Established the Directorate of Education.
Developed English primers and readers, and textbooks in chhoekey.
Developed History and Geography textbooks. Declared English as the medium of instruction in schools.
Introduced Druk Readers, and Druk and Drukpa series as textbooks.
Developed the first National Education Policy which formed the basis for all major curriculum development works thereafter.
Carried out major syllabus and textbooks revisions and improvement to address the national needs and aspirations.
Revised the National Education Policy formulated in 1976.
Established the Curriculum and Textbook Development Division (CTDD).
Launched the New Approach to Primary Education (NAPE), a modern approach to primary education that encouraged pupil participation and discovery learning. This approach replaced foreign curricula with our own "localized" syllabi and textbook contents.
Established the Curriculum and Professional Support Section (CAPSS) under the Ministry of Health and Education.
CAPSS shifted from Thimphu to the National Institute of Education, Paro, which was then functioning under the Ministry of Health and Education.
CAPSS was upgraded to the Curriculum and Professional Support Division (CAPSD) under the Ministry of Education when the Ministry of Health and Education was bifurcated into two separate ministries.
CASPD was upgraded to the Department of Curriculum Research and Development (DCRD) under the Ministry of Education.
DCRD, Paro and Royal Education Council, Thimphu merged vide the Government Executive Order on 12 December 2014.
REC merged back into the Ministry of Education as the Department of Curriculum and Professional Development (DCPD) vide the Cabinet Directive on 17 February 2021. The office was relocated from Paro to Thimphu in December 2021.
The Department of Curriculum and Professional Development (DCPD) restructured into various divisions and subsumed within the Department of School Education under the Ministry of Education and Skills Development.