Our annual BCF celebration was a tremendous success, bringing together supporters, new and alumni teachers, dignitaries, and friends of Bhutan. An opening introduction was made by BCF founder and Honorary Consul to Bhutan, Sam Blyth, with the chief address from Kunzang Namgyel, Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations and Canada. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves as much as we did!
Sam Blyth, Kunzang Namgyel, and BCF board members
In honour of Blessed Rainy Day, Sam Blyth, Founder and Chair and Nancy Strickland, Executive Director of The Bhutan Canada Foundation headed out to eastern Canada, to meet with several friends from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. This included a reception with the Dean of Education at UNB, Ann Sherman, as well as UNB faculty and staff, and Bhutanese students and families from UNB.
Jangchu Tenzin, a Bhutanese graduate student at UNB, Fredericton, currently completing his Master of Education in […]
You’re invited to join us for our
First Annual Fall Fundraiser & Cocktail Party!
Hosted by Danielle Morin & Kathy Allan
Jamie Zeppa, author of Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan
Sam Blyth, Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Bhutan to Canada
BCF Alumni Teachers
DATE: November 29, 2012
TIME: 6:30 – 9:30
LOCATION: the home of Danielle Morin, Toronto
For more information, or to RSVP click here or contact email@example.com.
Hope to see […]
BCF’s new students scholars Karma & Kinley arrived in Toronto at the beginning of September to start school at Blyth Academy Burlington. Help us welcome them to Canada by attending a very special welcome dinner in their honor, October 12th.Date: October 12th, 2012 7:00pm
Location: Om Restaurant, 1439 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M6R 1A1
Details: Join us for dinner or just stop by to say hello! If you are joining for dinner you will be responsible for […]
Are you interested in travelling to Bhutan? Would you like to get involved with The Bhutan Canada Foundation? If so, consider joining our Annual Chairman’s Trip, led by BCF Founder and Chair, Sam Blyth, for an insider’s view of Bhutan including visits to BCF teachers in the field, receptions, private dinners and special access to sites across the country.Dates in country: April 1 – 10, 2012Cost: $4,920 + AirfareHighlights: Paro, Tiger’s Nest, Thimphu, Punakha Valley, Bumthang, Dochula Pass, school visits, […]Read more
Photo Credit: Ministry of Education, Bhutan
We are thrilled to announce that the Honourable Thakur S. Powdyel, Minister for Education, Bhutan will present the opening keynote address at the upcoming Educating for Sustainable Happiness symposium in Ashburnham, MA this summer.
The Honourable Minister is an international visionary in the area of educating for Gross National Happiness. He is known for his inspirational approach to cultivating an holistic education system in Bhutan that values students and encourages a connection […]
Calling all students! We’re pleased to offer you a student discount of 50% off the registration fee of our upcoming Educating for Sustainable Happiness Symposium!
Here’s a reminder of what the symposium is all about:
The Bhutan Canada Foundation and Cushing Academy will host a four-day symposium to explore the question, “What does education in the 21st century look like?” In particular, what are the ideas, best practices, and pedagogy that will most effectively lead to the development […]Read more
Interested in Teaching in Bhutan?
Join us on Tuesday June 19th at 6:00pm at The Centre for Social Innovation, Spadina (215 Spadina Ave Toronto, ON M5T 2C7) in the Alterna Savings Meeting Room for an informational Teacher Panel. Have all your questions and concerns answered by those who know best, former BCF teachers who have lived and taught in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.
The Bhutan Canada Foundation works to further the development of Bhutan and its people […]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.