Sonam Dorji W

Professional biography

Sonam Dorji W. is a teacher educator. He joined the teaching profession in 2001. After pursuing Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), he taught English and History at Damphu Higher Secondary School for two years (2002-2003). In the early 2004 he was appointed as a lecturer by the Ministry of Education. Since then he taught undergraduate and post graduate students, supervised undergraduate Action Research and Masters Dissertations. He was a Distance Education Programme (DEP) Coordinator and acting Dean of Research and Industrial Linkages at Samtse College of Education (2008-2012). As a DEP coordinator, he led and nurtured the B.Ed. Secondary and Primary programmes that emphasized on the professional development needs for the in-service teachers.  He secured grants/funds to support Distance Education learners through ICT support system. He initiated localization of Moodle in Dzongkha Language and strengthened the use of Moodle across all the modules. He is the member of Paro Town Committee member for Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy. He is also the core team member of the Global Citizenship Education (GCED).