The term education itself means 'to train', 'to lead out' and to 'bring up'. It is said that education is a life-long process, but the basic education that one undergoes during the formative years definitely contributes to the shaping of one's future and outlook. At this point, the school and high school education assumes importance. Even though the history of education in Nepal is relatively short, there has been a considerable growth in the number of educational institutes after the restoration of democracy in 1950 and particularly after 1990 AD. However, having no standard measuring rod to use when evaluating the institutes of higher education, students and parents have had trouble when selecting a college. Furthermore, beguiling advertisements make it impossible to decide which college is genuinely worth attending. Nowadays, it cannot be denied that numerous mediocre institutes exist which try to make a quick buck and cheat the students. This may not always be the case, but such incidents cannot be overlooked. Hence, this subject and possible solutions are analysed in this comprehensive study.High School education, which comprises schooling at grade 11 and 12, is a new concept in Nepala#39;s education history. ... In Nepal, the second official level of education is the lower secondary level that typically begins at age 10 in the sixth grade and lasts through ... level of knowledge in subject matters such as Nepali language, mathematics, and science ( www.wikipedia.org ). Until 1992, the secondary level, comprised of the grades 9 and 10, was the final level of schooling in Nepal.
|Title||:||How Students Select Higher Secondary Schools? A Case Study in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal|
|Author||:||Ram Prasad Sharma|
|Publisher||:||Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag) - 2013-08|