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Education and Civil Conflict in Nepal

World Bank Group, 2013

Policy report

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...Between 1996 and 2006, Nepal experienced violent civil conflict as a consequence of a Maoist insurgency, which many argue also brought about an increase in female empowerment. This paper exploits variations in exposure to conflict by birth...

Children’s clubs and corporal punishment: reflections from Nepal

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...The broader context Sandwiched between the two largest Asian giants – China in the north and India in the south – Nepal is a land of cultural and ecological diversity. Whilst the Hindu belief system has influenced the governing...

High Impact Tourism Training (HITT) Programme in Nepal

Education and NGOs

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The High Impact Tourism Training (HITT) was a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme implemented by the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) between 2011 and 2014. Through innovative solutions, the programme...

Nepal: A History of Higher Education from Urban Elitism to Global Aspirations

Education in South Asia and the Indian Ocean Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Education Around the World chapter

...Since the mid-1990s, efforts are being made to reform the higher education sector in Nepal. At the centre of the reform projects stands Nepal’s national university, Tribhuvan University. Founded in 1959, Tribhuvan University initially...

Nepal: Between the ‘Local’ and the ‘Global’ of the National Education

Education in South Asia and the Indian Ocean Islands

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Nepal has come a long way since the British historian Daniel Wright (1877) famously remarked that ‘the subject of schools and colleges may be treated as briefly as that of snakes in Ireland...