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Wednesday 6 July 2016

Simulation Exercise for the Education Sector Disaster Management and Contingency Plan

As per the MoU signed between Ministry of Education, Gross National Commission and Save the Children Bhutan Country Office under the ‘Comprehensive Disaster Management Project for the Education Sector’ funded by DiPECHO and SC Norway, Department of School Education in collaboration with Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs (MoHCA) and Save the Children Bhutan Country Office presented the final draft Disaster Management & Contingency Plan of Ministry of Education and conducted Simulation Exercise for the national level decision makers

Tuesday 7 June 2016

Disability Inclusive DRR training

A one day training on Disability Inclusive DRR was held in Save the Children Bhutan Country Office on 27th May, 2016. There were more than 15 participants from SEN Schools, DPOs, Special Education and ECCD Division of MoE and Save the Children staff. Facilitated by Ms. Saeko Kani, DRR Consultant, the training covered the definition of Disability, Inclusion and Inclusive DRR, the history and shift of concept of Disability and international and regional agreements on DRR and Disability, inclusive program design and the Twin-Track Approach.

Thursday 2 June 2016

Children’s Book Forum

Representatives from a diverse group but with a common objective of promoting ‘reading’ among Bhutanese children, including some children, attended a Children’s Book Forum organized by Save the Children in collaboration with Royal Education Council under Bhutan Children’s Book Initiative (BCBI) on 1st June,2016 at Ariya Hotel in Thimphu.

 

 

Monday 30 May 2016

National ECCD Centre Program Impact Evaluation: Bhutan 2016

In collaboration with the Ministry of Education, UNICEF and other national partners, Save the Children completed an impact evaluation of the national ECCD center program. The findings of the study was presented on 27th May, 2016 at Le Meridian, Thimphu, chaired by Director General, Department of School Education, MOE and other stakeholders from private ECCD centers, Corporate, Ministry of Education, DGPC and Paro College of Education.

Monday 23 May 2016

Evacuation drill held in Shaba Middle Secondary School

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