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Building a more robust foundation through collaboration - A Story of Collaboration post covid

Sept. 15, 2022

The pandemic might have come with its challenges, however, with such relentless and dedicated teachers, our vision for our students will still be achievable one Fellow, one student, and one classroom at a time. One day, all Nepal's children will have access to an excellent education.

WHY I Joined Teach For Nepal? : Nimmi

June 15, 2022

While it felt as if there weren't many things I could change about the school and the system, I also realized that there were many things I could change in a CLASSROOM.

Investing in Girls’ Health, Hygiene and Happiness May Cut School Absenteeism

March 31, 2022

One day while Srijana (English teaching Fellow in Dang), was taking her regular class, a male student said, “Washing clothes is a girl’s job.” Upon probing, he shared, “ I have never seen my father washing his clothes and so there is no way anyone is going to see me do it in the future”. The girls in the class seemed to be offended by such remarks. “I wanted to intervene immediately and I did but not sure if I succeeded in changing his mindset into understanding the stereotyped gender-based roles.”, shared Srijana. 

Making Science Fun

Jan. 16, 2022

Our Fellows are connecting science to the community. Fellows from Marshyangdi; Ramhari Sapkota, and Sandeep Kumar Dahal are simplifying science, and showing them that the difficult concepts of science are happening in the workaday lives of the village. 

The Fear of English

Nov. 15, 2021

English for these students would not only serve as an additional language but it will aid them in providing a layer of security that will help them to make their dreams come true.

Sometimes you raise them, sometimes they raise you.

Sept. 3, 2021

“They will complete their school. But for higher education, they won’t be able to afford college. If my students are going to make it that far, they are going to have to learn entrepreneurial skills and work their way to college.”

The opposite of Powerlessness

Aug. 25, 2021

For many girl students having a female science teacher is a matter of wonder and pride. Their eyes light up when they see independent female science teachers who have completed their bachelor’s and master’s degree in science. 

Fear and Hope

June 30, 2021

“I don’t want to be just promoted to 11th standard without going through the 10th-grade exams,” says Sophie. How embarrassing would it be to be in 11th standard and realizing that we’re missing the foundational concepts we should’ve mastered in the 10th, add Sophie referring to how last year all 10th graders were given provisional grades and promoted without examination.

The Colors On The Wall Will Always Remind Us.

March 31, 2021

Every year, during the Learning Institute of the new cohort of Fellows, Shramadana has become an indispensable part of our learning.

Learning Beyond Textbooks

Feb. 28, 2021

When asked: “Where did a seventh-grader get an idea of a solar plow?” Sujit convincingly responded: “I had seen solar panels in school on the roof of our teacher’s room and wondered how it worked. We went to Sudarshan sir to ask about it and he helped us explain the physics behind solar to motion energy.”

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