- MA in Applied Linguistics from Mahidol University, Thailand
- B.Ed in English and Geography from Samtse College of Education.
Chencho Wangchuk has worked as a professional teacher at Tashidingkha Central School in Punakha from 2008 to 2017. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Samtse College of Education, and his electives were English and geography. During his three-year training at the college, he had received numerous awards and participation certificates in academic, literary, and other co-curricular activities.
He then pursued his master’s degree in Applied Linguistics at Mahidol University in Thailand under the Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) scholarship. While studying at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, he won the Best Poetry Award and certificate on the Teacher Veneration Day. After graduating from it in October 2015, he went back to serve in the same school for another two years.
Today, he works as a lecturer at Gedu College of Business Studies, Royal University of Bhutan. He joined Gedu College of Business Studies as an academic on 13th February 2018 after a ten-year professional teaching service at Tashidingkha Central School. At this college, he teaches language (English) and academic skills and supervises undergraduate research projects.
1. 2019: The Best Paper Award at the 6 th Ratchasuda International Conference on Disability 2019: Creating a World of Opportunities for All at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
2. MA in Applied Linguistics from Mahidol University, Thailand, in 2015.
3. 2014: Winner of poetry competition on Teacher Venerated Day at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
4. 2011: Kuensel’s Best Story of the Month certificate and prize.
5. 2007: Peter Hart & J C Goyal Prize for Academic Proficiency – B.Ed Secondary Arts at Samtse College of Education, Samtse, Bhutan.
6. 2007: College’s best speaker at Samtse College of Education, Samtse, Bhutan.
7. Numerous participation certificates.
Publications and Conference Proceedings:
1. Wangchuk, C. (2021). Four pillars of an educational institution: Why are they important? Asian Journal of Education and Social Sciences,19(2), 19-23.
2. Wangchuk, C., & Zangmo, C. (2021). Reading attitude of students of a middle secondary school and effects of a two-year in-class reading intervention on them. Bhutan Journal of Research & Development,10(1), 1-24. Retrieved from https://www.rub.edu.bt/images/rub/research/publications/journals/I-Spring-2021.pdf
3. Wangchuk, N., Wangchuk, C., Sharma, D., & Dorji, P. (2021). Perception and practices of teaching grammar in higher secondary schools in Bhutan. Journal of English as a Foreign Language Teaching and Research (JEFLTR), 1(1), 46-60.
4. Wangchuk, C. (2020). Attitude of students of Gedu College of Business Studies towards reading Dzongkha. Journal of Bhutan Studies, 43, 112-128. Retrieved from https://www.bhutanstudies.org.bt/publicationFiles/JBS/JBS%2043/06.%20Attitude%20of%20Students%20of%20Gedu%20College%20of%20Business%20
5. Wangchuk, C., & Dorji, J. (2020). Teacher attrition: The former teachers’ perspectives in the Bhutanese context. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 11(4), 32-41. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajess/2020/v11i430299
6. Wangchuk, C., Wangchuk, N., Sharma, D., & Dorji, P. (2020). Reading habits of freshmen of Gedu College of Business Studies. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 13(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2020/v13i130297
7. Wangchuk, C., Wangchuk, C., Choki, K., Zangmo, C., & Drakpa, D. (2019). Challenges of implementing life skills education in schools in Punakha: A qualitative research.Rabsel
– the CERD Educational Journal, 20(2), 35-51. Retrieved from
8. Wangchuk, C., & Zangmo, C. (2019). Consequences associated with parental divorce and their effects on children’s academic performances and achievements at a boarding school in Punakha: A case study. Paper presented at the 6 th Ratchasuda International Conference on Disability 2019: Creating a World of Opportunities for All. Mahidol
University, Thailand. Retrieved from https://rs.mahidol.ac.th/ratchasuda-conference-002/ratchasuda-conference/proceeding/2019/Ratchasuda-2019-007.pdf
9. Wangchuk, C., Zangmo, C. (2019). Consequences associated with parental divorce and their effects on children’s academic performances and achievements at a boarding school in Punakha: A case study.A research proposal presented at the International Case Conference ICC2K18. Gedu College of Business Studies, Bhutan.
10. Wangchuk, C. (2017). Effective English as secondary language (ESL) teachers characteristics as perceived by the students from a higher secondary school in Bhutan. Rabsel- the CERD Educational Journal, 18(1), 91-107. Retrieved from https://www.pce.edu.bt/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/RABSEL-Volume-18-ISSUE-II.pdf
11. Puntai, W., Wangchuk, C. (2015). Effective ESL teachers characteristics as perceived by ABC higher secondary school students in Bhutan: Part I: A survey questionnaire. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Language, Literature, and Cultural Studies. Burapha University, Thailand.