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  • CTEVT hikes tuition fees for nursing students

    Posted February 5, 2015 by Education mgr

    The Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) is sticking it to nursing students.  The Council upped the cost of its three year Proficiency Certificate Level Nursing course by 20%.  Students enrolling for this program will fork now out Rs. 479,000, an increase of Rs. ...

  • Expectant fathers experience prenatal hormone changes

    Posted January 26, 2015 by Education mgr

    Okay! This maybe bittersweet news for expectant fathers. An University of Michigan study finds that: "Impending fatherhood can lower two hormones -- testosterone and estradiol -- for men, even before their babies are born, a new study found. This is the first study to show that the decline may be...

  • Online degree program in nursing

    Posted December 25, 2014 by Hari Pradhan

    An advanced educational degree opens new career options for practising nurses.  That is a plus point.  The downside is the logistics of attending school.  Do you take a leave to attend college? What about location? Many nurses are breadwinners and they cannot afford to take long terms...

  • Nepalis affected by British action against dodgy colleges

    Posted December 18, 2014 by Education mgr

    The British government has revoked the Tier 4 sponsor licenses of 64 colleges.  A Nepali online news portal Setopati is reporting that many Nepali students attend these institutions and they face an uncertain future as a result of the UK government's action. "बेलायत सरकारले अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय बिद...

  • Sal Khan’s free online school enters the real world

    Posted December 16, 2014 by Education mgr

    This is a news published in Irish Times about how Salman Khan is revolutionising education. The motto of the Khan Academy, the online school he founded pretty much by accident, is: “A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” The education which he founded is for 21st century....

  • Nursing in the United Kingdom

    Posted May 22, 2014 by Hari Pradhan

    The United Kingdom's hospitals look abroad in bid to beat London nurse shortage declared a May 22, 2014 headline on the London Evening Standard.  Nepali nursing students: take note! The United Kingdom has a nursing shortage.  The country's prestigeous Royal College of Nursing co...

  • Digital education

    Posted May 15, 2014 by Education mgr

    The world of education is going digital, and school principals, like Eric Schneiger are leading the charge.    Eric Sheninher is the Principal at New Milford High School located in Bergen County, NJ. and author of Digital Leadership Chaging Paradigms for Changing Times.  His bookfoc...

  • Learning in Social Media Spaces

    Posted May 15, 2014 by Education mgr

    Mimi Ito is an expert in young people's use of digital media. In this video interview for the Big Thinker series, Ms. Ito shares her research on informal learning in online communities.  These online communities are the "go to" destinations for students to build technology skills, learn media l...

  • GRE, SAT...

    Posted May 7, 2014 by Education mgr

    All the students in Nepal wants to go abroad to study. Some wants to go to Australia, some USA, some Canada... There are many good private institutes where you can study english language which will prepare you for IELTS, TOEFL, GRE... It is a new world, you can get all the resources in the internet...

  • Higher Secondary Education System

    Posted May 7, 2014 by Babina Basnet

    This year's SCL result was poor compared to the last year's result. Is the quality of education deteriorating each year in Nepal ? Do you think our children are getting right education? These two videos are from Sajha Sawal, which talks about the the higher education sysytem in Nepal.   &nb...

  • US immigration and foreign nurses

    Posted May 7, 2014 by Hari Pradhan

    Nepali nursing students and professionals seeking to practice their profession in the United States must familiarize themselves with the legal framework for foreigners seeking employment in the country.    The US Citizenship and Immigration Service  is the primary gatekeeper to the ...

  • Beware! Nepali nurses headed to the United States

    Posted May 6, 2014 by Hari Pradhan

    Nepalis nursing students and practicing nurses are increasingly seeking to further their career away from Nepal.  Australia appears to be a favored destination for new graduates.  Established nurses find out that their work experience adds to the IELTS points calculation, which works parti...

  • New nursing grads and jobs

    Posted May 4, 2014 by Hari Pradhan

    Nursing education is a growth industry in Nepal. I do not know of an exact count of nursing schools currently operating in the country nor the number of student outputs on a yearly basis.  ANM, PCL Nursing, BN, BSN...the designation are many, and I myself have participated in designing the curr...

  • Nurses to the United States

    Posted May 4, 2014 by Hari Pradhan

    The United States projects a shortfall of 500,000 RN jobs by 2022.  Nepali nurses could fill a few vacant positions.    The United States health care system is the most expensive in the world.  It will be even more expensive with time.  One way that nation can rein in cost...

  • Education costs in Australia

    Posted April 18, 2014 by Community mgr

    The costs of studying in Australia depend on the institution and the level of study you choose. As an international student, your tuition fees are payable before you study.  There may be additional costs for your course, including course materials and access to institution facilities. The lis...

  • Nepali students abroad: share your experience

    Posted February 6, 2014 by Education mgr

    Attention Nepali students attending colleges abroad.  Please help! You are the best guide for a Nepali students seeking to study abroad.  You know the ropes.  How did you nurture your dream? What steps did you take to understand the possibilities? How did you apply, and where?  ...

  • Test Prep Help

    Posted February 6, 2014 by Education mgr

    Standarized tests are a breed apart.  The TOEFL, the Scholastic Aptitude Test, the Graduate Record Exam, the Graduate Management Aptitude Test and others of their ilk test for proficiency.  Do you understand English? Can you communicate in the language? Do you have what it takes to attend...

  • Deep Springs College

    Posted February 6, 2014 by Education mgr

    Deep Springs College and myLLPS are inextricably linked.  The college provides free education to its students and instillls in them a love for learning and a committment to public service.  myLLPS is one alumni's interpretation of that maginificent instituton's ideals. Learn more about th...

  • Learnable Accounting Tutorials

    Posted February 6, 2014 by Education mgr

    Susan Crosson's tutorials are a joy!  She makes accounting "learnable". Prof. Crosson recorded a comprehensive set of video tutorials for financial and managerial accounting.  Individual videos cover single topics.  In about five minutes, Prof Crosson delivers the essence of the mate...

  • Sugata Mitra: Inspiration for myLLPS

    Posted February 5, 2014 by Education mgr

    Sugata Mitra inspired the creation of myLLPS.  Sri Mitra is an educational scientist.  He sought to understand how children learn.  In a now famous experiment, he installed an interent-connected computer in a hole in a wall in a poor neighborhood in Delhi.  He left no instructio...

  • Future of Education

    Posted February 5, 2014 by Education mgr

    The Khan Academy is a phenomenon in the world of education.  The Academy offers video tutorials on primarily maths and science topics.  The Academy's founder, Salman Khan, is a genius in explaining concepts, from basics to advanced. Salman Khan is making learning possible to students anyw...

  • Forestry Nepal

    Posted March 5, 2013 by Community mgr

    Forestry Nepal Forestry Nepal “aims to facilitate online networking among Nepalese foresters, to provide a platform to share news and information on forestry sector of Nepal and to promote forest science among general public.”  We have visited the site over several years and, the...