Bhotang, January 4, 2019: With the slogan “Our Accord for the Promotion of Science, Technology and Arts”, five secondary schools of Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality have collaborated to organize a learning fair titled “Kshitiz Learning Fair 2075” at the premises of Shree Bhotang Devi Secondary School, Bhotang on 27th of Poush 2075.
The event has been initiated by thirteen of the Teach for Nepal fellows serving in Shree Bhotenamlang Secondary School (Bhotenamlang), Shree Satkanya-Mati Secondary School (Gunsa), Shree Raithane Secondary School (Raithane), Shree Chilaune Secondary School (Manekharka), and Shree Bhotang Devi Secondary School (Bhotang). The main rationale of this learning fair is to develop the educational, leadership and professional development of students and instigate learning opportunity for students, teachers and educators as a whole.
The first learning fair was hosted by Shree Raithane Secondary School, Raithane on 15th Mangsir, 2074 witnessing the participation of a total of 1470 visitors comprising of 1240 students from different schools, 230 parents and other guests including local administrative authorities, educators and different NGOs. The reports of the first event stated, “The event was successful with some minor glitches.” This year, the event shall include the participation of all schools inside the Rural Municipality with even more prospective visitors than the previous year.
Kshitiz Learning Fair intends to broaden the students’ horizon for learning and ultimately their life. Besides different learning, the fair will foster collaboration between government schools for an effective plan, and will bring the local body hand in hand with the educational sector for overall development of the area. This event attempts to set an example for the community that sustainability is possible if there is plan, collaboration, learning and persistence to work through.