About

In line with the recently adopted Global Goals for Sustainable Development, this project aims to catalyze improvements in the quality of teaching and learning at the basic education level in Nepal through innovative, transformative and contextualized pedagogical approaches. The project will strengthen the motivation and capacity of a range of stakeholders at the local level, but also at the higher education level to enable Tribhuvan University and Kathmandu University to take a leading role in establishing dynamic networks of innovative, transformative and contextualized educational programs. The following approaches will be used to realize these main objectives:

  1. piloting of innovative approaches at schools in diverse settings in Nepal to stimulate improvements in education, health, sustainability, productivity and livelihood prospects;
  2. intensive teacher training and leadership training for teachers and head teachers to support their professional development
  3. inclusive approaches to engaging marginalized groups in all aspects of the project
  4. capacity development at Tribhuvan University and Kathmandu University to undertake rigorous research that informs policy development
  5. sustained engagement with key akeholders to scale models that demonstrate promise in improving teaching and learning outcomes in Nepal.

Partner Institutions: Tribhuvan University(TU), Kathmandu University(KU) and The Norwegian University of Life Sciences(NMBU)


Project Coordinators
Dr. Bhimsen Devkota, PhD
Professor , Health Education, Faculty of Education, Trubhuban University

email: devkotabhim@gmail.com

Rupantaran Team TU

Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, PhD
Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Kathmandu University School of Education, Hattiban, Lalitpur

Email: bcluitel@kusoed.edu.np

Rupantaran Team KU

 
Dr. Sheri Lee Bastien, PhD
Associate Professor, Faculty of Landscape and Society, Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Email: sheri.lee.bastien@nmbu.no

Rupantaran Team NMBU