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Ganga Gurung

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Ganga Gurung

Ganga Gurung

PhD Candidate

Room A014, Building A, Newnham Campus

+61 3 6324 3792 (phone)

Ganga.Gurung@utas.edu.au

Achievements

  • Letter of Appreciation from the Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal, for exemplary contribution in the field of Education on the occasion of International Literacy Day and National Education Day 2012
  • University Top Grades in Master of Philosophy (2009), Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Best English Teacher Award, District Education Office, Chitwan, Nepal on the occasion of International Literacy Day and National Education Day 2010
  • Member – Faculty of Education Learning and Teaching Committee (FELTC), UTAS Postgraduate Student Representative
  • University Student Ambassador 2015 - University of Tasmania
  • Highly committed sponsor of SOS Children's Village Bharatpur, Nepal

Additional Information

Research

Research Interests

Curriculum development, inclusive education, indigenous education and social inclusion

PhD Thesis

Title

Impacts of curriculum development on teaching and learning in Nepal

Supervisors
  • Prof Bruce Waldrip
  • Dr David Moltow

Other Research Projects

  • Inclusive leadership in education for social justice: Perceptions and praxis in Nepal
  • The dichotomy of auspiciousness and untouchability: A study of Damai musicians of Nepal

Past Research

  • Unveiling the ways to knowledge generation, continuation, distribution and control of the Pariyars: Commonalities and points of departure from school pedagogy
  • Portrayal of social reality: A study of Upadhyay's Arresting God in Kathmandu
  • Orphans in SOS Children's Villages: Social values and education

Work Experience

  • School Principal
    SOS Hermann Gmeiner School Bharatpur, Nepal – a project of SOS Children's Villages International
    A decade long teaching experience
  • Program Manager
    Pokhara F.M. – Nepal
    Produced numerous programs for different target groups