Mrs. Karma Pedey taught English at Sherubtse College, Paro College of Education and Royal Institute of Health Sciences.
She also worked as a visiting faculty for one year in the University of New England (Armidale, New South Wales, Australia) besides being a Guest speaker for Leadership Programmes for Scouts and Desung for the past years.
At the time of initiating the Diploma in Leadership and Management for the school principals by Paro College of Education, UNESCO funded programme, Karma was the Project Coordinator.Further, when the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) was working towards becoming an autonomous entity, she was the Chief Human Resource Officer at the Office of the Vice Chancellor and was instrumental in developing the Human Resource policy.
She resigned from RUB and joined the Institute for Management Studies (Thimphu) where she worked as a Sr. Researcher and Sr. Lecturer. In this capacity Karma conducted many capacity development programmes for mid-level officers on Leadership, Customer Care, Office Management, communication skills, Interpersonal skills and facilitation skills.
She was also in the Project team for the establishment of Norbuling Rigter College.
As a researcher, she has several academic research papers in both International and National journals. She is also the author of the book titled “Ta She Gha Chha: The Broken Saddle and Other Popular Bhutanese Beliefs.” In 2009, her essay “The Cyber Dilemma: Harnessing the goodness of cyberspace for our children” won the First Prize in the National Essay Competition organized by the Ministry of Information and Communication. The essay was published in Kuensel, May 19, 2009 issue.
As a consultant, she developed the Customer Care manual for Bhutan Development Bank, Out of School Youth Life Skills programme handbook for the Department of Youth and Sports (MoE), Early Childhood Care and Development capacity development manual for a four month training programme initiated by the Ministry of Labor and Human Resources, among several other consultancy assignments.
Karma Pedey has a Masters with Research in Early Childhood Development from University of New England (Armidale, New South Wales, Australia), Masters in English from University of Madras (India) and Post Graduate Certificate in Education from the erstwhile National Institute for Education (Samtse, Bhutan). She also participated in seminars and capacity development programmes in Canada, USA, France, Thailand, Nepal, India, Australia, China and Singapore.
With rich and varied experiences, Karma will definitely make a difference to Norbuling Rigter College, particularly in the learning and growth of students.
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