Tag Archives: Schools

Calling for young civic educators

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 […]

#GivingTuesday and “Being the Change We Want To See” in Nepal

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 […]

Partnering for Stronger Communities !

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 […]

We are looking for 8 volunteers to join Civic Schools Team

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 […]

Civics our way !

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 […]