Teachers’ role significant for society’s future

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० असोज १९ गते ८:५९ मा प्रकाशित

             Lalitpur, Oct. 5: The international organizations working on education sector in Nepal have pointed out a need that teachers could make more creative efforts for the golden future of the children and of the society.

On the occasion of the World Education Day today, the chiefs of the UNESCO, ILO, UNICEF, UNDP, and Education International in Nepal released a joint statement and said professional knowledge and skills on teachers was equally important for the quality education.

In the statement, they have further said the teachers had low social status also because of the lack of training on professional skills. Nepal has been suggested to amend the policy and programmes on education as per the time by ensuring minimum remuneration and career development to teachers, developing teachers’ professional and standard teaching plan, encouraging remote and backward communities to enroll children in school and managing best award.

There are more than 200,000 teachers including 90,000 temporary teachers, in the community schools. Similarly, in the institutional schools, there are nearly 100,000 teachers in Nepal.

Teachers are the most aware people in the society, but they have begun involving in development activities to political affairs in the recent years thereby tarnishing their image and affecting quality education. RSS

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