Educators call for reforms in Nepal’s education system – myRepublica

KATHMANDU, July 24: Pedagogues and stakeholders have suggested that the existing education system should be transformed to achieve the desired results.

Speaking on a show on Saturday, pedagogue Dr Bidya Nath Koirala ruled out the possibility of full communitization and full privatization of the education system in the country. He suggested making best use of the knowledge and resources of the community and private sectors, in accordance with Nepali civilization and culture.

Koirala stressed the need for teachers to be responsible for the transformation of community schools and the implementation of fundamental rights of people as guaranteed by the constitution while strengthening good governance.

Admitting a lack of expected results despite a large budget in education each year, Dr Hari Lamsal, joint secretary at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, assured that the government would take legal steps to implement free education up to secondary school. level in community schools.

Presenting a working paper, pedagogue Dr Gopilal Neupane highlighted the need to free education from government interference as he said that the existing education system has been politicized, suffered from interference from bureaucracy and teachers are cadres of political parties.

Former President of the National Association of Private and Boarding Schools, Gita Rana, said privatization as well as regulation could take place in the region where the government could not achieve results while referring to the “transformation progressive education system” in the country.

Similarly, the chairman of Nepal’s Community Schools Management Committee, Krishna Thapa, has stressed the need to free community schools from government interference. The interaction program was organized here by the Education Journalists Forum.