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The Resource Education in Bhutan : Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness

Education in Bhutan : Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness

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Education in Bhutan : Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness
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Education in Bhutan
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Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness
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dictionaries
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Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects Ser.
Series volume
v.36
Education in Bhutan : Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness
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Education in Bhutan : Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness
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Contents
  • Foreword -- Series Editors' Introduction -- Contents -- Contributors -- Common Abbreviations and Bhutanese Terms -- Education in Bhutan: Introduction -- The Purpose of This Book -- Language Conventions for Bhutanese Research and Academic Writing -- Book Themes -- Book Structure and Outline -- References -- Part I: Historical Perspectives -- Overview and 'Heart Essence' of the Bhutanese Education System -- Introduction -- The Context: The Country and Its People -- The Current Bhutanese Education System -- Educating for GNH: The Heart Essence of the Unique System of Bhutanese Education -- Conclusion -- References -- The History and Development of Monastic Education in Bhutan -- Introduction -- Buddhist Education in the Ancient World -- Buddhist Education in Bhutan -- Tension and Reform in Monastic Education -- Conclusion: Two Education Systems, One Bhutan -- References -- History and Transition of Secular Education in Bhutan from the Twentieth into the Twenty-{u00AD}First Century -- Introduction: Birth and Expansion -- A Period of Learning Through Adoption and Dramatic Change -- Changes in the Organisational Structure of the Bhutanese Education System -- The Assessment System and Its Journey -- Conclusion -- References -- Higher Education in Bhutan: Progress and Challenges -- Brief History of Secular Higher Education in Bhutan -- The RUB's Structure, Composition and Representative Programmes -- Admissions and Enrollment at the RUB -- Institutional and Individual Funding for Students -- Curriculum Development and Pedagogy -- Challenges Facing Bhutan's Tertiary Education System -- Conclusion -- References -- Bhutanese Traditional Medical Education -- Introduction -- Institutional and Infrastructure Developments -- Faculty Recruitment and Development -- Curriculum Development and Courses Offered at FoTM -- Student Enrolment, Pedagogy and Assessments
  • Challenges and Opportunities -- Conclusion and Future Directions -- References -- International Influence and Support for Educational Development in Bhutan -- Introduction -- Initial Challenges -- Indian Support -- Challenges of Growth and Expansion -- Outside Solutions to Teacher Shortages -- Bhutan's Education Benefactors -- Conclusions -- References -- Part II: Contemporary Issues -- Rural Life and Modern Formal Schooling in Bhutan -- Introduction -- Rurality in Bhutan's Context -- Modern Formal Education's Impacts on the Current Rural-{u00AD}Urban Migration -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Conditions of Happiness: Bhutan's Educating for Gross National Happiness Initiative and the Capability Approach -- Introduction -- Background -- The Capability Approach and Education -- The Capability Approach and the Educating for Gross National Happiness Initiative -- Conclusion: Happiness Is Freedom -- References -- Teacher Understanding of the Educating for Gross National Happiness Initiative -- Introduction -- Brief History and the Concept of GNH -- Why Educating for GNH? -- Teacher Understanding and Challenges of EGNH -- Way Forward for Realising the Potential of EGNH -- Conclusion -- References -- Non-Formal Education in Bhutan: Origin, Evolution, and Impact -- Introduction -- The Development and Progress of Non-Formal Education -- Continuing Education -- Impact of the NFE Programme -- Discussion and Recommendations -- References -- Children with Disabilities in Bhutan: Transitioning from Special Educational Needs to Inclusive Education -- Introduction -- A Brief Context and History -- Policy for the Education of Children with Disabilities -- Current Provision of Education for Children with Disabilities -- Teacher Development for Inclusive Education -- Conclusion -- References -- Early Childhood Care and Development in Bhutan: Mind the Gap(s)
  • Introduction -- Overview of ECCD in Bhutan -- Theoretical Frameworks -- Early Childhood Education Begins at Home -- Bishaka -- Bishaka Goes to Preschool -- Bishaka Goes to School -- Conclusion -- References -- Gender and Education in Bhutan -- Introduction -- Understanding Gender and Gender Equality -- Impact of Socio-Cultural Factors on Gender and Education -- The Policy Framework -- Gender and School Enrollment -- Gender and Tertiary Enrollment -- Gender and School Achievement -- Gender, Education, and Participation -- Conclusion -- References -- Conclusion: Key Outcomes, Challenges, Ways Forward, and Future Research -- Introduction -- Key Outcomes -- Challenges and Potential Ways Forward -- Future Research -- Conclusion -- References -- About the Authors -- Index
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