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 ›
Kathmandu: New school marks the end of a UK charity.
A new school is opened in Kathmandu for some of the poorest and most deprived children in Nepal, too often ignored by their own government and with parents who rightly place “survival ahead of education “. Nepal Schools Aid (UK) takes their final steps towards leaving Nepal and closure after 10 years of achieving something the Nepal government neither understands nor cares about …… raising the standard of education in 200 schools!
From the rubble of the Nepal earthquake
Nepal Schools Aid completes the building of a new school and refurbishment of the old at Motibinayak School in Lalitpur, Kathmandu. Post earthquake the government of Nepal didn’t seem interested, so we sorted it for them!
You must be logged in to post a comment.