The concept of child-friendly schools is built on the idea of rights-based education, encouraging respect
for student’s rights, dignity and equality. Owning to the fact that UNICEF, UNESCO and World
Education have rich experience world-wide in child friendly schools, Nepal and other developing
countries needs to benefit from these experiences through assessments and upgrading approaches. This
study is an effort to identify the level of child-friendly environment in a typical higher secondary school
in Nepal and finding out the approaches used by the school to create child friendly environment within
its premises. It also recognizes the factors that is hindering the formation of such environment in the
school and recommends policy and program interventions towards making the school more childfriendly.
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Author Name: Kriti Vaidya
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Keywords: Child-friendly environment, education, school.