Imperial School hosts “Teaching and Learning Mathematics Conference”

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Kathmandu: Imperial World School on March 15 hosted “Teaching and Learning Mathematics Conference”, bringing together educators, experts, and stakeholders from across Nepal to dive deep into the world of mathematics education. 

“We were thrilled to see teachers from Kathmandu, Chitwan, Hetauda, and Pokhara, Banepa, Bhakunde Besi representing both government and private schools, come together for this important discussion. The conference aimed to foster collaboration and innovation in teaching practices while celebrating the diverse perspectives within our education community,” it said.

The day kicked off with a welcome remark from Junita Shahi Karki, the Principal of Imperial.

Professor Dr. Hira Bahadur Maharjan was the chief guest, who delivered an inspiring speech on the pivotal role of mathematics education in shaping our future.

Mr. Jit Bahadur Tamang shared his experiences with the “CRA Approach,” shedding light on innovative teaching methods. Asst. Prof. Binod Prasad Pant took us on a journey into “Steam-based Mathematics Teaching,” while Dr. Shyam Prasad Acharya provided valuable insights into “Pedagogy for 21st Century Education.” Each presentation sparked lively discussions and left us with much to ponder.

The workshop sessions were a highlight of the conference, offering practical tools and strategies for educators. Asst. Prof. Dr. Bed Prasad Dhakal led a workshop on “Integrating Technology in Math Classrooms,” showing us the power of technology in enhancing learning. Ram Chandra Dhakal guided us through “Curriculum Expertise in Mathematics,” while Mr. HN Upadhaya shared hands-on activities for teaching mathematics, inspiring us with his creativity.

Panel discussion on “Current Practice in Math Education” was a lively exchange of ideas. Panelists included Prof. Dr. Hira Bahadur Maharjan, Dr. Lekh Nath Poudel, Prof. Dr. Kanhaiya Jha, and Assoc. Prof. Dhana Thapa Budhathoki.