Yadu Ram Upreti is an assistant professor of Central Department of Education, Tribhuvan University (TU), where he has been since 2012. He completed M.Ed. in health education in 2006 and MPhil in Health Education and Promotion in 2018 from faculty of education, TU.
He involved in teaching health education and promotion since 2006 to the date. He has co-authored around two dozen of health education related text and reference books from school to university level. He has also been involved supervising master’s degree dissertation from TU. He involved in research activities personally and collaborating with different organizations such as University Grants Commission (UGC), Research Division Office of TU, and Health Education Association of Nepal (HEAN). He published a couple of research articles and on the way to publish his PhD related papers. He has also designed and implemented numerous invited talks, tutorials, colloquium, workshop, and training of the trainers (TOT) related to teachers’ professional development. He has also involved in paper presentation at national and international forums.
Besides, Mr. Upreti has been working as an expert of developing curriculum resources such as student’s work book, teacher’s guideline, and student’s assessment tool for integrated curriculum at lower basic school (grade 1-3) and curriculum development of Health Education for basic school of grade 4-8 and text-books of Health Education for grade 4 and 6 on behalf of Curriculum Development Center, ministry (CDC) of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST).
Currently, Upreti is a PhD Scholar of Graduate School of Education, TU and PhD fellow researcher of NORHED Rupantaran, TU. Following the Participatory Action Research (PAR), he is to design and implement school-based participatory nutrition education to transform the nutritional behavior of schoolchildren. His research interests include: participatory action research, transformative learning, school-based nutrition education, nutrition and health, teacher’s professional development, and adolescent’s health promotion.