Education System in Bhutan

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¬¬ Acknowledgement
Getting this research done was a team effort. Our sincere appreciation goes to Mr. Sangay Tenzin, examination controller of Bhutan council for School Examination and Assessment, for his kind support to get standardized test scores of tenth and twelfth standard; Mr. Sonam Gyeltshen working under Bhutan council for School Examination and Assessment staffed under IT Department for his tireless work in getting the scores and providing us with the same; Dr. Shivaraj Bhattarai dean of Royal Thimphu College, for his kind approval to let us go for the collection of data and also for his help in editing our approval letter; Mr. Deb Kumar Acharyya, program leader for BBA for his kind help in calling off the classes on the days of data collection; Mr. Rob Marjerison, module tutor of Research mMethodology at Royal Thimphu College for guiding us in writing research report.

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Acknowledgment………………………………………………………………………………..I Abstract………………………………………………………………………………………….II

Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………...1-2 Literature Review……………………………………………………………………………...3 Design of the Study……………………………………………………………………………4 Analysis of Data……………………………………………………………………………….5-9 Summary……………………………………………………………………………………….10 Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………………...11 Bibliography……………………………………………………………………………………12 Appendix………………………………………………………………………………………13

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Analysis of data
Class ten scores in year wise sequence…………………………………………...5-6 Class twelve scores in year wise sequence………………………………………..7-8 Chart……………………………………………………………………………….9


Abstract
The core reason for us to do this research is to find out whether there is an improvement in the education quality in Bhutan in last five years or not. We have done this by taking into consideration the standardized test scores of twelfth and tenth standard. Also to show the trends of marks obtained by the students in examination and make the facts available as base for further analysis. The method we adopted is analytical research method where we will be using secondary data available from the records of BCSEA. We selected randomly 50 samples each from both classes tenth and twelveth standards and found the mean to plot a graph to illustrate the facts, which will make it easier to understand the trends. The primary result that our research provides is that education quality in Bhutan has been remaining constant in last five years (2007-2011), with little bit of variation from year to year. which more or less gives conclusion of being constant. The result of our findings plays a vital role, as this topic is mostly highly controversial and is discussed topic frequently. at all the point. We see every time that people, higher executives, politicians, college, and schools administrators and parents talking about the education quality whether it is improving or deteriorating? Therefore, this finding will help to answer one of the most debated topics in Bhutan.  

Introduction
The research problem is; “Is the quality of education in Bhutan improving or deteriorating in over the last five years?” tThis is the one of the most controversial topics in Bhutan and for many years has been a concern where people keep on debating, sometimes write in blogs, organize debate and write articles. Modern education was started in early 1960’s and it has been noted as foundation for success of the nation. Education has played an important role in the development of the economy and today also education is receiving an important development priority from Royal government of Bhutan along with country’s development philosophy of GNH. The main reason for us to choose this research problem is to clear the doubt of the people in Bhutan regarding this topic, “Is the quality of education in Bhutan improving or deteriorating in the last five years?” Moreover quality of education has become a serious issue for the Bhutanese society. and at...
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