Stories By 'Umesh Raj Regmi'
The sheer size of the Nepali diaspora is estimated to be in the millions. If its potentials are untapped, the network, formally represented through the Non-Resident Nepali Association, can become an overwhelming force in Nepal’s development.
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School dropout rates have significantly affected communities across the world, particularly in developing countries like Nepal. With a 20 percent school dropout rate, Nepal’s educational sector faces various multifaceted challenges that require cross-cutting solutions.
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There are better ways of disciplining unruly students than using physical punishment
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The Ministry of Education recently passed the National Curriculum Framework for secondary level education, changing the syllabus that has been used in Nepali schools for more than two decades.
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Plagiarism, which is academic theft or dishonesty, is a mounting discourse in Nepali academia. An academic work is considered to be plagiarised when the author copies and pastes somebody else’s ideas either partially or in full without any citation, reference or acknowledgement to the principal writer.
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With Nepal transforming into a federal system, school education has come under the jurisdiction of local authorities. But five months after local governments were formed, little has happened on this front.
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