Dr. Kezang Sherab

Professional biography

Kezang Sherab is the Dean of Research and Industrial Linkages/Assistant Professor at the Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan. He has a PhD (Cum Laude) in Education from the University of New England in Australia and M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction from St. Francis Xavier University in Canada. He teaches Health and Physical Education and Research Methodology courses both at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provides professional development programmes for school teachers, university academics, and also for youth voluntary groups. Kezang has published on a variety of educational topics, reviewed journal manuscripts, examined PhD theses and has led several consultancies for the Ministry of Education (MoE), UNICEF, National Council, UNFPA, and the Royal Education Council. His research interests are in educational change, student engagement, efficacy beliefs, GNH Education, non-cognitive skills and issues concerning the youth.

He served as the Dean of Research and Industrial Linkages at the Centre for Educational Research and Development from 2009-2010 and 2014-2017. He was the Editor-in-Chief for the RABSEL, the CERD Educational Journal, and the Founder of Journal of Educational Action Research (JEAR). He was successful in winning several International and nationally funded projects and bids that helped establish collaborations and exchange programmes with external universities. Kezang was also successful in bidding and convening International (International Society for Teacher Education Seminars – 32nd in 2012 & 40th in 2020), and 7th International Association of Art in Early Childhood Conference (in 2017) and national seminars (Education through sports and physical education 2005). He is both the past and current member of numerous professional committees- the Review Panel Member for Bhutan Education Blueprint (2014-2024), Tertiary Education Roadmap for Bhutan (2015-2025), and University Organisational Development Exercise team, amongst many other achievements. He also consistently contributes to the development of university sports in his capacity as the General Secretary of the Bhutan University Sports Federation.                           

Email: kezangsherab.pce@rub.edu.bt