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Preschools provide respite for working parents, but they have their own issues: Arbitrary fees, and lack of experienced teachers and stringent guidelines plague kindergartens in city, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 10/02/2020)

Early Childhood Development teachers in Parbat complain of meagre salary: While the salary of primary level teachers has reached Rs30,000, that of ECD teachers is only Rs6,000, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 13/09/2019)

Early childhood development continues to be ignored: Teaching support staff are paid a third of what a government office assistant draws, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/06/2019)

Jagannath Primary School in Kailali running despite dwindling number of students: The Toraiyapur-based school has 20 students, five teachers and two classes, by Ganesh Chaudhary (kp 06/06/2019)

UNICEF urges govt to invest more in human resources (ht 10/04/2019) [see UNICEF report: A world ready to learn: Prioritizing quality early childhood education]

ECD programme fails to attract children (ht 27/05/2018)

Improving ECD classrooms: Despite having a long history and an immense importance in shaping a child, pre-schooling remains neglected (kp 30/03/2018)

Early childhood development matters: Investment in human capital, particularly in the development of young children, is required for progress in Nepal, by Niranjan Mani Dixit (kp 17/12/2017)

Build the basics: Comprehensive early childhood care and education should be enhanced and bettered, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 08/10/2017)

Montessori Vs. Kindergarten, by Byanjana Sharma (rn 06/10/2017)

ECDC necessary in every locality: Minister Koirala (kp 14/09/2017)

‘Prioritise investment in early childhood education’ (ht 22/03/2017)

Good pre-schooling sets solid foundation for further studies: DOE data show that around 60 percent of students enrolled in grade one had the background of pre-school and their retention rate was over 80 percent, by Bibek Subedi (kp 21/03/2017)

Early grade reading programme starts in six districts: In the first phase,  the programme has been launched in Bhaktapur, Kaski, Kanchanpur, Banke, Manang and Saptari (kp 16/02/2017)

Shuvatara’s decision to close its primary wing upsets parents (kp 14/02/2017), Future of Shuvatara students at stake (ht 16/02/2017)

KMC formulates directive for pre-primary schools (ht 30/01/2017)

Pre-schools are under 2 govt ministries, causing confusion, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (ht 11/08/2016)

Drop in primary level students in rural Palpa (kp 17/05/2016)

Early childhood development: Importance of preschools, by Neha K.C. (ht 16/05/2016)

Resource crunch hits ECDC in Ramechhap (ht 28/03/2015)

Too young: Admitting children to grade 1 is a tiring, depressing process in Kathmandu, by Shradha Giri Bohara (kp 24/02/2015)

Down and out: High prevalence of dropouts in primary education is a significant impediment to providing free primary education, by Shree Prasad Devkota and Shiba Bagale (kp 20/02/2015)

3,224 children deprived of education, by Pratap Bista (kp 19/01/2015) [related to Makwanpur district]

‘Majority’ of preschools in Kathmandu not registered, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 17/07/2014)

Primary schools face closure threat: The dwindling number of students due to migration to cities has put the existence of community schools at risk (ht 05/05/2014)

Dozen primary schools merged in Pyuthan (ht 26/04/2014)

Many primary schools exist only on paper: CIAA (ht 14/01/2014)

A world ready to learn: Prioritizing quality early childhood education. Global report by UNICEF. 04 April 2019

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