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ལྷག་པ། 26 January 2021

Bhutan launches an inclusive National Education Assessment Framework

The GPE grant to Bhutan is supporting the development of the country’s first National Education Assessment Framework.

Despite Bhutan successfully expanding access to education (the out-of-school rate decreased from 12.5% in 2010 to 8% in 2018) and the Net Enrolment Rate at primary level increased from 92.9% in 2018 to 96.5% in 2019, concerns about the quality of education remain.

མིག་དམར། 25 January 2021

HEART (Healing & Education Through Art) and Child Safeguarding CAMP

A total of 61 children of grades PP to VIII, from the communities of Tshanglajong, Zurphey, and Goling, including the two Lifeline Child Representatives – participated in a weeklong camp on Art & Child Safeguarding organized by Save the Children – Bhutan Country Office in collaboration with District Education Office, and Tshanglajong Primary School, Zhemgang. The activity was funded through Sponsorship Fund.

ཕུརཔ། 24 June 2020

ASSESSING LEARNING OUTCOMES

In 2019 through Global Partnership for Education (GPE) support, Save the Children in partnership with the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Bhutan Council for School Examination and Assessments (BCSEA) supported the development, finalization and endorsement of the National Education Assessment Framework in Bhutan. The project will support in enhancing the national assessment system to improve learning outcomes and the BCSEA will be conducting the first ever National Education Assessment for Grade 3 by the end of 2021.

མིག་དམར། 8 June 2020

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response

མིག་དམར། 8 June 2020

HUMANITARIAN IN DEVELOPMENT

Building Capacities to Implement Non-structural Mitigation (NSM) in Schools

Under the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Preparedness theme, the “Building Capacities to Implement Non-structural Mitigation (NSM) in Schools” project with financial and technical support from Save the Children US was implemented in Zhemgang district as a pilot.

In Phase I of the NSM project, Save the Children Bhutan achieved the following;

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