Cheating Our Children

Those parts of education, it is to be observed, for the teaching of which there are no public institutions, are generally the best taught.

-Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations.


The popular movement of Spring 1990 which ended the Panchayat polity also opened up the possibilities for change and improvement in Nepali society. The education sector is one which is long overdue for structural reform and revitalisation, and we owe it to our young not to miss this opportunity.

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