CERID has been working for the innovation and development of education since its establishment in 1975 focusing on the need for achieving academic excellence in the education system of Nepal. It plays a dynamic role to streamline the efforts in upgrading the quality of education under the academic environment of Tribhuvan University. In line with this, CERID’s activities are directed towards undertaking policy research, educational innovation, and issue based study, need based training, and dialogue on burning educational issues. Moreover, CERID has devoted itself to piloting innovative ideas that bear on national education concerns and disseminating research outcomes.
CERID is a leading educational research institution for enhancing quality of education in Nepal.
The main goal of the centre is to promote culture of research and innovations to link education with development and change.
The objectives of CERID are:
The following are the research areas of the CERID
CERID is a networking member of the following institutions:
Human resource capacity of CERID is as follows:
CERID has managed different resource centres (RCs) and research management units to undertake
research, innovation, training and implementation. These include:
The centre publishes following Journals and News Letters regularly.
CERID has carried out significant research projects and innovative activities with the support of various national and international organizations since its establishment and has contributed to the development of education in Nepal. It has also contributed to the growth of literacy rate though formal and non-formal education by conducting number of action researches in the field of basic and primary education, quality of education, mother tongue education and life skills for girls and marginalized groups. Now, CERID has given importance to researches related to higher education. In 2013 and 2014, CERID has completed the following research projects.
|S.N.||Research Project||Financial Support||Work Completed|
|1||Updating the Inventory of Non-Normanl Education Providers in Nepal||Non Formal Education Centre, Sanothimi||2013|
|2||Effectiveness of BBA and BIM Programme||Faculty of Management, TU||2013|
|3||Improving Students’ Learning of English Teachers’ professional development through Action Research||UGC/ Nepal, Sanothimi, Bhaktapur||2013|
|4||Promoting Gender Equality and Security in School||Plan Nepal, Sanepa||2014|
|5||Effectiveness of Engineering Education Programme Implementation||Institute of Engineering, TU,||2014|
|6||School Sector Reform Plan : Longitudinal Study on System Indicators||Department of Education/ MoE, Sanothimi||2014|
|7||Verification of Incentive Linked Indicators on Students Database||Department of Education/ MoE, Sanothimi||2014|
|8||Promoting Quality Learning through Enhanced Multigrade Teaching in the Asia-Pacific Region||UNESCO||2014|
There are two ongoing project in 2015: one is ‘Addressing Educational Issues of Muslim to Include them into Mainstream of National Development’ in collaboration with Ehsan Education Counseling, Maharajgunj and the other is a ‘Mid Term Evaluation of Empowering Conflict Affected Women and Girls (CAW&Gs) through functional literacy and livelihood skills’ in collaboration with Non-Formal Education Centre, Sanothimi.
CERID is committed to involve itself in the development of education by conducting research on various pertinent issues and undertaking innovations and training programmes to meet the changing needs of the country. CERID has developed an action plan for short-term and long- term in its five years strategic plan. CERID has been working as per the plans set under strategic plan and this plan is in fact in tune with the broader frame of the five years strategic plan of Tribhuvan
University. CERID is on the path to revive its glory based on research culture.
Currently, it is strongly articulated that CERID should endeavor to maintain its historical role and contribution in facilitating the governments’ efforts in strengthening the national education system. It should be instrumental in creating an environment for ensuring access to new and indigenous knowledge and enhancing approaches to research based activities on the road to link education to development and change.
Prof. Krishna Chandra Sharma, Ph.D.
Executive Director CERID, TU
Balkhu, Kathmandu Nepal P.O.Box 2161
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