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Online Education in Nepal through Google Suite for Education

Transforming education in Nepal
In Nepal alone, more than two hundred schools & colleges have successfully deployed and started the first journey with online Google for education in the last six months, as well more than ten thousand teachers were trained to use Google tools & technology with help of the fastest growing community of Google Educator Group Kathmandu.

Transform how educators and students learn, work, and innovate together with free, secure tools from Google Suite for Education “This is the way an internet giant like Google has iterated its vision towards technology friendly classrooms.

Google for Education | Nepal

We live in the 21st century but our goals are oriented beyond the needs, whether that is in Sustainable Development Goals or Education Technology. The leap towards digital transformation in education has spiked since the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 and so is the need for the right tools to teach online. The need of TPACK (Technological, Pedagogical, and Content knowledge) to deliver the best learning experience is being well felt and adopted mostly by using integrated applications like Google Classroom.

In race to ace the accessibility for students, empowerment to educators and secure technology for learning, Google apps for education have emerged as a best solution so far for under-developing countries like Nepal. More than 140 million teachers and students worldwide are using Google apps for education and growing each day. Which has been well felt in landlocked countries like Nepal, where our resources are limited and technologically backward. But the Internet and technology with fusion of Google for Education has given the immense support to Nepalis schools and colleges to continue teaching in days of severe lockdown due to COVID-19.

In Nepal alone, more than two hundred schools have successfully deployed and started the first journey with Google for education in the last six months, as well more than ten thousand teachers were trained to use Google tools & technology with help of the fastest growing community of Google Educator Group Kathmandu. The adoption of Google suite for education in Nepal however is not new, but a slow paced practice that has gained the trust of thousands of schools, colleges and teachers during the need of the best online education portal during the global pandemic.

Google for Education or Google apps in Education is fast adopted and proved to be efficient due to its strength in collaboration, communication, critical thinking, creativity and accessibility in mobile devices (Android or iOS). Where Android (a native open source OS by Google) is being used in more than 96% of mobile devices within Nepal, the ease of using Google apps in education has easily been grasped by general users.

GEG KathmanduLikewise, we being a local partner of GEG Kathmandu, have been helping empower the digital transformation related training and support in need. We help schools get Google Apps for Education and deploy Google tools as well as prepare the educators for adopting transformation in digital teaching methodologies. The Google certified educators and trainers of Digital & Beyond help curate an international level of localised coaching model training which helps educators to empower and grow along the 21st century learning. Including training and guidance to prepare educators for Google certifications like Google certified educator Level 1 & Level 2.