Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) is pleasured to announce the result of National Astronomy Olympiad- Teacher Training 2014.
We have received 52 applications from under graduate students, teachers and communicators from different part of Nepal as well as abroad. We had very had time to select only five faces from those 52 aspiring and motivated applicant. After the careful review of their application, motitation and engagement in science, we finally decided the five faces as:
- Mr. Suman Gautam: Bhadrakali Higher Secondary School, Pokhara, Kaski
- Mr. Ashok Timsina: Mahendra Morang Campus, Biratnagar, Morang
- Mr. Rajan Prajapati: United Academy, Kmaripati, Lalitpur
- Mr. Mahesh Poudel: St. Xavier's College, Maitighar, Kathmandu
- Mr. Santosh Parajuli: Central Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu
They will participate in the upcoming Astronomy Exposure Camp, November 10-13, 2014 at Homi Bhabha Center For Science Education, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India.
One of the selected participant shared his feeling with us as "I am quite gratified to be selected for the National Astronomical Olympiad (NAO)- Teacher’s Training 2014. To know that after implementing whatever I learn from the program back in my country, I will be a driving force for the recognition of Nepal in an international event (Astronomy Olympiad), gives me immense pleasure. Further, to be a part of a student’s journey of discovering their hidden potential through learning by going beyond the conventional text books. I can sure, will be something to be proud of .Thank you!"
Congratulations to all the successful applicants and looking forward to have another successful olympiad in Nepal!