Exploring Possibilities of Project Work to Transfer Pedagogy: Cases of Community High Schools in Nepal

Kamal Prasad Acharya, Milan Acharya, Pitambar Acharya, Kalpana Gywali
2020 Global Journal of Health Science  
This paper discusses the possibilities of student-centered and project-based learning in science, health and population subjects of community high school students in Nepal. Besides, it deals with how high school students meaningfully engaged in participatory activities and consequently acknowledge the necessity for creative and active teaching learning activities. Despite various contextual realities and identities, the study explored few contextually appropriate project methods to transform
more » ... ods to transform teaching learning activities in science, health and population subjects in the community high schools. The qualitative method was applied in this research. Data/information was collected from classroom observation, in-depth interviews and informal conversations. The data from all the sources were analyzed by content-thematic and conversation analysis keeping in minds to explore the possibilities of project work of learning. The study found that students’ engagement in project activities as a part of study science, health and population subjects are positive and targeted towards learning competencies. Nevertheless, to apply this method, school head teachers, teachers and local authority related to education need to play vital roles for the effective implementation of project works in the community high schools in Nepal.
doi:10.5539/gjhs.v12n10p60 fatcat:amicrxku4bgdnlyte6mansclia