Looking for another reason to Teach in Bhutan? We are loving this article by Intrepid Travel about reasons why Bhutan might be the most liveable country in the world! If you are interested in experiencing Bhutan, apply to Teach in Bhutan by March 31st!
What is your favourite part of living in Bhutan? Let us know below!
Teach In Bhutan’s Class of 2016 arrived in Bhutan in January, and they are just settling into their new homes and classrooms. We would love to tell you about how wonderful they are, but we are going to let them introduce themselves!
Front Row (left to right): Sonam Choki (Ministry of Education), Valerie Ball, Meena Subba (Bhutan Canada), Laura Jenkins, Madame Secretary Aum Sangay […]
“My students are motivated, kind and hilarious. The belief in Bhutan is that education is the only way to improve one’s circumstance. My students’ kindness, respect and gratitude make my work worthwhile. Replicating their positive attitude helps me to notice the incredible beauty around me…If nothing else; my students have taught me the power of positive thinking and the need for great teachers in every school on Earth…” – Mackenzie Walton Tsebar LSS, Pemagatshel
“I have never been more awed than when I first took in the daily assembly at my school. Students were reporting for the first time that morning, and they lined up in perfectly straight rows by class and section with seemingly no instruction. As the assembly began, they fell silent. Student captains led the student body in their morning chanting. Perfectly in unison, the deep baritone of the older boys and the soft, melodic tones of the girls blended together […]Read more
Have you always had an interest in living and teaching in Bhutan – a country with an enriching culture, welcoming people, a transformative education system, and Gross National Happiness? Join us in learning how you can be a part of the Bhutanese education system for the 2015 school year!
BCF will be hosting an online webinar on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 6:00 PM – 7:00 […]Read more
We are excited to share with you some of the amazing school development projects our teachers have been working on within their schools! For 2014, the School Development Program is funded by the EuroCan Foundation, which focuses on conservation issues, particularly as they relate to renewable energies, climate change and sustainability.
Photo Credit: Kevin Kilkuskie
Kevin Kilkuskie’s waste management project at the Bidung Lower Secondary School, “Clean […]
Bajo is a newly planned town, located in Wangdiphodrang and serves as a meeting spot (and an urban setting) for our western-situated BCF teachers to connect, access internet, and purchase supplies and groceries.
Ian Swift, Mike Lenzen, Bret Parrish, Sam Blyth, Karma Tshering,Arwen Seccombe, Jessica Sanchez-Carreon, Vicky Chartres, Jenna Reynolds.
Bajo is the urban town for the surrounding communities and schools of Dechentsemo, Bjibjokha, Samtengang, […]
Himalaya Magazine – Sabrina in Bhutan (Spring 2014) by Bhutan Canada
BCF Alumni Sabrina Soares spent a year teaching in Bhutan with us in 2012. Throughout her year in Bhutan, Sabrina regularly entertained her readership on her blog Sabrina in Bhutan with fantastic stories, mesmerising photos, and engaging experiences. In the 2014 spring edition of Himalaya Magazine, Sabrina continues to share her journey to Bhutan and her first impression of the magical kingdom in a five page spread!
BCF teacher Matt Stretton recently wrote an article for Druk Air’s Tashi Delek in-flight magazine! In his article he ponders the reason behind the popularity of WWE wrestling amongst some of his students and takes a thoughtful look on the impacts of cultural diffusion in Bhutan.
Wrestling with cultural diffusion by Matt Stretton
Here is a quick snippet:
“Whoa! John Cena!” “Smack Down! Yeah!”
Sticking my head around the door, I found four boys from the boarding […]
In Monday’s Globe & Mail, BCF teacher Andrea Giesbrecht was profiled in the Globe Careers “My Career Abroad” series. Andrea is currently in her fourth year as a teacher in Bhutan through The Bhutan Canada Foundation.
The full profile can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/BCFGlobe or you can read the text below.
Inspired by Andrea’s story? Only one […]
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.