Monthly Archives: June 2013


  By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Introduction Nepal’s Ministry of  Education and Sports was established in 1951 and oversees all aspects  of education in the Kingdom of Nepal. There are other government agencies  responsible for administering and supervising education at the different levels,  but all report to the ministry. Prior to 1951, schooling in Nepal was reserved primarily for  elite groups and the royal family in Kathmandu and other urban areas, and  served just 250 students. Political reforms in […]

Academic Mobility and the Education ...


REPUBLICA KATHMANDU, June 11: Pakistan Embassy awarded scholarships to 111 students from schools in and around Kathmandu in a ceremony on Monday at Tilingatar Higher Secondary School, Dhapasi. Established since 2011, Pakistan has been granting scholarships to students from secondary and higher secondary levels with the intention of building a strong relationship with Nepal. The initiative started with the grant of scholarships to 35 students in 2011, but over the last two years it has increased to include more than a hundred […]

111 Nepali school students awarded ...


लेखनाथ न्यौपाने काठमाडौ, १० असार। एसएलसीसँग सम्वन्धित केहि रोचक तथ्यहरुकाबारे पूर्व विद्यार्थी नेता तथा नेकपा-माओवादीका केन्द्रिय सदस्य लेखनाथ न्यौपानेले हाम्राकुरा डटकमसँग केहि तथ्य चर्चा गर्नुभएको छ। नेपालको शिक्षा प्रणालीमा बृहत परिवर्तनको खाँचो महशुस गर्नुहुने न्यौपानेले विद्यालय शिक्षाको बारेमा अध्ययनको क्रममा फेला पार्नुभएको केहि रोचक तथ्यहरु हामीसँग साट्नुभएको हो। यो तथ्य उहाँको अध्ययनको एक पाटो मात्र हो। यसको विस्तृतमा पछि प्रकाशन हुनेछ। -सं नेपालमा संचालित पहिलो प्रवेशिका परीक्षा १९९० मा पाटन र दरवार हाई स्कूल गरी दुई विद्यालयका जम्मा ३३ (फर्म भर्ने ३४ […]

एसएलसीसँग सम्वन्धित केहि तथ्यहरुकाबारे लेखनाथ ...



Born in Nepal, but moved to Wisconsin in 2000 to attend the University in Whitewater, Ojash Shrestha found his true calling when he returned home 8 years later to be married. While staying in his parents’ house, he met a young girl around 12 years-old who worked as a maid there because her family could not support her or afford to send her to school. At that moment, Ojash realized how different her fate might be if she had the same opportunities […]

Young Immigrant in Wisconsin Changes ...


  If we are to develop Nepal to take her to the same level as her neighbors, we must revamp, improve, and upgrade our higher education system. An article by Dr. Khagendra Thapa     Time to Revamp Higher Education in Nepal Dr Khagendra Thapa Education, basically, means the practice of acquiring knowledge, instilling forms of right conduct and achieving technical and professional capability. It includes the development of skills along with the achievement of one’s physical, mental and social development. Education […]

Time to Revamp Higher Education ...


SLC 2069 Analysis: Pass percentage in SLC exams slumps to 41.57 A mere 41.57 percent of the total candidates made it through the ‘iron gate’ this year, as the Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE) on Tuesday published the results of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams. The pass percentage saw a drop by 5 percent from the 46.16 percent last year. A total of 547,165 students had filled up the exam registration forms, 20,105 were disqualified and only 511,165 students […]

Nepal Hamroschool : SLC Results ...



  Photo: Naresh Newar/IRIN The marginalised Janjati children in the mountains rarely make it to grade two due to poverty KATHMANDU, 14 June 2010 (IRIN) – Millions of children from marginalized ethnic families in Nepal are drifting out of education because not enough is being done to keep them in school, aid workers warn.       “Enrolling them in school and simply providing scholarships is not enough to ensure they continue going to school,” said Bhaya Ram Yadav from the Jana Jagran […]

NEPAL: Disadvantaged children missing out ...


LET’S BUILD A MODEL ECO VILLAGE IN NEPAL! The Kevin Rohan Memorial Eco Foundation is a growing NGO in Nepal and an opportunity is available to integrate all of the programs above and build the Foundation around a core physical village center.  A large (180’ x 140’) open lot in the center of the village is for sale.  We have until April 1st, 2013 to raise the $70,000 needed to purchase the land for the Foundation as an endowment. This land will […]

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At home, 11-year-old Lalita, helps her mother fetch water, cut vegetables and clean the house. On holidays, she collects firewood – a six-hour journey on foot from her house. Unlike most kids, Lalita prefers to go to school and wishes there were no holidays. BATULI VILLAGE, BAJHANG – It’s two in the afternoon. As the bell rings, signalling the end of lunch break, 11-year-old Lalita Bohara runs to her classroom, opens her notebook, and sits down on a bench along with her […]

Nepal: ‘I Would Have Gone ...



Children of the Mountain is a UK registered charity (registered number: 1142469), regulated by the UK’s charity commission. Our aim is to support the poorest children in rural Nepal, providing them with opportunity through education and personal development. We actively campaign against gender and caste bias and promote education as a practical alternative to rampant child labour. We advocate for investment in directly invest in child centred education as a critical and effective tool in the fight against extreme poverty in rural […]

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DUBAI // A charity gala has raised Dh95,000 to help build a new school in a  deprived area of Nepal. Related Guests paid Dh350 each to attend the event, which was organised by Children  of the Mountain and featured a silent auction and a raffle. “We had about 350 people attend the charity night, which was more than we  were expecting because we only got final approval to hold the event pretty  late,” said John Matthews, an executive director at the charity. […]

Charity gala raises Dh95,000 for ...