Bylakuppe: The Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, organised a three-day workshop on (Basic Education Policy) BEP and (National Education Policy) NEP for teachers at the Sera Jey Yiga Choeling Center in Bylakuppe from 9 – 11 January 2024.
Dr Kalsang Wangdu, an Education Specialist, and Tenzin Dorjee, the Head of the Academic Section (Department of Education), facilitated the workshop that saw active participation from 36 teachers, including nine from TCV School, Bylakuppe, 22 from seven STSS schools and five from three monastic schools in the south.
The workshop commenced at 9:00 am on 9 January with welcome notes by Tenzin Dorjee. He also introduced the participants to the workshop’s content and objectives. Over the three days, participants delved into discussions, reflections, and learning activities centred around the meaning and goals of education in accordance with BEP 2004 and NEP 2020. Crucial topics such as ECCE, classroom teaching and learning, assessment, language, and continuous professional development of teachers were also explored during the sessions. The facilitators organised various group activities to enhance participant engagement throughout the workshop.
The closing program at 4:00 pm on 11 January featured the distribution of certificates to participants, the offering of scarves to support staff, and verbal feedback from a few teachers. The workshop concluded with a vote of thanks from Tenzin Dorjee.
A smooth organisation of the workshop were made possible through the coordination and support of the Accountant of STSS Pema Tsering. The workshop was generously funded by DANIDA.
-Report filed by Department of Education, CTA