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  National Coordinator:

 
Name: Mr. Jay Ram Giri
Ministry of Education
Address: Kesher Mahal
Kathmandu
Phone: 977 1 418782
Fax: 977 1 412460
E-mail: unesco@nncu.wlink.com.np



Education for All
Year 2000 Assessment
Nepal
Country Report
EFA Assessment Committee
Ministry of Education
Kathmandu, Nepal

CONTENTS

Introduction

1.1 COUNTRY CONTEXT

1.1.1 Socio-economic Context

1.2 NEPAL'S PARTICIPATION IN EFA

1.3 OBJECTIVES

1.4 EFA ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE

1.4.1 International Consultative Forum

1.4.2 National Education for All Assessment Group

1.4.3 Technical Committee

1.4.4 Technical Sub-committee Task Groups

1.4.5 Report Finalisation

NATIONAL EFA GOALS AND TARGETS

2.1 THE NPA, AND THE EIGHTH AND NINTH FIVE YEAR PLANS

2.2 THE EFA TARGETS ON ECD

2.3 TARGETS AND GOALS OF UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO AND COMPLETION OF PRIMARY EDUCATION

2.3.1 Programmes, Goals and Targets

2.4 TARGETS AND GOALS OF IMPROVEMENT IN LEARNING ACHIEVEMENT

2.4.1 Programmes, Goals and Targets

2.5 TARGETS AND GOALS FOR THE REDUCTION OF ILLITERACY AND GENDER DISPARITY IN LITERACY

2.5.1 Programmes, Goals and Targets

2.6 TARGETS AND GOALS FOR LIFE SKILLS EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR YOUTHS

2.6.1 Programmes, Goals and Targets

2.7 TARGETS AND GOALS FOR MEDIA MOBILISATION

Analysis of EFA Indicators

Progress towards goals and targets

3.1 EXPANSION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMMES AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

3.1.1 Progress in Indicators

3.1.2 Analysis of the ECD Situation

3.1.3 Government Efforts to Provide Curriculum and Training

3.1.4 Assistance of INGOs

3.2 UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO AND COMPLETION OF PRIMARY EDUCATION

3.2.1 Progress in Indicators

3.2.2 Progress in Public Expenditure on Primary Education

3.2.3 Progress on Teacher Provision

3.2.4 Progress on Internal Efficiency

3.3 IMPROVEMENT IN LEARNING ACHIEVEMENT

3.3.1 Progress in Indicators

3.4 REDUCTION OF THE ADULT ILLITERACY RATE AND GENDER DISPARITY IN EDUCATION

        REDUCTION OF THE ADULT ILLITERACY RATE AND GENDER DISPARITY IN EDUCATION: cont.

3.4.1 Literacy Programmes in Operation

3.4.2 Efforts to Develop the Role of Non-formal Education towards EFA Goals

3.4.3 Role of NGOs in EFA through the Promotion of Literacy Programmes

3.5 EXPANSION OF BASIC EDUCATION FOR LIFE SKILLS AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

3.5.1 Progress towards Development of Skills Training and Vocational Education

3.6 MEDIA MOBILISATION FOR INCREASED ACQUISITION OF THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND VALUES REQUIRED FOR BETTER LIVING AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

SPECIAL EFFORTS AND PROMISING STRATEGIES

4.1 SPECIAL EFFORTS

4.1.1 Preparation of the Basic and Primary Education Master Plan (1991-2001)

4.1.2 The National Education Commission (1992)

4.1.3 The Basic and Primary Education Project (1992-1998)

4.1.4 The Primary Education Development Project

4.2 PROMISING STRATEGIES

Future Directions

5.1 CONTEXT

5.2 EQUITABLE ACCESS TO QUALITY EDUCATION

5.2.1 Improving Physical Learning Conditions

5.2.2   Creating Alternative Arrangements for Promoting Basic and Primary Education

5.3 QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

5.3.1 Making Curriculum Relevant through the Provision of Adequate Instructional Materials

5.3.2 Liberal Promotion and Monitoring Learning Achievement

5.3.3 Optimising Teachers Performance through a Teacher Support and Promotion System

5.3.4 Developing Resource Centres as a Base for the Technical and Professional Support System

5.3.5  Educational Technology Development

5.4 INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING

5.4.1  Educational Management Information System (EMIS)

5.5 TECHNICAL SKILLS AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTENANCE

5.6 RESOURCE MOBILISATION

5.7 CONCLUSION