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Ugyen CHoden’s Profile

 

 

Ugyen Choden is a Lecturer at Paro College of Education. She has a master’s degree in Physical Education from Lovely Professional University in Punjab, India. She teaches Health and Physical Education for both Diploma and B. Ed programmes. She is currently the Programme Leader for Diploma in Sports Coaching and Physical Education programme. Her research interests are in youth fitness, student attitude towards HPE, self-efficacy beliefs of HPE teachers and blended learning. Currently she is involved in an International project on Blended Learning and plays active role in promoting blended learning in the Bhutanese schools.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

  1. Personal Details:

·       Name:                  Ugyen Choden

·       Designation:         Senior Lecturer

·       Organization:       Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan

·       Qualification:       M.PEd in Physical Education

·       Gender:                Female

·       Date of Birth:       16/02/1982

·       CID No.:              12008000200

·       Dzongkhag:          Zhemgang

·       Gewog:                 Trong

·       Village:                Dangkhar

·       Email:                  ugyenchoden.pce@rub.edu.bt / cdnugyen@gmail.com

·       Phone:                  +975- 17561739(m)

2.     Academic and Professional Details:

2.1               2014        M.P.Ed, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India

2.2               2006       B.Ed, Paro College of Education, Paro, Bhutan

2.3               2002        Higher Secondary School, Yangchenphug HSS, Thimphu Bhutan

3.     Teaching Experience

3.1               2015-Present:Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan

3.2               2014-2015: Peljorling Higher Secondary School, Samtse Bhutan

3.3               2011-2012: Pelrithang Middle Secondary School, Sarpang Bhutan

3.4               2007-2010: Phuntsholing Lower Secondary School, Chukha Bhutan

4.     Workshops/Training Resourced:

4.1          2019        Blended Learning Training for Wanakha Centrl Schools Teachers, Paro, March 23, 2019 organized by  Wanakha CS

4.2          2018        Blended Learning Training in Islamabad,

4.3          2018        Japan

4.4          2018        Health and Physical Education Curriculum Framework review and design (November)

4.5          2018        Review on the HPE Curriculum and Activity for Primary school (December)

4.6          2017        ToT workshop on HPE Curriculum Framework for Primary Schools in Peljorling HSS funded by Royal Education Council (January)

4.7          2017        ToT workshop on HPE Curriculum Framework for Primary Schools in Tsirang LSS funded by Royal Education Council (December)

4.8          2016        ToT workshop on HPE Curriculum Framework for Primary Schools in Mongar LSS funded by Royal Education Council (December)

4.9          2016        ToT workshop on HPE Curriculum Framework for Primary Schools in Tsirang LSS funded by Royal Education Council, (20 – 24 January)

4.10        2010        Cluster Based Information Programme (CBIP) on Primary Health and Physical Education Curriculum organized  by CAPSD in Rangjung Higher Secondary School, Trashigang (January)

4.11        2009        TOT workshop on primary health and Physical Education  Curriculum organized by CAPSD in Damphu Higher Secondary  School, Tsirang (26 December-1 January)

4.12        2009        TOT workshop on Primary Health and Physical Education Curriculum funded by CAPSD Trashigang Middle Secondary  School,Trashigang (5-11 January)

4.13        2009        Cluster Based Information Programme (CBIP) on Primary Health and Physical Education Curriculum organized  by CAPSD in Phuentsholing Lower Secondary School, Chukha (24 – 28 December)

4.14        2009        Facilitated Cluster Based Information Programme (CBIP) on Primary Health and Physical Education Curriculum organized by CAPSD in Shaba Middle Secondary School, Paro (12 -16 February)

                                      

  1. Workshops/Seminars Attended (National and international):

5.1             2019    International Seminar for teacher education, Niagara Falls,  Canada, May 11 – 17th, 2019

5.2             2018    Blended Learning Training at the National University of Modern Languages in Islamabad, Pakistan funded by BLtea, Erusmus Project from December 10-13th, 2018

5.3             2018    Health and Physical Education Programme in Japan to review HPE  Programme at PCE funded by Sports for Tomorrow, Japan at Kyoto  w.e.f 23 June – 1st July

5.4             2017    Writer’s   workshop on development of tools for Assessment and for Primary Health and Physical Education, REC, Paro (October)

5.5             2016    Basic Education in Physical Education, organized and funded by JICA, Tsukuba, Japan, August 28th – September 10th,  2016

5.6             2016     Review Primary Health and Physical Education Curriculum at KDEE hotel, Gelephu, 16th– 20th November, 2016 organized by REC, Paro

5.7            2015     Writer’s workshop on Primary Health and Physical Education Curriculum at Damphu Lower Secondary School, Tsirang, organized by REC, Paro  from 5th – 9th Januray, 2015

5.8             2010   Writer’s workshop on Implementation Guidelines for HPE in  Schools, CAPSD, Paro from 23rd -27th October, 2010

5.9             2009   Member Association Coaching Course in Women’s Football” under the auspices of the Federation Internationale de Football  association(FIFA), in collaboration with the Bhutan Football Association, conducted by Monica stab from 1st-7th October 2009

5.10           2009  Health and Physical Education Physical Fitness Workshop organized Jointly by PCE and JICA from 23rd-24th January, 2009

5.11           2007  Attended the Writer’s workshop on Primary Health and Physical Education Curriculum, CAPSD, Paro, October 2007

5.12           2006  Kids Athletic Seminar organized by Bhutan Amateur Athletics Federation (BAAF), 17th -18th June, 2006

5.13           2003   Multi –disciplinary Sports Coaching Camp organized by Games and Sports Division, DYCS, Ministry of Education from 12th -19thDecember 2003

 

  1. Publications

Research Papers in International Referred Journals:

6.1 Research Papers in National Journals:

  1.          2011     The Vitality of School Health and Physical Education Curriculum in Promoting Gross National Happiness. CERD, Paro
  1.         2015     Study of interest of Bhutanese students towards Physical Education  in relation to demographic variables. Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India
  1.        2019      Upper Primary School Student Attitude Towrds Health and Physical Education Programme in Bhutan, Bhutan Journal of Research & Development (ISSN 1321-4585), Bhutan

6.2 Books

  1.   2018          Health and Physical Education Curricullum Framework for clsses PP to XII for Royal Education Council, Paro Bhutan

Health and Physical Education Activity book for Primary School for Royal Education Council (REC), Paro Bhutan

  1.  2015           Assessment and Evaluation tools for Health and Physical Education

Health and Physical Education Activity book for Primary School for Royal Education Council (REC), Paro Bhutan

  1.  2008           Health and Physical Education Activity book for Primary School for  Royal Education Council (REC), Paro  Bhutan
  1.  2008           Health and Physical Education Curriculum framework for Primary School for CAPSD, Paro Bhutan

 7.         Leadership and Management Experience:

7.1       2019               Program Leader, Deparment of Physical Education and Sports Coaching, Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan, Paro Bhutan

7.2      2007- 2014      Head of the Department for Health and Physical Education in the Schools Served

7.3       2007 – 2009    Focal Person for Health and Physical Education Program for Chukha Dzongkhag (District), Bhutan

8.  Research Supervision, manuscript review, and Consultancy:

 9.  Seminar Session Chair, Panel Moderator and other Experiences

10.  Research work in progress:

10.1    2019           Personal and Professional Needs Related to Technological, Pedagogical and Subject Content Knowledge (Tpack) of Royal University Of Bhutan Faculty

10.2     2018          Teaching Grammar using Literary Texts: An Action Research Study with Class Eight students in Paro

10.3     2018          Personal and professional competencies: Impact of Health and Physical Education (HPE) programme on pre-service teachers of Paro  College of Education

10.4     2018          Modelled Writing on the Correctness of the Letter Formation and Consistency in Writing for Promoting Legible Handwriting: An Action Research Case Study with Class IV Students in Paro

10.5     2018          Teaching Grammar in Context using Literary Text: An Action Research Study at Gaupel and Woochu LSS, Paro Dzongkha

  1. Awards and Special Achievements:

11.1     2012        Trongsa Penlop Scholarship (His Majesty’s Scholarship)    for Masters  Degree

12.           Research Interest

·       Study of adapted physical education for children with special need

·       Feasibility study for adaptive physical education programme for children with special need in Bhutan

·       Attitude study of stake holders (Curriculum lanner, School administrators, Teachers and Parents) towards how HPE program enhances the lifestyle of Children with special need in Bhutan

·       Needs assessment for physical fitness and level of participation of children with disability in Bhutanese Schools