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Shrestha, Merina; Ulak, Manjeswori; Strand, Tor A.; Kvestad, Ingrid; Hysing, Mari – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Parental knowledge on child development is important for maximal developmental potential. This study was conducted to assess mothers' knowledge on child development in Nepal. The Caregivers Knowledge of Child Development Inventory (CKCDI) was used to interview mothers. Total of 1272 mothers were interviewed. Out of the total CKCDI score of 40,…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Development, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level
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Beutel, Denise; Tangen, Donna; Carrington, Suzanne – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
This paper reports on the implications of participation in an Australian Award Short Course Awards programme for inclusive educators from South Asia. Seventeen educators from Nepal, three from Bangladesh, and one from Sri Lanka participated in the short course in Brisbane, Australia with a follow up component in Kathmandu, Nepal. The aim of the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Awards, Program Descriptions
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Sah, Pramod Kumar; Li, Guofang – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2018
This article reports on a critical qualitative case study of an EMI-based, underresourced public school in Nepal through Bourdieu's lens of linguistic capital. As the data analysis revealed, parents, students, and teachers regarded EMI as a privileged form of linguistic capital for developing advanced English skills, enhancing educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction, Qualitative Research
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Adhikari, Eka Raj – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2018
Context: This article explores the lived experiences of learners with disabilities who were attending short-term skills-based training programs in Nepal. The research questions addressed were how the learners with disabilities had been experiencing learning with their peers without disabilities and whether the vocational training was inclusive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Skill Development, Training
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Rana, Karna; Greenwood, Janinka; Fox-Turnbull, Wendy; Wise, Stuart – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
Policy by the government of Nepal emphasises the need to develop ICT competencies and suggests the use of ICT will transform traditional models of teaching to ones that are student-centred. This article reports a study of primary teachers' experiences of using digital technologies in rural primary schools in Nepal, and investigates their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Elementary Schools, Conventional Instruction
Deupa, Madan Singh; Pathani, Rajendra Singh – Online Submission, 2018
(Purpose) The purpose of this study was to compare the academic achievement and intelligence level of Secondary School students of science, management, and education streams to identify the enrollment trend of students in teacher education in Nepal. (Methods) In this study, 150 secondary school students belonging to eight schools were selected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Intelligence, Secondary School Students
Anderson, Kate; Muskin, Joshua – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2018
Between 2012 and 2016, the Learning Metrics Task Force (LMTF) laid out an ambitious agenda for nations and the international community on how to define and measure learning in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This report describes the process undertaken by a group of 15 "Learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Strategies, Learning Experience, Measurement Techniques
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Piper, Benjamin; Sitabkhan, Yasmin; Mejía, Jessica; Betts, Kellie – RTI International, 2018
This report presents the results of RTI International Education's study on teachers' guides across 13 countries and 19 projects. Using quantitative and qualitative methods, we examine how teachers' guides across the projects differ and find substantial variation in the design and structure of the documents. We develop a scripting index so that the…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education, Teaching Guides, Mixed Methods Research
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Anderson, Kate – Childhood Education, 2018
Learning assessment is essential for education systems to provide quality and equitable education. Education partners, both national and international, are supporting education systems around the world in their efforts to develop and implement holistic learning assessment strategies and mechanisms. In many cases, examining how learning is being…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Educational Practices
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Subedi, Khim Raj – Online Submission, 2018
This article aims to explore the policy provisions and practices of the local curriculum in primary level schools. Data are generated from teachers, head teachers, resource persons, and Assistant District Education Officer by using interview and focus group discussion. In addition, document analysis is done to locate the existing implementation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum, Educational Policy, Elementary Schools
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Ezaki, Naruho – Education 3-13, 2018
This study examined the impact of the 2015 Nepal earthquakes on children's schooling by focusing on individual children's enrolment flow, particularly from public to private schools, which is becoming a worldwide trend in recent years. The results revealed that the total number of attendees at target schools recovered to pre-earthquake levels 2…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, Enrollment Trends, Private Schools
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Subedi, Khim Raj – Online Submission, 2018
This article explores the process, reasons and consequences of private tutoring as perceived by the secondary level teachers and students of community schools. This is a qualitative study based on the data generated from the focus group discussions and interviews. The article argues that the students perceived improved learning through private…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Tutors, Private Education, Foreign Countries
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North, Amy – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2018
This paper explores the learning experiences and literacy practices of a group of female migrant domestic workers from Nepal, reporting on ethnographic data collected between 2008 and 2013. Drawing on the conceptualisation of literacy as a social practice, as well as the notion of translocational positionality, it examines the way in which the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Migrant Workers, Ethnography
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Westerlund, Heidi; Partti, Heidi – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
Although music education scholars have increasingly advised teachers to take heed of values, principles, and strategies of musical practices outside of school, very little has been written in music education regarding the ideological underpinnings of musical practices in these contexts. This article argues that musical practices outside of school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Activism, Females
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Acharya, Dev; Thomas, Malcolm; Cann, Rosemary – Educational Research, 2018
Background: School-based sex education is a strategy that can help prevent sexual and reproductive health-related problems. In Nepal, sex education is taught to secondary school students; however, it is thought that the approach taken to school-based sexual health education (e.g. the type of student-learning materials) is not sufficient to address…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Comprehensive School Health Education, Secondary Education
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