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Phuntsho Wangdi

Mr.Phuntsho Wangdi currently working as the Chief Programme Officer in School Liaison and Coordination Division, Department of School Education under the Ministry of Education is a qualified trainer with double Masters to his credit. He has a Master in Education from the Royal University of Bhutan, Master in Public Administration from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, and Post Graduate Certificate in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in English Honours from Sherubtse College. In a public career spanning over 14 years, Mr.Wangdi worked as a teacher, Principal, Dzongkhag Education Officer. He attended and delivered tasks related to academic, administration and managerial skills such as International Project Administration Course in Denmark and carried out many Projects to establish Schools, Early Child Care Centers and Institutes in Bhutan, attended Partnership Workshop in Finland,, Spearheaded to establish Rovering Projects through Danish Collaborations in Colleges and Universities in Bhutan, Developed Scouts Projects and Handbooks used in Denmark and Bhutan, Initiated in construction of Temporary Schools after landslide and earthquake disasters, Worked as District Consultant with the District Governor in Accelerated Rural Development Projects, Planned for Community Resettlement Projects under the egis of His Majesty the King’s Resettlement Program, Served as the Member of District Tender Committee, Construction Development Board , Procurement Committee and Human Resource Committee, Resource Person for English Curriculum Workshop for Teachers of Bhutan, Lead Member in the roll out workshop for a nationwide Educating for Gross National Happiness Workshop for Principals, Directors and Teachers of all schools and Institutes in Bhutan in 2010,Resource Person for Education in Emergencies (EiE) for Teachers of Western Bhutan ,Presiding Officer in the First ever Parliamentary Elections of Bhutan ,National Observer in the first ever Local Government Elections in April – May 2011, worked as an Education Consultant for edeo.Asia – Singapore, Conducted many national, regional and district level workshops, seminars and conferences for educationists and government administrators, Trainer in Education in Emergencies, Educating for Gross National Happiness and Leadership and administration. Also an avid reader and a person who commits to delivery of tasks with high degree of professionalism, he has the following publications to his credit:
• A Master’s thesis on Instructional Culture at Baylling Higher Secondary School – An Introspection • Rover Manual for Bhutan Scouts Association (Used by schools & Institutions in Bhutan) • Joint Activity Booklet for Bhutan –Denmark Scouting Partnership project (Co-Authored ) Bhutan Education Blueprint 2014-2024 (Project Manager and Co-Authored)