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Opportunities in UK:

A seminar on education opportunities at the University of Bedfordshire, UK was organised by the Kathmandu Alfa Beta Institute on November 8. Mahesh Yanambakkam, international marketing development manager, met and gave advice to the students on the courses offered and scholarship facilities at the University.

Located close to London, the University has been rated excellent for teaching in the previous six UK government inspections and is one of the top UK universities for tourism, media and graduate employment. It has campuses in Luton and Bedford.

Learning time for our teachers:

KATHMANDU: Ratna Sagar Publishers had organised a one-day workshop for school principals and senior educationists on November 10, according to a press release.

The workshop titled ‘Wow at Work’ was was attended by 50 educationists and principals from various schools of the Valley.

The workshop was conducted by Surya Narain Bahadur, a leading corporate trainer, who runs a company called Confluence Integrated Services, New Delhi. It demonstrated ways of winning at work through a skillful blend of audio and visual techniques. Using the ASK (attitude, skills and knowledge), Bahadur sought to raise the overall skills

so that principals could take informed decisions. He also mentioned that one of the most important difficulties was to accept and incorporate change. Yet we had to change in order to improve.

Bahadur also showed an award-winning animated film based on the best-selling book Who moved my cheese, apart from very interesting visuals based on true inspirational and motivational stories, and even an interview with God. The workshop ended with a game called ‘Fish-stick game’ that demonstrated principles of leadership and importance of coordination.