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Come and Visit Us in 2020

I returned to Hangdewa in November 2019, 11 years since my very first visit. And, in some ways, little has changed…and in others, so much. Women with huge golden nose-rings and turban-like head-covers still labour in subsistence farms, tending the walls of paddy fields, planting, weeding, cutting, and threshing crops by hand. Buffalos still plough [...]

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Focus on the Learning Experience and Adventure into Tourism

I have been avoiding visiting the classrooms with the littlest children. They have had teachers and assistants and paper to write on. A rug to sit on. Songs to sing. But I want the children to have that focus I see with my granddaughter when she is trying to zip up her coat – and [...]

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Nearly there with the new kindergarten school in Hangdewa!

Day by day we inch closer to the opening of the new school in Hangdewa for 60 4-6 year olds, and a crèche for teachers’ babies and toddlers. It now has flooring and tables and, maybe this week, the playground will get smoothed over. We need to find money for a fence as this is [...]

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A Volunteer’s Experience

We welcome volunteers to work in our school. Everyone brings their skills and knowledge to this remote location in very different ways. We have welcomed university and school-leavers from around the world, a business entrepreneur in fashion, a nurse to test children’s eyes, and software engineers from Aptitude Software, the sponsor of our computers and [...]

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What we have learned from building the Q. Learning school in Nepal

How to build a school in Nepal Be enchanted by the idea, imagine what it will do for the community, and be very sure this is your life's good work. It is a privilege few will have as your new community will become good friends - and who will call on you for more than [...]

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Thankful in Nepal: Operation Kanchenjunga with Aptitude Software and Q. Learning

See how Aptitude Software feel about being involved in this worthwhile project! http://www.revstreamone.com/blog/thankful-in-nepal-operation-kanchenjunga-with-aptitude-software-and-q-learning

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Establishing Excellence at the Q. Learning School in Nepal

Children love Learning! 2017 has been about settling in some new teachers and taking stock of what is needed to move the school forward. We have made some exciting decisions: the school will now divide into a nursery (4-6) and a main school (7-16) and we will be building a new nursery, playground and toilets [...]

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Aptitude Software Sponsors IT in Nepal School

https://youtu.be/ym9ljPGKug4 In an exciting new charitable initiative, Aptitude Software (which delivers groundbreaking technologies to Chief Financial Officers) will send two employees to represent them by delivering life-changing technology to 175 children at the Q. Learning school in Nepal. As part of 'Operation Kanchenjunga', Aptitude Software will thereby change both the education and life chances of [...]

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Could you broaden horizons in the Himalayas?

If you were designing education in a remote part of the Himalayas, what would you include? Yes, we would really like to know! In Hangdewa, on the silent slopes of Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world, sitting on the borders of China, India and Nepal, the world can have the widest possible views [...]

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Q. Learning School – Hangdewa NE Nepal

Promise on New School Delivered And there it was, the Q. Learning School in Hangdewa, NE Nepal, resplendent in all its yellowness and nestled in its own playground. 10 rooms, 150 children (4-14), 10 teachers, and lessons in English equivalent to the Oxford and Cambridge syllabus. Q. Learning had delivered on a promise made 7 years before to build [...]

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