Presentation at International Summit for Community Wireless Networks

Aug 12-15, 2010, Austria Rabi Karmacharya and Basanta Shrestha from OLE Nepal delivered a presentation titled "Delivering Free and Open Source Education Materials in Rural Schools using Wireless Network" at the International Summit for Community Wireless Networks held in Vienna, Austria from August 12 to 15, 2010. The presentation highlighted OLE Nepal's effort [...]

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ICT in Education Master Plan Workshop

Jun 22-25, 2010, Lalitpur Nepal Government’s Ministry of Education (MoE), in collaboration with UNESCO, organized a four day workshop from June 22 to 25 to start the process of developing an “ICT in Education” Master Plan for Nepal. The workshop was designed for policy makers and stakeholders and was attended by over thirty officials from [...]

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Curriculum review workshop

Jun 11-12, 2010, Lalitpur A two-day curriculum review workshop was held with officials from the Curriculum Development Centre (CDC). The agenda included a) following-up from an earlier discussion in February over creating detailed year-long subject wise courses in each of the primary grades and b) reviewing all new E-Paath software created by OLE [...]

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March-April 2010 Newsletter

May 20, 2010, Lalitpur OLE Nepal's newsletter for Mar-Apr has been published. The newsletter intends to keep its readers uptodate on the organisation and its activities. The Mar-Apr issue includes latest updates and stories on how the names ‘E-Paati’ (XO) and ‘E-Paath’ (our interactive activities) came into being and how they illustrate what the project stands [...]

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Feasibility study at Jhapa

Apr 4-7, 2010, Jhapa A team from OLE Nepal visited Jhapa, a hilly district in the East, to conduct a feasibility study on the suitability of schools in that district for OLE Nepal’s OLPC implementation programme. Jhapa was chosen due to the absence of the programme in Eastern districts. The team spent all [...]

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Feasibility study at Solukhumbu

Mar 18 - 21, 2010, Solukhumbu A team consisting of representatives from OLE Nepal, the Department of Education (DoE) and Himalayan Health and Environment Services (HHES) visited the remote mountainous district of Solukhumbu to study the feasibility of expanding the OLPC project in the district. During the three-day visit from March 18 to [...]

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E-Pustakalaya's Advisory Board Meeting

Mar 18, 2010, Lalitpur The first meeting of E-Pustakalaya's Advisory Board was held at the OLE Nepal Office in Sanepa. The board consists of prominent members from Nepali literary circles: Geeta Keshary, Chudamani Bandhu, Dhruva K. Ghimire, Rambabu Subedi, Vinaya Kasajoo, Bishwambhar Chanchal and Hiranya Kumari Pathak. Given that E-Pustakalaya is not just a repository [...]

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Jan-Feb 2010 Newsletter

Mar 17, 2010, Lalitpur OLE Nepal has published its first bi-monthly email newsletter that intends to keep its readers uptodate on the organisation and its activities. It includes an introduction to OLE Nepal as well as updates on the recent visit by the Director General of the Department of Education to Dadeldhura and on the [...]

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Feasibility Study at Dadeldhura

Mar 2-6, 2010, Dadeldhura A team consisting of officials from the Department of Education (DoE), the World Food Programme (WFP), and OLE Nepal visited program schools in Dadeldhura. The purpose of the visit was to study the feasibility of expanding the program to two more schools in the district. The team consisted of [...]

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Mustang Deployments

Feb 22-Mar 6, 2010, Mustang The program schools are now entering the second year of the OLPC project. 59 new laptops were deployed in Mustang district, bringing the total there to 418 XOs for students and teachers and 7 for government officials at the District Education Office. Deployment of XOs took place earlier [...]

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