Dharamsala: A week-long awareness programme on the Basic Education Policy for Tibetans in Exile was successfully completed by a trio mentor team of Mingchung, Thinley Palmo and Sonam Gyalpo from the Tibetan Children’s Village School Dharamsala. The programme informed about the BEP to both the teachers and students in seven TCV schools.
The awareness programme covered topics including the title of the BEP, objectives behind the adoption of this policy, process during the making of the policy, reason behind the keeping of Tibetan language as the medium of instruction with other contents of the BEP. At the end of every session, there was question and answer session too.
The participants positively responded that the awareness programme was very meaningful, learned and understood many new things, convincing them to give special attention on BEP.
The awareness programme was held in Mcleodganj TCV Day School on 11 September, TCV Chauntra on 12 September, TCV Suja on 13 September, TCV Gopalpur on 14 September, TCV Lower Dharamsala on 15 September, TCV Upper Dharamsala on 16 September and TCV Selakui on 18 September. During the awareness programme being held at TCV Lower Dharamsala on 15 September, Tsering Samdup, Director and Tenzin Pema, Joint Secretary of the Education Council observed the 3-hour programme.
This is to acknowledge that the awareness programme was warmly welcomed, supported, attended and accepted by the respective schools’ administrators, teachers and students.
This awareness programme on Basic Education Policy was organised by the Department of Education in collaboration with the Tibetan Children’s Village Schools Dharamsala and funded by USAID through Tibet Fund.
-Report filed by Department of Education –