Phuntsho Dorji

Professional biography

Phuntsho Dorji  is a teacher educator. He started his teaching journey in 1989. Since then he has taught in  the schools as well as in a training institute. He taught Economics and English in schools before he was transferred to Paro College of Education (the then Teacher Training College).

At the college, he taught several professional courses for students who enrolled in both Primary Teacher’s Certificate (PTC)  and Zhungkha Teacher’s Certificate (ZTC) programs until 2003. He also served as a PTC Course Leader from 2001 to 2002.

He has been teaching several professional modules in both B. Ed Primary and B. Ed Secondary programs since 2004. Starting 2004 he also served as a Head of Department (Professional Studies) for over six years.


Starting 2004 he has also been teaching a professional module (Curriculum Theory) in the Master of Education in Leadership and Management program. The following are the modules he has been teaching so far in different programs and different levels:

Curriculum Studies,

Teaching Skills,

Curriculum Theory,

                                                   Teaching Strategies,

                                                   Bhutanese Education System,

                                                   Education for Development,

                                                   Teaching Methods (Upper Primary),

                                                   Teaching Methods (Lower Primary),

                                                   Action Research.


He has been supervising the research projects of M. Ed Leadership and Management students since 2009. Since 2015 he also has started supervising research projects of M. Ed Dzongkha students.