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Transformative Pedagogy in Bhutan

Written by noajones on . Posted in Work in the developing world

Taking Bhutan as an example, the UN General Assembly recently invited countries “to pursue the elaboration of additional measures that better capture the importance of the pursuit of happiness and well-being in development with a view to guiding their public policies.” The resolution said “the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental […]

Thimphu’s Tipping Point

Written by noajones on . Posted in The new city

Last year, in Thimphu the capital of Bhutan, there was a pedestrian route that led from the center of the city’s  busy main street Norzin Lam up to the Chorten Lam thoroughfare. I would walk this path daily, though there was some risk involved: just after Thai Park, the sidewalk ended […]