Tibetan PM on to reform the Tibetan Education System

Sep 06, 2011 16:24 | Poltics
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Dharamsala/ Arvind Sharma

The new Tibetan Prime Minister (Kalon Tripa )Dr Lobsang Sangay have started to fulfill his promises to the public. Keeping education at the top, he started to get suggestions from the educationists for reforms in the system. To give number one priority to education, Dr Sangay recently held a two-day meeting with principals of Ten Tibetan Schools in New Delhi, said Tibettan PM Office in Dharamsala on Tuesday.Kelsang Gompo, head of the education section said that in this  closed-door meeting Kalon Tripa  learnt  more about each school system and seek suggestions to improve the education system.

“All the Tibetan higher secondary principals in India were called for the meeting which was organised by the Department of Education of the Central Tibetan Administration," Gompo added.

 

Tharlam Dolma, Principal of the Central School for Tibetans, Mungod said  that the meeting was very constructive ."We shared our experiences in detail and the Kalon Tripa told us that such constructive exchange of ideas and experiences will help in further refining our education system," she added.

 

Future plans to hold similar annual meetings of school heads are already underway.

 

Principals who attended the meeting included Mrs Tharlam Dolma Changra (CST Mundgod); Mr Kesang T. Bhutia (CST Kalimpong); Mr Tashi Dhondup (CST Darjeeling); Mr. Jampa Tenzin (CST CVP Bylakuppe); Mr Phuntsok Tashi (TCV Goplapur); Mr Duke Tsering (TCV Selakui); Mr Dhondup Tsering (TCV Bylakuppe); Mr Dugyal Tsering (THF Mussoorie); Mr Migmar Tsering (STS Paonta Sahib); and Mr Phuntsok Namgyal, Director TCV Dharamshala.