Nepalese Students Receive Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards

Nepalese Students Received Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards

Feb. 19, 2015, 5:45 p.m. Published in Magazine Issue: Vol: 08 No. -16 February. 13- 2015 (Falgun 1, 2071)

Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) announced the winners of the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards, Nepal. The awards celebrate the outstanding academic achievements of secondary school learners in Nepal in the June and November 2014 Cambridge examination series.

The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards was presented at Hotel Yak and Yeti, on 18 February 2015. Vice President of Nepal, Pramanand Jha, was the guest of honour in  the ceremony.

Special Guests were: Dr Lava Deo awasthi, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Education, Ruchira Ghosh, Regional Director, Cambridge International Examinations, Charge d’ affaires Sir Guy Harrison, British Embassy and Brendan McSharry OBE, Country Director of British Council Nepal.

“Over 33 learners received awards for exceptional performance in Cambridge examinations, including 29 learners who attained the highest marks in Nepal in a subject. The awards also celebrated the achievements of those learners who have been recognised for ‘High Achievement’ based on outstanding performance in subjects which are not yet so widely taken in Nepal, and learners who have achieved the total highest cumulative marks across a number of subjects. The winning learners out-performed thousands of candidates worldwide who sat examinations in Cambridge International AS and A Level,”said a press release issued by the British Council.

These outstanding results will be recognised by employers and universities around the world as proof of academic excellence.

Addressing the program Vice President, Pramanand Jha said  that quality education is the need of today and with these achievements it’s a gateway to expedite in education and become competitive globally. This is a proud moment for us as our students now lead a path of becoming skilful citizens and in the future will be able to contribute in the development of the country.”

 “Today I am honoured to be a part of this ceremony. Firstly, for the students outstanding achievements from Nepal and secondly with the launch of AS Nepali Studies, we are now connected to the global community. This is a great moment for us academically,” said Dr Lava Deo Awasthi, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Education.

 “We congratulate learners across Nepal on their outstanding results in the Cambridge examinations. These achievements demonstrate the dedication and commitment of teachers support provided by families and friends, and learners’ determination and passion to succeed. This success defines them not just as learners, but as Cambridge learners,” said Ruchira Ghosh, Regional Director, CIE.

expressed before awarding the certificates of excellence to the students, “Today we celebrate the accomplishment of the students who have excelled in A and AS Levels across in a range of subjects in Nepal. Over 300,000 students from across the world pursue Cambridge International Examinations with 1500 from Nepal. With increasing demand in A and AS Levels studies, this year we will increase the teaching training and student support for the A Level Schools of Nepal and in study programme quality to help produce world toppers once again from Nepal. Another, biggest achievement for us to celebrate today is launching of AS Nepali Studies in the Cambridge International Examinations which will be implemented from June 2016 Examinations,” expressed Brendan McSharry OBE, Country Director of British Council Nepal,  before awarding the certificates of excellence to the students.

Suzy Chowdhury, Schools Development Manager, CIE expressed, “I am very proud to congratulate learners across Nepal on their outstanding results in the Cambridge examinations. It is encouraging to acknowledge the high standards of education offered by schools across the country reflected through these exceptional results. These achievements are a credit to the partnerships which Cambridge has established with schools and demonstrate the dedication and commitment of teachers support provided by families and friends, and learners’ determination and passion to succeed. This success defines them not just as learners, but as Cambridge learners. I wish them every success in their future.”

Cambridge International Examinations offers new Nepal Studies AS Level 

Cambridge International Examinations, has introduced, for the first time, a subject syllabus as part of the Cambridge Advanced qualifications portfolio which focusses on Nepal. The AS Level, Nepal Studies, will be available for the June examination series from June 2016 onwards and allows learners to develop an in-depth understanding of the elements that make up modem-day Nepal. The Nepal Studies course is offered at AS level. It offers learners a chance to study locally-relevant content while developing skills for the future. The curriculum encourages development of independent learning and analysis through medium of Nepal-centric course content.

The Nepal Studies AS Level has a similar global relevance, while remaining firmly rooted in the cultural, social and political history and current affairs of Nepal. The syllabus been developed with the learner at the heart: while the course content aims to build awareness of contemporary Nepal, it focuses attention on the importance of considering these issues in a rigorous, reasoned and analytical way. Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the geography, history, international affairs, culture and economy of Nepal, alongside developing their own analysis, evaluation and independent thinking skills.

The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Award winners are as follows:

Top in Nepal

 

June2014examinationseries

Subject

Name

Schoolname

Qualificationlevel

Accounting

Vashistha ManjulAwasthi

GlobalCollegeInternational

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Biology

AbigailGraceKnoble

KathmanduInternationalStudyCentre

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Biology

RintsenNorbuSherpa

TheBritishSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

BusinessStudies

PujaChauhan

TrinityInternationalCollege

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

BusinessStudies

AbigailGraceKnoble

KathmanduInternationalStudyCentre

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Chemistry

SampannaBhattarai

St.Xavier’sCollege

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Computing

SandeepGyawali

St.Xavier’sCollege

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Economics

AadarshaSainju

RatoBangalaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

EnglishLanguage

Bhushan  Suwal

BudhanilkanthaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

GeneralPaper

AlishaChaudhary

GandakiHigherSecondaryBoardingSchool

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Mathematics

AnukritiShrestha

RatoBangalaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Physics

SusavLalShrestha

St.Xavier’sCollege

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Psychology

SatyamShrestha

AceInstituteofManagement

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Sociology

TenzingChoekyiSherpa

 

A.J. Wild Institute of

Advanced Studies

Kathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Accounting

AshutoshAdhikari

St.Xavier’sCollege

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

Biology

SmritiPandey

RatoBangalaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

BusinessStudies

AshutoshAdhikari

St.Xavier’sCollege

CambridgeInternationalALevel

Chemistry

AshwinSwar

BudhanilkanthaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalALevel

Computing

SandeshChapagain

ChelseaInternationalAcademy

CambridgeInternationalALevel

Economics

Sumit Giri

SaipalAcademy

CambridgeInternationalALevel

Mathematics

SabnamShrestha

Orient CollegeofScience andManagement

CambridgeInternationalALevel

Physics

HimalShrestha

ChelseaInternationalAcademy

CambridgeInternationalALevel

Sociology

AngelaSharma

ChelseaInternationalAcademy

CambridgeInternationalALevel

 

November2014examinationseries

 

Subject

Name

Schoolname

Qualificationlevel

 

Accounting

RojaKhadka

‘Gems’InstituteofHigherEducation

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

Biology

ShailiRegmi

TrinityInternationalCollege

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

Chemistry

MadhavShrestha

TrinityInternationalCollege

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

Computing

RoshanPoudel

ChelseaInternationalAcademy

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

Economics

SanskritiTimseena

ChelseaInternationalAcademy

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

EnglishLanguage

LironaJoshi

BudhanilkanthaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

EnglishLanguage

OjaswiAryal

BudhanilkanthaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

GeneralPaper

ShrijanaRai

‘Gems’InstituteofHigherEducation

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

GeneralPaper(International)

EvaniyaShakya

RatoBangalaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

Mathematics

MadhavShrestha

TrinityInternationalCollege

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

Physics

RoshanPoudel

ChelseaInternationalAcademy

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

Sociology

SanskritiTimseena

ChelseaInternationalAcademy

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

Mathematics

AnantaRajBhattarai

TrinityInternationalCollege

CambridgeInternationalALevel

 

 

 

Best across Awards

 

June 2014 examination series

 

Award

Name

School name

Place

 

Best Across Four Cambridge International AS Levels

 

Sampanna Bhattarai

 

St. Xavier’s College

 

First place in Nepal

 

Best Across Three Cambridge International A Levels

 

Himal Shrestha

 

Chelsea International Academy

 

First place in Nepal

 

 

November 2014 examination series

Award

Name

School name

Place

Best Across Four Cambridge International AS Levels

 

Roshan Poudel

 

Chelsea International Academy

 

First place in Nepal

 

High Achievement

June2014examinationseries

 

Subject

Name

Schoolname

Qualificationlevel

 

ArtandDesign

AbigailGraceKnoble

KathmanduInternationalStudyCentre

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

Geography

RuthShantiButterworth

TheBritishSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

FurtherMathematics

AshwinSwar

BudhanilkanthaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalA

Level

 

 

 

November2014examinationseries

Subject

Name

Schoolname

Qualificationlevel

EnvironmentalManagement

GauravPathak

RatoBangalaSchoolKathmandu

CambridgeInternationalASLevel

 

 

 

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