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Using The QEPT in Nepal Primary Schools In developing the QEI/QEPT we worked through 3 phases as follows: 1. All children 8-11 years completed the QEPT in a batch of 21 Kathmandu government schools and a QEI (Quality Education Index) score was calculated by adding up all of the scores from each child in each class. (At the same time a set of Pedagogy observations were made using another objective instrument to assess the level of Child Centredness in the classroom which we will discuss later.) 2. Each school now participated in Nepal Schools Aid's School Development Programme (SDP), for about 4-6 months in which they received training courses, in-school coaching, community workshops, and leadership training for the school principal. 3. The QEPT and Pedagogy measurements were repeated on the same children/teachers in each school and scores calculated at the end of the development period. Scores from a batch of schools is shown below with Column 1 indicating the first pre SDP scores for the QEI (from the QEPT) and the second column showing QEI scores after 6 months.

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