Tibetan Teachers


Teacher Biographies

Mr, Rekpa Gyatso
Rekpa Gyatso was born in the Amdo region of Tibet, in a village called Golog Sertha. When he was twelve, he arrived in India and joined the Drepung Gomang monastic school in South India, where he studied Tibetan grammar, history, poetry, Buddhism, Buddhist philosophy and English language. He completed his studies from 2008 to 2010 with a degree in English and Computer Science in Bangalore.

In 2013, Rekpa Gyatso graduated from the Norbulingka Institute with a BA in Tibetan literature Academy of Tibetan Culture, (AOTC). As part of his studies, in 2013 he won the second prize in literature for a work he wrote entitled མེ་ལྕེ་ཁྲོད་ཀྱི་བོད་དོན་གླེང་བ about immolations in Tibet. All Indian universities were participating in this competition, so winning this prize was quite an honour.RekpaThen, Rekpa Gyatso joined a teacher training program from which he received a degree allowing him to join the Yong Ling school where he taught Tibetan language for two months to young students from six to thirteen years old. After that, he worked as a teacher at Esukhia, an institute created and managed by French nationals living in McLeod Ganj whose main goal is to preserve Tibetan language. In 2015, he completed his studies by taking part in a program teaching educational methods, and the same year, he decided to create his own online school, Tibetan Online School. He spends most of his time in online instruction and creating educational methods and learning materials.

 

Mr, Tenzin Tseten
unnamed-e1475490849555Tenzin Tseten was born in Tibet in a village called Phenpo near Lhasa. In 2005, he arrived in India where he completed his education at TCV School (Tibetan Children’s Village). In 2014, he received his degree in science. Later he worked at L.I.T. (Learning & Ideas for Tibet) as a translator. His work consists in translating Tibetan movies with English subtitles. Today, he is part of the Tibetan Online School. He gives Tibetan language classes as well as English language classes.