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Exile Tibetan educationists meeting to discuss improvements

February 25, 2019 1:23 am0 comments
Exile Tibetan educationists meeting to discuss improvements

(TibetanReview.net, Feb24’19) – Heads and teachers from schools in India and Nepal run by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and affiliated bodies have gathered in Dharamsala for a three-day, 7th Tibetan General Conference on Education beginning Feb 23. The main agenda of this five-yearly event is to discuss ways to […]

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China’s official media confirms ban on ‘illegal’ Tibetan classes in monasteries

February 5, 2019 1:59 am0 comments
China’s official media confirms ban on ‘illegal’ Tibetan classes in monasteries

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04’19) – China’s official media confirmed Jan 31 that a county government in Qinghai Province had ordered temples to stop holding “illegal” Tibetan language classes for students during holidays, contending they infuse students with ideas threatening social stability due to lack of teaching qualification. Some Buddhist temples in Nangqen […]

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China has sent 141,000 Tibetan children to mainland schools since 1985

January 25, 2019 2:05 am0 comments
China has sent 141,000 Tibetan children to mainland schools since 1985

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24’19) – Call it a Sinicization move or giving of better modern education to Tibetan children. China has so far educated in schools in mainland provinces more than 141,000 Tibetan students over the past 33 years, reported China’s official globaltimes.cn Jan 22, citing the education authority of the Tibet […]

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Making Headway in Education in Tibetan Schools in Exile: Introducing Evaluation Systems and Establishing a Center for Academic Excellence

September 14, 2018 1:28 am0 comments
Making Headway in Education in Tibetan Schools in Exile: Introducing Evaluation Systems and Establishing a Center for Academic Excellence

 By Dr B Tsering* Introduction An early and tactful advent of schools for Tibetan children in-exile is at the heart of Tibetan refugees’ success story. Considerable improvements have been made in education resources (both human and material) under the leadership of the Department of Education (DoE), Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). […]

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Third batch of Shanghai teachers sent to ‘upgrade education quality’ in Tibet

August 10, 2018 4:33 am0 comments
Third batch of Shanghai teachers sent to ‘upgrade education quality’ in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug09, 2018) – China sent on Aug 5 a third batch of teachers from various schools in its largest city of Shanghai to teach in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) for one year, reported the official globaltimes.cn Aug 7, citing Shanghai Observer. The purpose was stated to be to guide […]

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China said to force Tibetan monks out of monasteries for secular education in gov’t-run schools

July 14, 2018 1:33 am0 comments
China said to force Tibetan monks out of monasteries for secular education in gov’t-run schools

(TibetanReview.net, Jul13, 2018) – In a move seen as further crackdown on Tibetan religion and culture, Chinese authorities in Sershul (Chinese: Shiqu) County of Sichuan Province have ordered monks who are 15 years old or younger enrolled in monasteries to remove themselves to government-run schools to receive secular education. The […]

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Exile Tibetan administration gets new education minister

March 22, 2018 10:51 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetan administration gets new education minister

(TibetanReview.net, Mar22, 2018) – The Tibetan Parliament in Exile on Mar 21 approved by majority vote a new education minister of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). Ms Pema Yangchen, a doctorate in Education from the USA, won 26 votes out of a total of 44 MP attending the ongoing 16th […]

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CTA’s Religion and Culture Kalon to head education department as well

January 1, 2018 6:11 am0 comments
CTA’s Religion and Culture Kalon to head education department as well

(TibetanReview.net, Dec31, 2017) – Pending the possible nomination and confirmation of a new Education Kalon (minister) of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, during the upcoming, Mar 2018 session of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, the Kalon for Religion and Culture has been given additional charge of it […]

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More than 10,000 Chinese teachers headed for Tibet, Xinjiang to ‘improve’ local education philosophy

December 27, 2017 10:50 pm0 comments
More than 10,000 Chinese teachers headed for Tibet, Xinjiang to ‘improve’ local education philosophy

(TibetanReview.net, Dec27, 2017) – China said Dec 25 that it was going to send a total of more than 10,000 teachers to Tibet Autonomous Region and Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region ostensibly to improve education in these regions. But sending such a large number of Chinese teachers to ethnic minority regions […]

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