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Nepal : Education: Finding a Ray of Hope

Nepal : Education: Finding a Ray of Hope

The education system lays the foundation for real development in any society. The lack of focus on public education is evident in many countries, and the role of the private sector in education also requires definition. The educational failure in Nepal can be described as an epidemic of colossal magnitude. Unless we devote adequate attention to education, the sorry state of affairs in schools, both in Nepal and worldwide, is bound to continue.

It is hard to remember a time when anyone was saying anything good in public about education in Nepal. Most current reports about primary, secondary or higher education in Nepal present a depressing composite of systemic inefficiency, failure and wastage. While there have been intermittent discussions regarding this state of affairs in Nepal, an extensive public debate on the subject toward rectifying this national disgrace is non-existent.

The Negative Statistics

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