Dahal, Tanka


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Immediately after finishing his PhD from School of Education and Social Work, University of Dundee, Tanka Dahal worked as a Tutor in M.Ed., distance learning, programme within the school. Dr. Dahal, then joined the Funds of Knowledge Project as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and has been contributing to the project since then. Besides his keen interest in funds of knowledge approach and co-construction of curriculum, Dr Dahal is interested in a range of areas such as educational inclusion and exclusion, education and social justice, gender, character education, assessment, international education and career long professional learning (CLPL). Dr. Dahal taught in high schools and colleges over fifteen years in Nepal before he relocated to the UK. In addition to his professional engagement, Dr. Dahal is a award-winning creative writer, a known poet of his generation in Nepal, with an anthology of his own writings in original Nepali published under his num de plume Mukul Dahal.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

Master of Philosophy

Master of Arts

Bachelor of Arts

External positions

Associate Fellow

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Research Output 2016 2019

study group
family situation
female student
Ministry of Education
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El abandono educativo temprano: ¿una cuestión de género? Comparando España y Nepal

Translated title of the contribution: Early educational abandonment: a gender issue? Comparing Spain and NepalDahal, T. & Cabrera Pérez, L., Oct 2018. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
gender-specific factors
school system

Activities 2018 2018

Enhancing Professional Learning in STEM: Funds of Knowledge

Samia Khan (Member), Lauren Boath (Member), Tanka Dahal (Member), Linda Lapere (Member), Mohd Mat Noor (Member), Neil Taylor (Member)
Nov 2018Nov 2020

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