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  • Training on Temporary Learning Space for Education in Emergency: A Two day training on “Temporary Learning Space for Education in Emergency” was conducted by Disaster Management Unit, School Planning and Coordination Division, in Phuentsholing on 1st and 2nd June, 2019. The training was technically and financially supported by UNICEF and Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs. A total of 41 participants (6 Female, 35 Male) took part in the training. Director General, Department of School Education, graced the occasion with the awarding of the certificate to the participants. The participants presented to Director General on the purpose and how to establish TLS.Temporary Learning Spaces (TLS) serve as vital entry-points to deliver key live saving interventions such as health, food, shelter, psychosocial support and ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2019, 3:57 AM by Pem Tshering
  • Refresher Course on Education in Emergencies in Tsirang: Refresher Course on Education in Emergencies for Dzongkhag/Thromde/Drungkhag Education Officers/Drungkhag Focal Education Officers and Disaster Focal Teachers of Tsirang Dzongkhag was held in Tsirang from March 6 to 8, 2019.Education on Disaster awareness is both life-saving and life- sustaining through the protective functions of safe learning spaces and life-saving messages. Globally Education in emergencies has proven very effective as a first response mechanism in saving and sustaining lives of children. Education Officials, teachers and parents can coordinate to bring education first during any emergencies, and if they are trained they can be effective first responders during any major disaster.A total of 22 Dzongkhag/Thromde/Drungkhag Education Officers/Drungkhag Focal Education Officers and 16 ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2019, 4:13 AM by Pem Tshering
  • Training on Disaster Risk Management : The training on Disaster Risk Management and Small Mitigation Action was completed for Schools in Zhemgang. The training was carried out for three days from February 17 to 19, 2019. The Dzongkhag Education Officers, Principals and Disaster Focal Teachers of Zhemgang were trained and familirised on Disaster Risk Reduction, formulation of School Disaster Management (DM) plan, ECCD and NFE DM plans, Education in Emergency, Rapid Assessment, Risk Assessment and to carry out Small Mitigation Action using the tool box. The training was funded by Save the Children with technical backstopping from Department of Disaster Management. The training concluded with the award of certificates by the Chief Dzongkhag Education Officer, Zhemgang.
    Posted Mar 8, 2019, 2:37 AM by Pem Tshering
  • Refresher Course on Education in Emergencies in Samdrup Jongkhar: Refresher Course on Education in Emergencies for Dzongkhag/Thromde/Drungkhag Education Officers/Drungkhag Focal Education Officers and Disaster Focal Teachers for School with SEN Programme was held in Samdrup Jongkhar from January 24-26, 2019.Education on Disaster awareness is both life-saving and life- sustaining through the protective functions of safe learning spaces and life-saving messages. Globally Education in emergencies has proven very effective as a first response mechanism in saving and sustaining lives of children. Education Officials, teachers and parents can coordinate to bring education first during any emergencies, and if they are trained they can be effective first responders during any major disaster.A total of 33 Dzongkhag/Thromde/Drungkhag Education Officers/Drungkhag Focal Education Officers ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2019, 2:26 AM by Pem Tshering
  • SAFER SCHOOLS: Lesson Learnt Workshop Comprehensive Disaster Preparedness Project in Bhutan formally closed out on January 16, 2019. The closeout programme was graced by Honourable Dasho Secretary of Ministry of Education and ECHO Director. Within the eight years of project the Ministry of Education has progressed in ensuring safety, prepare of educational continuity during disasters and strengthen risk reduction through education. Through this project, Ministry of Education has developed MOE's Disaster Management and Contingency Plan, Teacher's Handbook on Disaster Risk Management, Teaching Learning Materials on Disaster Risk Management, quality monitoring tools, inclusive Disaster Management Plan for schools, ECCD and NFE centres, Standard Operating Procedures for mock drills, child release, earthquake, fire etc.. The Ministry of Education would like to thank ECHO and ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2019, 12:59 AM by Pem Tshering
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  • Vulnerability Assessment of Schools Many school buildings in the country are very old or poorly constructed and as such Vulnerability Assessment of such schools especially the Boarding/Central schools where maximum number of students ...
    Posted Jan 23, 2020, 1:44 AM by Namgay Wangmo
  • Emergency Drill: Education Emergency Operation Centre (EEOC) shall carry out emergency drill to test EEOC.
    Posted Jun 5, 2019, 7:38 PM by Pem Tshering
  • Training on establishing Temporary Learning Space: Training on establishing of Temporary learning spaces (TLS) would be provided to the incharges of the warehouses in Thimphu, Phuentsholing, Gelephu and Trashigang. 
    Posted Mar 8, 2019, 4:09 AM by Pem Tshering
  • Refresher Course in EiE Education can be both life-saving and life- sustaining through the protective functions of safe learning spaces and life-saving messages. Agencies’ and governments’ key global advocacy goals should establish ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2019, 1:04 AM by Pem Tshering
  • Establishment of Education Emergency Operation Centre (EEOC): School Planning and Coordination Division under MoE has developed Operational Guideline for Education Emergency Operation Centre. 
    Posted Jan 18, 2019, 1:00 AM by Pem Tshering
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