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  • 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
  • Education Emergency Operation Centre: Operational guideline for Education Emergency Operation Centre was developed by Department of School Education, Ministry of Education, in coordination with Department of Disaster Management. UNICEF, Fire Services Division, Save the Children, Ministry of Health, and Thimphu Thromde provided technical and financial support. The Training of Trainers package for EEOC was held from November 19-21, 2018 in Paro. EEOC shall be the information nerve centre and command and control centre for coordination and management of disasters for education sector. Operation guideline for EEOC shall be further rolled out to the officials of Ministry of Education. EEOC aims at improving communication and coordination of emergency response and relief operations within the education sector at National, Schools, ECCD, NFE and Youth Centre ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2018, 2:06 AM by Pem Tshering
  • National Mock Drill Day: DRILLS can save lives: Every year the Schools, ECCD and NFE observes the National Mock Drill day on September 21. We were not prepared then when the earthquake struck on September 21, 2009. With drills we can respond to save lives. The earthquake on September 12 tested our drills. The Schools, ECCD and by the NFE learners responded efficiently with the years of concerted efforts. It is a success story for us. Let's prepare to respond.
    Posted Sep 14, 2018, 4:11 AM by Pem Tshering
  • Disaster Management and Contingency Plan: All the schools, ECCD and NFE centres are reminded to submit their Disaster Management and Contingency Plan to Disaster Management Unit at dmu@moe.gov.bt . Please visit the webpage under SCHOOL-WISE DATA and ECCD & NFE DATA  to find whether you school, ECCD and NFE Disaster Management plans are verified and uploaded.
    Posted Jul 25, 2018, 1:41 PM by Pem Tshering
  • Fifth Regional Workshop: The Fifth Regional workshop was conducted in Gelephu for the Eastern Dzongkhags. The participants for the workshop were DEOs, TEOs, Drungkhag Education Officers, DDMOs from Trashigang, Pema Gatshel, Samdrup Jongkhar, Sarpang, Tsirang, Dagana, Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde and Gelephu Thromde. The workshop was conducted in collaboration with Save the children, and Ministry of Education. The development partners were mainly Save the Children who provided financial and technical support. The workshop was resourced by Save the Children, Department of Disaster Management and Ministry of Education on July 11-12th, 2018.Objective of the workshop:2.1. Sensitisation of District and Schools on the MoE’s Disaster Management and Contingency Plan;2.2. Dzongkhag/Thromde education DRR priority action plan integrated with the ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2018, 1:28 PM by Pem Tshering
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  • 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
  • Consultative meeting for Development of TLM for ECCD and SEN children Development and finalisation of development of Teaching Learning Materials for ECCD and SEN children would be completed by June 2018
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 1:59 AM by Pem Tshering
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