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Teach For Nepal to host global conference on education

Pratigya Waiju



KATHMANDU— Teach For Nepal (TFN), a campaign launched in 2013 to address the inequality in education in Nepal, is all set to host a global conference from Wednesday.

The global conference will be held among 400 participants of 64 various countries.

The theme for the conference is “Community at the Center,” which stresses the involvement of community for improving the quality of education.

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Majority of volunteers shared TFN’s slogan that, “What if your first job was to change the nation?’ had inspired them to join the organisation and to go to remote places to teach unprivileged students.

Apart from regular classes, the volunteer teachers also offer additional classes in the school or at their dwellings without charging any fee.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education





KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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