Introduction

Education is one of the fundamental factors of development. It enriches people’s understanding of themselves and the world; improves the quality of their lives and eventually leads to broad social benefits. Education raises people’s productivity and creativity and promotes entrepreneurship and technological advances. In addition, it plays a very crucial role in securing economic and social progress and improving income distribution. Therefore, systematic investment in human capital has been considered to achieve sustainable economic development.

Department of Economics Education has been established since B. S. 2050 with the sole objective of producing different levels of teachers, trainers, education experts. The Department of Economics of Education has a special focus on the subject – matter covered by “Economics of Education” and “Teaching of Economics” with inputs from economics core courses and quantitative techniques to integrate education into the broader concept of human development.

The purpose of the Department is to provide advanced knowledge of economics education to produce good economics teachers and specialists of the related area. The specific objective of the Department is to establish the link between economics with education. Currently, the Department runs M.Ed. program in semester basis. 

Faculty Members

Many scholars have contributed towards the development of the Department and its courses in the past. Their contribution is recorded in the history of the foundation of the Department. The name of those faculties that have served in the past is arranged according to the date of retirement.

  1. Mr. Batuk Prasad Raj Bhandari
  2. Prof. Dr. Bhuchandra Prasad Baidya
  3. Dr. Kumar Kant Jha
  4. Prof. Dr. Bishwa Keshar Maskay
  5. Prof. Dr. Shanta Singh
  6. Prof. Dr. Mahesh Raj Dahal
  7. Prof. Dr. Dhruba Raj Shiwakoti

Present Faculty Members

1.

Dr. Binaya Kumar Kushiyait, Professor

2.

Dr. Surya Bahadur Thapa, Professor

3.

Mr. Bishnu Bahadur Luitel, Associate Professor

4.

Mr. Min Raj Paudyal, Lecturer

5.

Mrs. Padma Kaphle, Lecturer

6.

Mr. Jagadish Murti Koirala, Teaching Assistant (Part time)

 

Administrative Staff

  1. Mr. Narayan Bhattarai, Head Assistant

 

 

 

 

Courses Offered

First Semester

 

Subject Code

Subject Title

Credit

 

Nature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ed. 511

Foundations of Education

 

3

Theory

 

 

Ed. 512

Measurement and Evaluation

 

3

Theory

 

 

Ed. 513

Advanced Educational Psychology

 

3

Theory

 

 

Eco. Ed. 515

Micro Economics

 

3

Theory

 

 

Eco. Ed. 516

Economics of Development

 

3

Theory

 

 

and Planning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 517

Statistics for Economics

 

 

 

3

Theory

 

of Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 518

History of Economics Thoughts

 

 

3

Theory

 

Second Semester

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subject Code

 

Subject Title

Credit

Nature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ed. 521

 

Curriculum Practices

3

 

 

Theory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ed. 522

 

Education and

3

 

 

Theory

 

 

Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 525

 

Macro Economics

3

 

 

Theory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 526

 

Mathematics for

3

 

 

Theory

 

 

Economics Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 527

 

Money Banking and

3

 

 

Theory

 

 

Finance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 528

 

Education Finance

3

 

 

Theory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Semester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subject Code

 

Subject Title

 

Credit

Nature

ED. 532

 

Research Methodology in

3

 

 

Theory

 

Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 535

 

Teaching Economics

 

3

 

 

Theory

 

Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 536

 

Educational Planning

 

3

 

 

Theory

Eco. Ed. 537

 

Rural Development

 

3

 

 

Theory

Eco. Ed. 538

 

International Economics

 

3

 

 

Theory

                           

Fourth Semester

(Students can choose either Eco. Ed. 546 or Eco. Ed. 547, in addition to one core course and practice teaching)

Subject Code

Subject Title

Credit

Nature

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 546

Managerial Economics

3

Theory

 

 

 

 

Eco. Ed. 547

Tourism economics

3

Theory

 

 

 

 

 

Thesis Writing

6

Practical

 

 

 

 

 

Practice Teaching

3

Practical