Bhutan

Research report

15 Feb 2017

250 million children under the age of 5 years who live in low-income or middle-income countries are at risk of not reaching their developmental potential. Significant cognitive delay in early childhood is associated with low ‘school readiness’, poor educational attainment, unemployment, social exclusion, poor health...

Research report

24 Sep 2015

Not much is known about the ways in which assessment data have actually been used in education policy to date. Understanding the role of assessments in informing system-level decision-making is a first step towards helping stakeholders improve the design and usefulness of assessments. Moreover, this...

Article

19 Nov 2014

Abstract: In the 1980s religious and ethnic persecution in Bhutan resulted in the exodus of around 100 000 Bhutanese of ethnic Nepali decent. Despite sometimes appalling conditions in the camps, the Bhutanese refugees saw education as a high priority and initiated programs that ensured...