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PP teachers trained in ECCD approaches

Education: The division for Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) and Special Educational Needs (SEN) with the Department of School Education coordinated a workshop on ECCD pedagogy based on “Step by Step Approaches” (SbS) in three regions, Trashigang, Gelephu and Phuentsholing from December 20-24, according to press release from the department.

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Disgruntled sawmill owners meet with PM

Timber: Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, while meeting with 50 members of the Association of Wood Based Industries (AWBI) yesterday, asked if the sawmill owners were trying to intimidate or scare him by coming in a large group and for informing the media about the meet.

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Making a difference with one Ngultrum

Donation: The One Ngultrum initiative that is expected to help people recovering from renal failure disease is fast gaining popularity among people with many donating the note towards the cause.

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Gender gap in civil service closing fast: RCSC

Bhutan ranks 121st in the Global Gender Gap Index 2016 Gender: The gender gap in the civil service has narrowed over the years. The composition of women in the civil service increased to 35.32 percent from 29.5 percent in 2008. Last year, 34.5 percent of civil servants were women.

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Children above 5.5 years considered for PP admission

… but dependant on space availability Education: Just a few weeks after the National Council (NC) deliberated recommending to the education ministry to consider accepting children below six years of age for preprimary (PP), the ministry has reminded all schools to strictly comply with the existing admission policy.

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