KATHMANDU – Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has pointed out the need of transformation in educational policy, curriculum and structure for the reform of country’s education sector.
Addressing the Kantipur Education Summit ceremony here today, Prime Minister Dahal mentioned that the government has been carrying out activities for reforms of educational sector.
He shared, “In the context when Nepal’s higher education is facing global problems of globalization, such programmes will have quality contribution for policy making with our own specialties and uniqueness in light of experiences across the world.”
There are impacts of globalization at most of the areas of national life including education, said PM Dahal, adding, “There is direct impacts of globalization across the world. In developing countries like Nepal, its multi-faceted impact exists as a challenge. It has brought changes in economy, education, psychology and social structures of small and independent countries.”
“We can overcome this challenge only after making changes in our educational policy, curriculum, and structures”, he opined. Stating that a negative mindset has been developed in the new generation in recent period that there is no quality in country’s education and it could not compete in global market, the Prime Minister stressed the need of discouraging such mindset.
The trend of brain drain of those academic personalities and those having employment opportunity in the country due to temptation of acquiring wealth in a short period was the matter of concern, he shared.