Published on Apr 15 2017 // Education, Featured, Slideshow
A Word on Buddha
Have you ever failed an exam for giving all the right answers? The chances are, you have not. I first encountered this issue from a 7th grade geography bee when I asked to provide the birthplace of Buddha. Loud and proud to be a Nepali, I confidently look through the answer choices for an option marked...

Published on Apr 02 2017 // Education, Featured
The Education Silo
By Julia Kaufman and V. Darleen Opfer Congress and new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos are focused on providing more local control over education and ensuring that states have freedom and flexibility to innovate within their education systems. But the focus on local control could keep states from...

Published on May 12 2016 // Education, Featured
Kathmandu: The Tribhuvan University, Office of the Controller of Examination, Balkhu on Thursday published the result of various subjects of Masters of Arts (MA) first year level under the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The result of the examinations of English Literature, Library and Information...

Published on Aug 04 2015 // Education
Prof Dr Rajiv Kumar Jha bags Youth Talent Award
Kathmandu: Prof Dr Rajiv Kumar Jha has been awarded with the National Youth Talent Award 2072 BS for his outstanding performance in the field concerned. A permanent resident of Dhanusha district, Prof Jha works at the School of Clinical Medicine of Xian Medical University, Shaanxi, China. The 36-year-old...

Published on Aug 02 2015 // Education, Featured
Language barrier in PSC examinations
By Lekhnath Yadav Nepal is noted for its natural and cultural beauties globally. Host of people visit Nepal to study the various linguistic communities (other than the Nepali speaking one). Although we are very vocal to giving impression to the outside world that all the languages are given equal status...

Published on Jul 23 2015 // Education, Featured
Against corporal punishment to students
By-Deepa Poudel When I was appointed a lower secondary level teacher in a reputed private school, there was a picture of heaven in my mind, an imagined place full of educated and well-mannered persons in the form of Gods. It was the time of summer when I entered into the school as a teacher for the...

Published on Feb 22 2015 // Education
Kathmandu: Diploma in Biomedical Equipment Engineering Course has been formally launched for the first time in the country. National Health Training Center has started the course aimed to producing skilled human resources required for repairing, installing and supervising health equipments. The Nick...

Published on Jan 26 2015 // Education, Featured, Interview
Education sector should not be supervised by the law that regulates a noodle company
Both academic and financial investment of the private sector in Nepal’s has become immense. The state, civil society and academicians have duly accepted its role in quality education. But, the private education in Nepal is not free from criticism–for being too business-oriented and not agreeing...