Introduction

History is the memory of the nation as pride and glory of the empire, history builds the nation-states. History is a branch of knowledge, deals mainly with past events, especially concerning with human affairs. In other words, it is a scientific study of human issues.

The Department of History Education under the Faculty of Education (FOE) (then Institute of Education) was established in 1971 at Tribhuvan University (TU) Campus, Kirtipur. The main objective of the Department is to develop, teach courses on history education to enhance knowledge, attitude and  enhance skill of students who are interested in understanding and teaching history education. Through research and teaching, the department engages students in regular academic activities to develop a sense of responsibility and patriotism among themselves. History Education has been introduced in Bachelor and Masters' Degree levels in Education.

Recently, TU has been launched Four Years Bachelor in Education (B.Ed.), One Year Bachelor in Education (One Year B.Ed.) and Four Semester Masters' Degrees in Education (M.Ed.) courses.

The History Education Subject Committee introduces some new subject areas of International Relations of Nepal, History of Travel and Tourism in Nepal, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in history education; and Museums and Archives in Nepal.

Faculty Members

S.N

Name

Designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Bhushan Shrestha

Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Shobhakhar

Associate

 

2

 

Kandel

Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keshab Prasad

 

 

 

 

 

3

Lecturer

 

Niroula

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Hikmat Bahadur

Lecturer

 

Khatri

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Rupa Neupane

Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses Offered

According to History Education Subject Committee, the courses of History Education are as follows:-

 

Four Semesters Masters' in Education

 

First Semester

 

 

 

Major Political

 

 

 

1

Hist. Ed. 515

Changes in

Major

 

Theory

Modern Nepali

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History (1769-2008)

 

 

 

2

Hist. Ed. 516

History of Modern India

Major

 

Theory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diplomatic

 

 

 

3

Hist. Ed. 517

and Internal

Major

 

Theory

History of Europe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(1871-1975)

 

 

 

4

Hist. Ed. 518

History and

Major

 

Theory

Historiography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Semester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Hist. Ed. 525

History of Travel

Major

 

Theory

and Tourism in Nepal

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Hist. Ed. 526

Socio-cultural

Major

 

Theory

History of Nepal

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Hist. Ed. 527

International

Major

 

Theory

Relations of Nepal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History of

 

 

 

8

Hist. Ed. 528

Modern China

Major

 

Theory

 

 

(1911-1960)

 

 

 


 

 

Third Semester

 

 

 

9

Hist. Ed. 535

Teaching Methods

Major

Theory

 

of History

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Hist. Ed. 536

History of Archives

Major

Theory

 

and Museums in Nepal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Major Turning Points

 

 

 

11

Hist. Ed. 537

of Nepali History

Major

Theory

 

From the Pre-historic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Period to 1868 AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economic History

 

 

 

12

Hist. Ed. 538

of Modern Nepal

Major

Theory

 

 

 

(1769-1991)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth Semester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History of

 

 

 

13

Hist. Ed. 546

Modern Japan

Elective

 

Theory

 

 

 

(1868-1945)

 

 

 

 

14

Hist. Ed. 547

Administrative

Elective

 

Theory

History of Nepal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Hist. Ed. 543

Teaching

Major

 

Practical

Practice/Practicum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Hist. Ed. 544

Thesis

Major

 

Practical

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One Year B.Ed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ancient and

 

 

 

 

1

Hist. Ed. 416

 

Medieval