External Linkages

Education is an evolving process influenced by the national and global economy, political will, belief systems, and the changing need of learners. REC as an epicentre for curriculum development, professional development and educational research in Bhutan shall collaborate, establish linkages and working modalities, with relevant agencies, within and outside the country to foster exchange of ideas and practices for improving the quality of education.

In-country Linkages

Relevant stakeholders within the country include, but not limited to:

  1. Ministry of Education
  2. Bhutan Council for School Examinations and Assessment
  3. Royal University of Bhutan
  4. Ministry of Labour and Human Resources
  5. Ministry of Information and Communication
  6. Dzongkha Development Commission
  7. National Environment Commission
  8. International Development Partners.

Ex-country Linkages

The protocols for linkages and collaboration with institutions outside the country are as follows:

  • Identify institutions with similar goals;
  • Seek legal advice from the office of the Attorney General;
  • Obtain clearance from the Gross National Happiness Commission;
  • Obtain clearance from Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU);
  • Prepare proposal
  • Finalize proposal with the identified institute; and
  • Sign MoU

Currently, REC has professional linkages with the following ex-country institutions