Today, the Principal of Sonamthang CS oriented on Bhutan Professional Standards for Teachers (BPST) to all the new teachers who joined in the teaching services this year.The participants includes four teachers from Panbang PS and and five teachers from Sonamthang CS. In the introduction of the training, the Principal highlighted on:
- purpose of Bhutan Professional Standards for Teachers
- its ams and objectives.
- Structure of the Bhutan Professional Standards for Teachers.
The Bhutan Professional Standards for Teachers defines teacher quality in Bhutan. It outlines the standards and expectations of teachers across four career stages viz. Beginning, Proficient, Accomplished and Distinguished. This reform is geared towards professionalising the teaching profession and to give due recognition to teachers. Further, this reform is built on a system which is standardized and linked to teacher recruitment, remuneration, career development, promotion, and rewards and recognitions. The Bhutan Professional Standards for Teachers aspires to lay the foundation of a system that nurtures and retains teachers who are motivated to deliver quality teaching and eventually realise the visions of Their Majesties.