Gandaki extends support for ‘Learning by Earning, Earning by Learning’ program in public schools
Kathmandu, June 7. On Tuesday, the provincial government of Gandaki announced that it will provide support for the operation of the ‘learning by earning, earning by learning’ program in public schools with technical and vocational education.
The decision was made as part of the province’s annual policy and program for the fiscal year 2080-81. In order to effectively implement technical education, the government intends to frame an umbrella act under a one-door policy within the province.
Furthermore, the provincial government has put forth a plan to formulate a scholarship procedural guideline, aiming to expand access to higher education for marginalized groups such as Dalits, people with disabilities, and children of conflict survivors.
Additionally, the policy and program include measures to integrate religious schools and alternative schools into the mainstream education system.
As part of its comprehensive approach to education, the Gandaki government has outlined a strategy to incorporate various subjects, including moral education, art, language, culture, customs, history, natural sciences, religion, mythology, literature, gender mainstreaming, and disaster risk reduction, into the school curriculum.
Under the initiative called “province government with public campus,” the provincial government of Gandaki plans to provide incentives based on the capacity and performance of all public campuses across the country.
Moreover, the policy and program highlight the intention to collaborate with federal and local governments in order to construct and operate a well-equipped residential school, ensuring the right to education for children with intellectual disabilities.
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