Executive Committee Members (AECDN)






Mr. Kishor Shrestha
Chairperson
Address: Subidhanagar, Tinkune, Kathmandu
Phone Number:4111510 (residence), 9841224926
E-mail address: kishoreshrestha@hotmail.com, Skype address: shrestha.k

Kishor Shrestha, Ph D in Early Childhood Education, is the Director of Global Family Village Nepal, an NGO supporting abandoned and orphaned children in Nepal. Before joining this organization, he was a Professor at the Research Centre for Educational Innovation and Development, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. For over 34 years, he has been conducting research, training and innovative activities in the field of early childhood care and education in Nepal and Asia-Pacific region. He is a Steering Committee member of the International Network on Peace Building with Young Children (INPB), UK. He was a Steering Committee member of ARNEC from 2008 to 2011. Since 2009, he has been working as the Country Coordinator for ARNEC and a member of the editorial board. Dr. Shrestha was the main editor of ARNEC's annual signature publication ARNEC Connections numbers 6, 8 and 10. He is a core member of ECD and Peace Building Working Group formed by ARNEC. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the World Forum Foundation, USA. He is also a member of International Advisory Group and joint Coordinator of the World Forum's International Working Group on Peace Building.

In country he has served as a consultant in developing National Early Childhood Curriculum framework, National Child-friendly School manual, National Minimum Standards for Early Childhood Centre, and Early Learning and Development Standards. He has been regularly organizing innovative training programs for the planners and practitioners, supporting higher education students in their research work and conducting researches in the field of early childhood care and education in Nepal and beyond.