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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
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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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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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Stacy, Ivan; Bennett, Cathryn B. – Cogent Education, 2017
The rationale for the study is the developing state of Bhutanese higher education, and Bhutanese students' current tendency to employ reproductive learning strategies. This research therefore aims to determine whether using non-linear, semi-autonomous learning activities encourages Bhutanese students to adopt constructivist attitudes towards…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Student Attitudes, Writing Assignments
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Gyamtso, Deki C.; Sherab, Kezang; Maxwell, T. W. – Cogent Education, 2017
This study was conducted in the two teacher education colleges (CoEs) of the Royal University of Bhutan. It was intended to fill the knowledge gap of teacher educators' reactions to the Educating for Gross National Happiness (EdGNH) policy introduced in Bhutan in 2010. EdGNH is recognized as one of the most critical and comprehensive attempts to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Choeda; Penjor, Tandin; Dupka, Dorji; Zander, Pär-Ola – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2016
This paper reports a descriptive research study on the integration of ICT and pedagogy in the colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan. It investigates whether ICT is integrated into the pedagogy and, if so, in what way. The study identifies the use of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) as the key technology, which is used as part of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Virtual Classrooms, Educational Environment, Technology Integration