Our Team

CURRICULUM AND TEACHING TEAM

Mengjie

Teacher Mengjie studied in Singapore for over 8 years and obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences from NUS, majoring in Chinese Studies. She has a good understanding of the MOE syllabus and is certified to teach Chinese as a second language.

Teacher Mengjie is a passionate teacher who creates meaningful language opportunities for students and adapts her teaching style to suit students’ individual needs.

Terry

Teacher Terry is a Masters of Education (Primary Mathematics) Post-Graduate from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (Merit) from National Institute of Education (Singapore). He is a Business Administration graduate from the National University of Singapore. He has many years of experience teaching Mathematics in primary schools ranging from Primary 3 to Primary 6. He uses a variety of proven strategies in teaching students to solve mathematical problems covering concrete, pictorial and abstract representations. Examples of strategies include model drawing, listing, formula, guess-and-check to name a few. Before his retirement, he was also holding an appointment of Head of Department (ICT) steering the school in their use of ICT as part of their learning process.

Former MOE Head of Department of ICT
Master of Education (Primary Mathematics), NTU
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), NIE
Business Administration graduate from the National University of Singapore
Uses a variety of proven strategies to teach students to solve mathematical problems with concrete, pictorial and abstract representations

Elvira

Teacher Elvira is cheerful and enthusiastic person with a great love for children. She graduated from NUS with a degree (Honours) in English Language. After graduation, she went to Japan for 1 year of missions, during which she had experience teaching English to Japanese students. In addition, she has had a year of experience teaching English at a MOE secondary school.

Wei Fen

Teacher Wei Fen is an experienced former Singapore Science Centre Educator. She graduated from NUS with a Bachelor of Science (Merit), majoring in Chemistry. Ms Lee advocates teaching science in an innovative way. She was in-charge of various STEM programmes in Singapore Science Centre and conducted many science workshops. She loves to tap on the curiosity in the minds and hearts of young children. Her teaching approach focuses on experiential and hands-on learning, and creative thinking beyond the classrooms. Ms Lee is a very passionate teacher who loves science and children.

Jimmy Teh

Teacher Jimmy has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from National University of Singapore and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from National Institute of Education. He is a former MOE teacher who taugh Economics in a Junior College for 6 years. He has experience starting his own learning and enrichment centre and was the founder and curriculum director before it was sold. He has many years of experience teaching both H1 and H2 Economics and has created a dynamic and proven system for his students. This has led to his students achieving high distinction rates (above 70%).

14 years of teaching Mathematics and Economics in Junior Colleges and Secondary Schools.
Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (with Hons) from NTU
Postgraduate Dip in Education (Mathematics), NIE
Equipped with deep content knowledge, he strongly believes that each and every student is able to excel beyond their potential given the right support and guidance
Able to effectively vary his teaching strategies to suit the different profiles of his students

Ng Kiak Peng

Teacher Kiak Peng holds a Master of Science (Information Studies), Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature and a Degree of Bachelor of Communication Studies (Hons.). Her professional stints include working with the media and various government institutions. She worked with Television Corporation of Singapore and gained experience in translation by subtitling Chinese programmes for SPH MediaWorks and translating children’s books. She then joined Tan Tock Seng Hospital as a Patients Relations Services Executive where dealing with feedback providers honed her communication skills.

She later joined the Ministry of Education (Singapore) as a Management Executive where she put her experience in translation and corporate communications knowledge to good use. While she enjoyed the work at MOE, she wanted to be more directly involved in encouraging life-long learning, a cause which is close to her heart. As such, she joined the National Library Board (NLB) as a librarian with the Public Library Services in mid-2006. She was appointed Service Team Leader to lead a team of librarians in achieving targets set, and being tasked to head the Chinese Language Services team. She has experience networking with schools/organizations for outreach opportunities, planning and executing projects and developing the library collection.

Mahaletchumi Sivalingam

Teacher Mahaletchumi Sivalingam (Maha) is a passionate tutor of the English Language. With 20 years of teaching experience, she has had the opportunity to teach and facilitate students’ crucial learning, understanding and application of the English Language along with other language-related studies, namely, ESL, EAP, IELTS, SAT, GCE O’ Level (English), GCE A’ Level (GP), IGCSE (English & Literature), Edexcel (English & Literature) and IB (English, Extended Essay & TOK). Presently, she tutors at the Singapore national universities as well as polytechnics and continues to nurture secondary, junior college, and international school students privately. She is keen on developing not only the knowledge and skills of the learner but also the critical literacy skills required to meet the competencies for the 21st century. She enjoys nurturing young hearts and minds, plus create joy in her teaching and learning.

20 years of teaching experience
Tutor at local universities and polytechnics
Private tutor for secondary, junior college, and international school students
Experienced with many levels of language-related studies: ESL, EAP, IELTS, SAT, GCE O’ Level (English), GCE A’ Level (GP), IGCSE (English & Literature), Edexcel (English & Literature) and IB (English, Extended Essay & TOK)
Keen on developing not only the knowledge and skills of the learner but also the critical literacy skills required to meet the competencies for the 21st century
Enjoys nurturing young hearts and minds

Alvin Sim

Teacher Alvin Sim graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelors of Social Sciences (First Class Honours in Geography). He then attained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education with Distinction from the National Institute of Education. He previously served as a Head of Department in various schools before taking on the role of Vice-Principal in an international school overseas, overseeing academic matters and enrichment programmes. Alvin is an experienced educator, having taught Geography, Social Studies and English Language at the primary, secondary (including the integrated programme) as well as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme levels. He believes that education is about the development of the whole person and that with education, one cultivates a heightened sensitivity to the world  one lives in.

Served as a Head of Department in various schools
Ex-Vice Principal of an international school overseas
Taught Geography, Social Studies and English Language at the primary, secondary (including the integrated programme) and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme levels
Believes that education is about the development of the whole person and cultivating a heightened sensitivity to the world we live in
Bachelor of Social Sciences (First Class Honours in Geography), NUS
Postgraduate Dip in Education (Mathematics), NIE

Jim

As an ex-MOE lecturer, Teacher Jim has 14 years of teaching experience in Junior Colleges and Secondary Schools. Equipped with deep content knowledge, he strongly believes that each and every student is able to excel beyond their potential given the right support and guidance. Known for his patience to teach difficult concepts, Teacher Jim is also able to effectively vary his teaching strategies to suit the different profiles of his students.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (with Hons) from NTU
• Postgraduate Dip in Education (Mathematics) from NIE

Cynthia

As an former MOE teacher. She has 9 years of teaching experience specialising in upper secondary Pure Chemistry and combined science (Phy/Chem). An energetic teacher, she designs her lessons to be highly effective and engaging. Her students find her lessons easy to follow and enjoyable. Furthermore, she uses many meaningful examples in real world context to help her students deconstruct complex concepts.

Bachelor of Science (Hon) in Chemistry
Postgraduate Diploma (Education), National Institute of Education
Outstanding Contribution Award (Individual) 2011
Outstanding Contribution Award(Team) 2012, 2017 and 2018

Sherwin Loo

9 years of experience as an MOE teacher, including as a GEP Science teacher
Served as Level Head for Science and PSLE Marker for Science
Highly experienced with guiding graduating classes through the PSLE
Trained as counsellor for students
5 years in the science enrichment industry, in charge of:
*curriculum planning and writing

* yearly analysis of PSLE trends for curriculum alignment

* preparing and conducting workshops for pupils (all primary levels) and parents

* training workshops for teachers

Celine Yap

Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature, SUSS

Diploma in Professional Chinese Teaching, Singapore Chinese Chamber Institute of Business

Fundamentals Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education ( Chinese ) at KLC International Institute

Certificate in Teaching Drama and Speech ( Foundation )

A passionate teacher who nurtures and cares for her students