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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Performance Of Community Schools In Nepal: A Macro Level Analysis

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Deepak Raj Parajuli, Tapash Das



Keywords: Community Schools, Macro Perspective, Critical Pedagogy



Abstract: Though Nepal has long history of education, formal and community accessed school was started after the establishment of the democracy in 1951 AD. Out of the total budget almost 17% is invested in the educational sector and more than 85% in community schools. But the educational performance of the community schools is very less in comparison to the private schools where only 15% of the students studying. After thorough review of secondary literature, analysis through macro perspective under the influence of critical pedagogy we found lack of physical and infrastructures, textbooks, centralized curriculum, monolingual instructional, lack of constructive and critical pedagogical strategies, poverty and social exclusion are the major factors contributing for the poor performance in community schools.



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