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September 2014

One day in the Life of a Teacher Trainer in Taplejung

(Rajendra Pant is the REED (Rural, Education and Economic Development) teacher-trainer co-ordinator in the Taplejung District.  Together with his colleague, Suresh Ale, Rajendra is responsible for the development work in all 30 schools supported by the Himalayan Trust UK.  They have to travel great distances to get to the schools, up and down the steep mountain-sides, along rocky paths and across primitive log bridges.  To get to some schools in …Read More

Secondary Training has begun again in Solukhumbu

Teacher Training in 2014:  A report by Jim Strang QSM, Himalayan Trust NZ and Supervisor Teacher for the Training Programmes and Mary Lowe, Hon Secretary, Himalayan Trust UK. In the Solu Kumbu, teacher training for secondary school teachers, supported by the Himalayan Trust UK, began in the early 2000s.  George and  Mary Lowe strongly supported the idea that secondary teachers should be given the chance of training that had been …Read More