2nd English and Education Symposium 2019: British Council


On January 14th, 2019, British Council Nepal is hosting its 2nd annual "English and Education Symposium" in Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbarmarg, Kathmandu. This year’s theme/subject matter is about Teacher’s Professional Development. The symposium will revolve around the ways in which teachers can upgrade their knowledge and techniques to fit the current educational demand.

This event is targeted to bring together policy makers, planners, administrators, head teachers, teachers, researchers, NGO, and private sector and development partners for a discussion of challenges and possible changes that can remark a positive effect in terms of Teacher Development in Nepal. The event in exclusive opportunity for those who want to voice out their opinions regarding teacher’s position and issues in the socio-cultural context of Nepal.

The symposium will consist of a platform where ideas and perspectives on Teacher Development can be presented and discussed in-depth. The registration for the seats is no longer available as the seats are all registered. The program will be sectioned into different types of topics such as teacher’s continuous professional development, school leadership for teacher’s CPD, regional panel discussion, and finally the symposium takeaways.

The program will be addressed by Dr. Jovan Llic, Country Director, British Council Nepal, Mr. Richard Morris, British Ambassador to Nepal, and Mr. Khagaraj Baral, the Secretary of Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST).

The event will also have panel discussions on the theme " Knowledge transfer into the classroom: Expectations vs Reality". The panelists include renowned experts from Nepal and abroad namely Baudha Director, CEHRD, Nepal (TBC), Maya Menon, The Teacher Foundation, India, Dr. Khalid Mahmood, Fame Education, Pakistan, and Prof. Dr. Arifa Rahman, BELTA, Bangladesh

Click here to download the complete program schedule.