Civic Schools is a new vision for civic education in which civic skills and understandings are integrated across the curriculum, embraced in all aspects of school governance, and built on strong connections with the community. It is a paradigm shift in the way we think about civics, moving beyond the traditional approach of offering a […]
It has been a pretty engaging months for us at Sambhawana as our students are working hard to complete their school community initiatives. Meanwhile we had an opportunity to be a part of Student Leadership Program of Women Lead Nepal. On a nice sunny day we took the 2014 LEADers through a civic engagement journey […]
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 […]
Last month, Mr. Stefan Voinea , Director of Gazeta de Sud, Romania visited Nepal under the Partnering for Stronger Communities Grants Program for Community Solutions Program Alumni. Mr. Voinea and our director Ms. Anita Thapa are Community Solutions Programs Alumni, a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, and implemented […]
On 28th of February, Sambhawana organized one day workshop in Kathmandu under the project Green Youth Citizens on the theme “Young People in Green activism”. 35 youth from different age group and background came together in one common platform to share their green ideas and actions and to have a conversation with some of the […]
Civic Schools is an initiative of Sambhawana that provides schools with a framework for rigorously assessing and improving their civic education offerings through curricular and extra-curricular activities as well as opportunities for youth voice in decision making. Using a collaborative process that brings together youth and adults, we help schools think creatively about how to […]
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 […]
We are looking for volunteers to join Civic Schools Team in schools. If you are passionate about working on the issues of education particularly civic education,want to get involved in school programs then join us.