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'Local government will accord top priority to public schools'

'Local government will accord top priority to public schools'

We have decided from our very first meeting that we would equip the public schools with all necessary physical logistics. We would increase our vigilance to ensure that teachers of public schools are...

Local bodies demand clear jurisdiction for exercising their educational right

Local bodies demand clear jurisdiction for exercising their educational right

Makawanpur - The new constitution transferred the authority to oversee education up to the secondary school level to local bodies however there are serious doubts over its effective implementation. Ma...

How should local bodies handle public schools?

How should local bodies handle public schools?

Bhaktapur - A good classroom and achievement in learning is crucial for educational reform in Nepal. The power and responsibility allocated by state to different institutions will be meaningless until...

Who is responsible for missing copy of 195 students?

Who is responsible for missing copy of 195 students?

Last week,  most of the newspapers published the news of missing answer copy of final exam .  The students of Public Youth campus surprised when they found this reality. It’s not only...

Scarcity of teachers: a big problem for public schools

Scarcity of teachers: a big problem for public schools

Kathmandu - Bimala Sunar, a ninth grader student, reaches her school every day at 9 a.m. The schedule prepared by her school states that classes would start at 10:15 a.m. however she is forced to reac...

Rural Municipal Council asks govt. not to intervene in its jurisdiction

Rural Municipal Council asks govt. not to intervene in its jurisdiction

Kathmandu - The newly elected local governments have begun exercising their rights related to education guaranteed by the constitution. In what appears to be the first case of its kind, the Jugal Rura...

"Waste to Best" for further studies

Sindhupalchowk (Fataksila) - Knowing the importance of education and believing that each student should get a quality education, Class 8-10  of  Shree Kalika Chetana school's students ha...

You’ll get concrete results when I deliver :  education minister Shrestha

You’ll get concrete results when I deliver : education minister Shrestha

Nepali Congress leader Gopalman Shrestha is the deputy prime minister and education minister in the current Cabinet. He is one of the senior leader the ruling Nepali Congress party. Shreedhar Paudel t...

Are Nepali public schools only for poor students ?

Are Nepali public schools only for poor students ?

While private schools are attracting a huge number of students from middle income families, public schools across the country have become a hub of students with poor financial conditions. Many of s...

Education: challenges and opportunities for local govt

Education: challenges and opportunities for local govt

The two rounds of local elections in the country and the controversy over budget presentation amidst elections dominated discussion ahead of the budget presentation last month. The budget was tabled a...

Budget for public education: sufficient or dismal?

Budget for public education: sufficient or dismal?

Kathmandu - The new budget presented by the government is bigger in size compared to last year's fiscal estimate however allocation for education has declined by two percent, which experts say is...

'Local resources can boost public education'

'Local resources can boost public education'

Kathmandu - Experts have suggested that local resources should be identified and used for strengthening the quality of public education in the country. Their opinion comes amid assumption of respon...

New radio  programme on public education

New radio programme on public education

Kathmandu - A new radio programme entitled ‘Hamro Sikshya’ will come into air this week to discuss on opportunities of public education in the new federal setup. The programme aims to f...