The Importance of Providing Meaningful Written Feedback to Students


  • Kinzang Tshewang Dashiding Higher Secondary School, Punakha



curriculum, secondary education, learning, professional, teaching


In the pursuit of quality education in Bhutan, there has been a desire to give the best teaching to students. Similarly, every teacher is expected to provide the best instruction to students in my school. This action research investigated the issue of giving meaningful feedback to students on their assignments. The research was carried out at Dashiding Higher Secondary School, Punakha, Bhutan with the class twelfth students. The data were gathered over time through the interviews, documents analysis, and survey. The findings were authenticated using the researcher's comments, feedback from a critical friend, and diary notes. The findings revealed that the teacher must provide meaningful and timely written feedback. It is also recommended that students must be made to read the feedback and get used to knowing their weaknesses and strengths in learning the subject.