Topic: WHAT ABOUT THAT KID WHO WANTED TO BECOME AN AIRPLANE PILOT?-
A discussion about the choice of careers for young Tibetans and its changing landscape in the era of globalization.
- Guest: Thondup Tsering, Former Career Counselor at TCV, Dharamsala
- Participants: Taydon, Thupten Nyima & Wangyal
During this discussion, we touched upon Thondup la's foray into the uncharted waters of career counseling in the Tibetan community and his experience as TCV's first career counselor, the trends in career choice by young Tibetans, the need to inculcate decision-making abilities and confidence early on, the recent trend of Tibetans taking nursing courses, the role parents and teachers should assume in facitating the students' decision-making re: career choice, and so on ...