Fourteen year-old Subash Chaulagain from Shree Bal Byabasahi Secondary School in Kathmandu, Nepal was hesitant when ‘Civic Schools’, a Sambhawana and Accountability Lab initiative, was introduced to his school. He expected it would be just another program with long lectures and memorization of information. However, as he became immersed in leadership building exercises, role play, field trips to government […]
On 13 September 2014 Sambhawana celebrated civics inviting all 4 partner schools in one platform to acknowledge their committment in establishing civic mission and opportunities for their schools. Hence, these schools are recognized as Civic Schools.
“I have never thought learning civic education could be this interesting and useful until Civic Schools classes were run in our school” as we have spent 11th week in schools, one of the students shared. With a new vision for civic education in which civic skills and understandings are integrated across the curriculum, embraced in […]
With an understanding that a politically active civil society is critical to the sustainability of any democracy and an informed and active citizens is the driving force behind a genuine and competitive political process, Sambhawana organized three day workshop inviting young people from different background. The first batch was organized from 28-30 May and second on […]
With an aim to help schools think creatively about how to improve their civic health and achieve their civic mission, Civic Schools completed this year’s 16 weeks course at Bal Byabasahi School and running on 15th week at Sudesha High School. We provided schools with a framework for rigorously assessing and improving their civic education […]
After wonderful three learning days with our first cohort of Doing Democracy, early this month we organized second cohort and like last time we had a blast. Yet again, 29 of us came together for a journey filled with civic knowledge,skills and action from 3-5 May 2013.
Calling Secondary and High School Students to join second cohort of 3 day residential camp called “Doing Democracy” If you are in between the age group of 15 to 19 years , this camp is for you !
We had a very good start of the week. At HEMS school, we played students look pretty excited and so were we. We did quick round of check in and then decided to play Community Bingo ,where students had to check the list of things that could help them reflect how are they involved in […]
With little hangover of Dashain and excitement of Tihar, we started our first round of Civic Schools at HEMS School in Kathmandu. The purpose of this session was to introduce students to Civic Schools. The goal of Civic Schools is to improve the school community by expanding opportunities for civic engagement and learning by all […]