Education in Bhutan: Introduction

Matthew J. Schuelka, T. W.(Tom) Maxwell

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In this introduction to the volume Education in Bhutan: Culture, Schooling, and Gross National Happiness we set out the purpose of the book and also describe the book’s intended audience. We then discuss three specific stances on language and convention that we have adopted. Next, we discuss the three themes of this volume, each of which informs its chapters. Finally we indicate the simple structure of the book and describe briefly the contents of each chapter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEducation in the Asia-Pacific Region
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages15
StatePublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameEducation in the Asia-Pacific Region
ISSN (Print)1573-5397
ISSN (Electronic)2214-9791


  • Contemporary Issue
  • Education System
  • Mass Education
  • National Happiness
  • Native Tongue


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