Bhutan Jamchong Thuendrel

BJTF signs MoU with TTI Thimphu

On 23rd May 2019, Bhutan Jamchong Thuendrel Foundation (BJTF) and Technical Training Institute (TTI) Thimphu signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the purpose of Collaboration towards building partnership, promoting skilled jobs and facilitating   in establishing service businesses by the interested TTI graduates.  

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ADVOCACY AND AWARENESS PROGRAM AT PUNAKHA AND WANGDUE

BJTF successfully conducted a two days advocacy and awareness program as part of the project ‘Enhancing Youth Employability through Meaningful Engagement’ funded by European Union with support from Helvetas at Punakha and Wangdue Dzongkhag. The advocacy and awareness program covered TTI Khuruthang, Punakha Central School, Ugyen Academy and Bajothang Higher Secondary Schools.   The advocacy

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SCHOLARSHIP

UNESCO Madanjeet Singh School of Green Energy Technology (UMSGET) at Pondicherry University is inviting applications from Bhutan for 1 full scholarship to pursue M. Tech in Green Energy Technology. The scholarships cover tuition fees, living expenses, one time establishment costs, one time return flight fare, and research fund (only if applicable). For details on the course and institute, please

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Labour Market Information

Key labour market information sources: Labour Market Information Guide for Job Seekers 2018 Labour Market Information Bulletin 2017 Beyond Graduation Survey Report 2017 A focus on Graduates and Labour market dynamics Bhutan Labour Market Information System Bhutan: Skills Training and Education Pathways Upgradation Project 2018 Labour Force Survey Report

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SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Centre for South Asian Studies (UMISARC) at Pondicherry University is inviting applications from Bhutan for 2 full scholarship (1 Male and 1 Female) to pursue Post Graduate Program – (M.A) in South Asian Studies. The scholarships cover tuition fees, living expenses, one time establishment costs, one time return flight fare, and research

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Field visit to TTI Thimphu

    BJTF successfully kicked off its first program by visiting TTI Thimphu as part of its project Enhancing Youth Employability Through Meaningful Employment and Awareness (EYETAME) funded by Helvetas and European Union. A team of six officials was led by Mrs. Chime P. Wangdi (Vice Chairperson, BJTF). They conducted an informative session at the TTI

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4th UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh Memorial Lecture

Hon’ble Dorji Khandu, Member of Parliament (Bhutan) and SAF Alumni was invited to deliver  the 4th UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh Memorial Lecture on 16th April, 2019 at Pondicherry University, India on the theme “The Role of Young Parliamentarian in the Regional Cooperation”. URL link for the Memorial Lecture by Hon’ble Dorji Khandu  . http://dorjikhandu.com/madanjeet-singh-memorial-lecture/  

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Calls for 2019 UNESCO-JAPAN Prize on Education for Sustainable Development is now open

The 2019 call for nominations is now open for UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development. Funded by the Government of Japan, the UNESCO-Japan Prize consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each recipient. The Prize Statutes (Annex II of the letter) can be accessed here. The Prize and award winners recognize the

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BJTF signs MOA with HELVETAS

BJTF signed a Memorandum of Agreement(MOA) with HELVETAS Swiss Inter cooperation on 29 December 2019. With this MOA, HELVETAS will provide funding for a project, to “Support to Civil Society in Bhutan (SCSB)” from the European Union (EU).  

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SAF Chief Trustee attends 14th Round Table Meeting in Bhutan

Madam France Marquet, Chief Trustee, SAF attended the 14th Round Table Meeting (RTM) from 12-14 March 2019 in Thimphu, Bhutan. The RTM is the highest forum for policy dialogue between Bhutan and its development partners. The 14th RTM provides an opportunity for the RGoB to share their development experiences and to apprise the development partners on the

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