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Ugyen Tshomo’s Profile

Assistant Professor, Ugyen Tshomo currently working at Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan. She is Project Manager of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education a project funded by UNFPA, Bhutan. Her research background ranges from classroom teaching learning practices to knowledge Attitude and Practices on Sexuality. She authored a book– Life’s Tapestry ( 2010).

Ugyen has completed her master degree from University of Newcastle, Australia (2007). She graduated with English Honors degree from Sherubtse, Kanglung and thereafter pursued her PGDE from Samtse College of Education.

She has rich background on teaching primary children and curriculum, middle and high school in Bhutan experiences teaching school children from Western part of Bhutan to Central part of Bhutan.

She was part of English working committee when High school English curriculum was revamped by Ministry of Education.

She is a member of English Committee at Royal Education Council.

She worked as Head of the Department English at Paro College of Education (  2007- 2010 ) and aligned the whole secondary English curriculum at the college. With her management the department developed ten new modules which are at present used by Samtse College of Education.

She also served as Staff Secretary and drafted Staff Welfare Book (2007-2010).

She attended many international seminars and presented papers.

She also served as focal person for Environmental Education at the college and worked closely with RSPN and developed Environmental Education Module ( which is at present used by Samtse College of Education).

Reading Proficiency, NELTA (Nepal English Language Teacher Association) 18th– 20th Feb, 2011

Tone in Voice and Happiness (GERA conference).

Bhutanese Culture and Tradition and Sexual Harassment ( paper presented at PCE)- International Seminar on theme “ Let’s Talk about Sex”(2015).

Sexual Harassment- Experience of Pre-service Teachers  held at SCE-2016

Wellness in Education at KGUMS ( April, 2018)

She worked as Scout Master and trained numerous students and teachers and attended plenty of trainings in the field. She also volunteered community services within the capacity of scout master.

As a Project Manager to Comprehensive Sexuality Education at the Royal University of Bhutan she organizes various activities and training both to staffs and students at RUB.

Email: ugyentshomo.pce@rub.edu.bt

 Research

Grants:

30th April-21st May,2013 , Capacity Building for Leadership in Higher Education in Bhutan, University of New England, Australia, ALA grants received as a group.

MTCP (2009)

20th April -15th May, English for Effective Communication” , International Language Teacher Training Institute , Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia . Through MTCP grants received with her own initiative.

 26th August-7th Sept, Facilitated Introduction to Teaching and Learning organized by MoLHR for fresh recruits’ teacher to Thailand.

Resourced English diploma program at   Sherubtse for three consecutive winters( 2009-2011)

 Attended the international Seminar on ISTE -GNH through Poetry, at PCE (20th May, 2012- 25th May, 2012).

Publication:

Cultivating Reinforcement in the class –Journal of Educational Action Research (JEAR) CERD

Vol. 1, No. 1, November 2015AR (2015) JEAR.

 Experiences of becoming and being academic women in Bhutan, BJRD, Autumn,2015

Sexual Harassment and the Bhutanese Culture: Experiences

of the Pre-service B. Ed Student Teachers -Rabsel: the CERD Educational Journal, Vol. 17, Issue – 2, 2016

Unplanned pregnancy a case study of pre-service student teachers,(Rabsel, Spring,2018).

 Published  chapters in book

-Media Literacy for Class XI( Department of Curriculum and Resource Department-DCRD).

 -Media Literacy for Class XII(DCRD).

Published –Life’s Tapestry ( Anthology of poems)

Consultancy Services-

Working committee of Media Literacy with Department of Media,MOIC and trains High school teachers and students on Media Literacy. And also trains Teacher Students at the two Education Colleges (PCE and SCE).

Member of REC, English Committee.

Tracer Study on Comprehensive Sexuality Education ( completed but report writing in stage).

KAP on Comprehensive Sexuality Education ( ongoing) funded by UNFPA.

Influence of family values on sexual behaviours: Perspective of pre-service student teachers (ongoing).

 Expertise

EDUCATION

Academic Skills

Teaching Strategies

Action Research

Human Values

Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Media Literacy

English

English Across the Curriculum

Teaching of Poetry

Teaching of Non fiction

Teaching of fiction

Teaching English as Second Language

Teaching Literature for Children

Teaching of Novel

Teaching of Drama

Interests

Education

Literature and its influence on Human Development.

Values and its influence on Human beings.

Sexuality and human beings.

Anybody matches the area of interest contact me. I am ready to collaborate research as well as be advisor( check expertise and research conducted).