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School and education in Bhutan

The education system in Bhutan has undergone major changes since 1990. The content of the education has been nationalized. The primary school consists of 7 grades, the first of which is considered preschool. Most schools are boarding schools.

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The children start school when they are 6 years old. After educational reforms, the percentage that does not complete schooling has dropped from 20% to 5%. Now approx. 70% of children in school. High school consists of 2 + 2 years. English is the language of instruction.

60% of the adult population is considered illiterate.

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