In & Around Kathmandu, Traffic
Reading Time: 1 minuteIn the embedded video, Chinese pedestrians take drastic action at crosswalks (zebra crossings). What if pedestrians in Kathmandu did the same? How would Kathmandu drivers react, I wonder! I really do! . . . → Read More: How Would Kathmandu Drivers React I Wonder If…
My Personal Stories
Reading Time: 8 minutesI used to really feel uncomfortable introducing myself as “Dorje Gurung” to fellow Nepalis as a young student growing up in Nepal in the eighties.
I still do…but for the exact opposite reason!
I may just have found a way around it thoug! . . . → Read More: “Oh, What’s in A Name?”
UWC, UWC Nepal
Reading Time: 4 minutesThe story of a UWC scholarship candidate, who sought my help to get an edge over the other candidate but didn’t get, complaining about others getting unfair advantage! . . . → Read More: Like Country, Like Young Man?
Reading Time: 5 minutesA reproduction of an article I wrote for the recently concluded Innovation in Education Fair 2017 information booklet, in which I question the way we approach teaching in Nepal as well as provide details of how we can improve the learning outcomes of students by changing, slightly, how we, teachers, teach science. . . . → Read More: When Seeking the Right Answer is Wrong
Reading Time: 3 minutesVolunteering at Jana Uddhar School produced results! One of the science teachers I worked with successfully went on to use her imagination and creativity to create solutions to problems of lack of resources, which, I would like to believe, I was a small inspiration for! . . . → Read More: When Your Time, Energy and Effort Pays Off
In & Around Kathmandu
Reading Time: 4 minutesHoles on the streets of Kathmandu engulfing children, animals and vehicles, show there are gaping holes elsewhere too. . . . → Read More: Kathmandu’s Gaping Holes