Supporting education in Nepal: technology that improves teaching and student learning

Education and technology are important learning tools.  Jesse Tam and fellow rotarians from greater Bellevue/Seattle area had visited Nepal with computers to help less fortunate children. The collaboration included meetings with the local rotary clubs and private health care facilities, schools and private institutions.  https://jessewa28.wordpress.com/  Below is an article published supporting education in Nepal.

Learn more on Rotary Voices –  https://blog.rotary.org/2015/08/25/supporting-education-in-nepal/

Students in Nepal use laptops provided by OLE Nepal. Photo by OLE Nepal

The faces of Nepal and importance of education and technology in the changing world.  Reaching out and giving back to others.

 

 

 

Rotary Voices

Students in Nepal use laptops provided by OLE Nepal. Photo by OLE Nepal Students in Nepal use laptops provided by OLE Nepal. Photo by OLE Nepal

By Quentin Wodon

Rotary members come in many different styles. Most have a day job and engage in service work in their free time. Some go a step further: They make service work their day job!

Rabi Karmacharya belongs to the second group. In 2007, he founded Open Learning Exchange (OLE) Nepal. His organization is respected internationally as a pioneer in the integration of technology in the classroom. OLE Nepal has worked with Nepal’s Department of Education to make laptops available in schools. But much more importantly, it has also developed great digital learning materials for students, and trained teachers to use technology and digital libraries to enhance learning.

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