Teacher’s day celebrated
The Prime Minister, Minister for Education, Cabinet Ministers, and representatives of parents, students and well wishers gathered at the Royal Institute of Management (RIM) on 2nd May 2016 to pay tribute to the teachers across the nation as the nation celebrated the birth anniversary of the third Druk Gyalpo and teacher’s day. About 1400 teachers from various Schools in Thimphu were given a red carpet welcome followed by cultural programme by Motion Pictures Association. A lottery draw with an array of gifts for teachers, sponsored by various private individuals and companies was held. The Prime Minister thanked the teachers for their selfless service to educate the nation and declared 2016 as the “Teacher Professional Development” Year to fast forward the programme on up-scaling teacher competencies to improve the quality of Education.