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Blog of the Week – Rooftop Madness

BCF Intern 03-24-2015

Reese Ishmael is teaching English at Mongar Lower Secondary School. See how Reese is acclimatizing to the frequent celebrations in Bhutan and the meaning of community in Mongar Dzongkhag.
Photo Credit: Reese Ishmael - View from Home.Photo Credit: Reese Ishmael – View from Home.
“The clock ticks slowly here and no one ever seems to be in a hurry. People make impromptu plans as opposed to […]

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Congratulations to Bhutan’s national soccer team! On March seventeenth Bhutan won 2-1 against Sri Lanka, securing them a group stage spot in the Asian qualifications for the 2018 Soccer World Cup. This is Bhutan’s first victory in an international soccer play since 2008. Kharma Shedrup Tshering, the teams captain, exclaimed the joy of the win by exclaiming “We let them hear the roar of the Dragon.” Last-Ranked Bhutan Stuns Sri Lanka a Second Time.
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Megan Haskin is currently teaching English at Rangjung LSS in Trashigang. Find out what an average day looks like for Megan in Bhutan.
“I feel grateful for how quickly I have adjusted and really feel that I have my new friends to thank for it! The staff and my principal are just so kind and friendly – they made me feel right at home on the first day…Right now I love eating Kewa Datsi, drinking large amounts of naja (milk tea), being […]

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Production company Backpacker Films LLC was hired by His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel U. Wangchuck and the Bhutan Olympic Committee to film a commercial for the Tour of the Dragon. It’s one of the world’s most difficult one day mountain bicycling races. Riding 268 kilometres for at least 10 hours through the inner Himalayas, the Tour of the Dragon can show how beautiful and hard core mountain biking can really get. Check out this quick film and pass it on to some friends or […]

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Applications for the 2016 Bhutanese teaching season are now open!
BCF Reading Program
As a full-time paid international teacher, you have the chance for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn, explore, and expand your professional career in the Land of Happiness. It’s as simple as filling out our online application.
We are currently recruiting qualified teachers to fulfill minimum one-year contracts offered by the Ministry of Education in […]

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Humber College will be holding a symposium on May 1, 2015, entitled “Beyond GDP: Development Alternatives to Growth”. The Honourable Jigmi Y. Thinley, the former Prime Minister of Bhutan, will be the keynote speaker.  Sam Blyth, the Honorary Consul General for the Kingdom of Bhutan in Canada, will also be participating in the symposium. We hope to see you there!
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BCF wishes our friends, teachers, and colleagues a happy Losar! Losar is the traditional New Year according to the Bhutanese Lunar calendar. February 19th marks the Year of the Female Wood Sheep and we hope everyone has a prosperous, healthy, and happy year ahead.
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Blog of the Week – Home Sweet Home…

Bhutan Canada 02-18-2015

BCF teacher Sarah Barnett is settling in to teach English at Gongthung MSS in Trashigang. On her blog she writes about her adventure across the country to get to her placement and her first week upon arrival.
The next day we had more GNH training, which was really interesting to learn about. I have to say that I’m really fascinated by all of the beliefs and cultural systems that are going on here. I think that it’s really great to learn about […]

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A sartorial look at Bhutan shows that appearance can reflect a changing nation. In this article from BBC News, former fashion student Karma Wangchuk shares colourful images from his Facebook page Bhutan Street Fashion.
Bhutan had a strict dress code during the 1990s. But now, one of the country’s most popular blogs regularly showcases how contact with the outside world, combined with a nostalgia for vintage looks, has created a unique street style – Mountain catwalk: Bhutan street fashion.
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Blog of the Week – Joe’s Journal

Bhutan Canada 02-11-2015

BCF teacher Fraser MacInnes, who is teaching English at Samey PS in Dagana, has started a blog while in Bhutan that is geared towards children and is told through the voice of Joe Crow.  Fraser’s blog is designed as a learning tool to inform children about a different culture and way of life.
Photo Credit: Fraser Macinnes - Fraser and Joe Crow!Photo Credit: Fraser MacInnes […]

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