The Bhutan Foundation invites interested buyers to submit sealed bids for a Kia Sorento (procured 2009). Interested buyers may submit documents to the Bhutan Foundation office during office hours before October 21, 2015. The bidding document can be collected from the Bhutan Foundation office. For further information, contact 02-322751. Interested buyers may inspect the vehicle prior to submitting the bid to the Bhutan Foundation office at Nazhoen Pelri complex, Thimphu, Bhutan.
The Bhutan Foundation will be recruiting a Communications Officer in our Thimphu office. The major duties and responsibilities of the Communications Officer will include communications on advocacy and awareness, develop print and digital communications, social media, donor relations, media and public relations. The officer will serve as the point person on media interactions that help promote and/or impact the organization and actively cultivate and manage press relations to ensure coverage of important events, as well as the Bhutan Foundation’s programs. The Communications Officer should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and must enjoy facilitating the work of others. She/He should be a team player while at the same time proactive and willing to lead.
The detailed Terms of Reference will be mailed to eligible candidates
Title: Communications Officer
Supervisor: Program Director
Location: Thimphu, Bhutan
Educational Requirements: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with over 3 years of work experience in communications, journalism or in relevant field.
You can send in your application through email to email@example.com latest by October 26, 2015. We recommed you send all the documents in soft copies, however, we will accept applications in hard copy for those who are not able to send soft copies. Visit our website at www.bhutanfound.org or call +975-2-322751 for any enquiries. Documents required with the application: resume, degree certificates and transcripts, and letters of appointments in previous job.
Education is the single best development investment a country can make.
The Bhutan Canada Foundation’s (BCF’s) Teach in Bhutan Program works in partnership with the Ministry of Education in Bhutan and the Bhutan Foundation to send highly qualified teachers from around the world to teach in public schools in need of teachers across Bhutan. Our teachers support the further improvement of the Bhutanese education system by modeling innovative teaching techniques, providing professional development to fellow Bhutanese teachers, and encouraging the development of spoken and written English.
English is the language of instruction in Bhutan, yet many children, particularly those who live in the more remote areas, have never heard English spoken and have great difficulty reading it. Acquiring proficiency in English is the only way in which Bhutanese youth can pass exams, graduate from high school, go on to secure employment, and actively participate in Bhutan’s developing modern society.
We hope you’ll join us in improving education for all children in Bhutan and expanding their opportunities.
Every dollar you donate toward the Teach in Bhutan program will be matched by a generous donor up to $10,000! Please help us improve the quality of education in Bhutan and support in the following ways:
$1,000 sends a teacher for a year to a remote school in Bhutan
$500 provides classroom supplies for a year in Bhutan
$250 pays a reading specialist to work with struggling Bhutanese readers for 3 months
$100 provides sports equipment for a school for a year
Meet one of our teachers: Catherine O’Brien
Catherine was born and raised in Michigan before attending Loyola University of Chicago for her undergraduate degree in English and education. She has a love of good literature, good food, and traveling! The unique Buddhist culture and landscape of Bhutan fueled her fire to pursue a teaching position in the Land of the Thunder Dragon, and she is currently teaching English at Dechentsemo Middle Secondary School in Punakha (Western Bhutan).
“Living and teaching in Bhutan is a wonderful roller coaster that has challenged me to find strength, patience, and peace in the process of finding my ground and learning how to teach here. I have learned countless invaluable lessons and will be forever grateful for this experience.”
Find out what life is like in Bhutan for Catherine at her blog: Cat in Bhutan.