Education in Nepal (Update)

The below are the links from Nepali Press/Media covering news and opinions on education in general. Here ht refers to The Himalayan Times, KP – The Kathmandu Post, Rep – Republica, and Rn – Rising Nepal.

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)

Bringing children back to school, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 23/05/2015)

Schools reopen in 13 districts of western region, by Bharat Koirala (ht 23/05/2015)

200 TLCs to be set up in Kathmandu, by Kokila KC (ht 22/05/2015)

Reopening Sindhuli schools on May 31 next to impossible (ht 22/05/2014)

Visual assessment of community schools of Valley near completion (ht 22/05/2015)

Schools can decide date on their own to reopen: DoE Those safe to resume classes should do so from May 31 (ht 21/05/2015), Either red or green stickers for schools, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 21/05/2015)

Irregularity during recruitment charged (ht 21/05/2015)

Parents want schools to resume classes, by Kokila KC (ht 20/05/2015)

Agitation against DEO decision to close schools (ht 20/05/2015)

Rebuilding the schools (ht 19/05/2015), The lesson of Nepal: Fund needs to be created for children, by Gordon Brown (ht)

Pvt colleges to reopen from Sunday, schools week next (kp 18/05/2015)

Schools reopen in relief rooms in Kaski (ht 18/05/2015)

Quake affects 97 Nawalparasi schools (ht 18/05/2015)

DoE seeks Rs 4b to run schools (kp 16/05/2015)

Restarting classes after the quake, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 15/05/2015)

Temblors throw academic programmes into disarray, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/05/2015)

Building safer schools: With so many schools damaged or destroyed, the education of tens of thousands of children will be affected, by Mattias Bryneson (kp 14/05/2015)

Public schools get cash to arrange for classes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 11/05/2015), MoE allocates budget for damaged schools (ht 11/05/2015), Parents reluctant to send their kids back to school (kp 11/05/2015)

House panel suggestions: ‘Engage students in activities after classes resume’ (ht 11/05/2015)

The lesson of Nepal, by Gordon Brown (kp 11/05/2015)

1m Nepali kids may not return to school: UNICEF (kp 09/05/2015), DoE to assess schools in Valley from tomorrow: Teams comprising engineers to take stock of buildings across country to find whether they are safe to run classes, by Kokila KC (ht 09/05/2015), MoE to set up 12,000 Temporary Learning Centres (ht 09/05/2015), Country’s schools hit hard, by Sangita Shrestha (ht 09/05/2015)

Schools reopen after quake in Lamjung, by Aash Gurung (kp 09/05/2015)

Many schools can’t reopen (kp 08/05/2015)

SLC results to be delayed by ‘two weeks’ (kp 07/05/2015)

More than 800 schools damaged in eastern region (ht 03/05/2015), Quake wrecks schools, colleges in many districts (kp 04/05/2015), Assess school buildings: DoE, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/05/2015), Govt preparing to resume classes from May 15 (ht 05/05/2015)

Schools to remain shut until May 14 (kp 01/05/2015)

Dropout rate ‘highest’ among school students in Kanchanpur, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 25/04/2015)

Govt plans to provide grants to girl students (ht 25/04/2015)

Saptari students yet to get textbooks (ht 25/04/2015)

Action Week for Education starts tomorrow: Various programmes to be organised (ht 25/04/2015)

Scholarships in pvt schools: Transparency in question (ht 25/04/2015)

The last resort: The importance of improving the public education system in Nepal, by Shisir Khanal (rep 24/04/2015)

School Education Getting Really Expensive, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 22/04/2015)

MoE names focal person to look into pvt schools’ issues (ht 22/04/2015)

Illegal operation of private schools rampant in Dang, by Devendra Basnet (rep 22/04/2015)

Illegal schools rampant in Rautahat (ht 20/04/2015)

Over 4,500 children out of school in Palpa, by Madhav Aryal (kp 19/04/2015)

More than 6,000 children out of schools: In Ramechhap, enrollment drive needs further push (ht 18/04/2015)

Shuvatara School shut for indefinite period: Principal says management left with no option after teachers chose to obstruct classes (ht 17/04/2015), Shuvatara row ‘to be resolved’ (kp 19/04/2015)

Bank account of dozen schools still frozen (ht 17/04/2015)

Academic session starts: Midwest kids await textbooks (kp 16/04/2015)

Schools told to use approved books (kp 16/04/2015)

Student enrollment drive intensifies (ht 16/04/2015)

Restructuring traditional education: Schools for this century, by Shree Prasad Devkota, Shiba Bagale and Dhundiraj Giri (ht 16/04/2015)

‘Free’ education not so free, says OAG report, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/04/2015), Sinking ships: Government must straighten out public schools to ensure free education for all (kp 15/04/2015)

Over 1,000 schools out of service: Report, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/04/2015)

‘Let’s make all schools free of violence’: School Enrollment Campaign to be launched tomorrow (ht 14/04/2015)

Four schoolgirls commit ‘mass suicide’ over poor exam results, by Manoj Badu (kp 14/04/2015), Four girls jump into river ‘after failing in their final exam’ (ht 14/04/2015), Three bodies recovered (ht 14/04/2015), Body of fourth girl recovered from river (ht 15/04/2015)

JSSK set to miss textbook deadline again (kp 13/04/2015)

Committee hikes private school fee by 22 percent (kp 13/04/2015), Tuition fees for Kathmandu schools up by 22 per cent (ht 13/04/2015), ANNISU-R protests fee hike in schools (ht 14/04/2015), Student unions protest against tuition fee hike in private schools (ht 16/04/2015), Student unions stage protest in front of DoE (ht 17/04/2015), MoE discussing fee revision (ht 18/04/2015), Ministry to mediate fee dispute (kp 19/04/2015), Student unions picket DEOs across country (ht 20/04/2015), Private schools told to roll back fee hike, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/04/2015), Govt revokes hike in school fees (ht 21/04/2015)

One room for two grades in Upper Manang school, by Aash Gurung (kp 12/04/2015)

Learning by doing: Creating and maling things is engaging and full of fun for children; Taking things apart is as important, by Usha Pokharel (rep 11/04/2015)

Nepal’s achievement in edu sector ‘impressive’ (kp 10/04/2015)

Dalits, Janajatis, Madhesis falter in grades (kp 07/04/2015), A lopsided deal: Despite heavy investment in education, students’ performance is far from satisfactory, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/04/2015), Major overhaul necessary, interview with Bidhya Nath Koirala (kp 07/04/2015), Chepangs dropping out early to earn living (kp 07/04/2015)

Govt steps up efforts to improve technical education (rep 06/04/2015)

‘Female students lag behind in learning’: Experts say equal treatment of daughters could improve their grades (kp 05/04/2015)

Modality of technical SLC results yet to be finalised (kp 04/04/2015)

Government claim of dwindling illiteracy ‘misleading’: Experts (kp 04/04/2015)

School reeling under financial crisis (ht 04/04/2015)

A school that lacks desk, bench, toilet and water (ht 04/04/2015)

Dalit, Ethnic community students score low due to discriminatory attitude of peers: Study, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 03/04/2015)

Govt yet to determine school fee structure (ht 03/04/2015)

Students’ performance down, shows study, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/04/2015), School performance declining not just in SLC: Report, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 02/04/2015)

Household chores make students do better in studies; Engagement in house tasks for couple of hours every day improves performance: Report (ht 02/04/2015)

Civic education: The intellectual base of democracy, by Dev Raj Dahal (pr 02/04/2015)

Task force resumes preparatory work for letter grading system (ht 31/03/2015)

SLC exams conclude (ht 31/03/2015)

SLC examinations: Irregularities up despite strict rules (kp 29/03/2015)

School building on verge of collapse (ht 29/03/2015)

Govt forms high-level edu panel: Members say they are included in the commission without consultation (kp 28/03/2015), Govt forms 17-member education commission (ht 28/03/2015), MoE officials uninformed on formation of commission (ht 30/03/2015)

Two-day edu fair at Durbarmarg (kp 27/03/2015)

Assaying the Iron Gate: A high SLC pass rate by itself is not sufficient evidence that private schools are providing relevant learning experiences to children, by Sakar Pudasaini and Dipeshwor Man Shrestha (kp 27/03/2015)

Crimes in education: Education in Nepal is ridden with problems right from the school to the university level, by Mana Prasad Wagley and Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 26/03/2015)

Security: Major Concern For Schools, by Prem Khatry (rn 24/03/2015)

Co-curricular activities should be included in our school education (ht 24/03/2015)

Very little teaching, learning goes on in public schools, interview with Kedar Bhakta Mathema (kp 23/03/2015)

16 Ramechhap schools on verge of closure (ht 21/03/2015)

Education, Nepali-style: Here is why students will do well in their School Leaving Certificate exams this year, by Kathryn S. March (kp 20/03/2015)

Taking the test: SLC exams need reform, but it will be a long, arduous process (kp 20/03/2015)

SLC exams begin today: For the first time in history girls set to outnumber boys (rep 19/03/2015), SLC exams begin with new reforms (kp 19/03/2015), Impropriety of institute proprietor deprives students of exam (ht 19/03/2015), Fee should not bar anyone from sitting for tests: OPMCM (ht 19/03/2015), Acid attack victims take exam at hospitals (ht 20/03/2015), 84 expelled,four invigilators suspended on Day 1 (ht 20/03/2015), Invigilators face action, students expelled (ht 21/03/2015), 10 SLC invigilators suspended in Rautahat(ht 23/03/2015), 250 students, 25 invigilators expelled from SLC exams (rep 23/03/2015), 14 invigilators suspended; 198 examinees expelled (ht 24/03/2015), 19 fake SLC examinees Arrested (kp 25/03/2015)

Sajha MD caught in textbook scam: Education Minister comes under fire after the publishing house owned by Sajha MD was caught printing school textbooks illegally, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/03/2015)

Government to form high-level edu commission, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/03/2015)

SLC exam to be conducted amid upped security: 15 security personnel at each centre; Strict action against students breaching code of conduct (ht 18/03/2015), 429 students not allowed to sit for SLC (ht 18/03/2015), Take it easy: As thousands of children are preparing for SLC, I wonder how many of them are scared, by Anuradha Sharma (rep 18/03/2015)

Girls set to outweigh boys for next decade, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/03/2015), The battle ahead: Increase in the number of girls appearing for SLC is heartening, but problems remain(kp 18/03/2015), Crossing the iron gate: Has the rise in the number of girl students appearing for SLC actually reduced gender gaps in education?, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 19/03/2015)

Language barrier major cause of high dropout rate in schools, by Raju Adhikari (rep 16/03/2015)

Examinees’ personal details available on OCE website (ht 16/03/2015)

Private schools seek to double fees (kp 15/03/2015)

Education And Women In Nepal, by Shree Prasad Devkota and Shiba Bagale (rn 15/03/2015)

25 community schools merged in Kaski (ht 15/03/2015)

Non-formal Education For Active Citizenship, by Mukti Rijal (rn 12/03/2015)

Mastering English does not mean quality education (ht 12/03/2015)

Private firm prints school books without permission (kp 11/03/2015)

Large scale irregularities ail education sector: Of the 2,020 cases of irregularities filed at the CIAA, 587 were related to education sector alone, by Madhav Ghimire (kp 10/03/2015)

Dismal SLC results expected in Bajura (ht 10/03/2015)

A handy guide to school admissions: Experts advise not to go by fancy buildings or higher fees, but to look for enthusiastic teaching team  (ht 10/03/2015)

ECAN against MoE halt in registration (kp 09/03/2015)

JSSK approaches Sajha for help: The Janak Shiksha Samagri Kendra is yet to print 403m books to meet its target (kp 08/03/2015)

Govt schools form alliance for reforms: Nawalparasi institutions emulate pvt schools, start English medium classes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/03/2015)

Dispute delays literacy drive in 5 districts (kp 07/03/2015)

Learning from mistakes: When you start looking at mistakes as learning opportunities, it will encourage growth, creativity and free expression in students, by Usha Pokharel (rep 07/03/2015)

Forbidden territory: ‘The Laramie Project’ provides an opportunity for families to engage in potentially mind-stretching conversations, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 06/03/2015)

Restore to life: Scientific education demands serious investment, not empty promises (kp 04/03/2015)

Need to change our education system, by Bikash Gupta (kp 02/03/2015)

Schools want 15pc fee hike (kp 01/03/2015)

Accessing education: The more educated people are, the less inclined they become towards what they see as less dignified work, by Samira Paudel (kp 01/03/2015)

Education for disabled children a far cry: Govt yet to categorise types of disabilities to address special needs, by Kokila KC (ht 28/02/2015), Nepal may not meet MDG on education for disabled, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 28/02/2015)

World Bank loan for higher education reform project (kp 21/02/2015)

School merger plan: DoE seeks data within two weeks (kp 18/02/2015)

Govt allows operating Nepali schools abroad (kp 16/02/2015)

Parbat schools sans child-friendly furniture, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 16/02/2015)

Charting a course: A time of national debate is also a time to revise school curricula in meaningful and relevant ways, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 15/02/2015)

School textbook monitoring begins (ht 14/02/2015), Textbooks fail to reach students (kp 15/02/2015), Education Ministry to speed up textbook monitoring to ensure timely supply (ht 16/02/2015)

Nine schools in Bhaktapur set to face DEO axe (ht 13/02/2015)

NFEC urges all concerned to extend support to its literacy campaign (ht 12/02/2015)

Up a grade: Letter grading will help reduce geography-related discrepancies in education system, by Suman Laudari (rep 11/02/2015)

‘Broad master plan needed to change our education system’, interview with Kedar Bhakta Mathema (kp 10/02/2015)

Two more, too many: Experts say instead of adding two more universities, the government should invest its focus and budget on improvement of existing ones (kp 10/02/2015), New ones struggle to get by (kp 10/02/2015)

Govt set to monitor availability of textbooks in districts (ht 10/02/2015)

Fear of abuse keeping girl students out of school: Rising cases of violence against women a bane of those who wish to pursue studies, by Prakash Singh (ht 08/02/2015)

Children will get textbooks before start of academic session: JEMC (ht 06/02/2015), Action if textbooks not delivered on time: Govt (kp 07/02/2015)

Licence of 43 schools scrapped, some merged (ht 05/02/2015)

School text books: JSSK denies Sajha distribution rights (kp 03/02/2015)

Over 500,000 taking SLC tests: Exam to be held for 11 days this year, will conclude on March 30 (ht 02/02/2015)

Yadav stresses effective monitoring of education (ht 02/02/2015)

‘Education most corrupt sector’, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/02/2015), Degrees of doubt: Govt must strengthen regulatory bodies to curb corruption in education (kp 04/02/2015)

6 more districts set to attain total literacy by March, by Binod Ghimire (kp 31/01/2015)

Perpetual problem: Despite delays, publication, distribution of schoolbooks must stay with govt (kp 30/01/2015)

Discriminatory Practices In Schools, by Bindu Thapa & Sangita Pandey (rn 30/01/2015)

18 students deprived of appearing in SLC, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 29/01/2015)

Schools hold send-up tests: he Ministry of Education has already scrapped the provision of holding such tests before SLC examination (kp 28/01/2015)

Except for closing Gender disparity in schools, progress in education slow (kp 27/01/2015)

Against all odds: Brave Chepang girls risk life to get education, by Rameshwor Karki (rep 27/01/2015)

Illiteracy still prevails in Nawalparasi (ht 27/01/2015)

Dalit students declining in govt schools (ht 27/01/2015)

Dalit children deprived of education in remote Mugu, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 27/01/2015)

School textbooks on time unlikely (rep 27/01/2015), Govt asks JSSK, Sajha for detailed plan (kp 29/01/2015)

On-the-job training part of course for SLC (ht 26/01/2015)

More resources needed to educate children: UN (ht 24/01/2015)

By the letter: By itself, the adoption of letter grades on the SLC will not help; outdated methods of teaching and assessment must also change, by Suresh Mandal (kp 23/01/2015)

DEO starts literacy drive, by Lawadev Dhungana (kp 22/01/2015) [related to Panchthar]

NTA report shows Nepal failing to meet WSIS targets, by Ramesh Shrestha (ht 22/01/2015)

Literacy budget cut for 58 districts (rep 19/01/2015)

Book shortage looms yet again: Janak Shiksha needs to double production to meet its target, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/01/2015)

Students are not the problem: Teachers need to step out of their daily classroom routine and defy the ‘factory’ model of education, by Umesh Shrestha (kp 18/01/2015)

DEOs asked to fix school fees (kp 17/01/2015)

Billions spent on literacy drive but many fall through cracks, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 17/01/2015)

PABSON not to hold send-up test: The umbrella body of private schools reversed its earlier decision following warning from the Department of Education (kp 15/01/2015)

Ninth graders to assist visually impaired in SLC (ht 15/01/2015)

Kalikot school becomes a model learning centre, by Tularam Pandey (kp 15/01/2015)

Start of native language classes ups enrolment, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 14/01/2015)

Private schools accused of overcharging students (ht 13/01/2015)

Panchthar DEO awarded with ‘Integrity Idol’ (kp 12/01/2015)

ANNISU-R seeks action against PABSON, NPABSAN (ht 12/01/2015)

Education And Ethical Aspects, by Bam Dev Sharma (rn 11/01/2015)

PABSON flouts govt rule to hold send-up tests: The government in 2011 amended the education regulation barring schools from holding send-up tests and selecting students for SLC examinations (kp 09/01/2015), DoE seeks PABSON clarification on send-up tests (ht 10/01/2015)

Letter grading in SLC: Task force’s first meeting todayMandated to submit its study report in three months (ht 09/01/2015)

Govt to deliver textbooks to Karnali students on time (rep 09/01/2015)

MoE mulling over technical, vocational education (ht 08/01/2015)

Politics delays SMC formation in Bajura (ht 08/01/2015)

School padlocked for month (ht 08/01/2015)

High-level panel to draft new education policy (kp 04/01/2015)

Making teachers work: The weak implementation of the education laws is mainly responsible for the sorry plight of the public schools (ht 02/01/2015)

Lured by good pay, children quit school to herd mules, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 02/01/2015)

Enrolled but absent: Badi children out of school, repeat grades, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 01/01/2015)

Literacy classes working wonders on rural women (ht 01/01/2014)

Education bill: ‘Remove co-op school model’ (kp 31/12/2014)

Grade expectations: Letter grades for the SLC seem to have been adopted without the requisite homework, by Shanta Dixit (kp 31/12/2014)

Illiteracy still amajor cause ofconcern: PM (ht 30/12/2014)

MoE fails to executeits own decision (ht 30/12/2014)

PfBEI says victorious in achieving goal (ht 27/12/2014)

Value Of Vocational Education And Training, by Reagan Bhandari (rn 26/12/2014)

Govt to ban corporal punishment in schools, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 23/12/2014)

TFN organises charity walkathon (ht 21/12/2014)

Supporting education: Better education in Nepal has been the primary focus in Danish development assistance in Nepal over the years, by Kirsten Geelan (rep 20/12/2014)

Teacher’s call: Parents need to give enough time to their children at home for their betterment, by Amar Bahadur Sherma (rep 18/12/2014)

Lit drive gets cold shoulder, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/12/2014)

MoE discloses consolidated equity strategy-2014 (kp 16/12/2014)

Govt slammed fornot caring about education issues (ht 15/12/2014)

‘Education for children up to 16 years of age must be free’ (kp 13/12/2014)

Flash report on education riddled with inconsistencies, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 13/12/2014)

Schools inflate enrollment figures for more budget, by Madhusudhan Guragain (rep 13/12/2014)

Inching Towards Quality Education, by Krishna Prasad Acharya (rn 11/12/2014)

Government’s free education claims ring hollow, by Raju Adhikari (rep 10/12/2014)

Lack of furniture, classrooms affecting Saptari students (ht 09/12/2014)

Tourists play role in Rasuwa school shutdowns, by Nirajan Poudel (rep 09/12/2014)

Education Sans Values?, by Prem Khatry (rn 09/12/2014)

Bhaktapur schools told to run till 4pm (kp 07/12/2014)

Appalled by last year’s results, govt gears up to better pass rates, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 06/12/2014), Rautahat DEO enforces 33-point plan to improve SLC results, by Madan Thakur (rep 06/12/2014)

OCE plans SLC results in two phases, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/12/2014)

New school building improves enrolment, by Rajendra Nath (kp 05/12/2014)

Students to be mobilised for mass literacy campaign, by Manoj Poudel (kp 02/12/2014)

School fees: Sourt scraps petition, opens door for fee hike (kp 01/12/2014)

Public schools defy DEO order (kp 01/12/2014)

Half of enrolled pupils fake: DEO, by Manoj Poudel (kp 30/11/2014) [related to Kapilvastu]

Government planning to set up National Education Board, by Kokila KC (ht 29/11/2014)

Schools in central Tarai shut with students, teachers absent (ht 29/11/2014)

Seasonal migration affects education of children (ht 27/11/2014)

Students face hardship dueto lack of toilets in school (ht 27/11/2014)

Unfriendly environment major cause of high LGBT dropout rate: Report (rep 26/11/2014)

Banke literacy drive brings mixed results, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 25/11/2014)

School reform: Proposed amendment of education act to transfer school ownership to communities is problematic, by Jayash Poudel (rep 25/11/2014)

The real work: Are teachers, parents, and administrators in private school circles distracted from their real work?, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 23/11/2014)

Change in schools’ fee structure on cards, by Kokila KC (ht 22/11/2014), Schools told to publicise fees (kp 23/11/2014)

Learning curve: School sector reform (rep 22/11/2014)

SLC exams to begin on Mar 19, by Kokila KC (ht 21/11/2014)

School dropouts up in far-west (ht 21/11/2014)

Bill readied to enforce free and compulsory education (kp 20/11/2014), Education for free to all children only on paper (ht 20/11/2014)

Quality School Education: The CTE Way, by Prem Khatry (rn 18/11/2014)

Varsity students build toilet for female students (kp 18/11/2014)

School building in sorry state (ht 18/11/2014)

Literacy campaign: Teaching illiterate people part of examination process (kp 17/11/2014)

Community schools reeling under crisis (ht 17/11/2014)

Four-day holiday for schools during SAARC Summit (rep 14/11/2014) [?????]

Double whammy for mountain students: They leave their books behind at home because they won_t be studying at all for the  six months they are away, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 14/11/2014)

SSRP gets 2-year term extension, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/11/2014)

Stakeholders call for fixing fee scientifically (ht 12/11/2014)

Govt seeks suggestions on co-op modality plan (kp 11/11/2014), Lawmakers oppose co-op model schools: Lawmakers say the model floated by the government is against right to property guaranteed by the Interim Constitution (kp 14/11/2014), School owners protest proposed change to Education Act (rep 14/11/2014), PABSON objects to co-operative model for institutional schools (ht 21/11/2014)

Irregularities, arrears rife in education sector, say experts (ht 10/11/2014)

Seasonal students crowd school, by Prakash Baral (kp 09/11/2014)

Children walk for hours to reach school, by Uttam Ojha (rep 07/11/2014)

DEOs outline challenges to literacy campaign (rep 05/11/2014)

Room to read In the absence of teachers and funds, even public schools in Kathmandu are failing our future generation, by Shraddha Giri Bohara (kp 04/11/2014)

Officials to publicise names of illiterates (kp 03/11/2014)

Govt failed to get expected result in education, says Yadav (ht 03/11/2014)

80 pc community schools in Saptari without SMC, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 03/11/2014)

Textbook printing: 21 pvt publishers get permission, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/11/2014), Private sector allowed to print 20 million textbooks (rep 01/11/2014)

Kids run literacy class for parents (kp 01/11/2014)

Pabson asks govt to scrap cooperative modality plan (kp 28/10/2014)

SLC results in gradingsystem for 99 schools, by Kokila KC (kp 28/10/2014)

License of 29 private schools scrapped (ek 26/10/2014) [related to Bhaktapur], 29 private paper schools scrapped, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 27/10/2014)

Flood-hit school faces operational problems, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 23/10/2014)

Germany sees rise in Nepali students (kp 23/10/2014)

Govt to build 810 toilets for girls by December (rep 22/10/2014)

Textbook monitoring begins for new academic session (ht 20/10/2014)

JSSK hopes to print books on time this year (kp 19/10/2014)

New rule makes practical exams easier: SLC students can now appear in tests at their own schools, by Kokila KC (ht 18/10/2014)

Girl students’ attendance up after schools built toilets (ht 18/10/2014)

Literacy classes to kick off from November 17 in 17 districts (ht 17/10/2014)

Wind of change: Political changes have to be accompanied by changes in curriculum that prepare people for new realities, by Pramod Mishra (kp 16/10/2014)

Schools offer meal to keep students around, by Pratap Bista (kp 13/10/2014)

Experts say country needs new education policy (ht 13/10/2014)

Flood fears affectregular classes, by Bharat Koirala (ht 13/10/2014)

School, surrounded by Koshi River, in sorry state (ht 13/10/2014)

New school building useless for a year: Contractor yet to hand over the structure to management (ht 12/10/2014)

Eradicating illiteracy: Target still to be met after spending Rs six billion (ht 11/10/2014)

Breaking the Barriers: How far does the taboo stretch?, by Nitya Pandey (rep 10/10/2014)

Literary campaign to begin from mid-Nov (kp 09/10/2014)

31 Bhaktapur schools enlisted for merger (kp 08/10/2014)

Amping up quality education for the hearing impaired, by Chetan Adhikari (kp 08/10/2014)

Hostel increases enrolment in remote Ghunsa school, by Ananda Gautam (kp 07/10/2014)

DEO Bhaktapur to merge public schools after Dashain (ht 01/10/2014)

Private good, public bad, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/09/2014)

SLC results: Oldest community school lives up to its reputation, by Amrita Anmol (kp 26/09/2014)

Hollowed out: Education in Madhesh is plagued by politics, corruption and ignorance, by Prajjwal Kumar Dahal (rep 25/09/2014)

OCE reports house on SLC rewsults: Over 10,000 students fail all eight subjects (kp 22/09/2014), Shame-laden certificate: When thousands fail SLC exams in all eight subjects, so do we (kp 23/09/2014)

Starting conversations, selling booksThe success of book fairs is a positive development for writers and readers alike. But the surge does not necessarily signal a growth in quality, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 20/09/2014)

MoE told to table new education bill immediately (kp 19/09/2014)

ANNISU-R padlocks school offices (kp 17/09/2014), Fee hike row talks inconclusive (kp 19/09/2014), School shutdown hits over 3 million students nationwide (kp 20/09/2014),Academic activities halted (ht 20/09/2014), Schools to adjust hiked fee by November 1 (rep 20/09/2014), ANNISU-R withdraws strike (ht 21/09/2014)

Only teacher plays truant, school shut (ht 11/09/2014)

Unhealthy race to literacy: Competition to attain early literate status has taken precedence over the real objective of teaching people to read and write, by Binod Ghimire (kp 09/09/2014), Literate Nepal: A noble concept with lax preparation, interview with Mana Prasad Wagle (kp 09/09/2014), Government needs to employ aggressive steps to meet 1.7 million target (kp 09/09/2014)

Thinking Of Education: New Vision Needed, by Prem Khatry (rn 09/09/2014) [see part 2]

SLC chance exam resultspublished; 65 cent pass (ht 08/09/2014)

MoE to provide quality education: 84 per cent adults between 15 and 60 years are already literate in the country (ht 08/09/2014)

Learning for life: The school-level curricula needs to be based on what students face in day-to-day life, by Richa Bhattarai (kp 07/09/2014)

13 schools to be honoured on Sept 8 (ht 05/09/2014)

Bid to end educational inequality (ht 05/09/2014)

2 dozen public schools in Bhaktapur opt for merger, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/09/2014)

Incredible! Nepal ‘total literate’ next year, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/09/2014), Govt has tough challenge to make 1.7m people literate in a year, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 01/09/2014),Going for gold: Achieving ‘total literacy’ by next year would be truly remarkable (kp 02/09/2014)

180 central regionschools merged (ht 01/09/2014)

NFEC to celebrate literacy week from today (ht 01/09/2014)

A non-starter: Years of government’s attempts to increase access of marginalized groups to education fail to bear desired results, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 30/08/2014)

Nepal’s first school awaits reconstruction (kp 29/08/2014)

Class Teacher breaks pupil’s finger (kp 18/08/2014)

Chepang children elated, upbeat to go to school, by Pawan Yadav (kp 24/08/2014)

DEO section officer releases fund for non-existing school (ht 23/08/2014), Minister steps over legal provision to permit school, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 24/08/2014)

Govt mulls pvt mgmt of public schools, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 23/08/2014)

Student no. falls by 317k in 2 yrs, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/08/2014)

Curriculum mapping for creative learning (kp 20/08/2014)

The Rs 1 School: Donate a rupee a day and educate a child, by Devaki Bista (nt 15/08/2014)

6,000 children of ex-Haliya in far west not in school, by Barun Paneru (rep 13/08/2014)

Schools fined over unapproved fee (kp 10/08/2014)

Kanchanpur literacy programme ‘ineffective’, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 10/08/2014)

Most private schools at high risk from natural disasters, by Sujata Awale (ht 09/08/2014)

Illegal schools defying state directives (ht 08/08/2014)

Money for nothing: The government is making a mistake by providing monetary incentive to teachers to take part in trainings, by Umes Shrestha (kp 07/08/2014)

Mired in controversy: Govt’s aim to achieve total literacy by 2015 under fire as it mismatches with average life expectancy, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 07/08/2014)

A Visit To English Classrooms In Nepal, by R.K.P. Shrestha (rn 05/08/2014)

Girls’ edu campaign in 37 VDCs in disarray (kp 28/07/2014)

Error-laden mark sheets giving tough time to students (ht 26/07/2014)

TKP Career Edufair starts Friday (kp 23/07/2014), The Kathmandu Post Career Edufair kicks off (kp 26/07/2014), Over 80,000 participants in two days (kp 27/07/2014), The Kathmandu Post Career Edufair concludes (kp 28/07/2014)

Govt steps up efforts to improve community schools’ performance, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/07/2014)

Govt to merge 200 schools this fiscal (ht 22/07/2014)

Private Solutions: One viable solution to the poor performance of students in the SLC is to expand the choice of schools available, by Bimal Adhikari (kp 22/07/2014)

Low school enrolment prompts government to promote merger, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/07/2014)

Poverty keeping children out of school in Pyuthan villages (ht 20/07/2014)

Registration of 32 ‘paper’ schools cancelled, by Madan Thakur (rep 18/07/2014)

Quest to redefine madrassa education: More and more Islamic seminaries are incorporating government curriculum; Experts say education opportunities improving for Muslim girls, by Weena Pun (kp 17/07/2014)

Schools get 51-point directive from DEO Kaski (ht 17/07/2014)

Accounts of 124schools blocked (ht 17/07/2014)

‘School libraries remain ineffective’, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 16/07/2014)

Blatant loot: Glossy advertisements and word of mouth promotion by friends and relatives make it hard for SLC graduates to find the right college, by Shirsti Kafle (rep 16/07/2014)

Include moral education in schools: NPABSAN (rep 15/07/2014)

Funds embezzlement: 200 Sarlahi schools face closure (kp 14/07/2014)

Communities balk at managerial responsibility for schools: Survey, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 12/07/2014)

Civic education: For Citizens’ Dignity (sp 11/07/2014)

Community schools ‘misappropriate’ funds, by Parbat Portel (kp 11/07/2014)

Illegal schools operating despite DEO diktat in Doti district (ht 09/07/2014)

Cash-strapped community school pays teachers in kind, by Bishal Bhattarai (rep 09/07/2014)

The route reverse: Lured by benefits, students quit private schools to join public ones, by Kalendra Senjuwal (rep 09/07/2014)

Visual rhetoric: Education has become just another product in an unregulated market place, by Shuv Raj Rana Bhat (kp 06/07/2014)

Playing tricks with children’s future: Rupandehi DEO turns blind eye to private schools that lack basic infrastructure, by Rekha Bhushal (rep 05/07/2014)

SLC re-totaling results by end of this month, says OCE (ht 04/07/2024)

Ministry seeks action against errant orientation schools (ht 04/07/2014)

Govt set to celebrate ‘Illiteracy Eradication Year’ (ht 03/07/2014)

DoE to prepare students’ database: Aims to curb irregularities reported in some schools (ht 02/07/2014)

Bajura girls skip school for 5 days every month, by Krishna Oli (rep 02/07/2014)

Course of neglect: Science students are made to learn theories but the need of inducing scientific thought is utterly neglected, by Ananda Kafle (rep 01/07/2014)

Nobel method urged to check on dropouts (kp 01/07/2014)

Govt action against schools with nil result (ht 30/06/2014)

Most schools without financial records (ht 30/06/2014)

Room to read: Investment in public libraries is a prerequisiteto a knowledge-based society (kp 25/06/2014)

Education system blamedfor students’ flight abroad (ht 25/06/2014)

Failure Is Not A Crime, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rn 25/06/2014)

A lesson in failure: Disparity between private and public schools, in the SLC can be attributed to risks and rewards to teachers, by Ram C. Acharya (kp 23/06/2014), Despite hefty spending, govt schools fail to improve results (kp 24/06/2014)

The system ensured jobs for teachers, not education for children, interview with Mana Prasad Wagle (kp 23/06/2014)

Six districts to attain total literacy in a month, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 23/06/2014) [??], Lalitpur declared first fully literate district: 99.2 per cent literacy among people aged 15-60 (ht 24/06/2014), Bid to declare Lalitpur as first total literate district courts controversy, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 24/06/2014)

Poor pass rate puts schools in tight spot, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/06/2014)

Vocational school in every electoralconstituency: It will be one of the flagship programs to be announced in the budget (kp 22/06/2014)

Karnali of the Kathmandu Valley: No a single student gets through this year�s SLC exams from a community school in Lalitpur; Who is primarily responsible for the fiasco?, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 21/06/2014)

SLC exams: Results Of Mismanagement, by Keshab Poudel (sp 20/06/2014)

Focus On Competition, Not Restriction, by Dikendra Kunwar (rn 20/06/2014)

School dropout rate among girls higher: Survey (ht 20/06/2014)

Through the Iron Gate, by Nitya Pandey (rep 20/06/2014)

Alternative testing: Providing those lacking in intellectual ability with practical skills and training can be a sensible solution, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 19/06/2014)

Scholarship winnersforced to pay fees (ht 18/06/2014)

Regulate private schools, PMO directs Ministry of Education (ht 17/06/2014)

Where aging mothers aced literacy exams, by Prakash Baral (kp 17/06/2014)

On SLC and assessments: It’s time for our school system to rethink how they conduct assessments and why, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 17/06/2014), Flagrant failure: The problem is not with the whole educational system but with the public schools and the way they are run, by Surath Giri (rep 17/06/2014), The class divide: Year after year, poor SLC results show the gulf between public and private schools runs deep (kp 18/06/2014), Iron grave: We had our reason for our angst; our son would most probably fail in Nepali; He transferred from abroad without any knowledge of the language, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 18/06/2014), No future for Nepal, unless our public schools improve, interview with Bidya Nath Koirala (rep 18/06/2014)

Students make do with makeshift tents, by Prakash Singh (ht 16/06/2014)

Grade IX-Xtextbooks yetto arrive inJhapa schools (ht 16/06/2014)

SLC success rate stagnates: With 43.92 pass percentage, Edu Dept fails in its promise to achieve double-digit growth, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/06/2014), SLC pass percentageslightly up this year, by Kokila KC (ht 14/06/2014), SLC results: Public schools big letdown (kp 15/06/2014), MoE reiterates ‘doing homework’ to reform education policy: Spokesman blames faulty system for poor School Leaving Certificate exam results (ht 15/06/2014), 28.19 pc pass SLC in public schools, 93.12 pc in private: Failed students mostly from poorer families, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 15/06/2014), SLC results lay bare regional inequalities (rep 15/06/2014), Time for change: There is a need for a paradigm shift in the current education policy framework, by Jayash Paudel (rep 15/06/2014), SLC Results: Failure Of The System, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 16/06/2014), 331 schools see nil SLC results (kp 16/06/2014), SLC: Institutional schools fared better: Pass percentage more than three times compared to community academies, by Kokila KC (ht 16/06/2014), CIAA urged to probe nil results (ht 18/06/2014), 608 fake community schools under CIAA scanner (rep 18/06/2014)

The new preschool paradigm, by Shibani Pandey (kp 14/06/2014)

VDC without a lower secondary school, by Jaya Bahadur Rokaya (kp 10/06/2014)

‘No ceiling on school advertising’ (kp 09/06/2014)

Schools in Banke shut down due to extreme heat, by Tekendra Basyal (rep 09/06/2014)

SLC results by first weekof Ashad, says OCE (ht 09/06/2014), SLC results likely by Saturday (kp 11/06/2014)

Dhankuta schools await textbooks (kp 07/06/2014)

Non-teaching school staff seek Act amendment: Say delay will deprive them of post-job facilities they are entitled to (ht 07/06/2014)

Child-friendly teaching enhancesstanding of govt schools (ht 06/06/2014)

Eight Valley schools face DoE action (ht 04/06/2014)

Literacy classes ineffective in Ramechhap district, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 01/06/2014)

Yarsagumba hunt leaves west Nepal schools deserted (rep 01/06/2014)

Public schools attract hordes of students, by Chetan Adhikari (kp 31/05/2014) [related to Jhapa]

Madrassas go modern: Computers could change the face of Islamic schools in the Tarai, as well as increase enrollment, by Sabrina Toppa (kp 31/05/2014)

Schools in cholera-hit areas unlikely to reopen soon, by Madan Thakur (rep 30/05/2014)

Yarsa hunt leaves schools closed (ht 24/05/2014)

Education minister’s house runs unregistered school: DEO (kp 23/05/2013)

Govt preparing to table bill on free education (ht 23/05/2014)

Schools withdraw tuition fee hike decision (ht 22/05/2014)

Need of the hour: Our education system has been unable to develop entrepreneurs who will create jobs that students aspire, by Surath Giri (rep 20/05/2014)

Over 250 Parsa schools sans management committees (ht 18/05/2014)

Dropout rate high in Kanchanpur schools (kp 17/05/2014)

PABSON urges students to call off protests, sit for dialogue: Says high-level task force will study fee hike issue (ht 17/05/2014), PABSON forms committee to study fee hike, other issues (rep 17/05/2014)

A second chance: Middle-aged women in the Capital are being given another shot at  education by a handful of schools offering five- to six-year SLC courses, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 17/05/2014)

Edu-fair 2014 opens to overwhelming response (kp 16/05/2014), Students throng Kantipur Hissan education fair (kp 17/05/2014), Kantipur Hissan Edu-Fair draws over 200k visitors (kp 18/05/2014), ‘Edu-fair sharing right information’ (kp 21/05/2014)

Textbook printing: Private publishers to get more share, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/05/2014), Private sector to print textbooks: Decision taken to address book crisis (ht 14/05/2014),Sub-standard books sold in Pyuthan (ht 15/05/2014), Text books scarce, guess papers selling like hot cakes (ht 15/05/2014)

MoE to throw book at schools charging high: Warns them to abide by laws while setting fee structure (ht 14/05/2014)

Textbooks shortage in Jajarkot (kp 14/05/2014)

Commercialisation Of Education In Nepal, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 14/05/2014)

English-medium classes increase student enrolment, by Prakash Baral (kp 13/05/2014)

Schools evading social audit for years (ht 13/05/2014)

Private school operators defend tuition fee hike (kp 11/05/2014), Union warns of indefinite strike if fee hike not reversed (ht 13/05/2014)

Back to school: The government’s school admission  campaigns must move beyond token rallies, by Dinesh Koirala (kp 11/05/2014)

Dispute over resource likely to complicate merger of defunct community schools, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 10/05/2014)

Textbook turf wars: Already a month into the new academic session, thousands of students across the country have yet to get their textbooks, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/05/2014)

Class IX, X textbooks unavailable in Udayapur (ht 10/05/2014)

CIAA tells schools to go by the book (ht 08/05/2014)

Govt to enforce edu regulations (kp 08/05/2014)

Kanchanpur schools lack toilet for girls, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 08/05/2014)

Mid West schools still lack textbooks, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 08/05/2014)

Corruption  blamed for textbook  crisis (ht 07/05/2014)

School bodies, student body shut down schools (ht 06/05/2014)

Bid to bring special-need kids to school (kp 05/05/2014)

Adult literacy programme a huge success in Pyuthan: Women showing more interest to learn, say they want to pass SLC exams (ht 04/05/2014)

‘Commission bargain’ causes book shortage, by Shankar Acharya (kp 03/05/2014)

Textbooks in short supply:  Hilly districts in the far-west affected the most (ht 03/05/2014)

Schools told to stop unauthorised classes (ht 01/05/2014)

Illegal pvt schools closed in Panchthar (ht 30/04/2014)

Effective teaching-learning: Sincerity a must, by Ishwor Kadel (ht 30/04/2014)

School Education: Virus On The Hard Disk, by Prem Khatry (rn 29/04/2014)

Cheat sheet: Widespread cheating during examinations reflects the depravity of society at large, by Chandra Mani Bimoli (kp 27/04/2014)

Textbooks available, buyers rare (ht 26/04/2014)

For mother-tongue education (rep 25/04/2014)

People plus: Quality education will help Nepal achieve its human capital potential, by Saloman Rajbanshi (kp 24/04/2014)

Cases filed for selling school stationeries illegally (kp 23/04/2014)

Classrooms roofless, studies affected (ht 23/04/2014)

Diktat to close down unauthorised schools (ht 23/04/2014)

Sixty per cent schools in Dadeldhura stink (ht 23/04/2014)

Students close schools in Dhanusha, by Suresh Yadav (rep 22/04/2014)

Grade 10 absenteeism (kp 21/04/2014)

Textbooks printed by private publishers goes unsold, by Binod Subedi (rep 20/04/2014), Dhading DEO team visits JSSK for books, by Sudip Kaini (kp 21/04/2014), Textbook scarcity looms large in far west (ht 22/04/2014), Yet another year of
textbook shortage in Ramechhap
(ht 24/04/2014)

English for all (kp 18/04/2014)

Say Yes To Training, by Nirajan Pudasaini (rn 17/04/2014)

Education at Bajura community schools not free, by Krishna Oli (rep 17/04/2014)

Multilingual education fails to attract students in Jhapa, by Raju Adhikari (rep 17/04/2014)

12 pc kids in Rukum out of school (ht 16/04/2014)

Students set to start new session without textbooks, by Benupraj Bhattarai (rep 14/04/2014), Govt fails to deliver again; schools begin sans books, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/04/2014),Only ‘33pc’ of textbooks supplied (kp 17/04/2014), New session starts sans books (ht 18/04/2014), Schools without textbooks: Let’s all congratulate our incompetent government for  being consistent in at least one thing: failing in its responsibilities towards the country’s youth, by Guffadi (kp 19/04/2014)

Govt plan to promote literacy: Aims to award lakhs to fully-literate local bodies (ht 13/04/2014)

Where lessons are never learnt (ht 13/04/2014)

Coffee plantation course to be included in Gulmi schools, by Bishal Bhattarai (rep 13/04/2014)

Education: Is Our Priority On Quality Or Quantity?, by Dikendra Kunwar (rn 11/04/2014)

Bad education: Our system of education has failed to establish a link with local cultures, geographies and economies, by Vishnu Karki (kp 08/04/2014)

Our Education: Printing Money, Losing Values?, by Prem Khatry (rn 08/04/2014)

School reopening after 30 yrs takes class in toilet room, by Madan Thakur (rep 06/04/2014)

Opportunities and challenges: What we need is inclusive and multilingual language policy, along with strong will and definite action plan to implement it, by Shankar Dewan (rep 05/04/2014)

Led astray: Vibrant debate on policies to enhance student awareness on higher education abroad is missing, by Jayash Poudel (rep 05/04/2014)

Family literacy: A reversed legacy, by Nitya Pandey (rep 04/04/2014)

Lawmakers take govt to task over textbook crisis (ht 02/04/2014), No change of scene (ht 04/04/2014)

Textbooks delivering process begins, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 02/04/2014), Textbook distribution deal: Private distributors get down to work (kp 06/04/2014)

Facebook phenomenon: The literacy angle, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 02/04/2014)

Community schools not gender-sensitive enough to retain girls, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 01/04/2014)

All community schools in remote Khumbu teaching in English medium (nn 01/04/2014)

Storing SLC answer sheets a new problem (kp 31/03/2014)

Behind the Iron Gate, by Binod Ghimire and Nhooja Tuladhar (kp 29/03/2014) [with a number of charts]

‘Iron Gate’ won’t fall until +2 system is integrated, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 28/03/2014)

Queen’s English in a new republic: Demand from parents and increasing competition from private schools have forced community schools to adopt English, by Tsering Dolker Gurung (nt 28/03/2014)

Where’s the will? Compulsory education, by Aditya Man Shrestha (rep 26/03/2014)

Literacy move benefits 13,500 (kp 26/03/2014)

SLC marking riddled with mistakes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/03/2014)

5 students, 6 invigilators expelled in Saptari district (kp 24/03/2014), Irregularities on third day of SLC exams (ht 24/03/2014), Exam centre stormed: Parents and relatives demand SLC examinees should be allowed to cheat (kp 25/03/2014), Fifteen  examinees expelled on fourth day of SLC exams: Police thrash running guard on the charge of helping  students cheat during test (ht 25/03/2014), Two hurt in SLC exam centre firing, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 26/03/2014), Police open fire, two SLC examinees hurt: Security personnel accused of misbehaving with a girl; Exam postponed (ht 26/03/2014), Police fire warning shots as scuffles with SLC examinees leave 3 injured, by Suresh Yadav (rep 26/03/2014), Teachers charging SLC students for admit cards, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 26/03/2014), Landlord evicts three Dalit students (ht 28/03/2014), SLC examinations conclude (nn 28/03/2014), Foul play goes on despite stern measures, by Binod Ghimre (kp 29/03/2014), SLC examinations conclude (ht 29/03/2014)

Women take to adult literacy programme (ht 24/03/2014)

Party politics mars Chitwan schools: Most school  management committees in the district appoint teachers on the basis of political affiliations, by Binod Tripathi (kp 24/03/2014)

Idle Sajha may be denied book dealership (kp 24/03/2014), ‘Textbook crisis likely to be worst in five years’, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 24/03/2014), Inexcusable: School book shortage(rep 24/03/2014), Janak Shiksha severs ties with Sajha, to go solo, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/03/2014), JEMC ends 40 years of partnership with Sajha Publication, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 26/03/2014), Loss of major revenue source poses existential threat to indebted Sajha, by Anjali Subedi (rep 30/03/2014)

Free meal encouraging girls to attend classes; But here is food for thought: Many schools are facing resource crunch (ht 23/03/2014)

Battered textbooks jeer at govt’s reuse policy, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 23/03/2014)

Defying age, grannies learning alphabets (ht 22/03/2014)

Yearn to learn: The linear, prescriptive education  system needs an overhaul (kp 21/03/2014)

Education of daughters neglected in Bajura (ht 21/03/20914)

An unhealthy schism, academician and former vice chancellor of Tribhuvan University Kedar Bhakta Mathema on the schooling system in the country (kp 21/03/2014)

Exemplary exceptions: The public-schooling system in the country might find itself in dire straits, but there are a few schools that have proven welcome anomalies, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/03/2014)

Forging ahead: The private school way, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/03/2014)

SC stays decision to hike school fees (ht 20/03/2014), Apex Court stays school fee hike (kp 20/03/2014)

566,085 students set for Iron Gate tests: The biggest examination in the education sector begins today across the country (ht 20/03/2014), SLC exams begin today (rep 21/03/2014),First day of SLC largely peaceful across nation (kp 21/03/2014), No untoward incident on first day of SLC exam (ht 21/03/2014)

Over 6,300 barred from SLC exams in eastern districts (kp 19/03/2014), 600 students in Dang barred from sitting for SLC, by Devendra Basnet (rep 19/03/2014)

With no Braille books, blind SLC examinees worry, by Nirajan Poudel (rep 19/03/2014)

Rs 100,000 fine for violating rules (kp 19/03/2014)

Parties share SLC superintendent posts: NC, UML get 12 each, UCPN-Maoist gets five (ht 18/03/2014) [???]

Killing creativity: It’s time to revisit SLC examination system to examine students’ academic competence, by Manita Karki (rep 18/03/2014)

Computer education through solar power (ht 18/03/2014)

Hefty fine, six-month custody for cheating students (ht 17/03/2014)

OEC to adopt audio notice board for SLC, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/03/2014), Over 500,000 to appear in SLC exams: No home centers this year, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 13/03/2014)

Cause and effect: Moral policing of the kind being tried out in Chitwan has no place in a free society like ours, by Deepak Thapa (kp 13/03/2014)

Schools fail to construct: Students attending classes in the open (ht 13/03/2014)

Illiteracy to remain only in 39 districts, by Binod Ghimire (kp 11/03/2014), Nepal on track to attain total literacy goal, interview with Baburam Poudel (kp 11/03/2014), PABSON’s fee hike proposal draws ire (rep 12/03/2014), Court moved against Pabson’s fee hike plan (kp 18/03/2014)

KC elected Pabson chairman (kp 10/03/2014)

Distribute school textbooks on time, rights watchdog tells govt (ht 10/03/2014)

Mastering other languages: For jobs, business and self-satisfaction (ht 09/03/2014)

Eastern region gears up for SLC examinations: 1,33,000 examinees in bid to make it through the Iron Gate (ht 08/03/2014)

Non-formal education programme: Nepali text prescribed for Maithali learners (ht 07/03/2014)

Parents discriminate in education  between sons and daughters (ht 07/03/2014)

The Nepali educational scenario: Changes are imperative, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 05/03/2014)

Learning new lessons: Burdened by rote learning and ineffective examinations, our schools need to adopt a student-friendly pedagogy, by Babu Ram Neupane (kp 04/03/2014)

Mentally challenged student exploited on school premises (ht 03/03/2014)

School monitoring made easy in Sindhuli, by Min Kumar Dahal (ht 01/03/2014)

Senior Citizens In School Curriculum, by Bishnu Gautam (rn 28/02/2014)

Beyond the academics, by Roshani Dhamala (rep 28/02/2014)

School project funds ‘misappropriated’, by Bechu Gaud (kp 26/02/2014), Millions embezzled in construction of schools (ht 06/03/2014)

Over 560k to take SLC examination (kp 25/02/2014), SLC preparations complete (ht 27/02/2014), Parents protest OCE ban on home centres, by Jaya Bahadur Rokaya (kp 01/03/2014)

DEO seeks clarification from 41 schools: Declining number of students shows public schools can no longer attract guardians (ht 25/02/2014)

50 pc textbooks yet to be printed, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 24/02/2014)

Sans Braille textbooks, blind students struggle head of SLC exams, by Dilip Poudel (rep 24/02/2014)

A callous education: Many private schools in Kathmandu are run by leaders who care little about developing young minds, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 23/02/2014)

Two dozen schools in Morang to be closed or merged (ht 23/02/2014)

DDC aid to increase school enrolment, by Madhav Aryal (kp 23/02/2014)

SLC question papers reach 72 districts (kp 22/02/2014)

Negligence may cost 20 SLC students dear (ht 22/02/2014)

Rural school taking a great leap in IT (ht 22/02/2014)

Udayapur schools, teachers instructed to construct toilets, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 21/02/2014)

Learning from a distance, by Roshani Dhamala (rep 21/02/2014)

Compulsory school education program in doldrums (rep 17/02/2014)

Means of equality: English instruction in school (rep 17/02/2014)

Lack of child-friendly infrastructure affects Dailekh students’ performance, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 16/02/2014)

Literacy program gathers steam as deadline to meet target looms, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 16/02/2014)

Poverty keeps 4.5 per cent children out of school (ht 16/02/2014)

Bank accounts of schools blocked (ht 12/02/2014)

Insidious spiral: A child from a poor family in Nepal is not likely to escape his humble beginnings, by Roshani Bhujel (rep 12/02/2014)

Treasure trove: Education in mother tongue is a must to help marginalized youth gain social acceptance without compromising on their identity, by Roshan Adhikari (rep 10/02/2014)

Guardians shut school demanding probe (ht 10/02/2014)

Computer education fund unutilised in govt schools (ht 03/02/2014)

Challenges Before Multilingual Education In Nepal, by Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang (rn 01/02/2014)

Government to provide PC to schools (kp 01/02/2014)

Budget cuts hit Achham schools (ht 01/02/2014)

School drop-out rate in Nepal ‘staggering’, by Weena Pun (kp 30/01/2014), Retaining kids in school a tough ask (ht 30/01/2014), Stay in school: Social realities must be taken into account to reduce dropout rates (kp 31/01/2014)

Chepang children deprived of education, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 30/01/2014)

Officials ‘demand commission’ from school budget, by Durga Lal KC (kp 29/01/2014)

Infrastructure-challenged school (ht 27/01/2014)

Private homes turn schools (ht 27/01/2014)

Open-air class as school lacks block, by Prakash Singh (ht 26/01/2014)

Literacy drive bears fruit (ht 26/01/2014)

Modern Education And Civilisation, by Durga Gautam (rn 25/01/2014)

Education for all, by Nitya Pandey (rep 24/01/2014)

Public school popular (ht 23/01/2014)

National literary drive kicks off; aims to declare 36 districts ‘fully literate’ (nn 23/01/2014)

Benefit to defray cost of education for Nepalese children, by Erin Barrett ( 23/01/2014)

Palpa set to leave capital behind with highest literacy, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 22/01/2014)

Govt orders end to SLC send-up exams (rep 21/01/2014), One’s enough: Send-up examinations (rep 21/01/2014)

130 Salyan schools lack toilet: Officials say the problem has increased girls’ dropout and absenteeism, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/01/2014)

Schools defy order, hold send-up exams (kp 20/01/2014)

Literacy programme fails to make impact, by Himal Dhungel (ht 19/01/2014)

No books for SLC examinees (ht 18/01/2014)

Book crisis looms as distributor uncertain (kp 14/01/2014), Long past due: Govt’s failure to deliver books again puts the education of children at stake (kp 15/01/2014), Secy’s role in textbook supply to Karnali questioned, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 16/01/2014), JSSK-Sajha truce ends textbooks row, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/01/2014)

No seat for Dalit students in Dailekh school, by Govinda K.C. (rep 14/01/2014)

Computer education without computers in Jajarkot (nn 12/01/2014)

Kavre to achieve universal literacy (ht 11/01/2014)

No school for Bhote kids during winter, by Arjun Shah (kp 09/01/2014)

Technological teaching: Use of information communication technology in teaching is vital to preparing children for the digital age, by Shesha Kanta Pangeni (kp 09/01/2014)

School padlocked for 14 months, kids study in open (ht 08/01/2014)

Schools reduced to family business in Sarlahi, by Santosh Singh (rep 08/01/2014)

JSSK to report book details daily (kp 07/01/2014)

Govt plans English medium in schools (kp 07/01/2014)

It’s a four-hour walk to school (ht 07/01/2014)

School dropout rate goes up in mid-west region (ht 06/01/2014)

Govt does away with home centers to keep exams fair (rep 06/01/2014)

Schoolchildren sans textbooks (ht 05/01/2014)

Hard choices await govt funded schools: perform or face merger, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 05/01/2014)

Needs to improvise the examination system (rep 04/01/2014)

Public education in Nepal: Inequity problems, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 03/01/2014)

Monastery sans students pockets grant for community school, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 02/12/2013)

Saptari teachers still don’t spare the rod, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 02/01/2014)

HIV Victims’ children ‘expelled’ from school, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 30/12/2013)

Textbook crisis in Karnali likely this year too (ht 30/12/2013)

Poverty tests their education pursuit: Scholarship students have hard life outside school, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 29/12/2013)

School seeks police help to teach students a lesson: 50 detained for playing truant, by Adarsha K.C. (ht 26/12/2013)

Students come to school to pass time, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 25/12/2013)

Civic Schools for inculcating civic awareness in students, by Pramila Rai (rep 25/12/2013)

Panel to fix fee ceiling for schools (ht 24/12/2013)

Schools asked to axe send-up exam (kp 23/12/2013)

Kaski’s Siddha declared completely literate VDC (ht 22/12/2013)

Mobile scholarship helps to keep kids in school, by Sangam Prasain (kp 21/12/2013)

Doti’s illegal schools to be closed, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 21/12/2013)

JSSK demands govt loan to print school textbooks, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/12/2013), ‘Penniless’ Janak Shiksha on the skids, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/12/2013), Textbook crisis looms as JSSK in the red, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/12/2013), Timely textbook delivery possible, says PM office (kp 24/12/2013), Keep it public: Janak Shikshya Samagri Kendra needs to be extensively reformed, not dissolved (kp 24/12/2013), Sajha-JSSK row raises fears of delays, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/12/2013()

CIAA acts on textbook crisis (kp 16/12/2013), CIAA directs education ministry to distribute textbooks on time (ht 16/12/2013)

SLC exam schedule sparks concerns about performance (rep 16/12/2013)

Seminar on bridging gender gap in education sector (ht 13/12/2013)

Tansen‚ declared completely literate (ht 12/12/2013)

Locals construct a builidng for public school, by Keshav Charan Lamichhane (rep 12/12/2013)

Student-centered learning: Threshold of quality education, by Shiba Datta Gnawali (ht 11/12/2013)

Ministry may ease textbook printing deal for pvt cos (kp 08/12/2013)

Bhote children dump school for work (ht 06/12/2013)

Bajura kids miss out on school as seasonal migration starts, by Krishna Oli (rep 05/12/2013)

Govt puts seal on directives to implement school merger plan (kp 02/12/2013), Govt schools with dwindling enrollment to be merged (rep 02/12/2013), Govt expects public schools to perform better after merger (rep 07/12/2013)

Schools creating ‘fake students’ to get fund released from DEO, by Prakash Singh (ht 01/12/2013)

School curriculum in local language to aid adoption of federalism, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 30/11/2013) [This has been demanded since 1990!!]

SLC exams set to begin on March 20 (kp 30/11/2013)

Little Tibets: As the number of refugees decline, Tibetan schools in Kathmandu replace them with Nepali students, by Tsering Dolker Gurung (nt 29/11/2013)

Govt’s freeeducation proposal draws flak (kp 18/11/2013)

Govt sidelined us: Private publishers, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/11/2013)

Private publishers to print school books (ht 12/11/2013)

Education reformation: An urgent requirement, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 08/11/2013)

Children in schools: Dehumanising practices, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 30/10/2013)

12,000 children out of schools in Kapilvastu, by Manoj Paudel (kp 27/10/2013)

Quake-hit Ilam school struggles to run classes, by Biplav Bhattarai (kp 23/10/2013)

Community schools set to get ICT devices (ht 23/10/2013)

English medium teaching ‘misguided’, by Weena Pun (kp 20/10/2013)

Ordinance to ensure kids’ right to education (ht 19/10/2013)

Floods force kids out of school (ht 18/10/2013)

Dhading braces up to achieve cent per cent literacy, by Keshav Adhikari (ht 17/10/2013)

CDC all set to introduce new course for Grade VIII (kp 11/10/2013)

To speak or not: Schools and parents assume that English medium of instruction will result in quality education for students, by Ashok Raj Khati (rep 08/10/2013)

Govt ‘apathetic’ towards deaf school, by L.P. Devkota (kp 06/10/2013)

Leave the kids alone: Nowadays, students want teachers to be facilitators who are friendly, kind and cooperative, not authoritarian, by Durga Gautam (kp 06/10/2013)

Desperate, govt mulls compulsory schooling: Non-compliant parents to face cuts on state facilities including social security schemes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/09/2013), Compulsory education in Nepal: Yet to take off in earnest, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 30/09/2013)

Student missing after principal’s reprimand (ht 26/09/2013)

Diverse learning: Vocational education, by Barsha Paudel (rep 24/09/2013)

Education regulation amendment on cards, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/09/2013)

More than 100 Parsa schools likely to close, by Rabi Dahal (ht 21/09/2013)

Current efforts not sufficient to reduce girl school dropout rates, by Weena Pun (kp 15/09/2013)

Despite all achievements, Nepal unlikely to meet literacy target, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 15/09/2013)

Eradicating illiteracy by 2015 not easy: Govt (ht 14/09/2013)

Madrasas Still Reject Modern Education, by Om Astha Rai (rep 12/09/2013)

Vocal About Vocational: By being attainable only to the resourceful elites, our education broadens social divide instead of bridging it, by Barsha Paudel (rep 09/09/2013)

SLC supplementary exam results published (nn 09/09/2013)

Missing, Missing and Lost, by Hemang Dixit (sp 07/09/2013)

MoE announces names of best performing schools (ht 07/09/2013)

Back to bourgeoisie schooling: After signing of the CPA, even the remaining Maoist schools began to vanish; Some were simply shot down while rest were merged with other ordinary schools, by Hira Bahadur Gharti Magar (rep 06/09/2013)

Learn to change: The Maoist insurgency forced an inescapable education upon both marginalised and privileged Nepalis, by Pramod Mishra (kp 05/09/2013)

Call to make math optional for the visually impaired, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/09/2013), Visually-impaired find SLC maths test tough, by Kokila KC (ht 05/09/2013)

Tots no longer suffer from hunger pangs in classrooms, by Om Astha Rai (rep 05/09/2013)

43 per cent Nepali females illiterate: UN (ht 04/09/2013), Nepal aims illiteracy eradication by 2015 (ht 06/09/2013) [??], Govt to make 3m people literate in 2 years, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/09/2013), Increasing Literacy Big Challenge, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 08/09/2013)

Mass communication education: Taking firmer roots, by Lal Deosa Rai (ht 04/09/2013)

Hits and misses in education goals, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/09/2013)

Plan to up SLC pass rate by double digits, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/08/2013), DEOs vow to up SLC pass percentage 10 pc (ht 31/08/2013)

Hemja declared Kaski’s first fully literate VDC, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 30/08/2013)

New panel to address schools’ problems (ht 29/08/2013)

Quality education: The ground realities, by Shiba Datta Gnawali (ht 28/08/2013)

Community schools set to have e-libraries (ht 27/08/2013)

‘Schools show fake student data’, by Ghanashyam Gautam (kp 25/08/2013)

Teaching Science in Schools, by Hira Thapa (nn 19/08/2013)

On shaky ground: School children risk their lives everyday in school buildings that are structurally unsafe, by Sujata Awale (ht 18/08/2013)

Call for new education policy, ht 15/08/2013)

A utopian dream: Education, by Deependra Adhikary (rep 13/08/2013)

Computers in schools without textbooks: Not enough homework has been done on an ambitious program to equip 20% of government schools with computers and internet, by Sunil Pokhrel (nt 09/08/2013), Education and the use of technology, by Prajesh SJB Rana (rep 23/08/2013)

Late awakening: Education in Community Schools, by Durga Gautam (rep 06/08/2013)

SLC chance exams in 236 centres (kp 05/08/2013)

Education to be compulsory, free in 13 selected districts (kp 04/08/2013)

Byte by byte: Digital education, by Ken Subedi (rep 04/08/2013)

Kathmandu Post education fair begins today (kp 26/07/2013), 25,000 education enthusiasts enquire on first day (kp 27/07/2013), Enthusiastic crowds swelling (kp 28/07/2013)

Immunisation card likely to be a must for kids’ school admission, by Manish Gautam (kp 22/07/2013)

DEO to close 13 schools (ht 22/07/2013)

Dual-medium education in public schools may end (kp 21/07/2013)

Students warned against fraud consultancies (ht 21/07/2013)

Literacy classes ‘ineffective’ in Mugu district, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 20/07/2013)

Govt wakes up to high dropout rate of girls: Edu Dept says lack of separate toilets leading to girls leaving schools midway, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/07/2013)

417 schools openpast fiscal year (kp 14/07/2013)

India—a growing education destination for Nepalis (kp 12/07/2013)

The upsides of learning foreign languages, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 12/07/2013)

Nothing new in three-year education plan: Experts (ht 10/07/2013)

60 private schools operating illegally, by Binod Bhandari (kp 08/07/2013)

Violence In Schools, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 08/07/2013)

Solukhumbu schools unable to recruit teachers due to MoE restriction (rn 08/07/2013)

26 colleges told to come clean on ads: Monitoring panel accuses them of flouting code of conduct (ht 08/07/2013)

Parents using children for yarsa collection: Lure of lucre so great that missing out on school appears a minor sacrifice, by Jagadish Rokaya (ht 07/07/2013)

Lack of building cripples Pyuthan high school, by Giru Prasad Bhandari (kp 06/07/2013)

Traffic police to keep watch over schools, colleges: Move part of education sector security plan (ht 06/07/2013)

Doti’s illegal schools to be shut down (ht 06/07/2013)

Textbooks teach tsunami, not lightning: Experts have failed to incorporate topics that matter, by Surya Prakash Kandel (ht 05/07/2013)

Striving for quality: Public schools, by Shankar Bir Singh (rep 04/07/2013)

Increased funding crucial for quality education: Experts (ht 04/07/2013)

Chepang children deprived of education (kp 04/07/2013)

Nationalist nomenclature: The call to rename schools with ‘foreign’ names harkens back to the Panchayat days when the idea of a unitary Nepali identity prevailed, by Deepak Thapa (kp 04/07/2013)

‘4 pc public schools have set basics’ (kp 03/07/2013)

Number of girl dropouts in Kanchanpur schools increases due to early marriage (nn 01/07/2013)

Baitadi school runs classes in ‘toilet’, by DR Panta and Khagendra Awasthi (kp 30/06/2013)

Class action: Education is not just something you get in the classroom and it alone cannot define who and what you can be, by Chin Cabrido (kp 30/06/2013)

Education: Growing Disparity, by Aryaa Rajouria (sp 28/06/2013)

Non-teaching school staff on agitation Call for pay, perks on a par with schoolteachers (ht 28/06/2013), Non-teaching school staff stage sit-in: Warn of strident agitation if their concerns go unheard (ht 02/07/2013), Non-teaching staff on hunger strike for pay (ht 03/07/2013), Non-teaching staff continue hunger strike (ht 05/07/2013)

Dom, Musahar kids deprived of education (ht 28/06/2013)

On Health & Education: This interim government of Khil Raj Regmi could do a great deal by passing this Umbrella Act by an ordinance and regulating this sector, by Hemang Dixit (sp 28/06/2013)

“The situation is very complex in education sector”, interview with Somlal Subedi (sp 28/06/2013)

Govt’s ‘chosen’ few districts fare poorly, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/06/2013)

Kantipur-ECAN edu fair starts tomorrow (kp 26/06/2013), ECAN fair kicks off, over 18,000 visitors on Day 1 (kp 28/06/2013), 88,000 visitors in three days (kp 30/06/2013)

Multilingual education, by Renuka Bajracharya (kp 26/06/2013) [Especially, make a the learning of a second language of the nation compulsory!!]

Post-SLC blame game: Meaningless without action, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 24/06/2013)

A teacher’s shame: Government schools have failed because most teachers are guilty of gross dereliction of duty, by Chandra Mani Bimoli (kp 23/06/2013)

Lalitpur public schools’ SLC pass rate goes down (ht 23/06/2013)

A case of corrosion, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/06/2013)

DAV-ANTO feud affects 300,000 students (kp 20/06/2013)

Bid to better SLC results, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/06/2013), 23-pt directive issued to improve SLC results (ht 20/06/2013), ‘Policy flaws behind poor performance’ (ht 20/06/2013)

Schools to get Nepali names, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/06/2013)

Eighth graders find maths toughest subject: Study (kp 18/06/2013)

Textbook crunch in far-west region hits schoolchildren: Darchula among seven districts affected the most (ht 16/06/2013)

State-owned schools’ success drops 20 percent in two years (kp 14/06/2013)

Iron gate: The SLC is dysfunctional and authorities should treat it as a grave social problem (kp 13/06/2013)

‘Stakeholders have failed in SLC exams’ (ht 13/06/2013), Institutional schools shine (ht 13/06/2013), Community schools fare badly (ht 13/06/2013)

SLC results likely tomorrow: Official (ht 10/06/2013), Pass percentage in SLC exams slumps to 41.57, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/06/2013), Over 58 per cent fail to clear SLC: Pass percentage lowest in four years, by Kokila KC (ht 12/96/2013), Results out before formal publication (kp 12/06/2013), Three kill selves (kp 12/06/2013), Why the slump is on (kp 12/06/2013), Despite hefty state funding, the poor show continues, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/06/2013), With 93.87 pc, Jhapa boy could be this year’s SLC topper (nn 12/06/2013)

Book crunch hits Terhathum schoolchildren (ht 08/06/2013)

Pabson seeks end to one pc edu tax (ht 04/06/2013), PABSON wants govt to revise school directives (ht 04/06/2013)

Literacy project fails due to parties’ dispute (kp 03/06/2013)

Conference kicks off highlighting poor state of public education (ht 31/05/2013)

Unsafe Schools: Nepal’s school buildings are at risk from earthquakes despite efforts at minimizing it, by Aryaa Rajouria (sp 31/05/2013)

UNESCO to launch two-year federal education plan (ht 30/05/2013)

Books shortage to be monitored (ht 30/05/2013)

1 million textbooks meant for students of community schools go missing, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/05/2013)

Yarsa hunt shuts Mugu schools (ht 26/05/2013)

The Trinity Approach to education, by Amendra Pokhrel (rep 24/05/2013)

English Vinglish: English in public schools, by Mukesh Khanal (rep 22/05/2013)

Craving for quality education: Role of teachers, by Babu Ram Neupane (ht 21/05/2013)

Edufair 2013: 150,000 visitors in 3 days (kp 19/05/2013), Mega education fair concludes (kp 20/05/2013)

Power to the pupil: Quality education will continue to elude us unless a force of qualified teachers is created, by Babu Ram Neupane (kp 19/05/2013)

Adult literacy brings wave ofchange in Chitwan villages: Women share heartwarming tale of how being literate has changed their lives (ht 19/05/2013)

School enrolment drive begins in Rupandehi, by Amrita Anamol (kp 16/05/2013)

Internet access boon to Rukum schools (kp 16/05/2013)

20 pc community schools do not have any toilet facility (ht 14/05/2013)

Not without books: Government needs to ensure the timely distribution of textbooks (kp 13/05/2013), Govt’s tall textbook claims fall flat: Students in Far West begin new session without the books, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/05/2013), Action if textbook crisis created (ht 18/05/2013)

Choices Galore: With such a wide array of choice schools, guardians find it difficult to choose the one that will fit and benefit the students, by Aryaa Rajouria (sp 10/05/2013)

Government to start e-library in schools (ht 09/05/2013)

Illegal textbooks rampant in far-west: Schools prefer unauthorised books for commission (ht 07/05/2013)

Filling the void: Exploring vocational education (rep 06/05/2013)

Textbook availability daily report sought (ht 30/04/2013), Textbooks in short supply in mid-west region (ht 01/05/2013), Janak Sikshya’s shortcomings hit millions (kp 02/05/2013)

Private schools: Policy and performance, by Mukti Rijal (ht 30/04/2013), School of scam: Irregularities in private schools (rep 30/04/2013)

Tortoured students’ fate uncertain: MoE still at loggerheads with DoE even 60 days after they fled from Kaski school, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/04/2013), Tortured Lumle school kids stage protest in City (ht 28/04/2013), Displaced students find institution of their choice (ht 01/05/2013)

Dailekh school wants budget to repair roof, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 28/04/2013)

Eespeaking English, by Shradha Giri Bohara (kp 27/04/2013)

Action sought against 64 illegal schools (ht 27/04/2013)

School text book shortage: Sajha, JEMC engage in mudslinging, as students continue to remain deprived (ht 25/04/2013)

The great equalizer: Education in public schools, by Kedar Bhakta Mathema (rep 25/04/2013)

Private schools remain closed in Jhapa today (rep 25/04/2013)

Two private schools found charging exorbitant fees (kp 24/04/2013), Committee gives two schools seven days to justify fee hike (ht 24/04/2013)

Our examination system: Highly subjective and faulty, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 24/04/2013)

Many community schools ‘on wrong side of law’ (kp 23/04/2013)

Monitoring of private schools to start today (ht 23/04/2013)

World quality education for gifted children, by Nikita Tripathi (nn 23/04/2013)

Parsa DEO funds non-existent school (ht 23/04/2013)

UNESCO, NFEC to train education professional on data collection (nn 22/04/2013)

DoE to retrofit public school buildings in seven districts (kp 21/04/2013)

Chepang kids deprived of education (ht 21/04/2013)

Learning through reading: Children visit the library in their free time, by Smundra Poudel (rep 21/04/2013)

Campaign for quality education (ht 20/04/2013)

Private schools cheating parents: Making students pay twice for books (ht 20/04/2013)

Teach For Nepal campaign launched (kp 19/04/2013)

Unlearning education: Parallel education systems are driving a wedge in Nepali society, fueling youth discontent, by Anurag Acharya (nt 19/04/2013)

Palpa guardians take a fancy to govt schools, by Madhav Aryal (kp 18/04/2013)

Both sides of the ‘education abroad’ story, by Anup Ojha (kp 17/04/2013)

Bridging the gap between students and their education (kp 17/04/2013)

Signs of renewed interest in public schools, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 17/04/2013)

JEMC in soup for delay in printing textbooks: Promises to meet demand of students by first week of May (ht 17/04/2013), Books shortage hits students in mid-west (ht 17/04/2013)

DoE plan to hand over public school mgmt to private sector, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/04/2013)

Token program: School enrollment campaign, by Meen Raj Panthee (rep 15/04/2013)

Dailekh School Project (rep 14/04/2013)

SC moved against private schools (kp 12/04/2013)

Peace dividend for quality education: A 10-point checklist to improve the quality of education in Nepali schools, by Kul Chandra Gautam (nt 12/04/2013)

Publications ‘overcharging’ (kp 12/04/2013)

Vocational studies in schools this session (ht 10/04/2013)

Sajha surprise as Karnali gets timely textbooks, by Janak Nepal (kp 02/04/2013), Textbook crisis looms again (kp 02/04/2013)

Beyond iron gate: Steps after SLC, by Nirmal Thapa (rep 02/04/2013)

Special drive to have kids in school, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/04/2013)

DoE ends pvt school scholarship monopoly: Okays a procedure that authorises District Education Offices to select students, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/04/2013)

Literacy classes ‘ineffective’ in Palpa (kp 31/03/2013)

Bad weather, poor roads mar textbook distribution (ht 31/03/2013)

At what cost? Regulating private schools, by Anand Jha (rep)

Govt to mark 2070 BS as Learning Improvement Year (ht 30/03/2013)

The land of opportunity: There are hidden financial, mental and social costs to a US education, by Sahadev Yangmali Rai (kp 28/03/2013)

Irony behind the Iron Gate: Outlandish study approaches stifle students’ curiosity and creativity and make SLC monotonous and unexciting, by Roshan Thapaliya (kp 27/03/2013)

GAN up in arms against Pabson (kp 24/03/2013), Pabson, GAN fail to agree (kp 26/03/2013)

Government to regulate scholarship distribution (ht 24/03/2013)

No textbooks for Mugu children (ht 24/03/2013), Shortage of textbooks affects Mugu schools, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 24/03/2013)

SLC exam administrators demand Rs 90 million to process results (nn 24/03/2013), Funds crunch for SLC exam marking, result: ‘Delay’ in results unless cash delivered urgently, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/03/2013)

Notes from the bamboo school, interview with Uttam Sanjel (kp 23/03/2013)

Guardians protest against defiant institutional schools (ht 23/03/2013)

SLC question papers replete with errors! (ht 22/03/2013)

DoE to schools: Follow rules or face penalty, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/03/2013), 4 schools booked for high admit form, entrance fees, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/03/2013)

Comedy of errors: SLC’s worth and standard, by Shrijana Singh Yonjan (rep 20/03/2013)

Schools flout apex court verdict (kp 19/03/2013)

‘Teach for Nepal’: Emerging new approach, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 19/03/2013)

Clipped wings: Approach to teaching, by Kritish Rajbhandari (rep 18/03/2013)

Private schools fleecing with impunity, by Kokila K.C. (ht 17/03/2013)

Two sides to a story, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/03/2013)

An elusive return: It’s disturbing when one compares the raging outflow of Nepali students to foreign lands to the barely-there trickle of returnees, by Rajendra Pangeni (kp 16/03/2013)

Examinations kick off tomorrow, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/03/2013), Minister vows fair, peaceful SLC exams: 547,165 examinees taking tests beginning tomorrow (kp 13/03/2013), SLC exams from today (ht 14/03/2013), Bizarre deal to allow cheating: Sunsari exam centre to exempt students from being frisked (ht 14/03/2013), SLC records a good beginning (kp 15/03/2013), Second day of SLC largely peaceful (ht 16/03/2013), SLC exams: Unethical conduct, expulsions rife on Day 2 (ht 16/03/2013), Cheating rampant on third day of SLC examinations (ht 18/03/2013), SLC exams over (nn 22/03/2013), SLC exams over (ht 23/03/2013)

Pabson now snubs govt directiveEducation Ministry to act tough; guardians miffed at pvt school body’s move, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/03/2013), PABSON rejects govt guidelines for schools by Kokila KC (ht 12/03/2013), PABSON stronger than any government body, interview with Mana Prasad Wagley (rep 14/03/2013)

Directive on changing mnames of schools with foreign names: Swing into action within six months: DoE (kp 10/03/2013)

Kaski villagers join hands toconstruct school building, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 10/03/2013)

System Gap: The GCE qualifications are seen as a major attraction by the students who want to pursue higher secondary level education in Nepal, by Debesh Adhikari (sp 08/03/2013)

Literate Nepal mission: Despite delays, glimmer of hope ‘remains’, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/03/2013)

Peeved students slope off hostel: 66 children studying under govt scholarship leave Kaski school after ‘mistreatment’, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 06/03/2013), Teachers’ torture forces 68 children to flee school, by Bibhu Bhusal (ht 06/03/2013), Govt backtracks on its promise given to students: Minister Sharma says tortured pupils will not be resettled (ht 11/03/2013)

Schools, colleges shut; 2m students hit (kp 04/03/2013), Education strike affects millions (ht 04/03/2013), Private schools, colleges closed for second day (nn 04/03/2013), Curtain draws on strike as APEIN, ANNISU-R seal deal (kp 05/03/2013),  Many students stay off schools, colleges (kp 05/03/2013), ANNISU-R, APEIN call off strikes in schools (nn 05/03/2013)

Education news coverage: Central region leading all others, says study (ht 04/03/2013)

Special drive to check school dropouts, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/03/2013)

Conflict of interest to hit students hard: Janak Education holding up supply over payment (ht 03/03/2013)

Private schools, colleges shut across country (nn 03/03/2013)

Strike, counter-strike to hit studies on March 3, 4 (ht 02/03/2013)

Over 300 students likely to miss SLC examinations (ht 28/02/2013)

Public education crunch: Low priority, more expense, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 27/02/2013)

Fake SLC examinees found in Capital, by Kokila KC (ht 25/02/2013)

Raising responsibility: Public school management, by Hira Bahadur Thapa (rep 25/02/2013)

SLC phobia: A few steps could easily cut away at all the stress and fear associated with the SLC, by Hem Rai (kp 22/02/2013)

Ban on guess papers and guidebooks: Students’ perspectives, by Asmita Manandhar (rep 22/02/2013), A positive approach to reform the trend of readymade answers, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 22/02/2013)

‘Make education free of politics’ (ht 22/02/2013)

No enrolment shuts 17 public schools (kp 21/02/2013)

Private school directives okayed, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/02/2013), Private schools to be regulated from new academic session (ht 20/02/2013)

Preparation for SLC exams in final stage (nn 20/02/2013), Preparations for SLC nearing completion: 547,165 students are sitting for the exam that starts from March 14 at 1,786 centres, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/02/2013), Preparations for SLC exams in final stage: Controller; 546,165 examinees appearing this year (ht 21/02/2013), Humla behind schedule, by Jaya Bahadur Rokaya (kp 21/02/2013), Huge haul of guess papers (kp 21/02/2013)

MoE targets to train 75,000 youths (kp 17/02/2013), Four-year project to produce skilled youth (ht 17/02/2013)

Private-tutored students’ fate uncertain (kp 17/02/2013)

Ambitious total literacy plan fails to take off on schedule (kp 16/02/2013)

Private schools under elite panel orders not to hike fees this year, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/02/2013)

NFEC launches ‘Literate Nepal Mission’ (ht 14/02/2013)

Plan to merge ‘D’ grade pvt schools (kp 12/02/2013), ‘D’ category schools face closure (ht 12/02/2013)

DAV-CPN-Maoist union standoff hits students (kp 11/02/2013), CPN-Maoist shuts all schools in Lalitpur: Party demands reinstatement of three sacked teachers (ht 11/02/2013)

Learning is fun! Quality education, by Beth Stllings Cohen (rep 07/02/2013)

Flood-hit school faces student crisis, by Shiva Sharma (kp 06/02/2013)

Students in Karnali likely to be deprived of textbooks this year too (nn 06/02/2013)

Philosophy of teaching: Breaking the conventional barriers, by Durga Gautam (ht 06/02/2013)

For better learners: School culture consists of unwritten rules of how to think, feel and act at school, embodying underlying values and beliefs, by Peshal Khanal (rep 04/02/2013)

Students of govt schools sharpen up English skills, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/02/2013)

Thoughts from the classroom: Students should be taught based on the curriculum and not textbooks, by Gopal Sijapati Magar (kp 30/01/2013)

3pc pvt school students to get free education, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/01/2013)

Report on private schools gathers dust (ht 29/01/2013)

Bad education: Gov’t policies need to focus on improving public school education (kp 29/01/2013)

Despite SC fiat, pvt schools to up fees, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/01/2013)

Educating Nepal: Shiksha Nepal is spreading the joy of reading by bringing books closer to children, by Bhrikuti Rai (nt 25/01/2013)

Going abroad for higher studies: Very few returnees, by Rajendra Pangeni (ht 24/01/2013)

Curriculum and teacher motivation: Crucial for quality education, by Babu Ram Neupane (ht 17/01/2013)

14 pc kids ‘out of school’ in eight Tarai districts: Survey (kp 17/01/2013)

A casual education: There was nothing more interesting than a story well told, by Pranaya SJB Rana (kp 13/01/2013)

Schools like prisons: The torture that children suffer in the name of the SLC examination is awful, by Amrit B. Thapa (kp 06/01/2013)

Education reforms: School for thought, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 02/01/2013)

Ambitious literacy planin dire need of budget, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/12/2012)

Textbook deadline: New session near; JSSK grapples with printing, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/12/2012), JEMC unlikely to meet demand for textbooks (ht 20/12/2012), Official scoffs at textbook crunch: Brings plight of far-off districts to light (ht 23/12/2012)

Where is DOE heading? Only making rules, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 19/12/2012)

All shapes and sizes: Be it celebrity or cloak, there are a range of Nepali academics, by Neeti Aryal Khanal (kp 19/12/2012)

Criteria for hostel operation-2012 comes into force (ht 17/12/2012)

Minister wants new act to introduce ECD in schools (ht 15/12/2012)

‘Students getting sub-standard books’ (ht 12/12/2012)

All hope is not lost: Literacy target can be met if govt pulls its socks up, by Binod Ghimire (kp 11/12/2012), Banke snowed under with a daunting task, by Janak Nepal (kp 11/12/2012),A literacy shot in the arm, by Durga Lal KC (kp 11/12/2012)

Brain drain cause for worry for the country: PM Bhattarai (nn 11/12/2012)

Ministry to enforce private school scholarship quota (kp 09/12/2012)

Govt, donors to count out-of-school kids (kp 09/12/2012)

Ban on school guess papers, guide books, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/12/2012), Sale of exam guess papers banned: ‘It will make students study’ (ht 05/12/2012)

Ministry fixes rates for textbooks, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/12/2012), School textbook prices fixed: ‘Move will check unscrupulous practices’ (ht 03/12/2012)

Funds for school textbook purchase frozen in Jumla, by Janak Nepal (kp 02/12/2012)

In Dolpa, there’s a turn-up for the books! Schools cut staff salary to pay huge sums for transporting textbooks, by Rudra Pangeni (ht 01/12/2012)

Textbook shortage hits education in Karnali (ht 30/11/2012)

The diamond in the hills: Diamond Hill Academy is changing the rural landscape one student at a time, by Skye McParland (nt 30/11/2012)

Routine for SLC 2013 is out (kp 29/11/2012)

Sluggish literacy rate to hit MDG, by Bionod Ghimire (kp 28/11/2012), New literacy ratefails to impress educationists (ht 28/11/2012)

Incentive to promote school enrolment, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 25/11/2012)

More for education: The government needs to invest more in public school education, by Shyam K.C. (kp 23/11/2012)

Children of freed Kamaiyas deprived of education (nn 15/11/2012)

Buddha’s birthplace lags behind in education, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/11/2012)

Mustang’s migrating students: As students flee Mustang’s harsh winter, their schools struggle to survive, by Kunda Dixit (nt 09/11/2012)

NFEC aims to eradicate illiteracy (ht 03/11/2012)

Over 1,600 Dalit kids out of school, by Prakash Baral (kp 01/11/2012)

Shed foreign names in sixmonths: Panel to schools (ht 01/11/2012)

Directives to determine standard size of classrooms, school buildings, by Kokila KC (ht 01/11/2012)

Cricket, culture and colleges: A culture of sport in colleges will provide an alternative outlet for youth energy away from politics, by Bipin Shah (kp 30/10/2012)

Will it fly? School reform plan (rep 29/10/2012)

School pass percentage goes up to 40 CDC says the move will improve students’ performance (ht 21/10/2012)

Lack of middle school increases dropout rate, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 20/10/2012)

Global report calls for reallocation of scholarship funds for countries including Nepal (nn 16/10/2012)

Minister seeks help for education MDG (kp 15/10/2012)

Govt launches ‘Literate Nepal campaign’ (nn 14/10/2012), Govt eyes ‘total literacy’ by 2015, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/10/2012), Mission 100 percent: Total literacy by 2015 is a good cause, but achieving it requires better strategy (kp 17/10/2012)

A public education: Holding teachers accountable could lift the quality of education at state schools (kp 12/10/2012)

37 public schools shut in two years, by Binod Ghimire (kp 11/10/2012)

NNDSWO celebrates 20 Years of enhancing access to education for Dalit Children (nn 10/10/2012)

Different strokes: Education reforms (rep 07/10/2012)

Govt to ban adverts in edu sector: Experts slam move as infringement on right to information, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/10/2012)

Private school study panel submits report (ht 06/10/2012)

Ban on sachels to lighten pre-school kids’ load: Maximum weight of bags for other students prescribed; Proposal to be sent for approval soon (ht 04/10/2012)

Corporal punishment order of the day, by Ramesh Chandra Adhikari (kp 01/10/2012), Beat it: Corporal punishment has many negative effects (kp 02/10/2012)

Whole lotta gray: Cleaning up the muck in education sector (rep 01/10/2012)

Education reports gathering dust: The implement reluctance the to reports is a waste of millions of rupees from state coffers, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/10/2012)

Govt plan to connect public schools with broadband (kp 25/09/2012)

Early Childhood Development programme: After failed lone efforts, ministries to work jointly, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/09/2012)

Call for place for Chinese language in Nepali courses (kp 10/09/2012)

62.4 pc students make it through supplementary SLC exams (nn 04/09/2012), 62 pc pass SLC chance exams (kp 05/09/2012)

Badi children sans education (kp 03/09/2012)

School shut for over three months, by Arjun Shah (kp 03/09/2012)

Prez concern over degrading quality of nat’l education (kp 01/09/2012)

Students brave river to reach school (ht 31/08/2012)

The school under the bridge: A squatter community of stone crushers sets up its own school to ensure a brighter future for children, by Gopal Gadtaula (nt 31/08/2012)

Dozen CTEVT fake examinees in net (kp 26/08/2012)

Educational enterprises: What’s in a name?, by J. Talchabhadell (ht 24/08/2012)

Government-private partnership in education: Expenditure priorities, by Ajita Singh (ht 23/08/2012)

International schools in Nepal: Are they really international?, by Mana Prasad Wagle (ht 20/08/2012)

Reap what you sow: Towards democratic classrooms, by Dinesh Aryal (rep 18/08/2012)

Baglung gives 27 schools a slap on the wrist, by Prakash Baral (kp 14/08/2012)

Plan to harmonise academic calendars, by Kokila K.C. (ht 07/08/2012)

Poor SLC results point to School Sector Reform Programme failure, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/08/2012)

Community run schools losing charm, by Rudra Pangeni (ht 18/07/2012)

1136 children in Myagdi have no access to education (rep 17/07/2012)

Students vandalise colleges with foreign names (nn 16/07/2012), Baidya’s cadres vandalise schools over name, fee issues: HISSAN deplores ‘arrogant act’ (kp 17/07/2012), CPN-M’s revolutionary students vandalise colleges, torch school bus (ht 17/07/2012), Pro-Baidya students attack colleges, torch school bus (rep 17/07/2012), Nursing colleges face student union’s ire, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/07/2012), Attention-seeking antics: Attacks on schools are condemnable distraction from real issues in education (kp 18/07/2012), ANNISU-R announces two-day strike: Educational institutions to be shut; Warns authorities of of stern action (ht 19/07/2012), All in the name: ttack on schools with foreign names, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 19/07/2012)

3,723 new schools added (kp 15/07/2012)

PABSON to pay tax, to charge parents, by Rudra Pangeni (ht 11/07/2012)

‘Students ahead of others in shutdowns’ (kp 09/07/2012)

Fund misappropriation rife in DOE, says OAG report (ht 08/07/2012)

Schools, colleges faced 86 strikes last year (rep 07/07/2012)

Textbook shortage hits Achham students hard (ht 05/07/2012)

Edu Minister slams costly education ads (ht 03/07/2012)

Most private schools using‘unauthorised’ textbooks, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/06/2012)

High dropout rate a challenge to education MDG, says report (kp 28/06/2012)

Level playing field, by Shrochis Karki (rep 27/06/2012)

Where classes are held under tree (ht 26/06/2012)

Systemic incapability: Impact on students’ future, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 26/06/2012)

Baglung VDCs find novel idea to increase child enrolment (kp 20/06/2012)

Reasons to rue: State of public school education, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 20/06/2012)

Non-formal education demanded for Rautes, by Rudra Pangeni (ht 19/06/2012)

Poverty deprives children of education in Chepang village, by Pratap Bista (kp 17/06/2012)

7 girls commit suicide after failing SLC (rep 15/06/2012), The flipside of iron gate (kp 15/06/2012)

City govt school basks in SLC glory (15/06/2012), High-end SLC results in Helambu, by Dhurba Dangal (rep 16/06/2012)

Money, modernity and madrasas: Faced with lack of funds and state support, madrasas struggle to survive and reinvent themselves, by Sabir Ansari (nt 15/06/2012)

47.16 pc students cross iron gate: Pass percentage down 8 pc this year; officials say strict exams led to the slump (kp 14/06/2012), SLC pass percentage goes further down: More than half the examinees fail to clear Iron Gate, by Kokila K.C. (ht 14/06/2012), Experts point out systemic flaws (ht 14/06/2012), Call to amend Education
Act for betterresults
(ht 15/06/2012), SLC anomalies (ht 15/06/2012), Good riddance: SLC is no iron gate (rep 16/06/2012), SLC results 2012: Investment massive, but achievement under par, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/06/2012)

School girls play truant for lack of separate toilets, by Anjali Subedi and Elisha Shrestha (rep 13/06/2012)

Literacy campaign likely to miss target this year as well, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/06/2012)

Gorkha school shut as Maoist, NC cadres clash, by Krishna Acharya (kp 11/06/2012)

Learning to read and write at 49, by Gobinda Acharya (rep 08/06/2012)

Education Ministry under control of donors, says minister (ht 07/06/2012)

Edu-wise, by Geetanjali Upadhyaya (rep 03/06/2012)

Pokhara turning more to govt schools, by Manoj Adhikari(rep 30/05/2012)

No classes in absence of textbooks, by Pushpa Raj Joshi (rep 26/05/2012), School textbook printer in the red (ht 26/05/2012)

No books due to banda: DEO, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 22/05/2012)

Schools allowed to remain closed (rep 16/05/2012) Run-up to May 27: DEOs to decide on closing schools (kp 16/05/2012)

30% child domestics deprived of schooling, by Arjun Poudel (rep 09/05/2012), Where are the missing 122,164 children?, by Om Astha Rai (rep 09/05/2012), Bindu’s story: A school too far, by Ujjwal Prasai (rep 09/05/2012)

One million students hit as their unions bicker, by Nirjana Sharma (kp 08/05/2012), ANNISU announces protest to make govt meet its demands (ht 08/05/2012)

Indian Supreme Court verdict on RTE: Implications for Nepal, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 01/05/2012)

DEO warns of shutting down unregistered schools, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 29/04/2012)

Foreign aid and education sector: A propitious connection, by Girish P. Pant (ht 27/04/2012)

A problem with no name: Bullied children in Nepal are trapped between their tormenters and an insensitive school system, by Trishna Rana (nt 27/054/2012)

Our school bazaars: Nepal has two kinds of citizens: those educated in public schools, and others educated in “boarding” schools, by Dadhiram Khanal and Neeti Aryal Khanal (kp 24/04/2012)

Single classroom for 250 students in Bara, by Pratap Bista (kp 23/04/2012)

7,799 children deprived of education (kp 22/04/2012)

12 pc girls, 5 pc boys never went to school (ht 21/04/2012)

Police bust fake certificate racket (kp 19/04/2012), Certificate Distribution Centres, by Sajan Kumar Karn (rn 21/04/2012)

Textbook shortage looms large: JSSK is yet to print over three million sets of school textbooks, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/04/2012), Parents at fix over textbooks (ht 19/04/2012),Empty classrooms: The textbook crisis in schools has become a perennial problem in Nepal, and one that continually eludes resolution, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/04/2012)

Parents worry over arbitrary pricing of books, by Manoj Adhikari (rep 17/04/2012)

‘15 per cent kids deprived’ of education (ht 17/04/2012)

Programme on education fails, by Amrita Anamol (kp 15/04/2012)

School enrollment drive begins today (ht 15/04/2012), Sindhupalchowk school dropouts persuaded to come back, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 17/04/2012), ‘Enrollment drive but a sham’: Stakeholders say there is nothing new in the campaign (ht 18/04/2012)

Text-book shortage affects schoolgoers (ht 14/04/2012)

Govt losing control over private schools, say experts (ht 09/04/2012)

Vocational subjects soon to be integral part of school education: Technical policy draft forwarded to Cabinet (ht 08/04/2012)

Govt to start enrollment campaign in schools nationwide from April 14 (nn 06/04/2012), School enrolment
campaign to begin on April 14
(kp 08/04/2012)

“Private And Boarding Schools Live Under Uncertainty”, interview with Baburam Pokharel (sp 30/03/2012)

Why do students cheat?, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 30/03/2012) [They only follow the example of politicians, administrators, businessmen, security personnel, lawyers, teachers, etc.]

A-level educators call for new guiding policy (kp 29/03/2012)

Lack of students hits Sanskrit school, by Madhav Aryal (kp 26/03/2012)

Model partnership: Private school in Kathmandu uses part of its fees to help with teacher training and upgrades for government schools in Dailekh, by Stuti Sharma and Duksangh Dolma Sherpa (nt 23/03/2012)

The common good: An ambitious public-private partnership helps spread the benefits of education for all in a remote district in Nepal, by Ora Kwo (nt 23/03/2012)

SLC exams begin today (rep 20/03/2012), 528,257 to sit SLC exams from today, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/03/2012), National ritual: Rural-urban gap in the SLC need to be bridged (kp 20/03/2012), Foul play continues despite stern measures (kp 21/03/2012) [Why should the students’ behaviour differ from that of politicians, businessmen, administrators, security personal, etc.????], Day I of SLC examination passes off peacefully (ht 21/03/2012), Violence mars Day III of SLC tests: Stone pelting, expulsions and arrests reported from many exam centres, by Suryamani Gautam and Sujit Kumar Aryal (ht 24/03/2012), SLC exams conclude (nn 29/03/2012)

Dadeldhura schools have few students (kp 18/03/2012)

Future Need: The National Curricula and Vocational Education, by Dyuti Baral (sp 16/03/2012)

Committee formed to probe SLC double registration: Told to come up with a report in 10 days, by Rudra Pangeni (kp 05/03/2012)

Edutainment When learning simultaneously becomes fun, by Mana Prasad Wagley (ht 02/03/2012)

Education in mother tongue still a challenge (ht 23/02/2012), 6,000-plus apply for mother-tongue training (ht 24/02/2012)

Panel fixes fee ceiling for private schools (ht 20/02/2012)

1,748 exam centers fixed for SLC examinations (nn 17/02/2012), Bunkers to be barred from Iron Gate Rule makes 75 pc attendance compulsory for SLC students (ht 18/02/2012)

Education quality concern: Appreciable start, by Geetanjali Upadhyaya (ht 09/02/2012)

Textbook crisis looms afresh, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/02/2012), Two more firms asked to print textbooks, by Binod Ghimire (kp 09/02/2012)

Petty issue shuts down city schools, by Nirjana Sharma (kp 03/02/2012)

Majority of madrasas reject government curriculum, by Om Astha Rai (rep 30/01/2012)

Jajarkot students go to school on alternate days, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 27/01/2012)

A generation of stressed children, by Asmita Manandhar (rep 20/01/2012)

Community Learning: A Bridgehead To Community Development, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 19/01/2012)

Sex education? Teachers say sorry!, by Anjali Subedi (rep 15/01/2012)

Pay education tax: PM tells school owners (kp 14/01/2012)

‘School’ for adults boon for womenfolk in Dang, by Durgalal K.C. (kp 14/01/2012)

School curriculum devoid of national philosophy: No policy guideline from political leadership, by Rudra Pangeni (ht 10/01/2012)

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