Developing learning opportunities in the teacher education in Nepal

Authors: Irmeli Maunonen-Eskelinen & Tuovi Leppänen (eds.)

Publication info

Open and Distance Learning is one mean to provide learning opportunities and to implement the idea of equal opportunities and the right to education. This publication focuses on the development of open and distance learning at Tribhuvan University in Nepal, in which there was a need to establish a new mode of learning for the population that is working. This publication describes the basis from which the structures, strategies and teaching and learning processes of open and distance learning were created and implemented for the first time at Tribhuvan University.

The development collaboration that this publication focuses on concerns the Training of Trainers for the Teacher Qualification Upgrading Programme in Nepal (ToT Nepal) funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, HEI ICI programme. The main goal of the programme was to strengthen the capacity of Tribhuvan University to establish an open and distance learning system.

Publications of JAMK University of Applied Sciences 215
Educational Unit: Teacher Education College
ISSN 1456-2332
ISBN 978-951-830-414-5 (PDF)
Published: 2015