ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE CURRICULUM HANDED OVER TO MOE
In order to equip youth with knowledge, skills and values in conserving the environment, the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) and Royal Education Council (REC) officially handed over the Environmental Science Curriculum to the Ministry of Education on December 21. RSPN and REC initiated the three-year project on, “Introducing Environmental Science in Formal Education system in Bhutan” with the support from Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation. Under the project, Environmental Science Curriculum was formally launched in February, 2015 as an optional subject for class IX students. There is also a plan to introduce Environmental Science course for the degree level.