Saving science from the tentacles of politics

Of late science has been vulnerable to political expediency. Political forces of all stripes have found it convenient to coral, sabotage and even brutally flog science to force it in line with the...

Careless disposal of face mask ups infection risk

Chitwan, August 20 Poor management of huge number of used face masks at a time of the COVID pandemic has become a matter of security concern in Chitwan lately. Face masks thrown away hither and...

PABSON suggests consideration of internal assessments as base for SEE grading

KATHMANDU: The Private and Boarding School Organisation of Nepal (PABSON) has requested the government to consider taking internal assessment as the base to grade Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) students as commencement of exams...

Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?

WASHINGTON: If you’re not sick with the new coronavirus, should you wear a mask in public? Global health authorities say no. Amid a shortage of masks, the US is sticking with that advice...

SEE likely to be rescheduled

Kathmandu, March 15 Minister of Health and Population Bhanubhakta Dhakal today said the government could reschedule Secondary Education Examination if COVID-19 disease adversely affects the country. Speaking at the National Assembly, Minister Dhakal said, “We...

Over 3,000 students appearing for SEE from Lamjung

LAMJUNG: As many as 3,104 students will be appearing for the upcoming Secondary Education Examination (SEE) in Lamjung district this year. According to the Education Development and Coordination Unit (EDCU), Lamjung, preparation for the...

A nation at risk: Invest heavily in education

Nepal invests only 3.7% of GDP in education, which is lower than those developing economies that have now realised the importance of investing in education, such as Ethiopia (4.5% of GDP), Senegal (7.4%)...

‘Teacher is main agent of change in education sector’

The government spends the biggest chunk of its annual budget on education. But the quality of education in most public schools is below average. As a result, parents are often compelled to spend...

SEE grade improvement program in State 5

JHIMRUK: The State 5 Social Development Ministry has launched a result improvement programme targeting students of community schools to appear in the upcoming Secondary Education Examination (SEE). The programme is primarily focused on improving...

Monitoring attendance for quality education

BAJURA: A new practice of monitoring attendance for qualitative education has started in Jagannath Rural Municipality of Bajura district. According to Binod Gaire, administrative officer of the rural municipality, the new practice was introduced...

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