Our newly published book, An Englishman In Nepal, gives some insights into the 10 years of our education aid work in Kathmandu. Having developed 200 schools and trained 2000 primary school teachers we arrived at 5 “rules” or truisms that… Read More ›
Significant Quotations: #2 Only the educated are free
Epictetus was a Greek philosopher, a Stoic, who freed himself from slavery by his intelligence and use of his mind. The educated are free because they can free their “bonds” and use their minds to question, challenge, explore thoughts, theories… Read More ›
No technology, only chalkboards and copy books!
During our 10 years education aid work in Nepal we didn’t find a single school that was using technology in any primary school classroom …… and we worked with 200 schools in the capital city, Kathmandu. Chalkboards and exercise books,… Read More ›
Tiffin day at a small school in Nepal
The sheer joy that a small box of cakes etc can bring to a child in Nepal is a joy in itself to behold! Having ended our full time education operation after 10 years there in 2017, our final act… Read More ›
Ego Integrity: 7/8 Only the educated are free!
This is the seventh in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. (The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph.) It conjures up the words, benevolence, making a difference,… Read More ›
Ego Integrity: 2/8 Who guided YOU when you needed it?
This is the second in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. (The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph.) It conjures up the words, friendship, education, humility, mentor,… Read More ›
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