BNAC lecture on women literacy in Nepal

“We didn’t get to study so we learned to weave”:  Women, indigenous learning and functional literacy

Britain-Nepal Academic Council is holding this year's annual lecture with Professor Sushan Acharya on 9th December. This may be of interest to some colleagues especially in the areas of gender and adult literacy.

Title: “We didn’t get to study so we learned to weave:  Women, indigenous learning and functional literacy in Nepal

(“हामीले पढ्न पाएनौँ, त्यसैले बुन्न सिक्यौँ”: नेपालमा महिला, रैथाने सिकाइ र व्यावहारिक साक्षरता)


By: Prof. Sushan Acharya (Professor of Education at the Central Department of Education, Tribhuvan University, Nepal)[pictured, right]

Date, time and venue:

Date: 9 December 2021
Time: 13:00-15:00 UK Time (18:45-20:45 Nepal time)
Venue: Online. Zoom Meeting ID: 859 5590 9706

Further informmation:



Dr Tejendra Pherali
Associate Professor in Education and International Development
Programme Leader for MA Education and International Development: Conflict, Emergencies and Peace

UCL Institute of Education
University College London
20 Bedford Way

London WC1H 0AL

Chair: British Association of International and Comparative Education (BAICE)


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