Educators and Education at a Crossroad in Bhutan

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    This paper discusses the much contested issue regarding the social status and work conditions of educators and asks whether decline is inevitable or can be reversed. It also touches on the paradox or the contrast between GNH and the government provision of free education and health to the population. In theory it would enhance equity in the country but the factual evidence shows exactly the opposite that inequality and uneven development is increasing. If this trend continues it may undermine the goals and objectives of GNH and indeed threaten the future stability in the country.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date15 Apr 2014
    Number of pages22
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Apr 2014
    EventCreative Economy, Creative University and Creative Development: Ideas, Knowledge and Paths towards Sustainability, Happiness & Wellbeing" - National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Kawajangsa, Thimphu, Bhutan
    Duration: 14 Apr 201416 Apr 2014
    Conference number: 3rd


    ConferenceCreative Economy, Creative University and Creative Development
    LocationNational Institute of Traditional Medicine, Kawajangsa
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