The Tibetan Children's Village school (TCV) in lower Dharamsala today completed 25 years of excellence in imparting both traditional Tibetan studies and modern education to thousands of Tibetan children in exile.
Established in May 1984, the school was formally inaugurated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in October 1992, following which the school marked its founding anniversary every year.
Kalon Tripa Prof Samdhong Rinpoche urged the school administration to "introspect on their past experiences and accordingly reform the education system to achieve excellence in imparting quality education".
Kalon Tripa underlined the need to shift the focus on research-oriented education system to develop innovation and to excel in different fields of studies.
Speaking on the lack of opportunity and educational facilities for children living in Tibet, Kalon Tripa said the Tibetan children in exile should not waste the opportunity of studying both their traditional studies and modern education.
Kalon Tripa said the fundamental aim of education system in exile is not make students own a job and material gain, but to instill the sense of values inorder to serve for the betterment of the entire humanity.
Information for this report was provided by Tibet.net.