This course is designed to build competency on knowledge, skills, norms and values and attitude around the historical, philosophical, social and behavioral foundation of education for post-graduate students. This course is designed to make them understand how different philosophical, social, cultural and behavioral perspectives, principles and thoughts have contributed to the development of (post) modern education. During the course of the study, students are expected to relate these perspectives, principles and thought in the development of Nepalese Education. The course is designed to assist the students in developing a philosophical base of education with knowledge of historical development of education in Nepal and modern perspectives of teaching learning practices. This will provide a basis for a theoretical underpinning of educational research.

A learner-centered class dialogue will be the delivery approach to understand those philosophical, social, political and historical concepts of educational thought that have shaped the development of the learning experience and (post) modern education in the world and its reflection in Nepal.