Education Minister seeks assistance from donors, development partners

Education Minister Devendra Paudel holds a pre-budget review meeting with representatives of development partners and experts at the former’s office in Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, on Friday, May 20, 2022.

KATHMANDU: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Paudel has said educational administration and teaching-learning activities will be conducted in the school through ICT.

Minister Paudel said this at a pre-budget review meeting with representatives of development partners and experts on Friday. He said that educational compensation plan has been prepared to reduce the learning activities lost during the Covid 19 pandemic. He said that he has moved ahead with the plan to complete the infrastructure of schools, colleges and higher educational institutions in a timely manner.

Education Minister Devendra Paudel holds a pre-budget review meeting with representatives of development partners and experts at the former’s office in Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, on Friday, May 20, 2022.

“We are moving ahead with a plan to appoint teachers, and develop educational quality and physical infrastructure of schools,” said Minister Poudel and added that it might take three years for this and sought support from donors.

He said learning and earning programme has been implemented on a trial basis to increase the access and quality of technical and vocational education, and skill development work, expand the access to technical and vocational education at each local level and link the learned knowledge and skills with employment and earning.

The Education Minister said school education reform plan has been prepared to improve the quality of education in line with the changing environment.

He said issues of enhancing the learning achievement of the students and the issues of continuous communication between the teachers and guardians are also priority areas for improvement. He added that the professional support and accountability of the teachers have been given priority.

During the meeting, the representatives of the development partners said they have been providing assistance for the reconstruction of schools, and education and teaching-learning activities in the aftermath of the April 2015 earthquake.


Japanese Ambassador calls  on Education Minister 

Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Kikuta Yutaka paid a courtesy call on Education Minister Devendra Paudel at the latter’s office in Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, on Friday, May 20, 2022.

Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Kikuta Yutaka paid a courtesy call on Minister Paudel at the latter’s office in Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, on Friday.

During the meeting, Minister Paudel said Nepal is formulating a 10-year school education plan for the transformational development of the school education sector and sought support from the Government of Japan.

The Education Minister informed that the Japanese government would provide support for Nepal’s educational development. He expressed his confidence that the relations between Nepal and Japan will be strengthened further.

The condition of Nepali students in Japan, and the manpower produced there were also discussed in the meeting.

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