“Education Ministry to introduce TVET as fourth stream in Class XI from 2020” – Am I the only one not comfortable with this?

Let’s start with a brief history of TVET in Bhutan. The Royal Government of Bhutan, after having realized the importance of TVET, began the dialogue on it with the commencement of the first Five Year Plan in 1961. Thus, in 1964, Bhutan’s first TVET was established to train Bhutanese youths in skill-based education in Rinchending, [...]

Education; Text books; Students and Quality in Bhutan

Education in Bhutan began with monastic schools and it was during the reign of the second King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Wangchuck that Bhutan opened its first secular schools with “Hindi” as the medium of instruction borrowed from India. Recognizing the importance of communicating with rest of the world, it was the third King [...]