The Non-Formal and Continuing Education Division, Department of Adult and Higher Education, Ministry of Education is conducting a two week training on Advanced Tailoring for CLC Managers and learners. The project is funded by Korean National Commission For UNESCO in coordination with Bhutan NatCom.

The training began on 9th November at Lekdrup Skills Development Training Institute in Olakha, Thimphu. It is aimed at providing hands on experience in tailoring and to upgrade skills in sewing gho and jacket. Later the participants will roll out the same to other learners in the respective centres.

There are thirty participants, eight CLC managers and twenty-two learners from six CLCs; Lhuntse, Pemagatshel, Zhemgang(two) Mongar and Trongsa.

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His Excellency the Minister of Education participated in the Virtual Meeting of the 4th SAARC Ministers of Education/Higher Education on “Education Sector’s response to COVID-19” on 08th October 2020 hosted by Nepal. The virtual meeting was also graced by the Secretary, Ministry of Education along with the Director General and officials from the Department of Adult and Higher Education.

The main agenda of the meeting was to share how the SAARC member countries have deployed a variety of innovative methods to ensure continuity of learning in response to COVID-19 pandemic. The member countries shared their country practices, experiences and the areas of cooperation at regional level.

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His Excellency Sherig Lyonpo felicitated the students with Tashi Khadar and congratulated the students for their stellar performances and achievements on 5th October 2020. The programme was also graced by Hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of Education,focal Hon'ble Commissioner for Education from RCSC and officials from the Department of Adult and Higher Education.

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