Pema Latsho

Professional biography


Pema Latsho completed a Bachelors Degree in Education from Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) in 2006. At present Pema is an Associate Lecturer at Paro College of Education under the Royal University of Bhutan. She was recruited as a Teacher II by the Ministry of Education in January 2007. As a school teacher, Pema worked with students of primary classes at two different schools in Bhutan. Apart from serving the regular duty of a teacher, Pema was actively involved in social works dedicated for improving the livelihood of family members of the students and the local community.


In 2010, at Ramchetsekha School, Paro, Pema initiated a project to build an entire house for one of family members of community. Her inclination for social works made Pema to commit to study Masters in Counselling in Australia from 2010 to 2012. Upon returning to Bhutan, Pema continued her assignment with Ministry of Education until the mid 2014, after which she joined Paro College of Education. The management of PCE formally approached the Ministry of Education to arrange the transfer of Pema as an Assistant Lecturer in the department of counselling. At Paro College of Education, Pema is teaching modules related with counselling and psychology for undergrad and postgrad students. Pema is also founding members of Rimpung Experiment, a monthly seminar dedicated for generating new ideas, networking and addressing emerging issues.


Pema’s professional moral is guided by the humanistic approach of innate goodness of every human being, and she derives her daily inspiration from the teachings of Lord Buddha. At the moment, Pema is helping five to six family members improve their livelihood through support in form of resources, guidance and information.