Innovative Strategies in Higher Education for Accelerated Human Resource Development in South Asia: Nepal
The report herein provide in-depth analysis of the state of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and higher education in Nepal.
Key recommendations of the report include implementation of a national quality assurance system, establishing a reliable skills data and labor market information system, effective financing schemes, encouraging public–private partnerships, and international benchmarking and mutual recognition for global competitiveness.
Nepal has a tremendous potential for growth due to its abundant natural resources, strategic location between two of the largest and fastest-growing countries in the world (India and the People’s Republic of China [PRC]), and to its recently improved performance with respect to socioeconomic indicators. Higher education is expected to play a transformational role in addressing Nepal’s various developmental challenges, and in realizing Nepal’s development goals.
- Tables and Figures
- Executive Summary
- Socioeconomic Background
- Nepal’s Higher Education System
- Major Issues and Constraints in Nepal’s Higher Education System
- Innovations and Good Practices
- Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations