We are very excited to bring you an update from 2013 BCF teacher Andrea Chisholm. Accompanied by her husband and two sons, Andrea spent a year in Bhutan teaching English at Chumey MSS in the district of Bumthang. Having been home in Australia for over eight months now, Andrea is still very much connected to the country of Bhutan, the students, and the community of people she met along the way.
“We’ve been home from Bhutan since January, and although I feel […]
What’s going on with Sarah Carlin?!
Photo Credit: Sarah Carlin, Sarah and her friends (L to R- Tsethen, Ugyen, Norbu, Zam, Tshering and me) at the school picnic. LADIES I MISS YOU!!!!!
Here is an alumni update from one of our former BCF teachers:
Sarah Carlin became a teacher to the lucky students at Bjishong Middle Secondary School in 2012, and taught grade […]
Continuing on with our segment Update from an Alumnus, we are excited to bring you an update from 2012 BCF teacher Aurelia “Reidi” Smith! Reidi spent a year in Bhutan teaching English to students in grades 7 – 9 at Autsho MSS in the district of Lhuentse. While in Bhutan, along with teaching a full schedule, Reidi helped improve the library with a School Development Grant from BCF -> Stories from the Field – Library Improvement.
Introducing our new segment – Update from an Alumnus! Since 2009, The Bhutan Canada Foundation (BCF) has been working in collaboration with the Ministry of Education in Bhutan to recruit highly qualified native-English speaking teachers to work in public schools across the country, where they help to address a teacher shortage of nearly 1,000. BCF teachers have an incredible impact in the classroom where they encourage English language literacy and comprehension and bring problem solving, critical thinking, and innovation to the forefront […]Read more
The Bhutan Canada Foundation (BCF) is a registered Canadian charitable organization that works to further the development of Bhutan and its people through programs that
impact its educational and social institutions. Charitable Organization Number: 817719891RR0001. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.