Nepal

Total population (in thousands) 27,835 (2013)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 9,587 (2013)
Out-of-school children 173,764 (2014)
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Nepal: Reshma loves to write

Reshma loves copying out chapters from her grade one textbooks into her notebooks. She is into anything to do with writing, her teacher relates. When she’s called upon sometimes to copy out letters and words from the alphabet chart into the blackboard, she is...

Nepal: Quality education for all

A 16-year-old girl from a village in Lalitpur was selected by an international scholarship programme to study abroad with a full scholarship. She was encouraged to apply for the scholarship by a Teach for Nepal volunteer who taught at her school in the village. I can...

Opportunity Schools in Nepal (English) World Education

This video explores the Opportunity Schools Project, implemented by World Education in Nepal. Through the project, World Education is implementing approaches, including early grade reading, to improve learning outcomes for poor, marginalized children in western Nepal....

WATCH: Empowering adolescent girls in rural Nepal

In this video, Ganga Gautam, 2016 Echidna Global Scholar and professor of English at Tribhuvan University in Nepal, describes the state of girls’ education in rural Nepal. His research details the key barriers that adolescent girls face to staying in school. The...

40 pc child literacy gap between rich and poor: CBS

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The gap in child literacy rate between the rich and poor is 39 percent while the gap between male and female children above five years of age is also big. According to the latest household survey carried out by the Central Bureau of Statistics...

Nepal: Lost in Translation

At the school in Nepal’s Lalitpur district where I work as an English teaching assistant, a large and colorful mural proclaims: “The world is a lock. Education is the key.” For Nepalese students today, though, the key is not so much education in general as competency...
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