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Reenvisioning Community Colleges in Nepal: Preparing All Students for Success

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Part of the Springer International Handbooks of Education book series (SIHE)

Abstract

This chapter presents an overview of Nepalese higher education and envisions an integrated system that mirrors the framework and mission of US style community colleges. It also highlights a policy discussion with higher education leaders from Nepal regarding the creation of alternative models of higher education that can be based on existing community-based colleges. The discussion illustrates how the rapid expansions in higher education in Nepal is demanding the creation of new policies and the possibility of even creating a new system that can accommodate the increasing number of students wanting access to higher education every year.

Keywords

Community college Higher education Nepal Student success 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Education and Urban StudiesMorgan State UniversityBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Community College Leadership Doctoral Program at Morgan State UniversityMorgan State UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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