Kathmandu, June 08: CSAS in cooperation with National College, Kathmandu University and Political Dialogue Asia Programme of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a 2-day webinar on ‘Accelerating Progress and Equality in Education’ on May 31-June 1, 2021.
More than 100 students and faculty participated in the programme which centered around discussions on how the pandemic has impacted on education, challenges of on-line learning, cost factors and need of re-orientation of the faculty towards digital tools.
Deans of the Faculty of Arts and Engineering of the Kathmandu University, officials of the Ministry of Education and UNDP Nepal spoke at the inaugural session. Christian Echle and Megha Sarmah of the KAS Singapore shed light on the KASPACES and informed the audience about on-going programmes of the KAS.
Sudir Parajuli, President of SUBISU cablenet shed light on the cost factors and taxes that the cable operators have to cope with. Dr. Nishchal N. Pandey, Director of the CSAS stated that the faculty too need to re-orient themselves to fine tune themselves to a changing reality.
A host of speakers from Nepal, Singapore and Germany shed light on the challenges and opportunities of on-line learning.