Nepalese Teachers Lives and Work

Activity: External examination and supervisionResearch degree


Keith acted as First Opponent to this narrative/life history PhD Thesis by Helen Eikelands of Agder University, Norway.

This study investigates aspects of Nepalese teachers’ lives and work through the portrayals of 12 teachers that are situated within their historical context.

The considerations of teachers experience of life and work has shown that the conceptual framework adopted from a western tradition is insufficient to reveal the foundational worldview and strategic positioning of teachers in Nepal.

As an alternative, the study claims to present a contextual, cultural approach towards understanding teachers’ ideals, beliefs and agency.
Period14 Sept 2018
Examination held at
  • University of Agder
Degree of RecognitionInternational