2nd Experiential Leadership Workshop for School Prefects of Tibetan Schools is underway.

The Second Experiential Leadership Workshop for School Prefects of Tibetan schools is underway at College for Higher Tibetan Studies in Sarah. The five day workshop beginning from April 7 to 11, 2014 was inaugurated by Mr. Ngodup Tsering, Secretary of the Department of Education, CTA.Ms. Donkar Wangmo, Chief Counselor gave the welcome & introductory speech. In her introductory speech, she said the objective of this workshop is to enhance the ...

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Pre-Service Teacher-Training for Bhuntar Students at NCERT & CTU

The Department of Education, CTA conducted a three-week training in New Delhi on basic pedagogy and English language skill in collaboration with the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), an apex educational resource organization in India for 20 B.Ed. students of Centre for Teacher Education, Bhuntar from February 3-22, 2014. Inter-active sessions wee arranged on pedagogy which includes sessions on developing language skills, understanding the learners, cognitive development, teacher ...

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Sixth Tibetan General Conference on Education

DHARAMSHALA: (from tibet.net)   The sixth Tibetan General Conference on Education is currently underway at the Lower TCV school in Dharamshala. Over 236 participants comprising of principals, directors, teachers and counselors from 76 Tibetan schools in Nepal and India, are currently attending the 3-day conference. The general conference on education is the largest gathering of teachers and school administrators on education policy of the Tibetan exile community and is held once ...

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Pursue excellence in studies: Sikyong on Lower TCV anniversary

DHARAMSHALA: (tibet.net) Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, who is also the Kalon for Education, today graced the opening ceremony of Lower Tibetan Children Village’s (TCV) 29th founding anniversary, inspiring students to aim for and pursue excellence in studies. Congratulating the school on its 29th founding anniversary, Sikyong reiterated that the 14th Kashag prioritises education as one of the most important component of its policies. Sikyong encouraged the students to pursue academic excellence through ...

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TCV Selakui School Organizes Mobile Science Exhibition-2013

DHARAMSHALA: Under the guidance of the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, TCV Selakui School organized ‘Mobile Science Exhibition Program-2013′ in Dehradun region (Tibetan) schools.   After almost 3 months of rigorous preparation for the science exhibition, a group of 76 students and 6 science teachers of TCV Selakui (led by the principal Mr. Duke Tsering) started their exhibition tour on 17 September. The mobile exhibition visited 6 Tibetan schools in Dehardun ...

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DOE Counselors conduct career counseling for Tibetan College Students:

Dharamsala: Counseling College students is one of the activities under the Department of Education, CTA Outreach Counseling Program. This activity has been in place since 2008. Department of Education staff, Ms. Donkar Wangmo (Chief Counselor) & Ms. Pema Norkyi (Assistant Counselor) are conducting career counseling to Tibetan students studying in various colleges under Punjab University at Chandigarh and Tibetan students at Lovely Professional University (LPU)in Jalandhar from Sept 11 – 13, ...

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Counselors of Department of Education Visits Tibetan School for Counseling:

Dharamsala: The Counselors of the Department of Education, CTA has begun their annual School Visit program to counsel students in schools under its administration. The Tibetan schools in the North and North East India are being visited by Counselors from the head office while Resident Counselors in the branch Guidance & Counseling Office located in Mundgod visits the Tibetan Schools in Central & Southern India. Visit by Counselors to the schools ...

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Innovative teacher PD program underway at TCV Suja

Dharamsala: Department of Education initiated an innovative teacher professional development program at Tibetan Children's Village School, Suja on August 16, 2013. The program is called as 'teacher-led collaborative learning program'. The opening session of the new program was attended by Mr. Karma Sherab Tharchin, the principal of TCV School, Suja, and DoE Education Officers Mr. Gyaltsen and Mr. Kalsang Wangdu. Around 25 teachers of the school volunteered to take part ...

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DoE Launches Technology-based After-school Coaching Program in THF Mussoorie

DHARAMSHALA: The Department of Education, in collaboration with AvantiFellows (www.avantifellows.org), inaugurated the first ‘Learning Center’ in Tibetan Homes Foundation (THF), Mussoorie on July 19 to kick start its ‘Technology-based After-school Coaching Program’. During the inaugural session, Mr. Akshay Saxena, the Director of AvantiFellows addressed the gathering of science students, teachers and school administrators of CST Mussoorie and TFH Mussoorie Schools about the objectives of the program and its modus operandi.  24 ...

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Pestalozzi Scholarship 2014 Entry Selection Underway

DHARAMSHALA: The final selection test for the Pestalozzi scholarship 2014 is currently underway at Dharamshala from 21 -23 July. The screening process is being conducted by the Department of Education of the Central Tibetan Administration, in collaboration with Pestalozzi International Village Trust (PIVT), based in the UK. Ms. Helen Pearson, Head of Student Education is here in Dharamsala to preside over the selection tests. A total of 17 shortlisted class 10-passed ...

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Tibetan students gain admission in world’s top universities

(Source: www.tibet.net) WASHINGTON, DC: The Graduate Scholarship Selection Committee of the Dalai Lama Trust has announced the 2014 recipients of the Dalai Lama Trust Graduate Scholarships. “Every year the trust receives applications from outstanding Tibetan students who are engaged in graduate level studies. The number and quality of the applications reflect the continuing progress of

DoE Allocated 507 Scholarships for 2014

The Department of Education, CTA awarded 383 scholarships for various Undergrad courses, including Medical and Engineering, Teacher’s Training, Research and Professional courses, foreign languages, Tibetan language, literature and medical studies and various vocational courses. In a separate scholarship distribution, the students from poor financial background (Nyamthak) and the students with consistent record of good conduct

Sikyong Dr.Lobsang Sangay at the inaugural session of the day-long meeting on safety and security in Tibetan schools. Also seen: Education Secretary Ngodup Tsering (left) and Education Secretary Topgyal Tsering (right).

School Administrators Discuss Safety and Security in Tibetan Schools

A day-long meeting of Tibetan school administrators is underway to discuss safety and security of students, especially girls, in Tibetan schools. Administrators from four major Tibetan schools including the Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV), Tibetan Homes Foundation (THF), Snow Lion Foundation, Nepal and Sambhota schools, along with officials from the Department of Education are taking part

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Obituary: Mr. Lobsang Delek, former Principal of Namgyal Middle School, Nepal

Department of Education, CTA, Dharamsala would like to express condolence and sadness over the sad demise of Mr. Lobsang Delek, 78 years, former Principal of Namgyal Middle School, Nepal. Mr. Lobsang Delek was born in Tibet on 28th March 1936. At the age of twelve, he became a monk in Sera Monastery and studied Buddhism

Early Grade Reading Workshop for Primary Teachers

The Department of Education is organizing a ten-day ‘Early Grade Reading Workshop for Primary Teachers in two batches from June 3-7 & 9-13, 2014.  Fifty primary teachers from 27 Tibetan Schools under the school administration of Sambhota Tibetan Schools Society (STSS), Tibetan Children’s Villages (TCV), Tibetan Homes Foundation (THF) and Snow Lion Foundation, Nepal (SLF)