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Subba, Amrith Bdr; Yangzom, Chokey; Dorji, Karma; Choden, Sangye; Namgay, Ugyen; Carrington, Suzanne; Nickerson, Julie – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
Bhutanese educators are facing the challenge of implementing inclusive education for students with disability throughout their schooling system. Selected schools have started to implement inclusive policies and practices, and it is timely to investigate the progress of inclusive education in these schools. In this qualitative study, 14 Bhutanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Developing Nations, Questionnaires
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Moinolmolki, Neda – Intercultural Education, 2019
With the rise of conflict, persecution, and generalised violence worldwide there has been a drastic increase in the number of refugee youth displaced globally. Particularly noteworthy is the recent increase of Bhutanese refugee youth populations resettled in the United States. Despite this increase, surprisingly few studies distinctly address the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Asians, Social Capital, Land Settlement
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Das, Pabi Maya; Faikhamta, Chatree; Punsuvon, Vittaya – Research in Science Education, 2019
This study is aimed at exploring ninth-grade Bhutanese students' views of nature of science (NOS). A total of 389 students from middle secondary and higher secondary schools from the eastern, western, southern and central regions of Bhutan took part in this study. To generate a representative population, a stratified random sampling technique was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Scientific Principles, Grade 9
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Wangchuk, Sangay – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2019
Microteaching, an efficient teacher training technique, provides teachers an opportunity to enhance their teaching competencies. This study explored the effects of microteaching on the teaching skills of the pre-service teachers at a college of education in Bhutan. The study pursued a mixed mode of research methodology adopting a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Microteaching, Preservice Teachers, Instructional Effectiveness
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Dolma, Phuntsho; Nutchey, David; Watters, James J.; Chandra, Vinesh – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
Reform of mathematics education has been in focus in many countries including those in major economic transition. This paper reports a segment of a study which was conducted in Bhutan, where a reformed elementary mathematics curriculum has been recently introduced. The reformed curriculum is based on social constructivism and its design has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Educational Change, Elementary School Mathematics
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Rabgay, Tshewang – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The study investigated the effect of using cooperative learning method on tenth grade students' learning achievement in biology and their attitude towards the subject in a Higher Secondary School in Bhutan. The study used a mixed method approach. The quantitative component included an experimental design where cooperative learning was the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 10, Cooperative Learning
Gyabak, Khendum – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The literature on teacher practice is abundant but the notion of framing teachers as designers is comparatively new. Teachers are highly embedded in doing design on a daily basis. As designers of instruction and learning experiences they are unique in that they are also content experts, deliverers of instruction, and have a nuanced understanding…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Design, Disadvantaged Schools, Student Needs
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Das, Pabi Maya; Faikhamta, Chatree; Punsuvon, Vittaya – Science Education International, 2018
This study investigated the development of Bhutanese students' views of the nature of science (NOS) as they engaged in an explicit and reflective approach. Seven aspects of NOS were integrated into the chemistry content in two learning units titled "matter and its composition" and "study of gas laws" over a time span of 6 weeks…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 9, Secondary School Students, Scientific Principles
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Schuelka, Matthew – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2018
The Himalayan country of Bhutan has witnessed monumental social and cultural changes in only the last fifty years with the implementation and institutionalization of mass secular schooling. This "modern" schooling has also served to newly sort, produce, and construct "disabled" persons. Through a year of ethnographic fieldwork,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Social Change
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Childs, Ann – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
This article responds to Yuli Rahmawati and Peter Charles Taylor's piece and explores my role as a science teacher, science teacher educator and researcher in two contexts, Sierra Leone and Bhutan. In the first part of the article I reflect on my 3 years as a science teacher in Sierra Leone and demonstrate resonances with Yuli's accounts of…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Professional Identity, Cultural Influences, Science Education
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Jigyel, Karma; Miller, Judith A.; Mavropoulou, Sofia; Berman, Jeanette – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
This study explored the experiences of communication and collaboration of parents with the teachers of their children with special educational needs (SEN). In this investigation in the Bhutanese context, 26 parents (13 fathers and 13 mothers) of children with SEN, either fully or partially included in 3 schools with SEN programmes in Bhutan…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Foreign Countries, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Special Needs Students
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Sims, Margaret; Alexander, Elise; Pedey, Karma; Tausere-Tiko, Lavinia – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
We explore the way dominant political discourses are perceived to influence developing professionalisation of early childhood in three contexts. The UK is strongly influenced by the neoliberal agenda which positions managerialism, bureaucracy, accountability and control as necessary to drive quality improvement. Bhutan has been exposed to western…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Neoliberalism, Comparative Education
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Kamenopoulou, Leda; Dukpa, Dawa – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
The Sustainable Development Goals call on countries to ensure that all children, especially the most vulnerable, are included in education. The small kingdom of Bhutan has made attempts to embrace inclusion in education at the policy level. However, research on inclusion and disability in this context is limited, and there are few studies focusing…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Special Education
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Singay – English Language Teaching, 2018
The main aim of this study was to investigate the oral communication needs in English from the perspective of students and teachers to improve students' oral communication ability. A questionnaire was administered to 45 participants consisted of 36 students and 9 teachers. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics like mean and standard…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Speech Communication, Communication Skills
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Sims, Margaret; Alexander, Elise; Nislin, Mari; Pedey, Karma; Tausere-Tiko, Lavinia; Sajaniemi, Nina – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2018
We contend that the conventions, practices and philosophies underpinning working with infants and toddlers provide an alternative way of viewing early childhood work, and such a perspective may well help to challenge the 'wicked problem' of neoliberalism. It is in this context that we propose that a deeper understanding of the perspectives of…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Child Care, Neoliberalism
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