No more new schools, says NCE



Kathmandu, Oct 8 (RSS): The National Campaign for Education, a network of civil society organizations working for right to education and child rights, has suggested the government to not add any more new schools in the country. 

Handing over its recommendation to the High-level National Education Commission, 2075 today, the network has suggested managing the existing schools and not adding new ones so as to implement the constitutional provision of free and mandatory education. It has also suggested the government to adopt a policy to gradually discourage private investment in school education. 

Network Chair Kumar Bhattarai handed over the recommendations to the Commission Chair and Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel here today. 

The Commission constituted two months ago with a four months term has been collected recommendations and suggestion by setting up task groups under various themes including basic education, secondary and higher education, technical and vocational education, quality in education, inclusion and life skills.