Education transcends beyond the confines of textbooks and classrooms; it serves as the very foundation upon which we build compassionate, responsible, and empathetic individuals who possess the power to shape a harmonious society. With these fundamental principles in mind, JNEC organised five-day value education program for the new students from 25th to 29th July, 2023.
The program commenced with an enlightening talk on value education by the President of the college, followed by an introduction to entrepreneurship development by the Incubation Manager. The day culminated with a profound driglam namzha session conducted by Lopen Jurmey Tshering and Madam Kencho Wangmo.
The second day of the program began with a captivating talk on Bhutanese culture by Dewathang Lam, followed by an engaging session on creative thinking led by Assistant Professor Yash Chawla from Wroclaw University of Science & Technology (WUST), Poland. In the afternoon, students were provided with valuable insights into combatting Cyberbullying, thanks to Mr. Tashi Wangchuk. Subsequently, a session on the importance of Yoga was conducted by Mr. Kala Tshering.
Moving forward to the third day, we were honored to have a team from Jigme Dorji Wangchuk Military Hospital, led by Dr. Bhim, take charge. They provided students with invaluable knowledge about Non-communicable diseases and Sexual and reproductive health. Moreover, the students were trained on essential first aid practices and their significance.
On the fourth day, we commenced with a choeshey leyrim led by the esteemed Khenchen of Choki Gyatsho Institute, followed by a session on developing soft skills, facilitated by Mr. Namgay Dorji. After a refreshing lunch break, the program continued with an introduction to Sustainable Development, delivered by Mr. Karma Tenzin. The day concluded with a mindfulness practice led by Mr. Cheni Gembo, allowing students to reflect and find inner peace.
We trust that the knowledge shared during this five-day value education program has been enriching and inspiring for all the participants. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the distinguished speakers and facilitators for their invaluable contributions. May the insights gained from this program serve as a guiding light in your journey towards becoming well-rounded and conscientious individuals who can positively impact society.