Dorji Wangchuk

Professional biography

Dorji Wangchuk, PhD was appointed as a teacher trainer in the then Teacher Training Centre, Paro (currently Paro College of Education) by the Royal Civil Service Commission in January 1999. Prior to becoming a teacher trainer, he worked as a teacher in Drametse Junior High School, Mongar, Eastern Bhutan for two and half years. Ever since he joined the teacher training college, he taught in-service as well as pre-service candidates both at the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and has supervised scores of M. Ed students. He has resources numerous in-service programmes in various departments like Non-Formal Education (NFE), Ministry of Education (MoE), Department of Curriculum and Research Development (DCRD), MoE (currently Royal Education council), Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN), and in other sister colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan.


He worked as the Programme Leader for the B. Ed Primary Programme (2010 – 2012) and then as the Dean of Academic Affairs (July 2015 – August 2018) in Paro College of Education. Dr. Wangchuk has authored a couple of educational research papers, several newspaper articles, two books (Dance in the Clouds; Off Home Shore) and several short stories, of which The Blind Teacher is studied as a text in class VI English literature. Currently, he is heading M. Ed (Primary) programme and is the foreign External Examiner for the PhD candidates perusing English Language Education at the English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), India.