuition fees: After schools threatened to discontinue virtual classes, the ministry has withdrawn its earlier directive that prohibited schools from charging fees during the lockdown period, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/07/2020)

Private schools threaten to discontinue online classes if they are not allowed to charge tuition fees: The Ministry of Education has asked them to come with recommendations to resolve the issue, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/07/2020)

Education Sector Facing Uncertainty, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 30/06/2020)

Government finalising bill to grant licenses to schools only if investors agree not to use profit for personal benefit: The provision, however, will be applicable only to new schools as the law won’t have a retrospective effect, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/06/2020)

Private schools urge guardians to pay fee (ht 22/06/2020), Defying government’s directives and parliamentary committee’s order, private schools ask parents to pay tuition fees: Guardians’ association asks parents not to budge under pressure, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/06/2020), A balancing act: Private schools can’t collect fees when they're closed. They can’t go bankrupt either (kp 24/06/2020)

Learning curves: Doubts persist over the efficacy of the government’s ambitious alternative learning model (kp 16/06/2020) [As so often, Oli obviously doesn't know what he's talking about. Probably within a week he will provide the whole country with the necessary infrastructure and personally take over costs that cannot be borne by the mass of the poor population.]

Reflecting on our behaviours for positive change: For a nation that continues to believe itself to be community-oriented, Nepal is increasingly becoming individualistic, by Diva Shrestha (kp 14/06/2020)

Online classes could lead to fatigue, long term physiological problems, say experts: While different countries have started debating about its negative consequences, Nepal’s government is promoting virtual classes without looking into ways to deal with its downsides, they say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/06/2020)

Time To Revolutionise Our Education System, by Avash Palikhe (rn 13/06/2020) [Obviously, the author has little information on Nepal's society and the conditions that exist especially in rural areas: E-learning will not be possible for a very long time!!]

Assessing Student Learning Facilitation, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 13/06/2020)

Children from low-income working class families can't join online classes: Schools and colleges across the country are rolling out online classes, but those without the means to get a computer or an internet connection are being left out, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/06/2020) [We are talking about the overwhelming majority of Nepalese school children!]

Private schools to lobby government to resume classes next month: Parents worry resuming classes may increase the risk of transmission of Covid-19, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/06/2020)

Gagan asks Education Minister: Are you venerating the President like Shree Six? (kh 07/06/2020)

For the first time, the government announces cash incentives to promote merger of private schools in the public: The incentive sum ranges from Rs 2 million to Rs 5 million, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/06/2020)

Oli administration taking decisions keeping respective ministries in the dark: Announcement in the new budget to assign private high schools to look after a public school leads to severe criticism, by Binod Ghimire [This is normal under Oliarchy!] (kp 02/06/2020), Idea came from private schools: Khatiwada (ht 02/06/2020), Public schools warrant more than cosmetic changes: Private schools can't bear the burden of overhauling Nepal's public education system (kp 03/06/2020)

Digital divide too wide for online classes to succeed in Nepal: The government has proposed online teaching-learning, but a majority of the schools and students in the country do not have computers, much less the internet, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/05/2020), The digital divide: Supporting private investment in education will not increase access to learning during the current crisis (kp 28/05/2020), Preparing schools for a changing digital landscape, by Sudha Rajouria (ht 02/06/2020) [An idea for rich people in urban areas!], Education under Covid-19: Who knows, e-classrooms and homeschooling could be the shape of things to come, by Mohit Rauniyar (kp 03/06/2020) [Most people in Nepal, especially in rural areas, have neither the necessary infrastructure nor the money!]

Innovating online education: Without proper plans, sufficient technological tools, and much-needed awareness among all stakeholders, it won’t be possible to achieve positive outcomes from ongoing online education, by Sagar Gyawali (rep 24/05/29020)

Educationists say private investment in education sector will only make schools more expensive: Government has announced to encourage private sector investment in education in its plans and programmes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/05/2020)

The myth and methods of teaching English in Nepal: Whether syllabuses have worked or failed have always been decided by the learners of the language, by Abhi Subedi (kp 24/05/2020)

Tansen Municipality in Palpa to mobilise teachers at students’ doorsteps with no sign of school resumption: Other local governments are also planning alternative education approaches to teach children during coronavirus lockdown, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/05/2020)

Education Sector In The Govt Policy Paper, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 23/05/2020)

Education in the time of corona: Unequal access to high-speed internet is a big challenge for online education in Nepal, as the country exhibits a huge internet infrastructure differences among its regions, by Sanjeev Dahal and Roshana Dhamala (ae 22/95/2020)

Education In Emergency, by Umesh Raj Regmi (rn 20/05/2020)

Two schools in Humla are still running classes: The two basic schools in Limi, Namhka Ward No.6 are teaching their students citing that there’s no threat of coronavirus spread in the area, by Chhapal Lama (kp 17/05/2020)

Dilemma And Difficulty Of Online Classes, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 16/05/2020)

Lockdown gives distance learning a boost in Nepal: Home learning familiarises teachers and students with technology, and could help lift quality of instruction, by Shristi Karki (nt 15/05/2020)

Guru karma in virtual times: Nepali professors strongly believe in chalk and duster. The shift to virtual learning will be challenging, by Abhi Subedi (kp 10/05/2020)

A Note On The Goal Of Education, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 09/05/2020)

Millions of students face uncertain future (ht 09/05/2020)

Hitches Of Online Classes, by Bini Dahal (rn 08/05/2020), Lockdown gives distance learning a boost in Nepal: Home learning familiarises teachers and students with technology, and could help lift quality of instruction, by Shristi Karki (nt 08/05/2020)

Learning in the time of Covid-19: With many elite private schools fully shifted to online classes, ensuring that learning continues for all children across the country should take on heightened importance, by Sakar Pudasaini (kp 06/05/2020)

Govt Tells Schools Not To Enroll Students (rn 06/05/2020)

Is online teaching really worth it? School administrators coercing students to adapt technologies of learning better learn what the digital divide means, by Dinesh Kafle (kp 04/05/2020), Can we embrace tech education during lockdown?, by Raghab Sharma (kh 04/05/2020)

‘Grades I to IX results, admission process soon’ (ht 04/05/2020)

Soft loan announced for private schools that don’t charge students for a month: Some private schools don’t have savings to meet their expenses even for a month, say representatives, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/05/2020)

Schools Scramble To Run Virtual Classes, by Manjima Dhakal (rn 30/04/2020) [What about the rural areas, i.e. the greater part of the country??]

Local solutions for education: To ensure children continue to learn, federal, provincial, and local governments have to find locally adaptable solutions to support the learning opportunity for children, by Shisir Khanal (rep 30/04/2020)

School Unlikely To Open Soon: Edu Minister (rn 26/04/2020)

SEE to take place after situation gets normal: Education Ministry (kh 26/04/2020)

Educational Implications Of COVID-19, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 25/04/2020)

Education Ministry plans online instruction as lockdown halts teaching-learning activities: Country lacks the infrastructure to shift towards e-learning, experts say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/04/2020) [This would at best be something for the children of the rich urban elite. The education gap would widen even more!]

Can computers replace classrooms? As a result of the nation-wide lockdown, colleges have rolled out online classes. But their effectiveness is questionable in a country where traditional pedagogy approaches are still highly practised. Online education isn’t for everyone though, due to issues of power and connectivity, by Ankit Khadgi and Aditi Aryal (kp 05/04/2020)

Organisations offer children free access to e-learning: Opportunity for thousands of students waiting for their Secondary Education Examinations, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/03/2020) [And what about the rural areas?]

Improving School Governance, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 23/03/2020)

Education As State Function, by Mukti Rijal (rn 19/03/2020)

Schools, colleges to close down; SEE to take place as scheduled (ht 18/03/2020)

Political wranglings continue unabated in Bajhang’s public schools: Many school administrations across the district focus on taking financial benefits out of the school's budgets, according to the Education Unit, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 17/03/2020), Keep politics out of schools: Politicisation has compromised the quality of education (kp 18/03/2020)

Parents demand that schools close down but government wants to finish with exams first: As Covid-19 continues to spread, parents are concerned with the safety of their children, as schools bring together large groups of people in confined spaces, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/03/2020)

Introducing alternative mediums of instruction to early grade teachers: Including the arts in education can provide curricular access to those with diverse learning styles, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 14/03/2020)

Government directive to rush exams as coronavirus precaution upsets school schedule: Many schools are scrambling to complete their courses to conduct their finals before March 18, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 09/03/2020)

Education in Rolpa: Students compelled to sit for exams before completion of course, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 05/03/2020)

Two-day Int'l Conference on Innovative Education begins in Kathmandu today (rep 02/03/2020)

Final exams are just a month away but a Siraha school has yet to teach three subjects: The then district education office in 2012 allowed the school to run classes till grade eight but didn’t appoint teachers, by Bharat Jargha Magar (kp 01/03/2020)

A nation at risk: Unless Nepal swiftly and significantly invests in innovative and cost-effective education initiatives, we may be handing over a highly vulnerable and risky nation to the next generation, by Arun R. Joshi (01/03/2020)

JEMC's printing press in Nepalgunj gathering dust for years, by Arjun Oli (rep 01/03/2020)

Teach them yoga: Schools of Nepal should find new approach of punishment that will help students outgrow negativity and develop positive attitude. The best way to do this is by teaching them yoga, by Biranchi Poudyal (rep 25/02/2020)

A week since the start of the academic session, Humla’s public schools are yet to start classes: Unlike other districts across the country, academic session in Humla starts in mid-February because the district sees extreme weather during winter, by Chhapal Lama (kp 24/02/2020)

Girl students benefit from installation of pad vending machines in community schools: The school took the initiative from this academic session with the help of the municipality, by Mohan Shahi (22/0/2020)

Lack of textbooks in Himalayan districts affect school enrollment campaign: Delay in supply of textbooks a yearly occurrence, according to students, by Hari Gautam (19/02/2020)

A nation at risk: Invest heavily in education, by Arun R. Joshi (ht 19/02/2020)

Community Learning Centres: An effective tool for development, by Uttam Maharjan (ht 18/02/2020)

Students are missing classes as schools fail to distribute sanitary pads: In May 2019, President Bidya Devi Bhandari had announced that sanitary pads would be distributed to girls in community schools for free from the beginning of the current fiscal year, by, by Pratap Bista (kp 16/02/2020), Sanitary pad machines being installed (ht 18/02/2020) [related to Birganj]

As many as 15 community schools in Tanahun start providing technical education: Technical education has been included in the school curricula keeping in view the unemployment of educated youths in society today, according to the Education Ministry, by Samjhana Rasaili (kp 15/02/2020)

Inclusive education: It benefits everyone, by Pushpa Priya (ht 13/02/2020)

Taplejung’s model-oriented schools in dire straits due to high number of students, fewer teachers and lack of infrastructure, by Ananda Gautam (kp 12/02/2020)

Trapped between the shortfall of students and government policy, Kamalpur Basic School in Chitwan faces an uncertain future: The school has 25 students enrolled this academic year. Until two years ago, the school had grades up to five; the fifth grade was discontinued due to a lack of students, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 10/02/2020)

The local units will decide which schools should get state grants, not the president: Office of the President is envisioned to have a largely ceremonial role, not an executive one (kp 07/02/2020)

Private schools: Public questions, by Atindra Dahal (ht 06/02/2020)

Dalit children drop out of school due to poverty, by Janak KC (rep 06/02/2020)

Justice Key To Boost Education, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 04/02/2020)

Curriculum Framework For School, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 01/02/2020)

Bookstores' decision to halt imports places attention once again on taxes on books: Responding to the decision, many on social media have decried the taxation of books on the grounds that reading is about learning and education, by Shashwat Pant (kp 30/01/2020)

Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality is teaching Mandarin in schools: The locals from the villages along the Nepal-China border believe that learning the language will help them communicate better with those across the frontier, by Anish Tiwari (kp 30/01/2020)

A basic school in Rajbiraj fails to attract students: The school has a total of 13 students from grade one to five and all of them are given lessons together, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 30/01/2020)

Teachers demand that private schools be converted into trusts: An education commission has recommended that the government convert all private schools from companies to trusts in order to prevent commercialisation, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/01/2020)

Schools in Rupandehi local unit are not ready for mandatory English teaching: People need to let go of the mentality that English medium teaching produces talented students, education officer says, by Amrita Anmol (kp 26/01/2020)

Community schools in Kalikot a playground for local political leaders: Politicisation of school management committee elections in community schools expose students to highly volatile political atmosphere hampering their studies, by Tularam Pandey (kp 22/01/2020)

Computer class ineffective in Jhapa community schools: Schools lack computers and qualified teachers to run computer science classes, by Arjun Rabanshi (kp 17/01/2020)

Province 5 trains community school teachers, students to improve SEE results: The province has introduced reformative education measures following poor performance by students in science and maths in SEE, by Amrita Anmol (kp 15/01/2020)

Charm of English-medium schools leading to closure of community schools in Tanahun (ht 15/01/2020)

Community school in Rolpa: Classrooms on the 'verge of collapse, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 14/01/2020)

Dump the old curriculum: There is a need to broaden our educational programmes so that students can access alternative methods and spaces for learning, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 13/01/2020)

Yoga included in school curriculum (ht 13/01/2020)

At this school on Capital’s outskirts, blind students are setting sights on higher goals: Prithvi Narayan Secondary School caters to 14 blind students from a hostel run by a man who himself lost his eyesight at the age of 20, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/01/2020)

There’s only one secondary school in remote Chumnubri, and it has leaking roofs and few teachers: Besides Chumnubri’s students, children from Uhiya, Gumda, Kashigaun and Kerauja of Dharche Rural Municipality also study at the school, by Hariram Uprety (kp 12/01/2020)

A municipality in Rukum (West) to monitor public school employees and students’ attendance: Chaurjahari Municipality has introduced the Educational Counselling and Technology Programme in 23 of 40 schools to discourage negligence in teaching and learning activities, by Hari Gautam (11/01/2020)

Needed: More money for schools: The government must ensure adequate funding for education (kp 09/01/2020)

Three years on, ambitious school programme fails to meet a majority of targets: Officials cite falling share of the education budget as the primary reason for the poor show, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/01/2020)

At a community school in Salyan, there are no teachers: The municipal office reportedly transferred the last remaining teacher of the school to another institution, citing low enrolment numbers, by Biplab Maharjan (kp 07/01/2020)

Debating education: The pressing issue is not language of instructions. Lack of efficient teachers, declining number of students, lack of proper monitoring and evaluation on public schools by the government are, by Bam Dev Sharma (rep 06/01/2020)

Teaching challenges: Each student, motivated or demotivated, engaged or disengaged, has strengths that can be enhanced through practice and process of self-confidence building, by Simone Galimberti (rep 05/01/2020)

Education Minister launches sanitary pad distribution without preparation: The local governments, which are supposed to procure and distribute the pads, have yet to get the budget, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/01/2020)

Revisiting Public Schools, by Prem Khatry (rn 01/01/2020)

Children in juvenile reform centre deprived of schooling: There is a lack of teachers, textbooks and stationery for the children staying in the reform home, by Madhu Shahi (kp 01/01/2020)

‘’Mid-day meal’ programme in Dadeldhura’s community schools found effective: The programme includes the students’ parents, who are provided with stipends and taught to prepare nutritious meals for their children, by D.R. Pant (kp 01/01/2020)

Without proper sanitation facilities, girls keep missing school during menstruation: While menstrual taboos already lead girls to miss school, a lack of water and sanitation at schools only pushes them to stay away, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 31/12/2019)

This school in Lalitpur is fusing education with environment: Since its establishment more than a decade ago, Vajra Academy’s vision has been clear: equip students with the tools of critical thinking, not just churn out high-scoring SEE students, by Ankit Khadgi (kp 31/12/2019)

Year of controversy: Four years after the constitution came into force, the local governments have not been allowed to exercise their constitutional right of managing school education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 31/12/2019)

Students in a Sarlahi school forced to sit on cold floors as mercury dip grips Tarai: In many ways, Janata Basic School is emblematic of the condition of community schools across the country, by Om Prakash Thakur (kp 30/12/2019)

When will the schools be reconstructed? Only 43 of the 130 schools damaged by the earthquake reconstructed so far (rep 30/12/2019) [related to Palpa district]

A model public school in Dang provides mandatory yoga lessons: The school has ‘yoga classes’ for its seventh period where the students are led through basic yoga exercises, by Durgalal KC (kp 29/12/2019)

Sense and insensitivity: We are cultivating masses of insensitive, irresponsible, misogynistic youths who wouldn’t even go the length to be humans first, by Ushma Rebel (rep 29/12/2019)

Dropout rate in schools still alarming in Makwanpur: As per the data, the dropout rate for girls is slightly higher than for boys. As many as 6,524 girls quit school in the middle of the session this past year, from a total of 12,220 students, by Pratap Bista (kp 27/12/2019)

Govt to enact new laws for education sector (ht 25/12/2019)

Address Local Educational Issues, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 23/12/2019)

Inclement weather keeps students away from Saptari schools (ht 23/12/2019)

Education policy not following constitutional provision, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 22/12/2019), Education Policy: An Overview, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 22/12/2019)

Midday meal increases attendance of students (ht 21/12/2019)

Rolpa, where students still walk three hours to reach school, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 20/12/2019)

Against constitution and Education Act, Kathmandu is hell-bent on holding grade 10 exams on its own, officials say: The statute promulgated more than four years ago authorises local governments to manage school education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/12/2019) [Long live the authoritarian central state!]

In Kathmandu’s schools, it’s not just teachers who are watching you: Surveillance cameras have become ubiquitous in Kathmandu’s schools and colleges. But students and teachers say they come at the cost of personal freedoms, by Tulsi Tauniyar (kp 18/12/2019)

Concerns over education policy (rep 16/12/2019)

A local unit in Syangja initiates a campaign to reform education in community schools: Under the campaign, chief of the rural municipality is listening to students’ grievances, by POratiksha Kafle (kp 14/12/2019)

The only school in the Raji community in Bhajani is on the verse of collapse: The school was established around 12 years ago, with efforts by the locals, by Ganesh Chaudhary (kp 14/12/2019)

Fewer students attending Siraha school (ht 13/12/2019)

Govt unveils National Education Policy (ht 12/12/2019)

Hima residential school: A boon for helpless children, by Dhan Bahadur Budha (rep 11/12/2019)

Digital literacy campaign starts in schools (ht 10/12/2019)

Educationists question the rationale of extra classes in schools: While schools say extra classes prepare students to do well in exams, many believe they deprive students of free time and extracurricular activities, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 08/12/2019)

To keep students in school, local unit launches mid-day meals in Tehrathum, by Chandra Karki (kp 07/12/2019)

Problems running classes for disabled kids: School faces shortage of classrooms, sign language teachers, by Khagendra Ghimire (ht 04/12/2019)

State fails to allocate adequate budget to rebuild quake-ravaged public schools: The current delay means students will have to wait a few more years to shift from makeshift structures, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/12/2019)

Making schools friendlier and safer for children: Schools in other parts of the country need to start exercises in laying down rules and provisions aimed at curbing instances of sexual assault in schools (kp 29/11/2019)

Fund shortage likely to hit post-quake school reconstruction drive: Rs 30bn needed to finish  rebuilding all damaged schools within next fiscal (ht 27/11/2019)

New curriculum to be implemented from next year (ht 25/11/2019)

Free education by law: Nepal’s constitution and compulsory education act are more progressive than UN Conventions and other constitutions in terms of ensuring education as a human right, by Jivesh Jha (rep 25/11/2019)

Scrutinising The National Education Policy, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 24/11/2019)

Shortage of funds pegging back community schools in Jhapa: Education experts say the lack of funding prevented the schools from running education reform programmes, by Arjun Rajbanshi (kp 22/11/2019)

Dadeldhura school uses a reformative teaching method to attract pupils: Open and engaging atmosphere at the school has encouraged guardians to enroll their wards at the school, students say, by DR Pant (kp 20/11/2019)

Modern science labs and libraries built in all of Butwal's community schools: The drive aims to strengthen teaching-learning experience through practical education (kp 19/11/2019)

The learning crisis requires a new approach: The crisis not only wastes the children’s potential but will also negatively impact future workforces and economic competitiveness, by David Malpass (kp 18/11/2019)

Failing education system: A Marxian paradigm, by Biplav Dhakal (ht 18/11/2019)

Students in Rukum (East) put their fishing skills to good use: Besides paying their tuition fees, some of the boys have been supplementing their families’ income with the money they make by selling fish, by Hari Gautam (kp 17/11/2019)

Mid-day meal programme effective in keeping children in school in Makwanpurgadhi: The rural municipality has allocated Rs 10 million for the programme in the running fiscal year, by Pratap Bista (kp 16/11/2019)

‘Beti Bachau-Beti Padhau’ campaign fails to take off this year in the absence of employees: Under the scheme, which is often referred to as a pet project of Chief Minister of Province-2, Lal Babu Raut, every newborn girl is to be insured across all eight districts in the province, by Santosh Singh (kp 14/11/2019)

Rolpa schools witness high drop-out rate, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 14/11/2019)

School keeps deaf students of different grades in same class: Teachers at Tribhuvan Jana Secondary School in Salyan say that they lack resources to run separate classes for the deaf students, by Biplav Maharjan (kp 11/11/2019)

Most public school teachers enroll their wards in private schools, a survey shows: Commentators say the statistics show the public school teachers’ loss of faith in their own profession, by Durga Lal KC (kp 11/11/2019)

Uprooting illiteracy in two years: Needs relevant laws soon, by Uttam Maharjan (ht 11/11/2019)

New education policy ignores nearly all recommendations made by a high-level education commission: The policy serves the interests of the private sector, which had lobbied against the commission’s recommendations, commission members say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/11/2019), The government has undermined education: A core value for a country to develop, the federal govenrment must make amends (kp 11/11/2019)

New education policy envisions Nepal as hub for students (ht 09/11/2019)

Government school in Meghauli adopts smart learning classes: Since the introduction of digital learning in classes, learning has become fun and effective, say students, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 07/11/2011)

Trust Deficit In Public Schools, by Mukti Rijal (rn 07/11/2019)

10 schools in Doti get safe infrastructures (rep 07/11/2019)

Political parties block community school merger and teacher adjustment plan in Rolpa: Rolpa district education unit says efforts to improve community schools have been stymied by political parties, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 06/11/2019)

Private schools in Jajarkot defy scholarship provision: According to the Education Act, 10 percent scholarship should be provided to children belonging to marginalised groups and families of martyrs, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 06/11/2019)

Confusion in local governments threatens to derail federal government’s total literacy plan: Singha Durbar aims to achieve total literacy in the country by July 2021, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/11/2019)

Filling in the education gap: Students who move to the Capital for higher education often find themselves in a challenging and different academic culture, by Arjun Bhattarai (kp 01/11/2019)

More Bankariya children are going to school: The ethnic Bankariya community is one of the most endangered communities in Nepal and owns no land, by Pratap Bista (kp 28/10/2019)

A madrasa blends traditional education with modern to keep up with the changing times: Talimul Kuran Community School in Birtabazaar is teaching subjects like English, Nepali, science, mathematics, social studies and computer, besides Urdu, by Arjun Rajbanshi (kp 27/10/2019)

Education Ministry makes a push for not counting illiterate persons during census: The ministry fears its claim on literacy rate could be called into question if 2021 census comes up with different figures, statistics bureau officials say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/10/2019) [???!!]

Technical education: Focus on practical work, by Uttam Neupane (ht 24/10/2019)

Student number dwindling in Salyan’s community schools: Guardians’ preference for private schools over community schools is contributing to the decrease in students’ number, by Biplab Maharjan (kp 22/10/2019)

Teaching life skills: From curriculum to classroom, by Dronashish Neupane (ht 16/10/2019)

Government has agreed to promote Mandarin in Nepali schools and not everyone seems pleased: Parents’ group says the government should not foist the language course on children, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/10/2019)

Movement to reform education system takes off in Dang: Local units have started monitoring government schools to ensure quality education, by Durgalal KC (kp 12/10/2019)

This monastery in Chobhar provides shelter and education to impoverished girls from Humla, but not everyone wants to be a nun: Girls as young as 10-years-old are dropped off at the Sulakshan Kirti Vihar for better education by their parents, but a monastic life is expected of them, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 05/10/2019)

Pokhara Academy of Health Science to start MD and MS courses: A meeting chaired by the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on September 18 permitted to grant 17 seats for the academy, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 05/10/2019)

Many education consultancies are still operating without government permits: Officials say they are waiting for the Federal Education Act to define their mandate to oversee education consultancies, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/10/2019)

Students regular in school after the construction of new school buildings in Sindhupalchok: Construction of 290 school buildings has been completed so far, authorities say, by Anish Tiwari (kp 28/09/2019)

A majority of Musahar children in a Rautahat village don’t go to school: On school days, children from the impoverished community are seen running and playing in the village, by Shiva Puri (kp 28/09/2019)

Centre for Education threatens to cut student facilities if public schools don’t update student data: Local governments say they have been unable to update the data as they lack administrative staff, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/09/2019) [This anti-federal government and administration will never understand and implement the principles of federalism!], The federal government should let local governments take care of education: Respective governments need to work within the parameter of their jurisdiction to make sure that innocent children do not suffer unnecessarily (kp 26/09/2019)

Number of students decreasing in community schools in northern Ramechhap: According to school administrations, the number of students has dropped because many families have migrated to cities for employment and other opportunities, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 22/09/2019)

Education For Progress, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 17/09/2019)

Province 3 government launches programmes to impart quality education in community schools: The Ministry of Social Development has allocated Rs 173 million budget in the current fiscal year to reform the school sector, by Subash Bidari (kp 16/09/2019)

US$ 10.5b education project in trouble: Mid-term review: World Bank and ADB skeptical about govt’s literacy achievement claims, not keen to further support SSDP, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 16/09/2019)

Free sanitary pad distribution helps improve attendance among girls in Sindhuli school: Under the One School, One Nurse programme, girl students in Janajyoti Secondary School have been receiving reproductive health counselling, by Sujata Lama (kp 15/09/2019)

Challenges Of Community Schools, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 13/09/2019)

Teaching population studies: The right age to start, by Mira Gotame (ht 09/09/2019)

Community schools outshine private ones in Rolpa, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 07/09/2019)

Government says it will achieve total literacy in two years: This is the third time the government has made this announcement, and experts say setting targets without proper evaluation won’t yield results, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/09/2019), The government should prepare a plan to achieve total literacy: It should focus more on ways to ensure that the children stay in school until they complete their studies, at least until the secondary level (kp 04/09/2019)

Attendance of Dalit students severely low in Kalikot: Guardians lament that they can’t send their children to school because they need manpower to make a living for the family, by Tula Ram Pandey (kp 02/09/2019)

Breaking the barriers : No matter how much we glorify role of ICT in improving education, it cannot happen without larger participation of teachers, by Hitesh Karki (rep 01/09/2019)

85% govt schools 'unsuitable' for teaching, learning activities: Govt Report, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 31/08/2019)

Hardly 15 percent of public schools are providing appropriate teaching-learning environment to students: Even model schools have below-average performance, a government study shows, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/08/2019)

Schools in Birtamod teaching local textbook (ht 29/08/2019)

Civic Education For Democracy, by Mukti Rijal (rn 29/08/2019)

Overhaul Public School Education, Prem Khatry (rn 28/08/2019)

‘Need to work with private sector for quality education’ (ht 25/08/2019)

Risky journey to school for lack of bridge (ht 25/08/2019)

Why Nepal’s public schools have a poor report card: A majority of public school teachers are affiliated to political parties. This gives them a defence against possible action if they fail to perform their duties, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/08/2019)

Deschooling education: Every class has students capable of becoming singers, dancers, poets, athletes and actors but our education system is discouraging them every moment, by Anusa Thapa and Milan Pandey (rep 22/08/2019)

Saraswati Basic School taking loans to operate classes: The amount provided by the municipality to run the school is proving to be insufficient, by Arjun Rajbanshi (kp 22/08/2019)

Technical education in school offers earning while learning (rep 22/08/2019)

Improving The Quality Of Education, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 21/08/2019)

Familiarizing children with local art, culture, lifestyle through local curriculum, by Krishna Kisi (rep 15/08/2019)

Deficits In School Education, by Mukti Rijal (rn 15/08/2019)

Problems with large class sizes in elementary and secondary schools: Large class size is a learning and social justice issue that has often been overlooked, by Tom Robertson (kp 15/08/2019)

Province 3 to extend ‘One School, One Nurse’ programme to 119 community schools: Teachers, guardians, and students alike have come together to request the provincial government to launch the programme in every community school in the province, by Pratap Bista (kp 15/08/2019)

Government prepares diet plan for community school midday meal programme: The new guideline recommends cutting off junk food and providing locally produced food to children, by Arjun Poudel (kp 14/08/2019)

Lack of female-friendly toilets hits classes (ht 13/08/2019)

Creating joy in reading: English teachers have to develop skills to teach reading. They should research and find out for themselves what works best for their students in the contexts and situations they are in, by Rishi Ram Paudyal (rep 11/08/2019)

A typographic tale: Embarrassing mistakes in textbooks reveal the sorry state of our education system, by Deepak Thapa (kp 08/08/2019)

Students fare poorly as they can’t comprehend Maths and Nepali curricula, study shows: The government report says students from the Dalit community and Karnali Province are the worst performers, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/08/2019)

Telecom regulator wants to equip 930 public high schools with IT labs in six months: To achieve the goal, the contractor has to install and commission the laboratory at 39 high schools every week, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 04/08/2019)

In some colleges, students say teachers are going through their phones: While students decry invasion of privacy, teachers and staff say that they only do it for the protection of their students, by Sneha Dahal (kp 03/08/2019)

Merger of community schools in Dhankuta leaves school buildings abandoned: 22 community schools have been merged in Dhankuta since the drive started three years ago, by Ramesh Chandra Adhikari (kp 03/08/2019)

Gender stereotypes: Hamper social inclusion, by Bina Jha (ht 02/08/2019)

Restructure SSDP: In line with federalism, by Hari Prasad Lamsal (ht 01/08/2019)

Students at community schools deprived of education facilities: The dropout rate in Dhanusha district remains high as student-oriented programmes have not been properly implemented, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 01/08/2019)

Education project proving to be a boon, by Shyam Rai (ht 31/07/2019)

Local councils are adopting unique measures to improve public school education: From recruiting younger teachers and developing localised curriculum to merging private and public schools, local governments are taking drastic steps, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/07/2019), A new lesson for all: The mayor of Changu Narayan has adopted measures to improve public school education which offers a sliver of hope (kp 30/07/2019)

Schools in Bajhang resume as Yarsa picking season ends: Students move to the highlands to collect Yarsagumba for three months—from mid-April to June-end—every year, leaving schools empty, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 26/07/2019)

Students having lower grades in any number of subjects can take supplementary exams: Over three-fourths of those who took the regular exams eligible for the test, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/07/2019)

Disabled children out of the education system in Achham: Enrolling students with special needs is just one way to bring them into the system; keeping them in school remains a bigger challenge, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 22/07/2019)

School introduces health insurance, by Mukti Prasad Neupane (rep 21/07/2019)

Technology friendly education in rural schools, by Chhabilal Tiwari (rep 18/07/2019)

60 percent schools in Mahottari inundated, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 18/07/2019)

Civic awareness: It begins in school, by Mira Gotame (ht 17/07/2019)

Lack of land halts reconstruction of around 300 quake-ravaged schools: Officials seek change in the existing building code for some schools on case-by-case basis, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/07/2019)

Students in remote Jumla compelled to walk four hours to school, by DB Budha (rep 13/07/2019)

The last and least in Rautahat: Nepal’s least literate district has seen little improvement in its schools since local governments were elected, by Sewa Bhattarai (nt 12/07/2019)

Community schools in Dasharathchand run with minimum number of students: Parents prefer to send their wards to private schools, leaving government schools with few students, by Tripti Shahi (kp 11/07/2019)

The learning network: How Kul Labs—an e-learning platform with more than  200,000 monthly users—is here to change how you view education in Nepal, by Krishana Prasain (kp 08/07/2019) [see Kul Labs website]

Dasharathchand children attend schools in IndiaStudents prefer to go to Indian schools, as they have to walk a long distance to reach schools on the Nepali side, by Tripti Shahi (kp 08/07/2019)

New rules for effective  examination system (ht 08/07/2019)

Addressing the learning crisis: Public sector officials, workers and politicians should be required to send their children to community schools, by Shyam Dahal (kp 07/07/2019)

Reimagining education: Students need to be trained to challenge conventional wisdom and to create new ideas. These skills can be garnered if students are allowed free thought and taught questioning skills, by Pradip Adhikari (rep 07/07/2019)

Physically punishing students is ineffective, harmful, and illegal but teachers continue to do it: Many school teachers, and even parents, still believe that physically disciplining students is sometimes necessary, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/07/2019)

Revamp public schools: Dismissing the unqualified teachers and recruiting fresh ones through a highly selective appointment process will improve the quality of education (ht 01/07/2019)

School education system: Have role for assistant principal, by Sanam Maskey (ht 01/07/2019)

Pupils of a Dailekh school use umbrellas inside their classrooms on rainy daysThe number of students at Malika Secondary School has fallen by 20 percent because of poor state of the classrooms, by Jyoti Katuwal (kp 27/06/2019)

Community schools struggling with English medium, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 25/06/2019)

How schools are becoming easy  target to fulfil petty party interests: The trend has increased as Netra Bikram Chand-led outfit  intensifies anti-government activities, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/06/2019)

Chepang students in Dhirang suffer in the absence of secondary schoolAspiring students from Dhirang and surrounding villages receive no support to pursue higher studies, by Pratap Bista (kp 21/06/2019)

Private schools in a Rupandehi municipality raise school feesParents complain that authorities responsible for monitoring school fees are mum on the matter, by Madhav Dhungana (kp 17/06/2019)

Students at a Janakpur basic school go to school—not to study but to teach: Two months since the start of the academic session, students at Shree Basic School have yet to get textbooks and hence they teach their juniors, by Santosh Singh (kp 16/06/2019)

Dalit school struggling in lack of resources, by Kamlesh Thakur (rep 16/06/2019)

Children in storm-affected districts unable to go to school, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal and Pushpa Raj Joshi (rep 16/06/2019)

Bend it like Baba: Yoga should be included in the  curriculum because it sharpens the students’ mind, by Thaneshwor Chalise (kp 16/06/2019)

Mandarin made mandatory in many schools: ‘Chinese embassy footing teachers’ bill’, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 15/06/2019)

Chhaupadi affects teaching-learning (ht 13/06/2019)

On education, keep your promise (rep 10/06/2019)

Local governments cause delay in data collection of out-of-school children: Study aims to find out reasons for not enrolling children in schools, by Binod Ghimire (kp 09/07/2019)

Do not fail students in WASH: Nepal must ensure progress in water, sanitation and health continues, so children stay in school, by Marty Logan (nt 07/2019)

Keeping up with Asia: Investing in children is the best investment a country can make, by Ned Olney (kp 06/06/2019)

Siladhuni students walk for six hours to go to school and come back home: Students face hardship, as there are no other secondary schools in the area (kp 03/06/2019)

Gorkha women learn to read and write: Women in Namjung village have joined the adult literacy class run by the government’s community learning centre, by Hariram Uprety (kp 02/06/2019)

Education budget courts criticism: The amount earmarked is not enough to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Education, educationists say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 31/05/2019)

Sisterhood of students: A new approach allows older female students to support younger ones to complete schooling, by Priyanka Budathoki (nt 31/05/2019)

Education gets 10.68pc of budget share, half of what government had pledged: Finance minister has added some new programmes but without adequate funding, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/05/2019)

Children skip classes to sell kafal, by Janak KC (rep 27/05/2019)

Oli’ statement supporting private school operators draws criticism: Members of a commission which has suggested turning private schools into trusts say the prime minister must stop making  unconstitutional remarks, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/05/2019) [Providing free and equal quality education to all children is one of the outstanding tasks of the government! It must not be downhanded to private business enterprises!], Rukum local unit decides not to issue licence to establish private schools, by Hari Gautam (kp 26/05/2019)

On schooling, un-schooling: Can we revisit schools as a space to rebuild communities?, by Ayushma Regmi (kp 25/05/2019)

Budgeting for education: Government needs to allocate more funding towards the education sector (kp 24/05/2019)

Sanitary pads bring down girl students’ absenteeism (ht 24/05/2019)

Sixth Kantipur HISSAN Education Fair kicks off at Bhrikutimandap in the Capital (kp 24/05/2019)

Starting Nepal’s green school movement: Surkhet has a new, community focused eco-friendly school that could be a model for others, by Sheilin Teo (nt 24/05/2019)

South Asia has made progress in education enrolment but quality remains a challengeGirls outnumber boys in the school system in most of the countries in the region, including Nepal, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/05/2019)

Retain girls in school: A good school is a step towards reducing school drop-outs among girls and postponing their marriage until the marriageable age (ht 20/05/2019)

On education, government looks generous with words but stingy with funds: Despite pledges to improve quality of education, government unlikely to increase budget for the sector, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/05/2019)

Lack of proper buildings affectsstudents in Kanchanpur schools, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 19/05/2019)

‘One ward, one model school programme’ starts in Ilam, by Biplav Bhattarai (kp 18/05/2019)

Can a bus change the way children are taught in Nepal?, by Amish Raj Mulmi (kp 17/05/2019)

Ministry 'piloting' school curricula without cabinet nod, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 11/05/2019)

A school with just four students, by Lokendra Khanal (rep 11/05/2019)

The role of religion in education: Religions should help individuals achieve spiritual heights; they must not be allowed to impede an individual’s growth, by Pramod Mishra (kp 09/05/2019)

Future of education: Public needs to see the education reform report so that larger discourse may begin (kp 08/05/2019)

Rolpa schools struggling in lack of funds, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 08/05/2019)

Education panel members put pressure on PM’s office to make public its report: Government has ignored even a right to information plea, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/05/2019)

Majority of girls in Achham district out of school system, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 06/05/2019)

Critical Thinking In Education, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 04/05/2019)

Nepali Muslims on the margins: Madrasa education needs to be improved to uplift Nepal’s Muslim community, by Prakriti Kandel (nt 03/05/2019)

Private school operators decry local governments’ enrolment rule: They say forcing public office holders to send their children to public schools is against right to freedom, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/05/2019)

Continuous assessment system: From paper to pedagogy, by Dronashish Neupane (ht 02/05/2019)

In this Dhanusha village, people close their children’s school to host wedding parties, by Santosh Singh (kp 02/05/2019)

Schools shut in Bajhang as teachers, students head to highlands (rep 01/05/2019)

Govt yet to dispatch 5.5 million copies of school textbooks to districts (ht 29/04/2019)

Siyari Rural Municipality implements mandatory tiffin rule for primary school students, by Mohammad Habib (rep 28/04/2019)

Education ministry directs schools to collect data on out-of-school children: The move is an extension of the enrolment drive that aims to leave no children behind, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/04/2019)

Local bodies abuse law in school licensing (ht 27/04/2019)

Enrolment drive for Chepang kids (kp 26/04/2019)

Challenges For Private Schools, by Mukti Rijal (rn 25/04/2019)

Rebuilding of schools after quake faces funding gap of Rs 27 billion: Thousands of children will be studying in makeshift structures for a few more years, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/04/2019), Reconstructed schools lack toilets (ht 23/04/2019), Quake-hit school buildings yet to be reconstructed in Dolakha (ht 24/04/2019)

Community schools hike fees after becoming English medium: Guardians complain of the hike, saying they cannot afford to send their wards to schools, by Binod Bhandari (kp 23/04/2019)

Ailments of education: Almost all teachers and professors expect high level of respect from students but they don’t show respect to their students, by Rishi Ram Paudyal (rep 21/04/2019)

Enrolment drive a ritual if poor families don’t get support, experts say: Stakeholders stress need to ensure opportunity costs for extremely marginalised communities so that they can send their children to school, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/04/2019), Ministers ignore wards undereducational guardianship, by Binu Timsina (kp 21/04/2019) [Leading politicians only love the show; they never mean what they say!!]

Palpa local units implement plan to turn private schools into community bodies, by Madhav Aryal (kp 19/04/2019)

Free uniforms, materials to attract students, by Amrita Anmol (kp 19/04/2019)

School enrolment drive ineffective in most districts across the country (kp 18/04/2019)

Schools lack money to buy textbooks as local governments fail to disburse funds: Local level officials blame unavailability of data on students for  the failure to release the money, but some schools disagree, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/04/2019)

Private schools in Parbat increase fees by 25%, by Chhavi Lal Tiwari (rep 15/04/2019), Monitor fees of private schools (rep 16/04/2019)

Community school denies students their exam results for failing to pay fees, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 14/04/2019)

KMC fixes tuition fee for private schools (ht 11/04/2019), KMC hikes school fees by 27%, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 11/04/2019)

Continuous assessment: Fundamental to pedagogy, by Dronashish Neupane (ht 10/04/2019)

Public schools in Karnali state are yet to receive textbooks, by Chandani Kathayat and Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 09/04/2019)

MoFAGA clears confusion on school meal programme (ht 08/04/2019)

Reforming education: Those who vowed to transform education system are in power today. But they have not done much, by Sandip Neupane (rep 04/04/2019)

Transformation in teaching: For realizing the changes, our universities must shift some weight of teaching to learning, knowledge to skills, exams to diversified assessment and degrees to disciplinary identity, among others, by Sudha Tripathi, Shyam Sharma and Surendra Subedi (rep 03/04/2019)

Disaster-hit students in dilemma as  Class X board examinations approach, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 03/04/2019)

Substandard infrastructure in Jajarkot schools affects students, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 31/03/2019)

‘Company-run schools should be made service-based institutions’ (ht 27/03/2019)

More daughters are enrolled in public schools while sons are sent to private ones: Even though girls outnumber boys in the 10th grade national level exam, discrimination is clearly visible, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/03/2019)

Girl students receive bicycles in Rautahat, by Shiva Puri (kp 16/03/2019)

Foreign investment to be allowed in education consultancies, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/03/2019)

When freezing cold shuts down classes, these schools migrate south for the winter: For years, two schools in a remote rural municipality in Upper Mustang had no option but to close for months during winter. This year, for the first time, they moved down the mountains to Tanahun and conducted regular classes, by Tsering Ngodup Lama (kp 09/03/2019)

Many children from Dalit, marginalised groups in Siraha are still out of school, by Bharat Jarghamagar (kp 06/03/2019)

Out of the classroom: Service learning seems to be a viable option and worth being taken up by schools, by Dronashish Neupane (kp 06/03/2019)

More than the birds and the bees: Schools in Nepal need to teach sexuality in a comprehensive way and set up mechanisms to address sexual abuse in the community, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 02/03/2019)

Locally Contextual Education, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 02/03/2019)

Kids from marginalised communities deprived of lunch allowance (ht 02/03/2019)

63,000 students of five mountain districts yet to get textbooks (rep 02/03/2019)

Schools in Dhading village have computers but no electricity, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 02/03/2019)

Local governments working to improve quality in community schools (kp 01/03/2019)

Schools without quality: We have a shared responsibility to improve education quality by rooting out ills that plague both government and private schools, by Chandra Mani Bimali (rep 28/02/2019)

Eight per cent locals illiterate in Lamjung (ht 26/02/2019)

Girls' education still not a priority for Jumla families, by DB Budha (rep 25/02/2019)

Overhauling education system: The biggest shortcoming of our education system is that we have not been able to engage the students. At times, our classrooms feel like jails to students, by Milan Pandey (rep 25/02/2019)

Students crushing stones to manage educational expenses (rep 25/02/2019)

CM Gurung flays existing education system (ht 24/02/2019)

What ails our education? We cannot expect much from the teachers who passed their exams by reading the guide books and guess papers, or by cheating, by Rishi Ram Paudyal (rep 23/02/2019)

Multilingual Tuesdays: 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, by Shyam Sharma (rep 21/02/2019)

Back to school: Providing midday meals is a step towards curbing drop-outs in schools (kp 18/02/2019), School stops mid-day meal, Chepang students quit school, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 18/02/2019)

Mid-day meals attract children to schools in Achham, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 17/02/2019)

Talk about it: Education on sexual reproductive health needs further attention and investment in Nepal, by Dev Raj Acharya (kp 17/02/2019)

Many children in Tarai districts of Province 5 are still out of school (kp 15/02/2019)

SEE starting from March 24: NEB to conduct exam this time too (ht 14/02/2019)

Think beyond English: Overemphasis on English in Nepal’s schools at the cost of local languages and culture is detrimental, linguistically, cognitively and psychologically, to overall development of children, by Laxmi Prasad Ojha (rep 14/02/2019)

Teaching students: The right input needed, by Dronashish Neupane (ht 13/02/2019)

Creating smart schools: No nation has progressed fast in terms of technology adoption when its school going children are not fully integrated to technological developments, by Hitesh Karki (rep 12/02/2019)

Millions of students affected by Chand-led Maoist party’s strike, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/02/2019)

KMC to implement local curriculum (kp 05/02/2019)

Education Planning and Lapses, by Prem Khatry (rn 05/02/2019)

Establishing common ground: Consider community gardening for education, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 03/02/2019)

‘Commercial’ education must come to an end: Baskota (kp 03/02/2019) [Without fundamental improvement of public schools by the state??], Rolpa community schools losing students to private schools, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 03/02/2019) [Obviously, the Maoists' insurgency has been very effective in their core area or has this district been forgotten by the former revolutionaries?]

In education, Kathmandu wants to hold sway over local governments, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/02/2019) [This is typical for the anti-federalist central elite!]

Local governments developing localised school curriculum, by Binod Ghimire (kp 31/01/2019)

Saving our schools: As the country moves forward with the slogan of ‘build back better,’ it is important to consider 16 indicators of minimum school safety, by Sangeeta Rijal and Pratistha Pyakurel (rep 31/01/2019)

Education Taking New Turn, by Mukti Rijal (rn 31/01/2019)

Learn to unlearn: Tara Westover’s Educated has important lessons for Nepal, by Pramod Mishra (kp 31/01/2019)

Jajarkot children still out of schools (ht 28/01/2019) [The former Maoist party has long been in power in a leading position, but obviously nothing has changed in one of the initial districts of its uprising!]

Local level reps visit schools to discuss problems (ht 28/01/2019)

Soft skills: All what matters in education, by Nirjala Poudel (ht 28/01/2019)

Implementing Girl Education Programmes, by Anamika Mishra (rn 26/01/2019)

Education Commission report draws mixed opinions (kp 26/01/2019)

A school too far: Through a child rights perspective, the school merging programme goes against the right to education, by Nilima Rai (kp 24/01/2019)

HLEC recommends turning private schools into non-profits by 10 yrs (rep 16/01/2019)

Fall of private schools: Private schools missed an opportunity to demonstrate that “private” and “school” could go together in socially responsible ways, by Bishal Thapa (rep 15/01/2019), In defense of private schools: Why can’t an entrepreneur open a private school and make profit in the process? Why don’t we let the market decide if it wants private schools?, by Mukesh Khanal (rep 15/01/2019)

Community school charges students exam fees against the law, by Lokendra Khanal (rep 12/01/2019)

Good fellows: Students become teachers to inject a new sense of commitment in government schools, by Prakriti Kandel (nt 11/01/2019)

Class struggle, by Prakriti Kandel (nt 11/01/2019)

Government to re-launch ‘Literate Nepal’ campaign (kp 09/01/2019)

Don’t write this one off: Taking bold policy measures to uplift the quality of education has remained long overdue, by Kushal Pokharel (kp 09/01/2019)

Schools have 10 years to convert into trust: Private school operators object to the move, warn of protest, by Binod Ghimire (kp 09/01/2019)

Exam paper in question for using repealed Nepali grammar rules, by Bibhu Luitel (kp 08/01/2019)

Private schools on target: The ruling party should work on improving the wider education system, by Achyut Wagle (kp 08/01/2019)

Students face exams without completing annual course (kp 07/01/2019)

Writ challenges Centre’s circular on education laws, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/01/2019)

Students dropping out of school in lack of birth certificate, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 06/01/2019)

India, China yet to rebuild school buildings, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 03/01/2019)

Hostel comes as a big relief for Chepang students, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 02/01/2019)

Abolish private education? To truly counter arguments about abolishing it, private sector education must rethink its socioeconomic roles in the new national context, creating robust models of faculty development, by Shyam Sharma (rep 02/01/2019)

Private school operators object to Education Commission’s report, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/01/2019)

Private schools warn of disaster if govt converts them into community schools, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 27/12/2018)

The sorry state of education in Rolpa, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 25/12/2018)

Lack of disabled-friendly infrastructures mars education sector, by Shuvam Dhungana (rep 24/12/2018)

Community Mobilisation in Education, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 22/12/2018)

Govt yet to fill the void of ‘janabadi’ education, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 22/12/2018)

Children being taught on open grounds to escape cold (rep 21/12/2018)

Schools closed for three months in Manang (ht 21/12/2018)

One teacher for whole school, by Suresh Yadav (rep 20/12/2018)

Students likely to face textbook shortage yet again (rep 20/12/2018), Give them books on time (rep 23/12/2018)

School dropout rate high in Rolpa, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 19/12/2018)

Community schools campaign against junk food (rep 16/12/2018)

The Science of Learning: Nepal’s schools need to add STEM-based instruction to prepare the country for the future, by Prakriti Kandel (nt 14/12/2018)

Uniform dress code plan for city schools (kp 07/12/2018), Missing the forest: The government should focus on  educational quality, not clothes (kp 12/12/2018) [!!]

Banskota says 600 public schools to go digital soon (kp 02/12/2018)

School Sector Development Programme: Education Ministry  to set up mechanism for accountability, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/12/2018)

Education In New Order, by Mukti Rijal (rn 29/11/2018)

In lack of school nearby, Chepang kids dropping out of schools, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 29/11/2018)

An exemplary school run by women, by Shumsher Bikram GC (rep 29/11/2018)

Mid-day meal adds number of students in schools, by Shanker Bikram GC (rep 18/11/2018)

Usefulness of Civic Education, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 27/11/2018)

Gender-friendly toilets improve girls attendance at schools, by Bhagwati Lama (rep 27/11/2018)

Curriculum panel faces criticism over its subject design: Health, Population and Environment relegated to optional subject, by Nayak Paudel (kp 25/11/2018), Ministries’ lack of coordination hits technical education (kp 25/11/2018)

Upper Dolpa schools closed for six months (kp 25/11/2018)

Talkot students study in open after landslide destroys school, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 25/11/2018)

Creative destruction: Reform in education, a critical sector for development, remains bypassed (kp 23/11/2018)

New bill to fix scholarship terms renegers: Federal education Bill proposes revoking passport if a student  refuses to serve nation after studying on government grant, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/11/2018)

Authority rebuilds 75pc damaged schools (kp 17/11/2018) [related to Sindhupalchok only]

Jumla schools without teachers even after holidays are over, by DB Budha (rep 13/11/2018)

Making Local Education Policies, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 11/11/2018)

ICT in education: If teachers can use social media sites, they can use educational web applications too, by Sagun Shrestha (kp 07/11/2018)

Educate girls & women: For a prosperous community, by Pushpa Priya (ht 07/11/2018)

The birds and the bees: Sex education has so far been almost non-existent in Nepal’s schools, but there is a growing awareness for its need, by Nayak Paudel (kp 03/11/2018)

Prosperity dreams: Education is the key, by Ganesh Bist and Dinesh Khanal (ht 31/10/2018)

Few schools imparting education in mother tongues (ht 28/10/2018)

Importance of Physics Education in Nepal, by Rudra Aryal, Hunter Francoeur and Nabin K Malakar (rn 27/10/2018)

Road expansion leaves students of Rajarshi School without classrooms, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 26/10/2018)

Teach for All conference starts in Capital today: Teach for Nepal to share success stories of transforming public education in the country (kp 24/10/2018)

Cost of private education::It does not matter how much a promoter is earning as long as s/he provides excellent education while also fulfilling social obligations, by Simone Galimberti (rep 13/10/2018)

Donor support to education wanes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 11/10/2018)

National Campaign for Education urges free schooling for children (kp 10/10/2018)

Disenfranchised citizen: Every citizen has the right to a good education, even the visually impaired, by Parbishi Mishra (kp 03/10/2018)

Understanding Private Sector Education, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 30/09/2018)

Mother tongue course in decline (kp 30/09/2018)

Defying rules, private schools dominate national education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/09/2018)

Bridging learning deficit: Educationally we have been  a terrible under-performer (kp 25/09/2018)

Khotang community school delivers top results, by Damn Rai (rep 24/09/2018)

Learning barriers: Most inclusive schools in Nepal do not have enough teaching-learning materials for students with disability, by Biplob Acharya (rep 23/09/2018)

Three classes being run from a single room (ht 23/09/2018)

Sorry state of community schools: Mushrooming private schools leave community schools on verge of closure, by Nagendra Upadhyay (rep 22/09/2018)

Government widens reach but pays little attention to quality, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/09/2018)

Creative Education For Children, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 18/09/2018)

Inclusive education: Dismantling the barriers, by Biplob Acharya (ht 18/09/2018)

PABSON threatens protest against new education law (rep 18/09/2018), Heed the law or face action: Minister to PABSON (rep 18/09/2018)

Public Schools Facing Unpredictable Future, by Prem Khatry (rn 18/09/2018)

For Thamis, education is a luxury that is still beyond their reach, by Manju Upreti (rep 17/09/2018)

Scholarships for up to 15 pc students at private schools proposed (rep 15/09/2018)

Disabled children in Nepal facing barriers to quality education: HRW (ht 15/09/2017)

Principal rents out classrooms forcing students to study under a tree, by Suresh Yadav (rep 11/09/2018)

Computers handed over to Khotang model schools (rep 11/09/2018)

Cent per cent school enrolment in Dhangadimai Municipality (ht 09/09/2018)

Computer course in Khotang school woos students, by Daman Rai (rep 08/09/2018)

National education day: Ministry plans Green Revolution Campaign (kp 05/09/2018)

Status Of Teaching-Learning In Nepal, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 05/09/2018)

Call to revise bill on compulsory and free education (kp 31/08/2018)

School for Chepang kids with modern facilities, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 28/08/2018)

Govt reintroduces Math in Bio-Group of Grade 11 & 12 (rep 28/08/2018)

Government urged to introduce special education for children with autism (ht 25/08/2018)

Class struggle: Post-earthquake outmigration means low enrollment in rebuilt schools, by Prakriti Kandel (nt 24/08/2018)

Education policies: Why they fail in Nepal?, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (ht 24/08/2018)

Pupils take risky cableway to school in Kurintar, Chitwan, by Hariram Uprety (kp 23/08/2018)

Education bill drops free enrolment at private schools for 25 pc students, by Ashok Dahal (rep 22/08/2018), Bill on education contradicts spirit of constitution , by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/08/2018),
New bill on education provisions scholarship for 10 per cent students in private schools (ht 23/08/2018)

True education: Need of the hour, by Ram Prasad Marasini (ht 21/08/2018)

Children compelled to cross raging monsoon river to get to school, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 19/08/2018)

Thinking about educational leadership: Educational leadership is fundamentally different from other forms of leadership at its core, it is a leadership philosophy built upon the belief of realising the potential of others, by Pranab Man Singh (kp 18/08/2018)

400 students of Nalgad unable to go to school as flood washes way bridges, by Janak KC (rep 18/08/2018)

The obsession over grades, by Cilla Khatry (rep 17/08/2018)

Education in federal Nepal: What are challenges ahead?, by Shiba Datta Gnawali (ht 16/08/2018)

Reforming School Enrollment Campaign, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 15/08/2018)

Local govts failing on education (rep 12/08/2018)

‘Local units performing poorly on school education’ (rep 10/08/2018)

School fee hike revocation deal not implemented (rep 09/08/2018)

Municipality bans mobile phone, junk food in schools, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 06/08/2018)

‘English’ zones in Nepali schools: Such zones demoralise students, dangerously suppressing their creative enthusiasm in inventing ideas in language, by Abhi Subedi (kp 05/08/2018)

Transforming learning process through u-learning in community schools, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 05/08/2018)

Landslides keep kids away from school, by Anish Tiwari (kp 03/08/2018)

Education In Federalism, by Mukti Rijal (rn 02/08/2018)

976 classrooms await reconstruction in Gorkha, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 31/07/2018)

Back to nature: Children should be taught subjects like “Moral Value” and “Yoga and Spirituality” throughout their schooling years, by Ganesh Poudel (rep 27/07/2018)

Educational Decentralisation And Corruption, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rn 22/07/2018)

School closed for two days after students start fainting, by Bishnu Prasad Devkota (rep 22/07/2018)

Spare the rod: There are better ways of disciplining unruly students than using physical punishment, by Umesh Raj Regmi and George W. Holden (kp 22/07/2018)

Children in Province 7 still rely on tuins to go to school (rep 21/07/2018)

12th Ecan fair kicks off (kp 20/07/2018)

Reform school education: Formative assessment over summative assessment in schools is the need of the hour, by Chirinjibi Niroula (kp 17/07/2018)

Bank shifted to school building, students in tents, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 17/07/2018), Locals protest decision to rent out school building (ht 18/07/2018)

5th Kathmandu Post education fair: Edu Con to feature over 100 exhibitors (kp 05/07/2018), Fifth Kathmandu Post Edu Con opens (kp 07/07/2018), More than 15,000 visit Edu Fair on second day (kp 08/07/2018), Fifth Edu Con concludes with overwhelming participation (kp 09/07/2018)

Private schools to defy educational strike (ht 02/07/2018)

School of thought: Our education system unconditionally conditions us to be conformists, by Somy Paudyal (kp 01/07/2018)

Construction of school buildings in limbo (ht 30/06/2018)

Yarsa collectors return home after a month (rep 30/06/2018)

Public Education Loses Trust, by Mukti Rijal (rn 28/06/2018)

Textbook shortage in rural Achham: A teacher says textbook shortage is a perennial problem that the government has failed to address, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 25/06/2018) [The continued inaction by the governments is a grave violation of the children's funamental rights!!]

Sex education for children: Adolescents’ sexual health knowledge and understanding is influenced by a variety of factors. Sex education should include all these factors, by Dev Raj Acharya (rep 25/06/2018)

Test New Curriculum For Sound Results, by Chiranjibi Niroula (rn 24/06/2018)

Quality in education: What do we mean by qualitative education? And who is accountable for ensuring high standards?, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 23/06/2018)

Mid-day meal improves attendance of Kumal students, by Mukti Prasad Neupane (rep 23/06/2018)

Rs 125b donor project ‘watering’ down school curricula: Stakeholders suspect foul play to undermine value of Nepali education, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 21/06/2018)

Yoga in schools: Helps kids with anxiety, by Puskar Raj Pant (ht 21/06/2018)

Lack of land stalls school rebuilding in hills (kp 20/06/2018)

A boarding school becomes a boon for children in Manang, by Kisaan Sangit Nepali (rep 19/06/2018)

What's new in school: Some stakeholders argue that the government has changed the curriculum in haste, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 17/06/2018)

School Education at Local Level, by Mukti Rijal (rn 14/06/2018)

Sexuality and school: Most curricula today do little to combat sexism and sexuality-based discrimination, by Ayush Kumar Shah (kp 10/06/2018)

Teachers concerned about move to make maths optional (ht 10/06/2018)

School textbooks worth Rs 300 million printed by JEMC unsold, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 04/06/2018), Play by the book: Millions of copies of textbooks printed by JEMC have been shelved, thanks to lack of coordination between govt agencies (ht 05/06/2018)

Miserable condition of school in education minister's election constituency, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 04/06/2018)

Over 300,000 new students enrolled (ht 02/06/2018), Enrollment drive fails to bring 72,000 children to school (rep 02/06/2018)

NCF envisions integrated curriculum up to Grade III (t 02/06/2018)

Education budget fails to match government’s lofty goals: Healthcare receives major boost with a substantial increase of 44pc to Rs 56.41 billion (kp 30/05/2018)

For Quality Public Education, by Prem Khatry (rn 29/05/2018)

Madi municipality to merge schools for quality education, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 29/05/2018)

Samata School running classes sans permission (ht 29/05/2018)

‘Plan education expos in all states’: Parents and students recommend organising education fairs all over Nepal to counsel and present information to citizens (kp 27/05/2018)

Teaching with technology: Many teachers who are currently teaching computer in public schools grew up in an era when computers were virtually non-existent, by Hitesh Karki (rep 27/05/2018)

School students of various hill, tarai districts yet to get all textbooks (rep 27/05/2018)

Schools closed as yarsa picking season begins (ht 26/05/2018)

Principal dragged to court for not enrolling Dalit student (ht 26/05/2018)

Schools switch to farming to pay teachers’ salaries, by DB Buda (rep 26/05/2018)

Kantipur Hissan Edu Fair draws large crowd (kp 25/05/2018), Students and parents praise education fair (kp 26/05/2018), Kantipur-Hissan Edu Fair a big draw: More than 200,000 people, including students and their parents, visited the fair at Bhrikutimandap (kp 28/05/2018)

‘Nepal’s education needs major policy reforms’: There is no need of certificates or degrees that do not qualify students for jobs, interview with PM KP Oli (kp 24/05/2018)

CDC prepares draft of new curriculum (ht 23/05/2018)

Pokharel vows to rebuild all schools in two years (kp 22/05/2018) [??]

Govt not implementing deal to scrap fee hike by private schools (rep 22/05/2018)

Schools empty as students head toward hills to collect yarsa, by DB Buda (rep 21/05/2018)

Local level reps accuse education ministry of being unsupportive (ht 19/05/2018)

School level not to have multiple disciplines: Optional subjects to replace Science, Management, Humanities and Education streams; There will be more than50 subjects in each grade to choose from (kp 16/05/2018), School of thought: Education reforms are necessary to create a new generation capable of thinking flexibly (kp 17/05/2018)

Improving School Education, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 11/05/2018)

Regulating Private Schools, by Mukti Rijal (rn 10/05/2018)

Research reveals $1 investment in school meals has impact of $5.2 in economy (ht 09/05/2018)

Free education to cost threefold: Rs197.84 billion is required for school sector annually, up from the current allocation of Rs71.89 billion (kp 08/05/2018), South Asia needs to boost primary education: UN Children’s Fund says 30m children denied education (kp 08/05/2018)

Govt working to break syndicates in education, health sector: PM; PM Oli reiterates the  government’s commitment to transforming the society and leading the country towards prosperity (kp 07/05/2018)

Private schools finally agree to refund hiked fees (rep 07/05/2018)

Education for all: Guardianship and special assistance to vulnerable families started by the Prime Minister marks a noble beginning but it won’t be enough, by Simone Galimberti (rep 06/05/2018)

Schools running classes without permission (ht 04/05/2018)

School in bid to promote Dura language in Lamjung (ht 03/05/2018)

School Admission: Myths & Reality, by Prem Khatry (rn 01/05/2018)

Students swarm uplands to pick Yarsagumba, by Bishnu Devkota (rep 01/05/2018)

Fee Hike in Private Schools and Protests, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 30/04/2018)

Schools using English for instruction (ht 30/04/2018) [related to Dhankuta]

Govt to introduce new policy to improve public schools (rep 27/04/2018)

Schools shift classes to concrete building from makeshift tents, by Manju Upreti (rep 26/04/2018)

Sluggish rebuilding hits thousands of students: Govt yet to raise half the funds necessary to rebuild over 5,500 schools, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/04/2018), Quake-hit schools still await reconstruction (ht 23/04/2018)

1,595 students still out of school in Siraha, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 23/04/2018)

Female teachers’ children perform best (kp 22/04/2018)

Forming SMCs not the duty of local levels: MoFAGA (ht 22/04/2018)

Cost of education: Education in Nepal is a struggle in every step. From enrolling in the primary school to deciding the career for lifetime, there are hurdles everywhere, by Resha Makaju (rep 22/04/2018)

For poor, school enrolment campaigns do not matter, by Suresh Yadav (rep 22/04/2018)

Students head toward highlands for picking Yarsa, by Jagat Khadka (rep 22/04/2018)

Jantedunga Rural Municipality schools to use English as medium of instruction (ht 21/04/2018)

Schools give no discounts on books to parents, by Ayam Shrestha (rep 21/04/2018)

Ministry report slams falling level of school education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/04/2018), Support enrolment: Local governments need to be strengthened so that they can strengthen education sector (kp 20/04/2018)

No charade, please: Our leaders rather than taking guardianship of a few children should focus on implementing effective measures to improve school enrolment (ht 20/04/2018)

50 percent children out of school in Province 2’, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 19/04/2018)

More students switching to community schools from private schools, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 19/04/2018)

Province 7 CM enrols his daughter in community school, by Arjun Shah (kp 19/04/2018), Make our schools great again!: CM Bhatta is right when he says that the quality of public schools will improve  only if our thulo mancheys also send their kids to such schools, by Guffadi (kp 21/04/2018)

Edu Ministry pressed to deploy staff to local units (kp 19/04/2018)

Over 5,000 children out of school in Kapilvastu, by Manoj Paudel (kp 18/04/2018)

Education minister unveils 3-month work plan (ht 16/04/2018)

Children of brick kiln workers deprived of education (ht 15/04/2018)

Australia Awards to train 21 Nepalis in inclusive education (kp 14/04/2018)

Textbooks not dispatched to govt schools on time this year too, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 14/04/2018)

School construction projects in limbo (ht 13/04/2018)

Education sector’s reform: Ministry unveils five-year road map (kp 12/04/2018)

Bill proposes Grade VIII education threshold: Adds that anyone less educated than that will not be eligible to seek govt jobs or contest elections after 2027, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 12/04/2018)

Girls miss schools during menstruation (kp 07/04/2018), Girls skipping school during menstruation (ht 07/04/2018)

School enrolment campaign starts on April 15 (kp 07/04/2018), Announce incentives for students, local levels told (ht 07/04/2018), Govt has no real plan for 7.7 pc children not in school (rep 07/04/2018), ‘Government focusing on enrolment campaign’ (ht 09/04/2018), DEO launches campaign to bring all children to school (rep 09/04/2018), Children in school: There is need of a comprehensive study to ascertain why so many children still do not go to school (ht 10/04/2018), Cabinet propels school education campaign (kp 12/04/2018)

Cabinet extends education offices term: The government wants smooth transistion of educational system to local bodies from District Education Offices (kp 05/04/2018), DEOs to remain in existence till July (ht 05/04/2018)

Deliver Quality Education, by Mukti Rijal (rn 05/04/2018)

Quake-ravaged school buildings yet to be reconstructed (kp 02/04/2018)

Feminizing education: Are job markets in Nepal designed to serve the needs of female candidates? What should we do to cope with possible challenges?, by Rajendra Manandhar (rep 01/04/2018)

Jugal Rural Municipality school finds way to overcome language barrier, by Rewati Sapkota (ht 01/04/2018)

Public Education at Crossroads, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 31/03/2018)

Need of long term solution: Private operators and government authority together need to resolve the contentious issue of fee determination (kp 30/03/2018)

Paradigm shift in school education: Challenges persist on decentralising the entire school education and providing free and compulsory education (kp 30/03/2018)

Eroding Teaching Standards, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 30/03/2018)

No student will be deprived of textbooks: DoE (ht 30/03/2018)

Schoolkids receive educational material (ht 26/03/2018)

Teaching challenges: In Nepal, we are not offering students enough focused practice opportunities, and most of our feedback is either non-existent or simply irrelevant, by Dinesh Kandel (rep 24/03/2018)

Quake-damaged schools in Gorkha yet to be rebuilt: SEE exams being conducted under makeshift tents, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 23/03/2018)

522 students of Bardiya school study under hot tin roof, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 20/03/2018)

Young couple divorced after two days of marriage: Efforts to curb child marriage becoming effective in Rukum, by Ganesh BK (rep 17/03/2018)

Girls of Badi community being deprived of school education (ht 17/03/2018)

School without roof (rep 17/03/2018)

Textbooks being published in Doteli language (ht 12/03/2018)

Local governments vow to improve education quality in public schools: Sinja Rural Municipality in Jumla has allocated Rs 19.9 million to develop teaching-learning environment (kp 11/03/2018) [related to Jumla]

Local levels ‘unable’ to hold exams (ht 11/03/2018)

Internet and schools: We are engaged in rhetoric of how Internet is changing the classroom far too often without actually mentioning the change, by Hitesh Karki (rep 10/03/2018)

CLPIU has only four months to rebuild 2,100 schools, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 09/03/2018)

Lazybones vs easy kill: If the society has punished public institutions for their sluggishness, it will punish private colleges for the shallowness of the education they provide, by Shyam Sharma (rep 06/03/2018)

SZOP And School Shutdown, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 05/03/2018) [It's high time that the state initiates severe steps against this small terrorist group led by Netra Bikram Chand!], ANNFSU-R bandh shuts educational institutions, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 05/03/2018)

Government to transform 222 community schools into model academic institutions (ht 28/02/2018)

Children from marginalized communities deprived of education, by Amar Khadka (rep 27/02/2018)

Textbooks in local languages sought (ht 26/02/2018)

School management under fed system: Local units start licence process (kp 25/02/2018)

CRM turning effective in addressing girls’ problems (ht 24/02/2018), Saving dignity with pads: For many girls, periods mean missing school days. One of the reasons is lack of access to better and cheaper sanitary pads, by Ishwar Rauniyar

204 of 407 community schools in Rolpa without govt teachers (rep 24/02/2018)

Irregularities in mid-day meal programme (ht 24/02/2018)

Education under a federal set-up: A two-day conference in the Capital will present a host of papers by education experts on the different  prospects and challenges for the Nepali education system after a federal decentralisation (kp 23/02/2018), Education in the federation of Nepal: The inaugural day of a two-day international conference saw educators and experts discuss the challenges of decentalising education in the federal set up (kp 24/02/2018)

Uneducated mothers pledge to educate kids (ht 23/02/2018)

MoE seeking alternative to district education offices (rep 23/02/2018)

Number of girls exceeds boys in community schools of Khotang (rep 23/02/2018)

Bridging the gap: Public education must not be politicised if it is to catch up to, and surpass, private education, by Saurav Raj Pant and Bibek Basnet (kp 22/02/2018)

Inclusion in education: Ensure equal opportunity, by Sudarshan Neupane (ht 22/02/2018)

Rolpa: Where students still walk over 2 hours to school, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 22/02/2018)

Educational hypermetropia: Educators who want to change the system must start by valuing what they already do, by Shyam Sharma (rep 22/02/2018)

Ex-students set up e-library in their community schools, by Sarita Shrestha (kp 21/02/2018)

Confusion persists over management of schools by local levels (ht 19/02/2018)

Foreign curricula should be banned: Educationists (kp 18/02/2018)

Teaching children to dream: This generation needs a different education with different sets of books and an environment to dream crazy. Are we ready to invest in the generation of spacewalkers?, by Mukesh Baral (rep 18/02/2018)

Province 7 community schools set example, improve sanitation (ht 17/02/2018)

Four schools to face action for overcharging students (kp 16/02/2018)

From community classrooms, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 16/02/2018)

Plight Of Public Schools, by Mukti Rijal (rn 15/02/2018)

Centre tells local units to ensure students get textbooks on time: The new academic session in Dolpa, Humla, Jumla, Manang and Mustang  started on Wednesday (kp 15/02/2018), School session starts but textbooks yet to reach mountain districts (rep 15/02/2018), MoFALD tells local levels to ensure students get textbooks on time (ht 16/02/2018)

Power of Civic Education, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 13/02/2018)

School in Udayapur facing serious financial crisis (ht 13/02/2018)

Rasuwa declared as 43rd literate district (rep 13/02/2018)

Transforming schools: Imparting education in languages other than children’s mother tongues slowly and subtly alienates them from their culture and tradition, by Ammar Bahadur Singh (rep 10/02/2018)

Local bodies clueless on managing schools (kp 08/02/2018)

‘Bar foreign schools from holding education fairs’ (ht 31/01/2018)

Textbooks for all: Students must get them on time, by Rupendra Joshi (ht 31/01/2018)

Democracy as a way of life: Democratic schools must be established to cultivate skills for a new federal Nepal, by Tom Robertson (30/01/2018)

150 community schools in Lamjung district operating with less than 20 students each (ht 29/01/2018)

Distressing condition of schools and colleges in Rolpa, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 28/01/2018)

Only few schools imparting education in mother tongue (ht 25/01/2018)

New responsibilities: Challenges emerge as school education comes under the purview of local authorities, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 24/01/2018)

Computers in classrooms: The reasons for unsuccessful yield of IT in country like ours need to be understood in depth and detail, by Hitesh Karki (rep 24/01/2018)

Children’s future at risk due to lack of school infrastructure in Bara (ht 23/01/2018)

Chepang children still deprived of quality education, by Sarita Shrestha (rep 23/01/2018)

Privatization of Education: Good or bad? Huge portion of government expenditure comes from foreign aids and foreign donors are promoting privatization of education, by Chandra Sharma Poudyal (rep 23/01/2018)

Textbooks delivery unlikely on time in five mountain districts (ht 22/01/2018)

‘Free schooling for pupils from marginalised groups’ (kp 18/01/2018)

Primary school students to get colourful textbooks (ht 18/01/2018)

Civic Education in Democracy, by Mukti Rijal (rn 18/01/2018)

Empowering schools: There needs to be more debate in terms of private intervention in public education among stakeholders including the donors, by Niranjan Narsingh Khatri (rep 17/01/2018)

Low investment causing privatisation of education, by Anita Shrestha (ht 16/01/2018)

Academic year ends in 2 months, only 50% course completed, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 13/01/2018)

Inclusive education: A tool for social change, by Dev Datta Joshi (ht 12/01/2018)

Early marriage contributing to school dropout, by Madhav Aryal (kp 08/01/2018)

MoE, local bodies at odds over federalism (rep 05/01/2018)

School education reforms: Pabson, NPabsan after ‘foiling’ panel report; The two umbrella bodies of private schools say the report was prepared without any homework (kp 04/01/2018), ‘Govt discouraging private investment in education sector’ (ht 04/01/2018)

Classes at quake-damaged schools still under tents, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 03/01/2018)

DEOs yet to hand over power to local levels (ht 01/01/2018)

Against all odds: One woman’s quest to make basic education available to thousands of visually-impaired across the country, by Abijeet Pant (kp 31/12/2017)

Meal scheme aims to reduce absenteeism in schools (ht 30/12/2017)

Implement programmes to end disparity in education: HLEC (ht 26/12/2017)

Commission recommends umbrella body for education sector (rep 25/12/2017)

Education to suit federalism: Experts propose 40 pc local contents in school curricula; The panel has also suggested revamping all the schools in two structures 1-8 and 9-12  as per the eighth amendment to the Education Act-1972 (kp 22/12/2017)

Quake-resilient school handed over in Kavre (kp 19/12/2017)

In lack of good schools in Siraha, children go to Indian schools, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 11/12/2017)

Govt schools improving education quality in Bajura (kp 09/12/2017)

Academic stress at schools  Causes and management, by Shiba Datta Gnawali (ht 08/12/2017)

Free technical education for kids of affected migrant workers (ht 05/12/2017)

Girls face barriers in accessing education, health, safety: Report (kp 01/12/2017), Report highlights barriers Nepali girls face in accessing education: The report provides data of education, child marriage and VAW (ht 02/12/2017)

Separate toilets at school recommended to help education of girls (rep 01/12/2017)

DoE to facilitate local govts in holding grade 8 exams (ht 24/11/2017)

Rich schools, poor students: There was no link between school cost and cognitive abilities while the link between cost and pre-SEE exam scores was negligible, by Niranjan Narsingh Khatri (rep 20/11/2017)

NELTA and English dharma: English almost assumed the avatar of dharma when it was confined to the classroom and learnt from prescribed textbooks, by Abhi Subedi (kp 12/11/2017)

Students protest against 9th amendment to Edu Act: Threaten self-immolation if govt sticks to its stance  n To surrender teaching licence at SC (kp 10/11/2017), Cross-party unions extend support to agitating students (kp 17/11/2017)

Community learning centres: Empowering literacy, by Manohar Karki (ht 03/11/2017)

Translingual benefits: Scholarship based on classroom observations has consistently shown that teachers of content subjects, in general, cannot teach in English effectively, by Shyam Sharma (rep 24/10/2017)

Corruption in education: Policy and practice, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (ht 23/10/2017)

2,456 educational institutions reconstructed so far (ht 23/10/2017)

Complaint box initiative improves learning environment at schools (kp 20/10/2017)

Local govts start work on school education: As around 90 percent of the federal budget goes to salary, the local federal units will have to generate their own resources to invest for quality education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/10/2017)

Yak rearing source of income for community schools, by Hari Krishna Gautam (rp 18/10/2017)

Reviving public education: From education minister to education secretary to educationists to teachers, no one wants to enroll their children in public schools if they have option of private schools, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 18/10/2017)

Questions raised over quality of education (ht 17/10/2017)

Quake-ravaged schools finally getting rebuilt, by Pratap Bista (kp 16/10/2017) [related to Makwanpur]

This govt school has two teachers, four students, by Kisan Sangit Nepali (rep 16/10/2017)

Hearing-impaired children deprived of education (ht 15/10/2017)

Technology ain’t enough: Teachers considered teaching computers an additional burden and expected to be paid ‘extra’ for it, by Hitesh Karki (rep 14/10/2017)

Destroying public education: Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha and his henchmen are responsible for what experts call‘coordinated murder’ of our public education system. History will not forgive them easily, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 10/10/2017)

NA constructing school building (ht 09/10/2017)

Parliament passes Edu Act (Ninth Amendment) Bill: Some lawmakers say move will further ruin public education sector, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/09/2017), House passes Education Bill: Bars 7 lakh teaching licence holders from community schools, by Rupesh Acharya (ht 20/09/2017), Mathema, Wagle resign from education panel: Take exception to the ninth amendment to Edu Act (kp 21/09/2017), Not fair: The bill was designed in such a way that temporary teachers get better chances to become permanent (ht 21/09/2017), Govt gets Education Act amended to appoint ‘incompetent’ temporary teachers, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 21/09/2017), Falling short: Education Ministry must pay heed to serious reservations from experts and lawmakers (kp 22/09/2017), Students want amendment to Edu Act revoked (kp 22/09/2017)

School girls build toilet on their own, by Jagat Khadka (rep 19/09/2017)

391 Edu Dept officials deputed to local govt: DoE transfers gazetted third class officers to 391 rural municipalities, municipalities and sub-metropolitan cities, even Province 2 where the local polls are held next week (kp 13/09/2017)

DoTM asks PABSON, N-PABSAN for buses, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/09/2017)

High-level commission to federate education system (rep 08/09/2017)

Keep Education Off Party Politics, by Mukti Rijal (rn 07/09/2017), Learn the lesson: Lawmakers and govt have to ensure recently formed comission brings education reform (kp 07/09/2017)

On ‘computerized’ schools: The two schools in Sindhupalchowk district that I recently visited both had good computer labs. But the computers were all covered in dust, by Hitesh Karki (rep 06/09/2017)

Community Schools In Changed Context, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 01/09/2017)

Students lack textbooks in flood-hit areas (ht 01/09/2017)

Education Sector Needs Fresh Start, by Mukti Rijal (rn 31/08/2017)

Government schools: Much room for reform, by Manjari Mundara (ht 29/08/2017)

DoE: 1,406 schools damaged in monsoon-related disasters; The devastation caused by floods and landslides has added to the burden the country is bearing following the earthquake of 2015 (kp 25/08/2017)

Community schools with too few students shut down in Tanahun (kp 23/08/2017)

Principal concern: Lack of funds greatly hampers our public primary schools, making the quality of education they deliver great suspect, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rep 23/08/2017)

Govt registers new education bill: Move aims to address demands of agitating temporary teachers, by Rupesh Acharya (ht 18/08/2017)

Rs 1.1 trillion centralized school program at odds with federalism, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 10/08/2017), 'SSDP failed to meet goals' (rep 10/08/2017)

English hurdles: Most public schools don’t have good English language teachers. Even the few who have received training are rather incompetent, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (rep 09/08/2017)

Red panda conservation included in school texts, by Shahiman Rai (kp 01/08/2017)

Healthy young minds: Schools should give as much importance to students’ mental health as physical health, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 01/08/2017)

MoE forms panel to probe Sajha capers (rep 28/07/2017)

Helicopter parentingInstead of mollycoddling kids, Nepali parents should let their children build their own paths, by Niranjan Khatiwada (kp 25/07/2017)

Rebuilding of Sindhu schools delayed, by Anish Tiwari (kp 23/07/2017)

Muslim women and girls benefit from literacy classes (kp 22/07/2017)

170 schools left in lurch after govt fund stopped (ht 20/07/2017)

Sluggish reconstruction of quake-hit schools (ht 18/07/2017), Funds crunch set to affect school reconstruction (rep 19/07/2017)

School reconstruction gaining momentum (kp 15/07/2017)

Madrasas facing budgetary constraint as govt fails to release grants on time (ht 15/07/2017)

Post-quake education: Widening disparities, by Vikash Raj Satyal (ht 14/07/2017)

Rautahat dropouts going to school again (ht 13/07/2017)

Humla children sell timbers to cover education expenses, by Janak Bahadur Shahi (rep 13/07/2017)

Consumer awareness to be taught in school (kp 12/07/2017)

Govt to implement ‘One school one library’ campaign (kp 10/07/2017)

Manang declared fully literate district (ht 08/07/2017)

Jajarkot school kids urge local reps to address their concerns (ht 06/07/2017)

More budget sought for education sector (ht 05/07/2017)

MoE issues 18-point directive (ht 03/07/2017)

Unequal and unfair education, by Neraz Tuladhar (kp 30/06/2017)

DEO axe falls on seven more schools in Siraha district (ht 28/06/2017)

Bardibas school constructs child-friendly infrastructures with public support, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 24/06/2017)

Call to promote sexuality education among adolescents (ht 23/06/2017)

Achham’s female candidates for compulsory girl child education, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 22/06/2017)

Four-day school closure for polls (kp 20/06/2017) [Schools cannot be closed often enough!]

Reconstruction of schools snail-paced: DPM Shrestha (ht 16/06/2017)

Not catching them young: Even before children have learnt to read or write, they have learnt to hate school, by Prajeet Bajpai (nt 16/06/2017)

École Française Internationale de Katmandou turns 30: Studying in a French school is not only about learning the French language, it is also about participating in a French-style education, interview with Joël Keller (nt 16/06/2017)

PMO: Deploy edu officers to 283 local units (kp 15/06/2017)

Grade 12 examination: Question papers via email call officials into question: Panel recommends action against eight, including exam controller, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/02/2017)

Heatwave: 4-day school closure in Kanchanpur, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 06/06/2017)

Bill Committee endorses Education Regulation 2073 (ht 03/06/2017)

4-day Kantipur Hissan Edu-Fair kicks off (kp 02/06/2017), Large turnout on 2nd day of edu fair (kp 03/06/2017), Kantipur Hissan education fair
draws record number of visitors
(kp 04/06/2017)

Schools shut for months in Bajura with teachers absent (ht 02/06/2017)

Local levels to manage secondary education (ht 30/05/2017), New budget hands over of secondary education responsibility to local govts, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 30/05/2017)

Un-learning: The SLC might now be called the SEE, but has it fundamentally changed how we teach and how we learn?, bys Ruby Basnyat (kp 27/05/2017)

Deal on reducing hiked school fees in limbo: On April 28, various student unions and the Ministry of Education (MoE) had agreed to reduce within 15 days the fees illegally increased by various private schools (rep 26/05/2017)

Inclusive education: A must for disabled, by Dev Datta Joshi (ht 25/05/2017)

SDG 4 : Quality education for all: It is high time we ensured that every child from every community goes to school, by Prabal Gurung (kp 23/05/2017)

Windstorms blow school roofs away; classes halted (kp 21/05/2017)

Crux of the matter: A focus on the formative years of childhood helps students perform better in their later academic life, by Byanjana Sharma (kp 19/05/2017)

Over 50% children without textbooks in Rupandehi, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 17/05/2017)

School upgradation in limbo in Bara (kp 15/05/2017)

4.4 million school textbooks yet to be printed (rep 12/05/2017)

Playing with our future: Perhaps it is because public schools have been disproportionately affected by the quakes that the authorities’ response has been so slow, by Deepak Thapa (kp 04/05/2017)

Kailali schools to remain shut amid protest over fee hike (ht 04/05/2017)

EC wants schools closed for 7 days for May 14 polls (rep 04/05/2017) [Why?]

Textbook shortage in Parsa hits students (ht 03/05/2017)

Jha criticises Education Ministry’s inaction over private school fee hike (kp 01/05/2017)

High schools: Education is the most neglected service in two of Nepal’s most neglected districts, by Pawan Dhakal (nt 28/04/2017)

NEB Exams Controller Santosh Aryal sacked: Aryal is linked with the shortage of question papers for grade 12 exams (kp 27/04/2017), SLCE question paper shortage in some districts, exam chief suspended (rep 27/04/2017)

Over 100 Valley schools padlocked over exorbitant fees (kp 27/04/2017), Fee hike protest will continue (kp 28/04/2017), Unions padlock 175 private schools against fee hike: SLCE exams not affected (rep 28/04/2017), Govt agrees to reduce illegally hiked school fees within 15 days (rep 29/04/2017)

A school where learning is fun: An exemplary school in Khotang gives emphasis to practical education, by Daman Rai (rep 27/04/2017)

Annual drive for education begins today; This year’s focus will be on Goal 4 of Sustainable Development Goals which states ‘Ensure Inclusive and Quality Education for all and Promote lifelong learning’ (kp 26/04/2017)

Right to Education, by Pawan Timilsina (ht 23/04/2017)

Entrepreneurial Thinking In Education, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 23/04/2017)

Badi kids out of school in Bajhang, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 19/04/2017)

Semester misalignments: There is still no teaching-to-assessment alignment. The attempt to introduce new forms of assessment may have added new misalignments, by Shyam Sharma  (rep 19/04/2017)

Student unions want pvt school fees regulated: Unions claim that private educational institutions have increased fees by up to 200 percent from this session (kp 19/04/2017), MoE directs govt bodies to monitor fee hikes in pvt schools (rep 21/04/2017)

JSSK fails to meet book printing deadline, again: 14 million school textbooks prepared so far, 5.5 million yet to be printed, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/04/2017)

Farmers’ income goes on kids’ education (kp 18/04/2017)

SLCE for 12th graders from April 23, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 17/04/2017), 11,880 security personnel for SLCE starting from April 23 (rep 18/04/2017)

Roadblock In Education Reform, by Mukti Rijal (rn 13/04/2017)

Teaching in English medium helps public schools thrive, by Ajit Tiwari (rep 12/04/2017)

Utter negligence by DEOs encourages schools to arbitrarily hike fees, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 11/04/2017)

Kids sans birth certificate deprived of education (ht 06/04/2017)

Donors concerned about education in new local set-up: Ministry comes up with action plan (kp 05/04/2017)

School for disabled struggles to continue, by Arjun Bhushal (rep 05/04/2017)

Education for disabled: Our curriculum is still not disable-friendly and hence not accessible to children with visual and hearing impairments, by Sudarshan Neupane (rep 05/04/2017)

Govt unable to check pvt school fee hikes, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 04/04/2017)

Ministry, chief secy at odds over education regulations: Somlal Subedi rejects Education Regulations for discussion in the Cabinet arguing that the rules go against the jurisdiction of the newly created local level units (kp 27/03/2017)

One third school books left to print (kp 26/03/2017)

Government schools emptying: A case from Surkhet, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 25/03/2017)

SEE concludes, results within 90 days, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 25/03/2017)

Nine Sindhuli schools to be merged (ht 24/03/2017)

Students in Hardeni miss classes to fetch drinking water (ht 24/03/2017)

The Israeli way: Nepal’s education system can learn a few things from Israel, like dropout prevention, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 23/03/2017)

Lack of classrooms affecting children’s education: Students of various grades taught under the same tattered tarpaulin, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 22/03/2017)

Dalit children crush stones to buy books, by Janak KC (rep 22/03/2017)

Quality continues to remain major challenge: The sooner drop-out rates improve, the better it is, say experts, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/03/2017)

Private sector in education Unprecedented growth in last two decades: Despite education being a service-oriented sector, it has become vibrant from a business point of view, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 21/03/2017)

As private schools hog the limelight, all is not lost for public institutions: Some public schools have performed exceptionally well despite limitations (kp 21/03/2017)

Election hampers printing of school textbooks, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 21/03/2017), Perennial shortage: Why the state-supported publication house can never print textbooks on time needs investigation (kp 22/03/2017)

609 examinees absent in Saptari SEE (ht 20/03/2017)

Education ministry 'confused' about status of DEOs, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 20/03/2017)

Laptops for quake-hit schools in Lalitpur (ht 18/03/2017)

Educationists call for competent leadership in community schools (ht 18/03/2017)

Students unlikely to get textbooks on time: One third of JSSK machines to print ballot papers, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/03/2017)

Secondary Education Exam begins today (kp 16/03/2017), 171 disqualified, four visually impaired take SEE on first day (ht 17/03/2017), SEE for Grade 10 begins, 538,182 students sitting for exams (rep 17/03/2017), SEE invigilators helping students cheat in exams (ht 18/03/2017)

Secondary Education Exams start on Thursday (kp 14/03/2017), Girls outnumber boys across country in Grade 10: SEE in lieu of SLC for Grade 10, total of 538,182 taking exams from March 16, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 14/03/2017)

Girls’ education: Failed programme, by Chun Bahadur Gurung (ht 14/03/2017)

Quality education: The root of all solutions, by Ayushma Basnyat (rep 10/03/2017)

Education Regulation to be forwarded to cabinet in a week (rep 09/2017)

Quake-hit schools being rebuilt in Ramechhap (ht 04/03/2017)

Rebuilding of schools delayed in Okhaldhunga, by Kumbharaj Rai (kp 03/03/2017)

Schools reopen but teachers yet to return from vacation (rep 03/03/2017)

‘Avoid use of schools as polling centres’ (ht 03/03/2017)

Kids in Chepang village spend time playing in lack of school, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 02/03/2017)

New plan pushes for better access to quality education (ht 02/03/2017)

Printing ballot papers to affect textbooks availability: Only 50 percent school textbooks printed to date, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 28/02/2017)

Textbook shortage in Manang (kp 24/02/2017)

Remote Chitwan settlements left without school after earthquake, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 23/02/2017)

Sajha to Help JEMC print school textbooks (kp 18/02/2017)

Post-quake reconstruction: Education of thousands of students in jeopardy; MoE at wit’s end as govt scrambles to generate fund to rebuild schools, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/02/2017), Reconstruction of 4,067 quake-damaged schools yet to begin, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 20/02/2017)

Education sector tops list of complaints filed at CIAA (ht 12/02/2017)

Kuchbadhiya kids deprived of education, by Janak Nepal (kp 10/02/2017)

Down and out: Government schools need to improve; making education free is not the solution - at least for now, by Shail Suman Silwal (kp 10/02/2017)

Education In 21st Century, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 04/02/2017)

Inclusive education: Disabled students should be equipped with basic academic and adequate life skills, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 03/02/2017)

School lavatory without  water (kp 02/02/2017)

The ‘English’ debate: Three million children in Nepal are now studying in private schools that market their English medium instruction, by Chura Bahadur Thapa (rep 01/02/2017)

irls enrollment & retention in school: DoE to launch project in 3 Tarai districts (kp 31/01/2017)

Lack of Braille textbooks leaves visually impaired students worried, by Pradeep Menyangbo (kp 30/01/2017)

Contract inked for improved academic environment in community schools (ht 26/012/2017)

Schools turning into playground for politicians, by Raju Adhikari (rep 25/01/2017)

No records of students returning from abroad, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 24/01/2017)

School Education Reform At Cross-roads, by Prem Khatry (rn 17/01/2017)

Government school's dilemma: Free or quality education?, by Devendra Basnet (rep 17/01/2017)

Not a single textbook printed for primary schools (rep 16/01/2017), Manage adequate textbooks for new academic session, govt told (ht 18/01/2017)

OCE to conduct School Education Exams this year: The Grade 10 exams  will start on March 16.  The 11-day test will  conclude with practicals on March 27 (kp 14/01/2017)

Rebuilding of earthquake-hit schools in limbo, by Harbihar Singh Rathour (kp 10/01/2017)

Community schools with less number of students face problem of survival (ht 10/01/2017)

Battling illiteracy: Youths launch tuition classes for community's children, by Santosh Singh (rep 09/01/2017)

Public schools facing existential crisis, by Anita Shrestha (ht 08/01/2017), Merger crisis: It is high time that the government reviewed its old policies in the education sector so that the local communities prefer to send their kids to public schools (ht 09/01/2017)

27 Tharu girls get bicycles: Creating Possibilities has been organising bicycle programme to encourage girls to go to school (kp 07/01/2017)

Upper Mustang students take classes in mobile school (ht 06/01/2017)

Literacy classes making women's life easier, by Arjun Bhushal (rep 06/01/2017)

Trending : Australian education: A record number of Nepali students are heading to university Down Under, by Jessica Cortis (nt 06/01/2017)

JEMC gets one week to start printing textbooks (rep 05/01/2017)

Snowfall shuts schools in Northern Gorkha, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 04/01/2017)

NEB and CTEVT without chairperson and member-secretary for months (rep 04/01/2017)

Implementation of Education Regulation delayed (rep 03/01/2017)

Politicized schools: Political parties compete for top school posts so that they get to use school budgets as they like, by Ishwar Rauniyar (rep 02/01/2017)

A Gurukul struggling against odds in Gorkha, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 31/12/2016)

Schools far from becoming peace zones (ht 25/12/2016)

Manang schools shut for three months (ht 17/12/2016)

MoF yet to give nod to education regulation: Parliament endorsed the regulation six months ago in line with the eighth amendment in the Education Act (kp 14/12/2016), ‘New Education Regulation within 15 days’ (ht 14/12/2016), Proposed Education Regulation gathering dust at Ministry of Finance (ht 16/12/2016)

Child-friendly community schools attract students (ht 11/12/2016)

Conference aims to promote inclusive education (ht 08/12/2016)

Mindset needs to change: There are numerous obstacles to inclusive education for children with disabilities; Disabled people are often subjected to inhuman treatment and are largely perceived as requiring charity as opposed to rights, by Devdatta Joshi (kp 07/12/2016)

NGOs complain of irregularities in girls' education program, by Madan Thakur (rep 07/12/2016)

Price list of textbooks for new academic session made public (ht 06/12/2016), Signs of delay: While price and quality are important factors, they will be nothing if the textbooks are not made available to all the students across the country on time (ht 07/12/2016)

School sector development: Rhetoric and reality, by Santosh Gautam (ht 06/12/2016)

Journalism of ‘Pusti’: Children today are fish in technological waters. Media education should thus be part of the curricula from primary school level, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 06/12/2016)

DEOs told to set up technical committees to implement SSDP (ht 30/11/2016)

School running classes under open sky after its old building falls apart, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 28/11/2016)

300 schools without classrooms in Sindhupalchok, by Anish Tiwari (kp 26/11/2016)

Towards Contextual Education, by Balmukunda Regmi (rn 26/11/2016)

Two teachers handling 100 students (ht 26/11/2016)

Safe education for all: Structural inequalities and patriarchal attitudes continue to affect women’s schooling, by Renu Adhikari Rajbhandari (kp 25/11/2016)

Corporal punishment rampant in pvt schools (ht 24/11/2016)

Nat’l Audio Library awaits proper maintenance, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 20/11/2016)

Lack of toilets keeping girls away from schools (kp 20/11/2016)

Old plan, new plan: Despite all its efforts, govt has not come even close to bridging the gap between private and public education, by Kahar Singh Khadka (kp 20/11/2016)

No room to read: For a metropolis of its size, Kathmandu has alarmingly few libraries. Nepal is not so poor as not to be able to afford a couple of libraries in its major cities and towns, by Mohan Guragain (kp 19/11/2016)

Girls Education Summit begins today (ht 18/11/2016)

Rethinking education: Instead of promoting broader and innovative thinking and making them learn with joy, schools treat children much like machines, by Anjali Subedi (rep 17/11/2016)

Free, compulsory education sought by Sub-panel (ht 16/11/2016)

Lack of bridge increasing school dropout rate: Children failing to reach school as there’s no safer means to cross river; Schoolkids of Kanjabhoj, Kutiyakbhar, Shantinagar areas have to pay Rs 5 every time they take the boat to get across (kp 16/11/2016)

Community school students still studying in temporary classrooms, by Pratap Bista (kp 16/11/2016)

Govt to offer vocational training to jobless youth (kp 15/11/2016)

Classes being run for Dalit girls, by Byas Shankar Upadhyay (ht 13/11/2016)

NPABSAN protests against proposed Education Regulations (ht 12/11/2016)

39 pc child literacy gap between rich and poor: CBS, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 10/11/2016)

Edu Ministry: Junior grades must for Plus Two institutes (kp 09/11/2016)

Rautahat Muslims breaking barriers to girls’ education: Around 400 girls from the Muslim community are studying in Jamiya Khadijatul Kubra School (ht 09/11/2016), Muslim daughters start going to school, by Madan Thakur (rep 10/11/2016)

7 regional boards to conduct school exams (kp 07/11/2016)

Private schools pushing own interests in education regulations, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 05/11/2016)

Our poor schools: A government school in Waling, Syangja, is still in almost the same state as it was twenty five years back, by Dinkar Nepal (rep 05/11/2016)

Combating bullying: Students should be taught that they should not tolerate any form of aggressive behavior and harassment in schools and the community, by Neha KC (rep 05/11/2016)

Preschool worries: Starting school for the first time is a big step, both for parents and children but there is some level of stress involved with it too, by Usha Pokharel (rep 05/11/2016)

Revamping Education Sector, by Mukti Rijal (rn 03/11/2016), Education ministry set to implement School Sector Development Plan (ht 03/11/2016)

School for Dalits lies in a sorry state (ht 29/10/2016) [Why is there a special school for Dalit children at all?]

Educating girls, and through them villages: How JNFEA has set up a model project for learning and teaching culture (kp 28/10/2016)

Govt nod for ambitious SSDP, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/10/2016), Cautiously optimistic Without a time-bound framework, new plan will not lead to significant school reforms (kp 28/10/2016)

Schools closed after dengue outbreak in Chitwan towns (kp 26/10/2016)

Kids deprived of education after losing school to landslide, by Ananda Gautam (kp 26/10/2016)

Economic progress: Invest in 10-year-old girls, by Giulia Vallese (ht 21/10/2016)

OCE to conduct Grade X exams this year too, by Kokila KC (ht 19/10/2015) [Continued confusion because of inactivity of government and administration means a violation of the fundamental rights of the students!]

Importance of education emphasized to alleviate poverty, by Suresh Yadav (rep 19/10/2016)

Dropout rates up in Kanchanpur schools (ht 18/10/2016)

Children unable to reach school after cable crossing fails, by Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 18/10/2016)

School reconstruction yet to gather pace, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 16/10/2016)

Textbooks for new session unlikely to be printed on time (ht 08/10/2016) [Same procedure as every year!!], Again and again: The short supply of school textbooks has considerably affected the teaching and learning process in many schools in a number of districts each year (ht 14/10/2016)

MoEd to begin reconstruction of 307 schools within this fiscal: Fate of 4,300 quake-hit schools is still uncertain (ht 08/10/2016)

One million kids still out of school: Report (ht 07/10/2016)

Food for thinking: It turns out gender discrimination is a good thing for girl students in government schools, by Om Astha Rai (nt 07/10/2016)

Action plan for education reform made public (ht 07/10/2016)

MoE transfers DEOs in 50 districts (kp 04/10/2016)

Reconstruction of ADB-assisted school projects begin (ht 04/10/2016)

Govt elevates 92 schools to secondary status (rep 03/10/2016)

On mature reflection: What is clearly missing from community schools is incentives to the management system and teachers, by Labisha Uprety (kp 02/10/2016)

Of two minds: If Nepalis world over have done well, it is because English has become accessible to many students, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 27/09/2016)

Education in federal set up discussed (rep 20/09/2016)

Pvt schools defy govt rules on fee restructure, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 19/09/2016)

Libraries in Panchthar losing readers (ht 11/09/2016)

MoE to develop 1,000 ‘model schools’ (ht 08/09/2016)

Reconstruction of damaged Kavre schools left in limbo (ht 08/09/2016)

Guru Secondary School named best in Midwest, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 07/09/2016)

30 more districts to be declared fully literate (ht 03/09/2016)

Students yet to get textbooks in Bajura (ht 03/09/2016)

Book rooms in sorry state as country marks 9th Library Day: According to Library Archival Management Committee, there are 41,272 libraries in the country (kp 01/09/2016)

'New laws needed to overhaul education system' (rep 01/09/2016)

Public schools in Kathmandu Valley switching to English medium (rep 29/08/2016)

Native language teaching fails to impress Tharu community (kp 24/08/2016) [Such offer for classes I-V means nothing! You also need textbooks and other materials. And especially, you have to extinguish the monolinguistic curricula that were forced by King Mahendras Panchayat politics and you have to give ethnic languages and cultures a perspective!]

Public finance in schools: Policies should be made flexible so as to enable local stakeholders to use public money more creatively, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (kp 23/08/2016)

Activity-based instruction: Our schools need it, by Shree Prasad Devkota and Dhundi Raj Giri (ht 23/08/2016)

DEO begins process of scrapping 13 schools (ht 23/08/2016) [related to Lalitpur]

Monitoring of public schools mired in formalities (rep 22/08/2016)

Schools get more time to apply for additional subjects (ht 18/08/2016)

Classes hampered as displaced victims occupy school, by Bira Gadal (rep 18/08/2016)

11 community schools merged in Dhading (ht 18/08/2016)

ANNISU-R strike closes academic institutions (ht 16/08/2016) [Strikes are not means of protest in the educational system but a violation of the fundamental rights of the students!]

Classes in huts after Flood-hit take shelter in school, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 14/08/2ß16)

Jajarkot school running classes out in the open, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 10/08/2016)

Quake-hit schools in 31 districts to be rebuilt within 3 years, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 10/08/2016)

Govt schools sans school management committee (rep 10/08/2016)

Textbook delivery hit in Mugu (kp 10/08/2016)

13 Kaski schools to be merged (ht 10/08/2016)

Unequal citizens: The focus on numbers is creating a generation of frustrated graduates (kp 09/08/2016)

Language poses barrier to learning, by Anita Shrestha (ht 09/0/2016) [!!]

How Palpa is making great strides to keep kids in school: Out-of-school children numbers down to 604 from 9,200 in 2011, by Madhav Aryal (kp 08/08/2016)

School education: Study paints bleak picture of learning achievement, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/08/2016), Girls outdo boys (kp 06/08/2016)

DEOs block bank accounts of schools (ht 06/08/2016)

Homecoming: Why Nepalis who studied abroad are choosing to come home in growing numbers, by Ugyen Lama (nt 05/08/2016)

Floods, landslides damage 14 schools in Parbat (ht 04/08/2016)

Budget shortage delays reconstruction of schools (ht 03/08/2016)

Quake-resistant buildings for school (ht 03/08/2016)

Assess impact of landslides, floods on schools, DEOs told (ht 01/08/2016)

NCED to run virtual classes in 11 earthquake-affected districts (ht 29/07/2016)

The quest to go virtual (rep 29/07/2016)

Govt ill-prepared to ensure free school education (rep 28/07/2016)

MCCN sister wings warn of indefinite school closure (kp 26/07/2016) [The closure of schools is criminal and idiotic!]

Schools fail to follow arts curriculum (ht 25/07/2016)

Stage set for Kathmandu Post Career Edufair: Over 150 colleges, universities and educational consultancies from Nepal and abroad participating in the three-day event (kp 22/07/2016), Kathmandu Post Career Edufair kicks off, Students flock to event to learn about courses, by Prasun Sangroula (kp 23/07/2016), Fair catching fancy of visiting students (kp 24/07/2016), The Kathmandu Post Edufair concludes with stunning success (kp 25/07/2016)

Task force formed to review school fee fixation criteria (ht 18/07/2016)

Power and discourse: Lack of an inclusive education system makes Nepalis ignorant of each other’s cultures and ways of life, by Abhishek Mallik (kp 12/07/2016)

Where classes are run in veranda (ht 08/07/2016)

Campaigns for literacy, by Bicram Rijal (rep 08/07/2016)

Education and publicity: Adopting the new grading system without ensuring quality will have serious consequences, by David Kainee (kp 07/07/2016)

Education and policy: A stark case of inconsistency can be seen in the government’s  policy as a result of pressure exerted by private school operators, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (kp 05/07/2016)

Education Act to be amended: Pokhrel (ht 04/07/2016)

Amended Education Bill And Issue Of Quality, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 02/07/2016)

How safe are our school buildings?, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 02/07/2016)

HSEB formally transformed into National Examination Board (ht 01/07/2016), National Examination Board comes into being (rep 01/07/2016)

A model government school: How does a community school in Bhaktapur achieve almost 100 per cent in SLC results year after year?, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 01/07/2016)

President authenticates amended Education Act (kp 30/06/2016), School Mismanagement Committee: The eighth amendment to the Education Act rectifies one mistake and commits another, by Om Astha Rai (nt 01/07/2016), Grading the grades: The new letter grading system for school exams, though well-intentioned, has left everyone confused, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 01/07/2016)

Community-based School Management: The Role Politics Plays, by Mukti Rijal (rn 30/06/2016)

UNICEF: 69m kids could die from preventable causes by 2030: Only 41pc poorest has access to early childhood education in Nepal (kp 29/06/2016) [see UNICEF report]

Floodwater enters quake-hit school, disrupts classes (ht 29/06/2016) [Many thanks to this irresponsible and incompetent government and adminstration!]

Students encouraged to pursue technical education (ht 29/06/2016)

Letter grading system confusing students (ht 28/06/2016)

Welcome Step In A Limbo, by Prem Khatry (rn 28/06/2016)

Education still not a priority in disaster responses: Report:  An estimated 3.2 million children in Nepal were affected, both physically and mentally, by the 2015 April earthquake (kp 23/06/2016), ‘Education not getting due priority’ (ht 23/06/2016)

Govt urged to ensure free education for all (ht 22/06/2016)

Baglung declared fully literate (ht 19/06/2016)

SLC results out, new school system in: 10-year schooling practice comes to end after over eight decades; 97 percent students eligible to enrol themselves in Grade 11, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/06/2016), Students utterly at sea over SLC results: Experts blame govt for failing to demystify letter grading system, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/06/2016), New SLC grading system reflects students’ capability better, interview with Mana Prasad Wagle (kp 20/06/2016), A+ SLC Result And New Problems, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 20/06/2016)

Consolidated education act in offing, says Minister Pokharel (ht 16/06/2016)

Still a lot to learn: Reducing the disparity between public and private education should be the government’s main concern, by Kahar Singh Khadka (kp 14/06/2016)

A crisis of care: Why is Nepal’s education system so tattered?, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 11/06/2016)

Stage set for the 10th ECAN Edu Fair (kp 10/06/2016), Leaving on a jet plane, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/06/2016), Most preferred destinations (kp 10/06/2016), Look before you leap (kp 10/06/2016), 10th ECAN education fair kicks off in Capital (kp 11/06/2016)

Girl students continue to face discrimination, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/06/2016), The battle continues: Nation should introspect and change its attitude towards educating girls (kp 08/06/2016)

School enrollment campaign becomes ineffective, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 07/06/2016)

House paves way for phasing out SLC, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/06/2016), A fair shake: Twelve years of school was long overdue but a lot depends on how we go about it (kp 06/06/2016), School termination exams now in Grade XII (ht 06/06/2016), SLC after class 12 under amended Education Act (kp 06/06/2016), School Leaving Certificate exam after grade 12: When new provisions come into force, students will be able to join any stream after completing tenth grade (kp 08/06/2016), Students preparing for SLC in dilemma, by Kokila KC (ht 08/06/2016), Revised act requires new private schools to operate under trusts (rep 08/06/2016), Education Act Amendment: Focus Should Be On Quality, by Mukti Rijal (rn 09/06/2016), Bill bars opening of schools as company, by Ram Kumar Kamat (rep 09/06/2016), Flawed provision: The new bar will have the effect of driving away any entrepreneur who would like to enter into the education sector (ht 10/06/2016), Existing school system to prevail until new curriculum is developed (rep 15/06/2016)

Two-year ‘every last child’ drive gets under way: Campaign aims to reach the most deprived girls in the four target districts (kp 05/06/2016)

Over 300 schools being reconstructed in Tanahun (ht 05/06/2016)

A history of interruptions: A look at a few different forces, political and otherwise, that continue to shape Nepal’s educational landscape, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 04/06/2016)

Catching up: Although it is the home district of Education Minister Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, the literacy rate in Mahottari is only 46 per cent, by Santa Gaha Magar (nt 03/06/2016)

Action sought against schools charging high fees (ht 01/06/2016), Pvt schools going above govt ceiling, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/06/2016), Clarification sought from private schools over fee hikes (rep 02/06/2016)

Rural Jhapa villages yearn for secondary schools, by Raju Adhikari (rep 31/05/2016)

Advertising of schools: Is it good for consumers?, by Shree Prasad Devkota, Ramesh Chaulagain and Shiba Bagale (ht 30/05/2016)

Students facing hard time in makeshift classrooms, by Sudp Kaini (kp 29/05/2016)

Special focus on schools (kp 29/05/2016), Rs 1.2t school plan announced with little cash: Only Rs3b secured of Rs240b expected from donors, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/05/2016), NCE-Nepal slams budget for education (ht 31/05/2016), Budget does little to uplift quality of education: Educationists (rep 31/05/2016)

Keeping children in classrooms: Nearly 550 schools were damaged in Kavre, and 90 per cent of the classes are running in temporary learning centres (TLCs), by Sahina Shrestha (nt 27/05/2016)

Lead exposure affecting schoolchildren’s growth (ht 26/05/2016)

Construction of school block left in limbo for nine years (ht 26/05/2016)

House panel finalises bill to amend Edu Act (kp 25/05/2016), House panel endorses bill on Education Act amendment: Provision for registration of private schools as cooperatives scrapped under pressure, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/05/2016)

Win-all: Schools must do more to bring students out of their classrooms and into the community, by Elisha Shrestha (rep 25/05/2016)

Children overburdened with heavy schoolbags, by Kokila KC (kp 22/05/2016)

Many children still out of schools in Mahottari, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 21/05/2016)

Pvt school lobby jostles to stop edu reforms (kp 21/05/2016)

Distributors padlock JEMC to protest textbook shortfall (rep 20/05/2016)

Govt launching school reconstruction today (ht 19/05/2016)

Pvt schools charging high fees (kp 18/05/2016)

NCE seeks more budget for education (ht 17/05/2016)

Early childhood development: Importance of preschools, by Neha K.C. (ht 16/05/2016)

Pvt schools serve seven days’ ultimatum to govt (ht 14/05/2016)

Student crunch hits schools, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 14/05/2016)

EU, UNICEF to build 650 learning centres (kp 12/05/2016)

Non-formal Education: Tool For Civic Education, by Mukti Rijal (rn 12/05/2016)

NCE hails govt’s policy and programme (ht 12/05/2016)

Falling education standard: Community school teachers held responsible (ht 10/05/2016)

MoE to intensify monitoring of schools (ht 09/05/2016), Joint secy-led high level teams begin school fee monitoring (ht 10/05/2016), School monitoring continues (ht 11/05/2016)

Madrasas demand status on par with government schools (ht 09/05/2016)

Terrified students: Schools are overburdening small children with work to appear modern and standard, by Meghraj Rasaili (kp 08/05/2016)

Student unions join govt team to review school fees: Ministry of Education forms two teams to reveiw tuition and admission fees of private schools (kp 07/05/2016), High-level committee formed to monitor schools: Schools will be directed to return fees charged against the rules (ht 07/05/2016)

Community schools charging fee (ht 06/05/2016)

Private schools flouting govt directives, by Kokila KC (ht 05/05/2016)

DoE starts monitoring schools in Valley (ht 04/05/2016)

ANNISU-R declares closure of Valley schools (ht 03/05/2016)

Private Schools & TU Professors: Saga Of A Sweet/Sour Relation, by Prem Khatry (rn 03/05/2016)

Up to 19,000 children out of school in Kapilvastu, by Manoj Poudel (kp 01/05/2016)

Students’ safety in schools, colleges in question, by Kokila KC (ht 28/04/2016)

Community schools thriving in Nawalparasi (ht 28/04/2016)

Private schools hike fee, disregard Supreme Court order (ht 28/04/2016), Not so fast: The Education Ministry's directive on fee ceilings and basic standards has upset private schools, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 29/04/2016)

Education ministry to upgrade 125 TLCs (ht 27/04/2016)

Classroom roofs blown away (ht 27/04/2016)

New academic session, a time to ‘milk’ parents, by Raju Adhikari (rep 25/04/2016)

Safer schools: Children are still inside buildings not knowing when the roof would collapse, by Prajjwal Kumar Dahal (kp 24/04/2016)

Community schools in Kaski attracting hordes of students (ht 23/04/2016)

Rs. 1.7 million collected through social media to construct school blocks, by Bira Gadal (rep 23/04/2016)

Textbook shortage hits students in many districts (kp 22/04/2016), Saptari students face textbook shortage (ht 22/04/2016)

Over 13,000 children out of school in Sindhuli (ht 22/04/2016)

Community schools face textbook shortage (kp 21/04/2016)

Federal Constitution Focus On Restructuring Education, by Mukti Rijal (rn 21/04/2016)

Theory and practical tests in SLC exams to be marked separately (ht 20/04/2016)

Children pick, sell berries to pay for school, by Janak KC (rep 20/04/2016)

Schools refuse to heed govt directives (ht 20/04/2016)

Textbooks crunch hits far-west (ht 20/04/2016)

CDC starts monitoring price of school textbooks (ht 19/04/2016)

Plus II curriculum revision in final phase (ht 19/04/2916)

Tech education helping Karnali communities, by LP Devkota (kp 18/04/2016)

Textbook distribution begins (ht 18/04/2016)

School enrollment campaign launched (ht 16/04/2016)

Community schools on enrolment drive, by Pratikshya Kafle (kp 15/04/2016)

A bad lesson: Inclusion of real guardians in the SMC and barring party politics in school need effective enforcement, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (kp 12/04/2016)

SLC examinations conclude (ht 12/04/2016)

Public school students unlikely to get coursebooks on time (ht 11/04/2016)

Teacher detains SLC student over fee row, by Purna BK (kp 08/04/2016)

Testing times: General view is if late-night mugging can lead to a good performance, other performances become immaterial, by Deepak Thapa (kp 07/04/2016)

Printing of school textbooks completed, claims JEMC, by Kokila KC (ht 07/04/2016)

Community Schools: Dismal return on investment, by Arjun Oli (rep 06/04/2016)

Guardians demand implementation of fee fixation directives (ht 05/04/2016)

Attention policymakers: Our education system is still imparting skills taught to our forefathers or grandfathers, by Hari Sharma (kp 03/04/2016)

Lack of infrastructure, teachers hit Bajura schools (ht 03/04/2016)

The order of education: The SLC is but the culmination of 10 years of the same system, one designed to churn out students who are little more than automatons, by Pranaya SJB Rana (kp 02/04/2016)

Tarai examinees return dejected (kp 01/04/2016) [Highest responsibility goes to the top politicians' way to push the constitution through!]

In praise of misfits: Spatial skills are particularly untapped in countries like Nepal, by Amita P. Sen (kp 01/04/2016)

First day of SLC examinations passes off peacefully and ‘fairly’ (ht 01/04/2016), SLC examinations kick off (ht 01/04/2016)

Quake-hit SLC students have difficulty preparing for finals, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 30/03/2016)

SLC students at sea over grading system: 615,553 taking the exam that is set to start tomorrow, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/03/2016), SLC blues: Which grading system is used is not as significant as what or how students learn (kp 30/03/2016), Over 615,000 taking SLC exam from today (kp 31/03/2016), SLC examinations begin today: OCE to provide examinees ‘application memo’ on the last day (ht 31/03/2016), Give extra time: One should realize that by providing the differently-abled with extra time for exams is not doing them a favour, but it is their right (ht 31/03/2016), Invigilators hesitant to give extra time to disabled SLC examinees, by Kokila KC (ht 02/04/2016)

Sir, not again: Private schools have been hiking the fees annually giving all sorts of lame reasons, by Shree Prasad Devkota and Shiba Bagale (kp 25/03/2016), Profit determinant of pvt school fees (kp 26/03/2016)

Setting the score, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 25/03/2016)

Dozens of community study centres in a lurch (ht 25/03/2016)

Redefining education: Students in rural Nepal do not understand social studies because those who wrote their books may not have seen the "society" on the ground, by Shyam Sharma (rep 24/03/2016)

Public school books not to cost more this session (kp 23/03/2016)

Agro-based curriculum to be launched in e-villages (ht 21/03/2016)

Learning it right: An education system obsessed with traditional form of examination defeats its own purpose, by Sanjeev Dahal (kp 20/03/2016)

141 schools told to close (kp 19/03/2016)

Private sector leads school education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/03/2016), Scientific system key to resolving fee dispute (kp 18/03/2016), Choosing school for kids, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 18/03/2016), Implementation of tuition fee guidelines unlikely, by Kokila KC (ht 18/03/2016)

63 students from quake-ravaged Gorkha ineligible for SLC exams, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 17/03/2016)

Amendment to education act-1972: House committee set to discuss bill (kp 16/03/2016)

Letter grading system to be used in SLC for first time, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 16/03/2016)

Private schools headed toward breach of fee rules (rep 15/03/2016)

Early marriage severely hampering school education, by Narendra Upadhya (rep 15/03/2016)

DEO clears payment before construction of school structures (ht 14/03/2016)

Jajarkot district fully literate (ht 13/03/2016)

PABSON rejects school fee fixation criteria (ht 11/03/2016)

Change the school: We are not teaching our children how to think, how to analyze context, how to synthesize materials, and how to write effectively, by Bishal Paudel (rep 10/03/2016)

JSSK slow to print as school year nears (kp 07/03/2016)

Politics mars Dadeldhura Education Campus (ht 07/03/2016)

SLC students sans textbooks (ht 06/03/2016)

615,553 students sitting for this year’s SLC exams, by Ruby Rauniyar and Praveen Kumar Yadav (rep 05/03/2016)

SLC examination: Girls outnumber boys in one category, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/03/2016)

‘Earthbag’ building for school, by Pratap Bista (kp 01/03/2016)

Education In Nepal: Failing?, by Prem Khatry (rn 01/03/2016), Time to change (ht 01/03/2016)

National Education Commission in offing (ht 29/02/2016)

ECAN election for new leadership to be held today (ht 27/02/2016), Pandey elected ECAN president (ht 29/02/2016)

Plumbing and wiring training appeals to youths, by Kisan Sangeet Nepali (rep 27/02/2016)

Quake-maimed children discontinue education: In Ghumtang village alone there are 15  children who lost their limbs in the quake, by Anish Tiwari (kp 26/02/2016)

Lessons for the future: With new classrooms in place, attendance levels are picking up at schools in Sindhupalchok, by Yu Wei Liew (nt 26/02/2016)

Designing of school textbook on red panda begins in east (ht 25/02/2016)

School reconstruction set to begin from Lalitpur (kp 23/02/2016)

Dynamism in education system: New policy needed, by Karna Bahadur Shahi (ht 23/02/2016)

Books with pictures in Braille for schoolchildren (kp 23/02/2016)

Gorkha schools run under tents, by Sudip Kaini (kp 22/02/2016)

Campaign to keep poor kids in school, by Aash Gurung (kp 19/02/2016)

Campaign to educate children of brick kiln workers launched (ht 19/02/2016)

Go easy, teachers: Using corporal punishment to maintain order in the classroom is an obsolete concept, by Durga Gautam (kp 19/02/2016)

Schools directed to keep unused teachers and grants in pool (ht 19/02/2016)

Edukhabar launches mobile application targeting SLC students (ht 18/02/2016)

Investigative committee formed to monitor illegal schools in Kailali (ht 17/02/2016)

Reconstruction of quake affected schools starts (ht 17/02/2016)

Whither education policy? Good private schools are being praised for the wrong reasons and the rest are selling snake oil, by Shyam Sharma (rep 16/02/2016)

SLC controller suffers brain hemorrhage (kp 16/02/2016)

MoE appeals to monitor textbook availability, distribution (ht 16/02/2016)

SLC around the corner but courses just halfway, by Janak KC (rep 15/02/2016)

JEMC starts printing question papers for SLC examinations: OCE said it will take around a month to print question papers and dispatch them to all 75 districts (ht 11/02/2016)

Plan to encourage menstruating girls to attend school, by Maheshwor Chamling Rai (rep 08/02/2016)

SSK raises prospect of another book shortage (kp 07/02/2016)

Providing quality education still a challenge: Experts (ht 07/02/2016)

Quake-hit school runs classes under open sky: Tents received from organisations after the earthquake have torn up, by Aash Gurung (kp 06/02/2016)

Students braced for SLC sans teachers, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 06(02/2016)

Back to classrooms: Students of three schools in Banskharka VDC of Sindhupalchowk leave tents to study in earthquake resistant classrooms (ht 06/02/2016)

Indian schools start registration process: With 10 days remaining for the deadline, 11 out of 14 schools that were running without registration have initiated the process (kp 04/02/2016)

Discussion starts on bill to amend Education Act (kp 02/02/2016)

700 schools shut in Rautahat, Parsa due to cold (ht 27/01/2016)

Illusion of change: It has been reported that all students appearing in SLC exams will now automatically pass. But 'all pass' is more a myth than reality, by Swagat Raj Pandey (rep 27/01/2016)

Redefining education: Integrity perspective, by Santosh Gautam (ht 26/01/2016)

Barpak schools in no shape to run properly, by Ramesh Kumar Poudel (rep 26/01/2016)

New education policy: Ministry seeks high-level panel to draft document, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/01/2016)

DoE seeks details of religious schools (ht 22/01/2016)

Govt to establish technical school in each constituency (kp 17/01/2016) [Why on the basis of the 240 constituencies?? Besides, there will only be 165 constituencies in future according to the new constituion!]

Ways To Facilitate SLC Candidates, by Chirajibi Niroula (rn 16/01/2016)

Quake-hit schools operate classes under tarpaulins, by Anish Tiwari (kp 15/01/2016), Lothar schoolchildren endure elements, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 15/01/2015)

Govt ultimatum to Indian schools: Get registered in a month or face closure, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/01/21016), Schools with foreign curricula told to register (ht 19/01/2016)

Private education regulation: Middle path is best, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (ht 14/01/2016)

Quake-ravaged schools to be rebuilt in 3 years (kp 12/01/2016)

New education policy a must: Minister Pokharel (ht 12/01/2016)

Cost of education: The issue of fees in Nepal’s private schools has been intensely contested, by Shak Bahadur Budhathoki (kp 11/01/2016)

‘Misuse’ of reconstruction funds rampant in Kavre schools: Govt has allocated Rs430m to build temporary learning centres in the areas where the school buildings were destroyed by the quakes, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 10/01/2016)

Education Act: Pvt sector lobbies for favourable amendments (kp 10/01/2016)

All about education: The fight for people's rights continues after 10 years of abolition of monarchy, two Constituent Assemblies and five proletariat PMs, by Ghanshyam Bhatt (rep 04/01/2016)

MPs, lobbyists against Edu Act amendment, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/01/2016)

Pity the children: Education sector in Nepal has been badly disturbed by both the embargo and the earthquake, by Bal Krishna Basnet (kp 03/01/2016)

Reforming SLC Grading System, by Chiranjibi Niroula (rn 02/01/2016)

Not again: The state-supported publication house should roll up its sleeves (kp 30/12/2015)

215 temporary schools constructed in 17 districts (kp 30/12/2015)

School sector development: Rs 1 trillion SSDP set to replace SSRP, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/12/2015)

Two-thirds of kids in child care homes go to pvt schools: Report (ht 26/12/2015)

School of hard knocks: Destroyed in the earthquake, a village school in ruins gives hope to orphans
Wong Shu Yun (nt 25/12/2015)

Private Schools: Regulatory Framework Ineffective, by Mukti Rijal (kp 24/12/2015)

Pvt schools mull SLC send-up test (kp 22/12/2015)

Pvt school operators against letter grading in SLC exams (kp 21/12/2015)

Schools in Janakpur area closed again: Though Morcha cadres agreed to resume schools, a student union affiliated to Rastriya Madhes Samajbadi Party shut them down, by Shyamsundar Shashi (kp 21/12/2015)

Crafty lessons: Regular supervision is the least the govt can do to ensure that a school functions smoothly, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 20/12/2015)

Printing deadline to be missed, again: JSSK management puts the blame for the sluggish progress on the delay in supply of printing paper (kp 20/12/2015), JSSK told to submit details (kp 24/12/2015)

SLC to begin on March 31 (kp 17/12/2015)

Lack of toilets keeping girls away from schools, by Prakash Singh (ht 17/12/2015)

MoE advised to conduct SLC examinations in two phases, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/12/2015)

Tarai unrest: Birgunj schools allowed to run during day, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 15/12/2015)

New edu policy on cards: Minister (kp 14/12/2015)

SLC examinations: Experts warn of problems in letter grading system (kp 13/12/2015)

Over 20pc students yet to return to Valley (kp 30/11/2015)

Letter grading system in SLC from this year, by Kokila KC (ht 23/11/2015)

Fuel for thought: The prolonged closure of schools due to the fuel shortage and protests could have long-term consequences for students, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 22/11/2015)

MoE makes public reform initiatives (kp 21/11/2015)

Tarai schools reopen on 98th day, attendence less than half, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 21/11/2015)

Schools resume classes amid fuel shortage (ht 19/11/2015)

Nepal: Crisis As A Teacher, by Prem Khatry (rn 17/11/2015)

Only 60 per cent pvt schools reopen after festivals, by Kokila KC (ht 16/11/2015), Resumption of schools still uncertain aimd fuel shortage (rep 16/11/2015), Pvt schools, colleges demand 15,000 litres of fuel per day, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/11/2015), Pvt schools to shut if no fuel within week (kp)

An uphill struggle It is necessary to engage a wider audience to solve the problems that plague Nepal’s education system, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 15/11/2015)

‘Madhes stir affecting children’s education’ (ht 09/11/2015)

Siraha schools ordered to resume classes: Schools have remained shut in various Tarai district, including Siraha, for the past 84 days due to the indefinite strike (kp 06/11/2015))

Schools told not to waste entire academic year blaming Tarai stir (ht 04/11/2015)

School closures: Unicef concerned over disturbances (kp 30/10/2015), Future of over a million Nepali children at risk, says UNICEF (ht 30/10/2015

JEMC unlikely to meet printing target (ht 29/10/2015)

Govt asks DEOs to reopen Tarai schools (ht 29/10/2015)

CDC preparing new textbooks for Grade IX (ht 28/10/2015)

SLC Grading System, by Ganesh Bahadur Singh (rn 27/10/2015)

Govt to launch literacy classes from Nov 17 (ht 27/10/2015)

Decks cleared for SSRP (kp 20/10/2015)

Bhaktapur set to be declared fully literate (ht 17/10/2015)

Rebuilding quake-hit schools expected to take 3-5 years, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 17/10/2015)

50 students pass SLC after retotalling scores (ht 11/10/2015)

Early Dashain holidays sought (ht 09/10/2015), Most pvt schools to close from next week (ht 09/10/2015)

School closure complaint at NHRC (ht 06/10/2015)

Psycho-social training for govt teachers begins (kp 05/10/2015)

Govt permits private firms to print school textbooks, by Kokila KC (kp ht 03/10/2015), CDC calls pvt firms to renew their licences (ht 08/10/2015)

Fuel crisis hits Valley schools hard: Say they will be forced to halt academic activities, if shortage continues, by Kokila KC (kp 30/09/2015)

Taplejung school has nil SLC results 3 years in row, by Ananda Gautam (kp 27/09/2015)

Almost 6,000 children out of school (ht 25/09/2015) [related to Rukum]

Paper points out priorities in education sector (ht 23/09/2015)

Fact and fiction: Going by the past records, there are reasons to doubt the claimed spike in adult literacy rate, by Ramesh Shrestha (kp 15/09/2015)

‘Let schools operate without obstructions’: About 3.2 million students have been deprived of education due to protests and bandas in Tarai (kp 14/09/2015)

Past and future: If history is taught in a fun way to young students, they could be more concerned about the country’s future, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 13/09/2015)

SLC chance exam results by next week: OCE (ht 12/09/2015)

Top schools, colleges honoured (ht 09/09/2015)

Banda keeps 3m kids off school: Over 20,000 schools and colleges shut; 50 of the 220 academic days lost due to quakes and banda (kp 08/09/2015), DoE tells its subordinate bodies to resume schools:  Around two dozen parties in the past had agreed not to shut schools and involve students in political activities (kp 09/09/2015)

Sweltering makeshift classrooms sickens students, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 08/09/2015)

Students from poor family skip school to care for sibling, by Janak K.C. (rep 08/09/2015)

Informal education opens doors, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 08/09/2015)

Women outnumber men in adult literacy (ht 08/09/2015)

Future gains: The govt should do more to reduce the dropout rate of school-going children (kp 08/09/2015)

1,500 children out of schools in Baglung, by Prakash Baral (kp 07/09/2015)

Nepal to achieve cent per cent adult literacy by December, by Kokila KC (ht 07/09/2015) [??? In our village, about 20 percent of the people are not able to write their own name! The situation in other villages of the district is similar!!]

Adult literacy rate reaches 92 pc: NFEC (kp 04/09/2015) [??], 92.5 pc of Nepalis between 15 and 60 years literate: NFEC (ht 04/09/2015), Govt claims dramatic spike in adult literacy, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 04/09/2015)

Agitating parties pledge not to force closure of schools (ht 02/09/2015)

Integrity education: Setting the scene, by Santosh Gautam (ht 02/09/2015)

Parenting education: Gaining in popularity, by Geeta Subedi (ht 21/08/2015)

Over 218 children remote Sindhuplachowk VDCs deprived of education, by Dhruva Dhangal (rep 19/08/2015)

JSSK, Sajha to publish textbooks (kp 18/08/2015)

Smart Board to replace traditional pedagogy (ht 18/08/2015)

Education for all goals: Government likely to miss target this year (ht 17/08/2015)

Schools, universities see surge in drop-outs, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 15/08/2015)

Pays to study: There is a need to transform public education in Nepal from a symbol of despair to a beacon of hope, by Ram C. Chandra (kp 11/08/2015)

18 community schools shut in Tanahun (ht 07/08/2015)

SLC chance exams begin (ht 06/08/2015)

Budget inadequate to ensure free, compulsory education: Article 17 of the draft constitution envisions providing free and compulsory education to all up to the secondary level (kp 29/07/2015)

18 districts declared literate (kp 27/07/2015)

Student union padlocks four community schools (kp 24/07/2015)

MoE starts discussion on education policy (ht 24/07/2015)

Himani Trust to construct schools (ht 24/07/2015)

In Federal Context: Proposed Panel Should Set Direction, by Mukti Rijal (rn 23/07/2015)

Valley private schools open on holiday ‘This was to make up for loss of studies after the earthquake’ (ht 21/07/2015)

‘Continuous Education’ programme this year (ht 20/07/2015)

Literacy campaign a damp squib, by Kokila KC (ht 17/07/2015

Fund for earthquake-affected schools frozen due to feud (ht 16/07/2015)

Schools running classes in unsafe structures (ht 15/07/2015)

School pupil numbers in steady decline: Report, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/07/2015)

DoE directs action against schools (ht 14/07/2015)

Course correction: By fixing the education system, Nepal could take the most important step towards inclusive growth, by Ram C. Acharya (kp 14/07/2015)

Total literacy mission way behind schedule, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 13/07/2015)

Teachers are to blame for degrading public school education: Official (ht 11/07/2015)

Quota for school with zero result: ‘Such schools must be encouraged, not punished’ (ht 10/07/2015)

Temporary solutions: Schooling allows children to regain a crucial sense of routine that helps them to come to terms with their experiences, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 09/07/2015)

Govt policy and programs bring disappointment to education sector (rep 09/07/2015)

Commission to be set up for education sector reforms (ht 09/07/2015)

Sankhu school gets new quake-resistant building, by Anup Ojha (kp 05/07/2015)

Khotang stakeholders pledge to improve SLC results (ht 05/07/2015)

Schools with nil results to face music (ht 04/07/2015)

Is bamboo schools the answer?, by Sharada Adhikari (ht 04/07/2015)

Schools at risk: Earthquake resistent features such as horizontal bands and stones at the corners are generally not provided in school buildings, by Keshab Sharma (rep 04/07/2015)

9th ECAN Int’l Education Fair starts (kp 03/07/2015), Over 40,000 footfalls on second day of ECAN Int’l Education Fair (kp 04/07/2015), ECAN Int’l Edu Fair draws over 60k on Day 3 (kp 05/07/2015), ECAN fair concludes with overwhelming participation (kp 06/07/2015)

Students still await textbooks, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 03/07/2015)

Flood-affected schools build new classrooms, by Durgalal KC (kp 02/07/2015)

Plan afoot to declare Lamjung a fully literate district (ht 01/07/2015)

Students displaced by quake, landslides miss their classes: Reopening of schools is the least of the concern of displaced families rummaging for food and shelter, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 30/06/2015)

Book crunch hits Khotang (ht 30/06/2015)

Licences of 41 Rautahat schools scrapped, 52 merged (ht 30/06/2015)

Technical SLC results 2015: Most students pass with ‘B’ grade, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/06/2015), Technical stream SLC results in grade system (ht 29/06/2015)

Education minister not happy with SLC result (ht 29/06/2015)

Khimti children risk lives to reach school: Local residents say the children have no alternative route to go to their school, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 28/06/2015)

Theory of everything: Communicating science effectively can help do away with superstitions as demonstrated by media post-quake, by Ananda Kafle (kp 28/06/2015)

NBC to be followed while reconstructing schools (ht 28/06/2015)

A new public model, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/06/2015)

Universal deceit: We have to get rid of the small-minded idea of a nationalized exam that fails too many students, expexially those who are already marginalized, by Shyam Sharma (rep 27/06/2015)

Textbook crisis in far-west remote villages (ht 27/06/2015), Govt to review textbook distribution (ht 29/06/2015)

SLC System: From Rhetoric To Reality, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 27/06/2015)

Shining Public Schools, by Birat Anupam (rn 27/06/2015)

So much needs to change: Despite Khotang’s giving birth to a host of luminaries, the district remains backward; That is perhaps why my district fared so poorly in the recent SLC, by Dewan Rai (kp 27/06/2015)

Retrofit schools: Still ample time, by Vikash Raj Satyal (ht 26/06/2015)

Some quake-damaged schools need to be merged: Experts, by Kokila KC (ht 25/06/2015)

Boy ploughs field to pay college fee, by Chetan Adhikari (kp 24/06/2015)

Enrollment affected, dropout rate to go up (ht 24/06/2015)

Silver lining Increase in the pass percentage of public school students is a good sign (kp 23/06/2015)

Educating Jhapa women thru campaign (ht 23/06/2015)

Tuition fee row: Monitoring of pvt schools kicks off (kp 22/06/2015), Private schools found fleecing parents: Overcharging under various headings against govt directive (ht 23/06/2015)

Schools cornering parents for quake repair funds, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 22/06/2015)

Around 125,000 to sit for SLC supplementary test in August (kp 21/06/2015)

47.43 pc students pass SLC test, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/06/2015), Only 47.43 per cent clear SLC test: Pass percentage below 50 pc for the 4th year in a row, by Kokila KC (ht 20/06/2015), Community schools fare better this year (ht 20/06/2016), 26 schools produce nil results in SLC (ht 20/06/2015), 47.43% pass SLC: More girls took exam but pass percent lower (rep 20/06/2015), SLC results not satisfactory: Stakeholders (ht 21/06/2015), SLC success rate of TFN Fellows’ schools up (ht 22/06/2015), Bhaktapur got highest pass rate in SLC exams, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/06/2015)

Textbook crunch hits students of Udayapur (ht 20/06/2015)

Lesson still to be learnt: he earthquake is an opportunity to rebuild Nepal’s education system, not just fallen schools, by Sonia Awale (nt 19/06/2015)

Low school attendance: ‘17,000 barred from SLC test’ (kp 18/06/2015)

OCE says preparations on to announce SLC results tomorrow (ht 18/06/2015)

8 districts meet literacy target (kp 17/06/2015)

Gorkha students lack textbooks (kp 17/06/2015)

DEO team to inspect schools that need to be demolished (ht 17/06/2015)

Students in remote Gorkha school study under open sky, by Sudip Kaini (kp 16/06/2015)

Pyuthan district declared thumb-impression free, by Devendra Brahma (kp 16/06/2015)

Govt team to monitor private institutions, fee structure (ht 15/06/2015)

Textbook shortage in Darchula, by Manoj Badu (kp 14/06/2015)

Students to protest against refusal to waive fee (ht 14/06/2015), Pvt schools to waive 50 pc fees for quake holidays (kp 15/06/2015), Private schools told to waive half month’s fee (ht 15/06/2015), MoE directs private schools to waive 50 percent fees for Baisakh (rep 15/06/2015), A positive start: Government’s recent decree to private schools comes as a relief to parents (kp 16/06/2015)

Follow the students: As more students from outside the Valley opt out of studying in Kathmandu’s schools, the government can use this opportunity to improve the quality of education in areas far away fromthe centre , by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/06/2015)

Model schools in Gorkha, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 12/06/2015)

DEO starts monitoring schools in Kaski (ht 12/06/2015)

Nagarkot school sees a new day, by Anup Ojha (kp 11/06/2015)

Textbook crunch hits remote far-west districts (ht 10/06/2015)

Schools not to waive tuition for quake’s sake (kp 09/06/2015)

Student unions warn stir against pvt school charge (kp 08/06/2015)

Kathmandu, Lalitpur DEOs yet to finish school safety assessment (kp 07/06/2015)

Student unions demand free education for homeless, orphaned: Served three-day ultimatum for the implementation of 10-point agreement (ht 07/06/2015)

Danger looms as classes resume in quake-damaged schools, by Bishal Bhattarai (rep 06/06/2015)

Private schools seek Rs 240 million (ht 05/06/2015)

SLC results by June-end: OCE (ht 05/06/2015)

Building temporary learning centres in Sindupalchok (kp 03/06/2015)

Panchthar schools operating without a single student enrolling (ht 03/06/2015)

Quake spikes demand for book on education in emergencies, by Kokila KC (ht 03/06/2015)

Room to Read provides books to schools (kp 03/06/2015), WLN distributes course books (kp 03/06/2015)

Donors’support sought to rebuild schools (ht 02/06/2015)

Schools reopen after five weeks: Three-hour school for a week; Parents yet to be assured of safety of children, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/06/2015), Schools reopen in districts amidst uncertainty, confusion, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 01/06/2015), Schools reopen with focus on pyscho-social counselling (ht 01/06/2015), Race against time to get kids back to school: UNICEF (ht 01/06/2015), Back to school: It is vitally important that students return to learning environments that are safe, secure (kp 02/06/2015), Handling Trauma At School, by Prem K. Khatry (rn), Father Of Man, by Shyam K.C. (rn)

Valley DEOs yet to complete school building assessment (kp 31/05/2015)

Schools reopen today but uncertainty continues: Students’safety should be prime concern,say stakeholders; Resuming classes on outskirts of Lalitpur not easy (ht 31/05/2015), Focus on recreational activities, urges MoE (ht 31/05/2015)

Getting children back to school a priority (ht 30/05/2015)

CDC to include chapter on RTI for ninth graders, by Kokila KC (ht 30/05/2015)

Schools reopen on Sunday: Fears for kids’ safety at school, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/05/2015)

A steep road to recovery: May 31, the date is set; Principles and teachers in Kathmandu are scrambling about to resume classes, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 29/05/2015)

Private schools say no to call for waiving fee (ht 29/05/2015)

Quake-hit Lamjung schools resume morning classes in makeshift tents, by Aash Gurung (kp 28/05/2015)

Makwanpur DEO to set up temp learning centres, by Pratap Bista (kp 28/05/2015)

‘Pvt schools suffered loss of Rs 10 billion’ (ht 28/05/2015)

Battered Education Sector, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 27/05/2015)

School building evaluation: Tardy assessments leave Valley’s schools at loss (kp 27/05/2015)

Sindhu schools face enrolment drought: None among the 34 private schools in the district are in a condition to resume classes while at least 12,000 students are out of contact since the April 25 earthquake, by Rishiram Poudel (kp 27/05/2015)

Literacy campaign halted in quake-affected districts, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/05/2015)

No classrooms as school resumption date nears, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/05/2015)

Schools lack open space to setup makeshift classroom, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 25/05/2015)

Colleges in Valley to reopen today (ht 25/05/2015)

Parents worry about children’s studies (kp 24/05/2015)

Remote districts reeling under textbook crisis, by Prakash Singh (ht 24/05/2015)

Safety concern deprives students of chance to take SAT examination (ht 24/05/2015)