NEWS

2021

September

07

Blessed by His Holiness

On the very special occasion of the completion of the 45-day long “Monastic Summer Retreat”, a Buddhist tradition which dates from the time of Buddha, CTAS was blessed by the presence of His Holiness Gyelsay Tenzin Rabgay along with the Tago Dorden Buddhist University President, Khenpos and Lecturers together with 400 monks of Tago, Chari and Dodena.

August

12

Y-PPER established at CTAS

The five students who attended the Y-PPER Training of the Trainers program organized by Department of Youth & Sports and awarded peer educators, conducted an awareness session to the school on 12th August coinciding with the International Youth Day.

10

Alumni Project

The Alumni Chairman Sangay Tenzin, along with four other Alumni experts, will carry out a month-long project starting from 10th August. They will conduct lessons for senior drawing and painting students who have expressed interest, as well as looking into areas of improvement.

06

Alumni Awareness Talk

The Chairman and two Vice-Chair of the Alumni Association 2021 conducted a session with the students. The objective was to create awareness of the CTAS Alumni Association and its benefits.  Amongst others, the Chairman and Vice-Chair shared their experience while studying at CTAS and into the job market.

June

25

Health Talk by Apollo Bhutan

he young nurses-in-training of the Apollo Bhutan Institute of Nursing came to our school to give a talk session and spread awareness regarding prominent youth-related health issues like menstruation, teenage pregnancy and drug abuse.

May

18 - 21

Creativity Competition 2021

This year’s Creativity Competition themes were “Before and After Covid 19”, and “Covid 19” for the Lhadi (painting) and Patra (carving) respectively. This year the school management decided to make the Tailoring and Embroidery course students collaborate and create dolls with the theme “Traditional Animals”.

04 - 06

QMS Auditing by MOLHR

As per the request made by the school, the Ministry of Labor & Human Resources fielded an expert of four Auditors to conduct the trial audit on Quality Management System (QMS) from 4-6 May 2021.

02

Teacher's Day Celebration

The Birth Anniversary of the Third Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuck is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in Bhutan. On May 2nd, the students of CTAS came forth with their creativity, talent and full enthusiasm as they planned a grand celebration for the teachers and staff of CTAS.

April

29

Students move into new classroom building

The construction of the new classroom building is finally completed and the excited students have moved in by the 1st week of May.  The students expressed their gratitude to Mr. Alan & his wife Patricia Bickell and all the supporters who have contributed to constructing this building and provide a great learning environment for the students. 

22

Annual School Rimdo

Coinciding with Zhabdrung Kuchoe (the death anniversary of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal), the school held its Annual Rimdro (ritual) on 22nd April. This ritual and prayer session is performed every year for the well-being of the students, staff, supporters, and well-wishers of the school both within and outside the country.

19

Y-PEER Program Session

A team of experts from the Department of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Education, organized a sensitization program on Y-PEER (Youth Peer Education Network) at CTAS. The objective of the program is to create awareness on the importance and benefits of becoming a registered member of Y-PEER.

17

Bhutanese Iconography Expert Talk

Mr. Ngawang Tenzin, a researcher in Bhutanese iconography conducted a three-hour session for the students, staff and several alumni of CTAS on 17th April 2021. The presentation was comprehensive covering the history and origin of iconography in general and specifically in Bhutan.

March

29

CTAS received Covid Vaccine!

As part of a nationwide Covid-19 Vaccination Program, the staff and students of CTAS received the vaccination today. The school would like to join the nation in thanking His Majesty the King, the Government, health workers, Desuups and all the supporters for this wonderful opportunity to keep the citizens safe from this pandemic.