English | Dzongkha Thursday, April 18, 2019

Losel Rigpai Jungney Lobdra upgraded to shedra

The Losel Rigpai Jungney Lobdra at Bajo Lhakhang in Wangdue Phodrang is now upgraded to a Shedra. Her Majesty the Queen Mother Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, Her Royal Highness Sonam Dechan Wangchuck and Vairotsana Rinpoche Ngawang Jigme Jigten Wangchuck graced the inauguration of the new Shedra yesterday.

Top performing schools in 2018

Sarpang and Trashigang have the highest number of top performing schools in 2018. Seven schools in Sarpang district topped in classes three and six while Trashigang has the highest number of top-ranked schools in classes 10 and 12.

Chimuna Primary School gets new toilets

Chimuna Primary School (CPS) of Logchina Gewog in Chhukha recently got new toilets for its students. This comes as great news for the students who have been using traditional pit toilets until now.

Education ministry to increase students’ stipend by next fiscal year

To ensure students are fed a nutritious diet, the education ministry has proposed an overall stipend of Nu 2,040 for every student in a month. This is in line with Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) pledge of free nutritious lunch programs in all schools

New hostel constructions to solve congestion problem at CLCS

Hostel congestion is one of the many challenges the students of the College of Language and Culture Studies (CLCS) in Trongsa are faced with. However, this issue is expected to be solved once the new hostels, which are under construction, are completed.

No B.Ed.intake in Samtse College of Education from July this year

From July this year, Samtse College of Education (SCE) will not take in new students into its Bachelors of Education(B.Ed.) programme. The decision was taken towards the end of 2018.

Prioritise in depth learning for students,PISA-D national report suggests

Bhutanese students did not perform better in skills that require application, analysis, creativity and problem solving, as per the findings of Bhutan’s PISA-D National Report launched on March 29.

Nutrition education important for school children

With an aim to inculcate the importance of proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle in the minds of young children, the education ministry for the first time observed the National School Nutrition day on March 23.

Students of Samtse College of Education create awareness on plastic ban

The implementation of the limited plastic ban is just 10 days away. To raise awareness about the ban, students from Samtse College of Education went to the India-Bhutan border gate informing everyone about the plastic ban yesterday.

Dhadholing Goenpa in Paro to be renovated

The renovation works of Dhadoling Goenpa, which is about 350 years old, in Jieu-phu in Loong-nyi Gewog in Paro will begin soon. The groundbreaking ceremony was held recently. 

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