Education  

 MA in History (India 2008); PGCE (NIE Samtse 2001); PGCTIS (Sherubtse College 2006); BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (India  2000)

Employment History

  • Sr. Lecturer and Dean of Student Affairs, Samtse College of Education (Since February 2014)
  • Programme Leader, History, Sherubtse College (March 2010-2011)
  • Lecturer and Head of History Department, Sherubtse College (August 2008 – February 2010)
  • Teacher, Bajothang Higher Secondary School (January 2002 – July 2008)
  • Teacher, Panbang Lower Secondary School (October – December 2000)

 Teaching and Research Supervision

Developed courses, taught undergraduate and postgraduate (both pre-service and in-service) students, and supervised research dissertations to completion since 2000.

Has developed undergraduate history programme at Sherubtse College and taught the following undergraduate modules:

  • HIST 101: Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the World
  • HIST 103: Growth and Spread of Buddhism in Asia
  • HIST 202: History of Bhutan Before the Cooch Behar War
  • HIST 202:  History of Buddhism in Bhutan (For Political Science Students)
  • HIST 301: History of Modern Europe: French Revolution to 1870
  • HIST 303: Oral History

Reviewed History Programme of Bachelors of Education, Samtse College of Education and taught following modules

  • HIS 101: History Education
  • HIS 102: History of Bhutan
  • HIS 203: Cradles of Civilization
  • HIS 204: Regional History I
  • HIS 205: Constitution of Kingdom of Bhutan
  • HIS 306: History of Ideas
  • HIS 409: The Growth of Internationalism Since 1919 to the Present
  • HIS 410: Developing a Historical Perspective
  • EDN 409: Bhutanese Education System
  • HIE 501: History Education I
  • HIE 502: History Education II

 Policy and Programme Development

Developed History Curriculum and successfully launched Bachelor of Arts in History, Sherubtse College 2009

Publications

Book chapters

Dorji S. (2009). Introduction to Population Monograph: Population Dynamics (Occasional  publication-2009). Sherubtse College. Funded by UNFPA

Journal articles

Gyeltshen, T & Dorji S .(2014). Samtse: A Cultural Melting Pot. Bhutan Journal of Research &  Development. (Vol 3: No1)Royal university of Bhutan. Thimphu: Bhutan.

Dorji S.  (2011). Pilot Study of Kanglung Community on Tobacco Act Awareness and its related  Issues. Sherub Doenme (Vol. 11 & 12), 2011. Sherubtse College. Kanglung

 Conference Papers/Invited Talks

Dorji S.,& Wangdi, K.(2017). Sampa Rimpoche: A Great Yogi of Trongsa Langthel. A Paper submitted for Colloquium on Tangible and Intangible Cultures organized by National Museum, Paro, Jan 3-4, 2017.

 Dorji S. (2015). Sakhar and Namshing: As Heard from the Heart of Worshippers. Presented during a Colloquium on Tangible and Intangible Cultures organized by National Museum, Paro, 4-6th April, 2015.

Dorji S., Thinley, S. & Namgyel, T. (2013). State-Citizen Relationship in Democratic Bhutan- Post 2008 Analysis of People’s Views. Orecomm Festival:  Memory on Trial: Media, Citizenship and Social Justice. September 13-16, 2013. Roskilde University, Denmark.

Dorji S., & Dorji, S.(2011). HIV Status of Zhemgang Dzongkhg: An Awareness level. A National Seminar Presentation on Population & Reproductive Health funded by UNFPA, Hosted by Sherubtse College Kanglung.

Dorji S.,& Phuntsho, D.(2012). Dungkhar Lhakhang: A gift of Yab Tenpai Nyima. Funded by Sherubtse College. Kanglung (yet to publish)

 Institutional Affiliation

External Examiner to Royal Thimphu College, Affiliated to Royal University of Bhutan  Since 2017

 Secretary to Student Discipline and Grievance Committee, Samtse College of Education (Since 2017)

 Member to College Academic Board, Samtse College of Education (2014-2016)

 Member to Academic Board, Royal University of Bhutan (2014)

 Member to College Academic Board, Sherubtse College (2009 – 2012)

 External Examiner to College of Language and Culture Studies, Royal University of Bhutan (2010 – 2013)

 Research/Programme Development Grants

Ngultrum 80, 000 Annual University Research Grant (AURG  Mid-Level Grant 2016) for the Project: History, Society and Economy of Assamtsa Community: An Ethnographic Study

 Professional Service (Editor/Reviewer)

 Editor in Chief and Coordinator: Sherub Doenme-Academic Journal of Sherubtse College Vol 9 & 10, 2009

 Paper review Member: Seminar papers on Population Dynamics, Sherubtse College, 2009

 Editor in Chief and Coordinator: Sherub Doenme-Academic Journal of Sherubtse College: Vol 8 & 9, 2008

 Professional Service (Academic & Research)

Member to Expert Panel in Writing of School World History Textbooks- Classes VII & VIII, Royal Education Council, Losel Gyatsho Academy, 1 – 21 January, 2018.

 Member to Orientation Module Development of Class XII Textbookless World History, Royal Education Council, Hotel Gamega, Phuntsholing in December 2017

 Member to Orientation Module Development of Class XI Textbookless World History, Royal Education Council, Khuruthang, Punakha 13/3/2017 to 22/3/2017

 Doing Literature Review: An Introduction. Faculty-Student Research Convention, May, 2017.

 Member to Expert Group on School History Curriculum Framework Developments, Royal Education Council, Gelephu Higher Secondary School, 5 – 26 January, 2017.

 History Curriculum Reviewer, Rethinking Curriculum, Royal Education Council, Base Camp Hotel, Paro (September 2016)

Editorial Board Member- Shes Rigs PAGES- The Biannual Newsletter of Samtse College of Education (Since 2015)

Focal Person for School for International Training (SIT) of Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples: Sherubtse College  2011 to 2013

A member to RUB College Research Deans meeting on Research Strategic Plan (2013-2018) at College of Science and Technology, 5-6th  May, 2011.

Resource Person- Bachelors of Education- Distance Mode (Secondary), Samtse College of Education January 2009.

Monitor (History & Geography) Subjects:  School Level Monitoring Support Services for Quality Education (2004-2005). Bajothang Higher Secondary School, Wangduephodrang

Professional Service (Organization & Conduct)

Chair to College Sports Committee, Samtse College of Education (Since September 2015)

Member Secretary to Student Discipline & Grievance Committee, Samtse College of Education (Since 2017)

Member to College Academic Committee, Samtse College of Education (Since 2015)

Member to Committee for Cultural Immersion, Samtse College of Education (Since 2015)

Member to Subject Committee PgDE Programme (2014 -2016)

Member to organizing committee to Indo-Bhutan international seminar on Advances in Environmental Sciences (Sherubtse College May 9th -13th May, 2012., Kanglung

Resource Person- Analytical Skills Workshop for Sherubtse lecturers, Samdrup Jongkhar. 19th to 23rd December, 2011.

Member to organizing committee to National Seminar on Population and Reproductive Health (Sherubtse 2011) funded by UNFPA

Member to organizing committee- International Seminar on Population Dynamics (Sherubtse 2009) funded by UNFPA

Founding Head of Sherubtse History Association, Sherubtse College (2009-2012)

 A member to College Research Committee, Sherubtse College (2008-2013)

A member to UNFPA Project Management Team, Sherubtse College (2008 – 2012)

A member to School Sports Committee, Bajothang High School (2002 – 2006)

A member to School Admission Committee, Bajothang High School (2002 – 2006)

A member to School Discipline Committee, Bajothang High School (2002 – 2006)

Class Teacher, Bajothang High School (2002 – 2004)

Professional Workshops/Meetings/Trainings Attended

Quantitative Research Methods Training at Mahidol University (2012, December), Thailand

Analytical workshop for the focal persons at College of Natural Resources. Lobesa, September, 2011.

RUB College Research Deans meeting on Research Strategic Plan (2013-2018) at College of Science and Technology, 5-6th  May, 2011.

Training on Life Skills Education. Samdrup Jongkhar, organized by Sherubtse College, 21-25th Dec.2010 funded by UNFPA

Workshop on Research Methodology and Constructivist Approach to Tertiary Teaching. Sherubtse College, Kanglung. September 6-7, 2010.

Global Skills Enhancement Training. Infosys Campus, Mysore, Karnataka, India. January 10-29, 2010

Industry-Academia Meet at College of Natural resources, Lobesa, 21-22 December, 2009

Workshop on Research Methodology and Use of SPSS. Sherubtse College, Kanglung, July 17-23, 2009

Gross National Happiness conference: Practice and Measurement. Thimphu, 3-5 November, 2008

Workshop on Bhutan Higher Secondary Examination Conduct: November 21-       23, 2003. Phuntsholing: Bhutan.

 

Contact         

 

Phone  :    00975-17626720

Email   :    dorjis.sce@rub.edu.bt/ dskheng@gmail.com

 

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