PRAKASH C BHATTARAI, PhD is Associate Professor of Development Studies and the Associate Dean- External Affair at Kathmandu University - School of Education, Hattiban, Lalitpur, Nepal. He is the 2015 Paul Begley Award winner for his doctoral thesis on ethical leadership. He is also the Highly Commended Award winner of the 2015 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards, selected by the Journal of Educational Administration (JEA). He teaches the courses: Development Theory and Practices, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Research Methods etc, and carries out researches in the diverse area of education, and social science. He has experience working as a project evaluator, researcher, and trainer in several national and international organizations. He is an active member of non-profit and educational forums in Nepal. He has been working as the secretary of the Comparative Education Society of Nepal (CESON). He has keen interests in anti-corruption, integrity, ethics, ethical leadership, inclusion, educational and societal reform, comparative education, TVET, and mixed-methods research. He is engaged in writing and carrying out researches in these areas.
anti-corruption, integrity, ethics, ethical leadership, inclusion, educational and societal reform, comparative education, TVET, and mixed-methods research