“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
There is only one week left to apply to Teach In Bhutan. The deadline of July 31st is fast approaching so get those applications in!
After you get that application in, you could be on to the next round of interviewing. Whatever your interview procedure, there are some key universal tips to keep in mind when applying to teach abroad – Recruitment Tips: Interview Prep
The Institute of Language and Culture Studies (ILCS), a campus of the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB), is currently seeking a lecturer for its English Department. This opportunity is for a year-long contract beginning in the Fall of 2014, with a possible option to renew.
ILCS Vacancy Announcement – Fall 2014 from Bhutan Canada.
Interested candidates – Please submit a cover letter and resume to Dawa Lhamo at email@example.com
Our 2014 teachers are eager to get back to their classrooms and students after spending their summer break in the East! Along with gathering in Trashigang for the annual BCF mid-year retreat, our teachers went off on adventures, exploring the magical eastern part of Bhutan.
Photo Credit: Justine Diver – Teachers on a Trek!
“We were […]
Deadline to Apply to Teach in Bhutan is July 31st! Get those applications in!
Don’t forget to attend our last online informational webinar to learn the in’s and out’s of Teaching and Living in Bhutan!
Details: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or register at http://bit.ly/BhutanwebinarJuly17Read more
Today, Bhutan celebrates the birth of Guru Rinpoche, also known as Guru Padmasambhava, an Indian sage who traveled to Bhutan in the 8th century to establish Tantric Buddhism. He is regarded as the second incarnation of Buddha.
According to legend, Guru Rinpoche flew to the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave on the back of Yeshe Tsogyal, a semi-mythical female deity or figure of enlightenment in Tibetan Buddhism, whom he transformed into a flying tigress for the […]
Sending out a warm Congratulations to BCF teacher’s Matt and Lucy as they welcome a baby girl and embark on yet another adventure to Teach in Bhutan!
Matt and daughter Lily explore Thimphu!
“I was reminded of one of the reasons why we chose to come back to Bhutan … students smiled broadly when they saw me and looking up from their exam papers whispered heartily, “Wel-come back, sir! How is your baby? How is Madam Lucy? […]
The Teach in Bhutan program offers teachers more than just the opportunity to teach eager students in the Land of Happiness. It is also an opportunity to generate an even larger positive impact in the greater community!
Bhutanese village of GongthungPhoto Credit: Warren Tanner
Warren Tanner has been teaching in the Bhutanese village of Gongthung for the past five months, busy with teaching a full schedule, making new friends, and learning a great deal about subsistence farming […]
From the Nation of Gross National Happiness comes a video that is bound to make you smile and maybe even dance! Check out this video that the people of Bhutan created to Pharrell Williams’ song Happy.
In other happy news, Bhutan is to host an International Happiness Conference in 2015. Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has said that “It is a gratifying and humble experience for Bhutan to be at the center stage of the world for its development policy of GNH.”
Have a […]
Exams are over and our BCF teachers are all on their summer break. A few have gathered together for the 3rd annual mid-year retreat, this year in Trashigang!
“Happy Canada Day to all the Canucks (and Canucks at heart) out there! Celebrated with a bang here at Lingkhar Lodge with some fellow Canadians and other adopted Canadians of the Bhutan Canada Foundation. Thinking the cabbage centrepieces have to become a new Canada Day tradition…” – Ashley Lenzen
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.