Institute of Education


VIRTUAL EVENT: Developing successful learning in Nepal: British Council report launch

24 September 2020, 9:00 am–10:30 am

Group of Nepalese children. Image: Rebecca Zaal via Pexels

This webinar will explore new research into successful learning in Nepal, with insights for education leaders, teachers, policymakers and academics across international contexts.

This event is free.

Event Information

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Kester Muller, Development Education Research Centre

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'Developing successful learning in Nepal: Insights on curriculum, teaching methods and school leadership' is a new British Council publication that examines successful learning in Nepal.

This webinar brings together four authors of the publication who will discuss their research. The session will provide a deeper understanding about Nepalese education and the aims of its government.

It will explore the opportunities and challenges presented by initiatives on school turnaround and improvement, student employability and implementing ‘core skills’ and ‘global learning’.

So what do we mean by 'global learning' and the challenges and opportunities it presents for teachers and pupils? What are the challenges faced by school leaders in improving low-performing schools and the conditions for lasting change?

What does the Nepalese education system need to do to encourage independent and confident citizens ready for the workplace? And what is needed in order for 'core skills' to become successfully embedded into the secondary school curriculum?

The speakers will discuss these topics and explore on-the-ground case studies and academic literature. The talks will be followed by Q&A sessions with the audience. 


  • Douglas Bourn, Professor of Development Education and Co-Director (UCL Institute of Education)
  • Aamna Pasha, Doctoral Candidate (UCL Institute of Education)
  • Donnie Adams, Senior Lecturer (The Faculty of Education, University of Malaya)
  • Alina Laurent-Olive, Postgraduate Student (UCL Institute of Education)
  • Khum Raj Pathak, Education Researcher and Maths Teacher