Innovations in teaching and learning through contextualized approaches to increase the quality, relevance and sustainability of education in Nepal.
Kamal Giri is an MPhil student of Development Studies and a fellow researcher under NORHED fellowship, Rupantaran at Kathmandu University, School of Education, Hattiban, Lalitpur. Mr. Giri completed his Master’s degree in Sociology and Diakonia and Christian Social Practice from Tribhuwan University, Nepal, and VID Specialized University, Norway. Besides, Mr. Giri had also completed online courses related to development and research from Harvard, MIT, Leads, Queensland, East Anglia, and Cape Town University.
Mr. Giri is currently pursuing research in promoting parental participation to enhance student’s learning at Janahit Secondary School of Namobuddha Municipality, ward number 7, through participatory action research. Mr. Giri has worked to connect community and school to strengthen student’s learning and ensure inclusive education. Through transformative research, Mr. Giri researched community empowerment, promoting mental health, WASH, peacebuilding, and empowering ethnic communities through microfinance, child marriage, labor, and education migration. Besides community-led development, the utility of foreign aid in Nepal, migration, climate change, and religion and interreligious dialogue is also his research interest.