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Ms. Roohi Shafi

Key Stage 3 & 4 Coordinator (Pastoral)

  • B.A. in Law and ICT, University of East London
  • PGCE, University of East London
  • 8 years of teaching experience, including as Head of Year and receiving ‘Outstanding Teacher’ title
Mathematics Department
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Ms. Jennifer Acquaye
Head of Mathematics

  • B.A. Economics with German, University of Nottingham, UK
  • PGCE Secondary Education, Goldsmith University of London, UK
  • TESOL, Trinity College, UK
  • 10 years of teaching experience having taught math and holding the role as Second in Department in an academy in London. Mentored a number of NQT students.
David Dill Latimer

Mr. David Latimer
Second in Department

  • H.N.D Building Services Engineering and BA (Hons) in Mathematics Teaching, University of Nothumbria, UK
  • 23 years of teaching experience in IGCSE and A-Level Mathematics
  • Teaching experience spreads from the UK to the Middle East in many various respectable educational institutions
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Mr. Kanesan Kannaparan

Mathematics

  • B.Eng. (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, University of Northumbria, UK
  • M.A. Mathematics Education, Institute of Education, University of London
  • PGDE, Secondary Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
  • 7 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Chai Min Hiung
Mathematics Teacher

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Malaysia Sarawak
  • CIPTT Dip, University of Cambridge
  • M.Eng., Universiti Malaya
  • 15 years teaching experience in local university and college
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Mr. Simon Hamilton
Mathematics

  • Master in Teaching and Learning, Mathematics, University of Chester, UK
  • PGCE (Mathematics)
  • 6 years of teaching experience in the UK
  • Prior to teaching, he was a cryptographic engineer for the UK Ministry of Defense
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Ms. Siti Zaleha

Mathematics (Accredited Cambridge Trainer)

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Applied Science – Geology, National University of Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers & Trainers (CIDTT )- with distinction
  • Master of Teaching & Learning (Specialisation in Mathematics), Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus, Malaysia
  • Currently pursuing a PhD program in Mathematics Education
  • 9 years of experience teaching KS3-4 CIE IGCSE Mathematics in international schools.
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Mr. Ananthan Seluerajah

Mathematics

  • B.Eng. Mechatronic, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Currently pursuing postgraduate programme in education
  • 10 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Crystlyn Hng Sher May
Mathematics

  • B.Eng., Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning(CICTL)
  • Currently completing her Cambridge International Diploma in Teaching and Learning (CIDTL)
  • Over 9 years of teaching experience in another international school
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Ms. Pauline Mok

Mathematics

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Education, University Putra Malaysia
  • M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction (majoring in Mathematics), University Putra Malaysia
  • Over 7 years of teaching experience, including as Academic Supervisor, Exam Officer and Perfect Coordinator in both private and international school.
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Mr. Tong Wen Hong

Mathematics

  • B.Sc. (First Class) Information Technology – Computer Science Specialisation, Sunway University, Malaysia
  • PGCE (International) with University of Nottingham, UK
  • Several years of tutoring experience
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Ms. Anuratha Alagappan
Mathematics

  • B.Sc. Management Technology, Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia
  • MBA, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • M.Ed. (Teaching and Learning), HELP University, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CICTL)
  • 12 years of teaching experience, 10 of which have been in a private school and an international school. Singapore Math coach and a KS2 CCA coordinator in recent years in HIS.
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Ms. Melody Yee Li Jing
Mathematics

  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Management, University Tunku Abd Rahman
  • Bachelor of Psychology from HELP University
  • Teaching for 4 years, specialising in Mathematics
Science Department
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Ms. Margaret Walsh

Head of Science

Chemistry / Biology

  • B.Sc. Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Compounds, University of College Cork, Ireland
  • PGCE, Chemistry with Science, Swansea Metropolitan University, Wales
  • 6 years of teaching experience internationally
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Ms. Manmeet Kaur

Second in Science Department

Physics

  • B.A. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience in Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Add Maths
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Ms. Elaine Thong

Chemistry

  • B.Sc. Applied Chemistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • M.Sc. Chemistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 12 years of teaching experience in college and university
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Ms. Diana Tommas

Chemistry

  • B.Sc. Applied Chemistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • 10 years of teaching experience
Alexander Ian Coppelman

Mr. Alexander Coppelman
Chemistry

  • Bachelor of Science majoring in Zoology and Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Secondary Science Biology, Bangor University, Wales
  • 7 years of teaching experience in Science subjects
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Ms. Rupneet Kaur
Chemistry

  • B.Ed., Major in Science, Punjab University Chandigarh, India
  • B.Sc., Major in Biology and Chemistry, Punjab University Chandigarh, India
  • M.Sc. (Hons), Major in Biology, Punjab University Chandigarh, India
  • 13 Years of experience in teaching Biology and Chemistry at various international schools
  • Aside from Homeroom teacher, also held school positions such as School Coordinator, Head of Department, Summer Camp Coordinator, and Leadership Camp Coordinator
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Dr. Felicia Simone Paulraj

Biology

  • B.Sc. Biomedical Science, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Medical Biosciences,
  • Monash University in Malaysia
  • PhD Medicine (focusing on cancer research), Monash University in Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 3 years of lecturing experience
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Mr. Balachandran Palaniandy

Biology

  • B.Sc. in Microbiology, University Malaya, Malaysia
  • Master’s in Science Education from Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
  • Taught Biology for 12 years at a reputable college and his writing on Problem Based Learning was published in 2016
  • Coaches students for university placement and has record in guiding them to top universities around the world
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Ms. Say Hui Chin

Physics

  • B.Sc. with Education (Hons) in Physics and Mathematics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate for Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 11 years of teaching experience as a lecturer at colleges and as a physics teacher at school. Has experience in teaching A-Level and AUSMAT physics and mathematics
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Ms. Nadia Halim

Science

  • Master in Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CICTL) with distinction
  • Extensive operational and executive roles while working in PETRONAS eg. Facilities and Project engineer, E.A. for Senior Vice President.
  • Over 2 years of experience coaching project engineers.
  • Over 3 years of teaching experience in Secondary Science and Physics
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Mr. Mohd Nasirali Saiyadali
Science

  • B.A. in Education, University of Roehampton, UK
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience in IB science, maths and digital design
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Mr. Musa Kalif Abdi
Science

  • B.Sc. Mathematics, Queen Mary University, UK
  • PGCE Secondary Education, Goldsmith University of London, UK
  • 3 years of teaching experience having worked as a math teacher and a form tutor at a school in London.
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Ms. Prianka Sedov

Science

  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry, University College London
  • M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry from Birkbeck College, University of London
  • PGCE in Post Compulsory Education, The Institute of Education, University of London
  • Last teaching post was at an international school as a Chemistry Teacher and Housemaster for 4 years
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Mr. Ivan Tai
Science

  • B.Sc. Biological Sciences and Earth Sciences, Brock University, Canada
  • M.Sc. Biological Sciences, Brock University, Canada
  • 10 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Paul Lau
Science

  • B.Sc. First Class in Biotechnology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate for Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 20 years of teaching experience of Malaysian and international curriculums, with the last 11 years in senior management
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Dr. Subbashini Sekar Chandran
Science

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery with first class honours from University of Aberdeen, UK
  • Cambridge International Award in Teaching and Learning (CIATL)
  • Prior to teaching, Dr Subba served with the Ministry of Health Malaysia as a medical doctor
English Department
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Ms. Chan Siew Yen

Head of Department

  • B.Ed. (Hons) TESL, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • M.A. English Literature, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Diploma of Christian Ministry, Faith Bible College, New Zealand
  • Cambridge International Certificate for Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 12 years of teaching experience in New Zealand and Malaysia
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Mr. Ebon Trenchfield
Second in Department

  • B.A. Journalism, Middlesex University, UK
  • Diploma in English, Barnfield College, UK
  • PGCE, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • Published contributor with Cambridge University Press
  • 7 years of teaching experience – 3 years teaching English and PE in the UK; 4 years in an international school in Malaysia where he served as the Head of the English Dept.
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Ms. Annie Khaw

English

  • B.A. in Media Studies and English, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • M.ESL, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Diploma in Teaching and Learning (CIDTL) with distinction
  • 11 years of teaching and lecturing experience at HIS, HELP University and language centres
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Ms. Lydia Sundaramutty

English

  • B.Ed. TESL, University of Malaya
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 15 years of teaching experience, including as Head of Academic and Assessment in an international school
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Ms. Alice Backhouse
English

  • BA in English, University of the West of England, UK
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in Secondary Education, Royal Wootten Bassett SCITT, UK
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Secondary Education, Bath Spa University, UK
  • 5 years of teaching experience as Deputy Director of Learning, English teacher, SEND tutor and literacy instructor
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Ms. Mabel Poon

English

  • B.A. (Hons) English Literature, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • M.A. English Literature, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 16 years of teaching experience in international schools and universities
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Ms. Marie-Anne Thiang

English

  • B.Ed. in TESL (First Class Honours) with HELP University, Malaysia
  • CELTA certification from the British Council.
  • Taught at the British Council and at an IGCSE centre since 2016, as well as served as president and vice-president in the TESL student council
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Mr. Louis McCarthy

English

  • Degree in History, specialising in African and Asian history from University College London, School of African and Oriental Studies, UK
  • Currently pursuing his PGCE(i) with the University of Nottingham
  • Formerly worked in publishing and is an experienced tutor for English and History in France and the UK
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Ms. Jessie Tan

English

  • B.A. in TESL (First Class Honours) from HELP University, Malaysia
  • Taught in HELP University’s Literary Programme for 3 years and has several years’ experience tutoring at language centres and working as a volunteer in a school with students of special need
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Ms. Abigail Mary
English

  • B.Ed. in Language and Literature, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia
  • M.Ed. in English Language, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • 8 years of experience on teaching ESL, English and EAL in an international school in Penang.
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Ms. Meena Veerasamy

English

  • B.A. (Hons) in Liberal Studies, Wawasan Open University
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Completed Singapore Mathematics teaching training with former Head of Mathematics Department from Singapore Ministry of Education
  • Over 6 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Caroline Kok Marshall
English

  • B.A. Performance, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • IB Dip. Theatre Arts Certification, IB MYP Performing Arts Certification, IB PYP Performing Arts Certification
  • IGCSE Certified Coursework Moderator (Drama)
  • Grad Cert. Tertiary Teaching and Learning, RMIT, Australia, IGCSE Certified English, ESL Teacher
  • Member of International Schools Theatre Association, UK
  • 20 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Stella Wong Pei Tiean

EAL

  • B.A. Psychology, Upper Iowa University, USA
  • M.Ed. (Teaching and Learning), HELP University, Malaysia
  • 12 years of teaching experience in a local school
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Ms. Sharon Tin

EAL

  • Bachelor of Education (Hons), majoring in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), SEGi University, Malaysia
  • Worked in SEGI University
  • Developed teaching resources for local secondary schools
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Ms. Mellissa Nonis

EAL

  • B.A. Psychology, HELP University, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 8 years of primary school teaching experience in private and international schools
Mandarin Department
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Ms. Charmaine Lim

Head of Mandarin

  • B.A. Media Studies and Public Relations, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Diploma in Teaching, Beijing Normal University, China
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 14 years of tutoring and teaching experience in international schools
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Ms. Irene Tsen

Mandarin

  • B.A. Mass Communication, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  • Diploma in Education, New Era College, Malaysia
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience with more than 5 years as a homeroom teacher and a Year Group Leader in another international school.
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Ms. Anny Tang Hui Lan

Mandarin

  • B.A. Digital Content and Applied Design, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Diploma in Graphic Design, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning(CICTL)
  • 5 years of teaching experience in Confucian Private Secondary School (Malaysia) and Southern Taiwan University
  • 20 years of working experience in Art and Design industry
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Ms. Hong Wai Bing

Mandarin

  • B.A. Chinese Studies, National Taiwan Normal University
  • M.A. Chinese Studies, Universiti Malaya
  • Over 20 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Victor Tseng Li

Mandarin

  • B.A. (Hons) Tourism Management and Engineering, Universite De Toulouse Le Mirail, France
  • Currently pursuing Cambridge International Diploma in Teaching and Learning (CIDTL)
  • 7 years of teaching experience; also a qualified basketball coach
Bahasa Malaysia Department
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Ms Dessy Jamaluddin

Head of Bahasa Malaysia (Accredited Cambridge Trainer)

  • B.A. in English Studies (Hons) TESL, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia
  • Currently pursuing Master of Education in leadership and management in UITM Malaysia
  • Cped_Education Certificate, Plymouth University, United Kingdom
  • Cambridge International Award of Teaching & Learning (CIATL)
  • Diploma in Management Accounting, Stamford College, Malaysia
  • 15 years of teaching experience in private schools and International school
  • Produced IGCSE Top in Malaysia Awards in IGCSE Malay Foriegn Language in 2016 and 2017
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Ms. Vanitha Jayabalan

Bahasa Malaysia

  • B.A. Malay Language and Linguistics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CICTL) with distinction
  • Certificate in Introduction to Cambridge Primary, University of Cambridge
  • Currently pursuing Master’s of Education in Bahasa Malaysia Education – University Malaya.
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience
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Ms.Rabi’atul Abdul Razak
Bahasa Malaysia

  • Bachelor of Human Sciences (Hons) in English Language and English Literature, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master in English as a Second Language, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
  • 5 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Wan Nur Syahirah Wan Mohamed Sabri

Bahasa Malaysia and Islamic Studies
  • B.A Sc. with Islamic Studies, University of Malaya
  • Cambridge International Award of Teaching & Learning (CIATL)
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CICTL)
  • 10 years of teaching experience in private school and International school
European Languages Department (French / Spanish)
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Mr. Garry Tyrrell
Head of Department

  • BA in French & German Language & Contemporary Studies and PGCE in French and German, Oxford Polytechnic, UK
  • Master of Arts (MA)-Culture & Society in Modern France, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Over 27 years of modern foreign language teaching experience for IGCSE and A-Level
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Ms. Veronique Paczka
European Languages

  • Bachelor’s degree, Intercontinental Univeristy, Mexico City
  • Teachers’ Diploma, Angloamericano De Coyoacan, Mexico City
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning(CICTL)
  • Diploma in Studies of French Language DELF B1
  • Worked internationally in Mexico, Albania and the Solomon Islands
Performing Arts Department
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Mr. James DeGazio

Drama

  • B.A. Theatre, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Graduate Certificate, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
  • Postgraduate Cert. Education, City and Guilds
  • Member of:
    -The British Academy of Dramatic Combat
    -The British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat
  • 25 years in the performing arts industry
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Ms. Caroline Kok Marshall
Drama

  • B.A. Performance, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • IB Dip. Theatre Arts Certification, IB MYP Performing Arts Certification, IB PYP Performing Arts Certification
  • IGCSE Certified Coursework Moderator (Drama)
  • Grad Cert. Tertiary Teaching and Learning, RMIT, Australia, IGCSE Certified English, ESL Teacher
  • Member of International Schools Theatre Association, UK
  • 20 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Chew Yi Tien
Music

  • B.Sc. in Music (Hons), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • M.Sc. in Music, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Licentiate and Associate Diplomas, Trinity College, London
  • 14 years of teaching experience and prior to joining HIS, served as Head of Music in another international school in Malaysia
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Mr. Zailan Razak
Music

  • B. Music, Cornell College, Iowa, USA
  • M. Music, University of Arizona, USA
  • Well-known multi-instrumentalist and music producer who has worked with many distinguished artistes including Sister Sledge, Syafinaz, Sheila Majid, Michael Veerapan and Kris Dayanti.
  • 30 years of teaching experience
Design Technology & Art Department
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Ms. Gurpreet Bansal 

Design Technology and Art Coordinator

  • B.A. in Fashion and Knitwear Design, Nottingham University, UK
  • NVQ Professional Cookery
  • QTS status with Kingston University Graduate Teacher Programme
  • More than 7 years of teaching experience with the last 6 years at a school in London as a Deputy Head of Department.
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Mr. Kevin Soertsz

Design & Technology

  • B.A. Graphic Design, Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia
  • B.A. Professional Design (Visual Communications), Curtin University, Australia
  • Cambridge International Dip. in Teachers’ Training
  • IB Diploma, International Baccalaureate Organisation, Saudi Arabia
  • 8 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Keith Soertsz

Design & Technology

  • B.A. Graphic Design, Curtin University, Australia
  • MBA in Multimedia Management
  • IB Diploma, International Baccalaureate Organisation, Saudi Arabia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 4 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Richard Sykes

Design & Technology

  • PGCE in Design & Technology (DT) and Science, University of Manchester, UK
  • Qualified Architect in the UK
  • Teaching experience of over 25 years within British Schools, also served as an educational consultant for DT and ICT, publishing materials relating to Design & Technology and ICT for the UK National Curriculum, ICT training materials for teachers and provided training within schools
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Ms. Jessica Ching

Art

  • Dip. Arts (Fine Art), Dasein Academy of Arts, Malaysia
  • Dip. Montessori Education, Montessori World Education Institute (MWEI), U.S.A
  • M.Ed., Wawasan Open University (ongoing)
  • About 4 years of experience in developing and teaching art and design syllabus for primary to IGCSE level in 2 other international schools in KL.
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Mr. Karunajanan Noel

Art

  • Degree in Fashion Design from the prestigious European Institution, Paris American Academy
  • Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Design Management in Kuala Lumpur
  • Taught for 11 years from elementary to tertiary levels, 4 years of which were in the IGCSE Art & Design Curriculum
  • As a French-trained fashion and creative designer, he has worked in India, Cambodia and Malaysia
Physical Education (PE) Department
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Ms. Hannah Budge
Head of Physical Education and Sports

  • B.Sc Sport and Exercise Science, De Monfort University, UK
  • PGCE Physical Education, Chiltern Training Group, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • 9 years of experience with 4 years in another international school as a Head of Physical Education and Sport.
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Mr. Mark Dawson
Athletics Director

  • B.Sc. in Psychology with Sport Science, University of Hull, UK
  • M.Sc. in Psychology with Sport Science, Loughborough University, UK
  • NCFE Level 3 Award in Diet and Nutrition
  • 7 years of teaching experience; holds awards for football and futsal coaching
Jonathan Turner

Mr. Jonathan Turner

Physical Education and Sports

  • Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Physical Education, West Midlands Consortium, UK
  • Over 7 years of teaching experience in the UK, and in the last 2 years served as the Head of Physical Education
  • Avid in football, snowboarding, swimming, tennis, downhill biking and also ran tag rugby sessions for SEN children in Shropshire, UK
Tommy Bolden

Mr. Thomas Bowden

Physical Education and Sports

  • Bachelor of Science in Sports Development, University of Gloucestershire, UK
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Secondary Physical Education, University of East London
  • Over 6 years of teaching experience, where he has been appointed as the Second in Department and also the manager of the Duke of Edinburgh award
  • Experience teaching GCSE PE and a plethora of practical subjects including Rugby, Football, Basketball, Netball, Volleyball, Badminton, Table Tennis, Gymnastics, Trampolining, OAA, Tennis and Cricket
  • He is also a British swimming champion and an Olympic trialist
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Mr. Muhammad Eddin Missuan

Physical Education and Sports

  • Bachelor in Sports Science Education, University Technology of MARA UiTM, Malaysia
  • Has 3.5 years of experience in leading the PE department and curricular activities, mainly coaching football, badminton & ultimate frisbee
ICT & Computing Department
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Mr. Matthew O’Shea

ICT

  • B.Sc. Business Information Systems, University College Cork, Ireland
  • M.Sc. eBusiness and Information Systems, Michael Smurfit School of Business UCD, Ireland
  • PGCE in ICT, UK
  • 10 years of teaching experience – The John Wallis Academy Kent UK (3 years), International School Seychelles (2 years) and HIS (5 years)
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Ms Roohi Shafi

ICT

  • B.A. in Law and ICT, University of East London
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education, University of East London
  • 8 years of teaching experience, including as Head of Year and receiving ‘Outstanding Teacher’ title
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Mr. Ungku Ismith Syafiq
ICT

  • BComp.Sc. Multimedia Computing, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Dip. in Computer Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Diploma Special Programme (Forensic Studies), San Jose, California, USA
  • M.Sc. Occupational Safety and Health Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Professional Development Qualification (PDQ) & Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Software Developer/ Engineer in the Software Industry
  • Lecturer and Head of Academic Department at a local college
Humanities Department
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Ms. Elaine Tay

Head of Department
Accounting/Business Studies

      • University of Melbourne graduate
      • Member of the Australian CPA (Certified Practising Accountants)
      • Taught in several international schools in Malaysia (accounting, mathematics and commerce to Key Stage 3 and 4 students); prior work experience as an auditor with BDO Malaysia.
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Ms. Caris Liew 

Economics

  • B.A. (First Class) in Economics, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 10 years of lecturing experience at various universities
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Mr. Louis McCarthy

Humanities

  • Degree in History, specialising in African and Asian history from University College London, School of African and Oriental Studies, UK
  • Currently pursuing his PGCE(i) with the University of Nottingham
  • Formerly worked in publishing and is an experienced tutor for English and History in France and the UK
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Mr. Paul Wilson

Humanities

  • PGCE, Keele University, UK
  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Lancaster University, UK
  • With over 20 years of experience in international teaching including countries as diverse as Kenya, Spain and the UAE
  • Experienced in the provision of Model United Nations as a CCA, taking student delegates to many conferences around Malaysia and to The Hague, Netherlands
Katherine Hannah Bennette

Ms. Katherine Bennett

Humanities

  • Bachelor of Arts in History, University of Greenwich, UK
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Secondary History, University of Durham, UK
  • 4 years teaching as a History and Politics teacher, and also been appointed as the Second in Department.
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Mr. Josiah Ching

Humanities

  • Bachelor in Communication, Southern New Hampshire University, USA
  • Currently completing Master of Arts in Southeast Asian History at the University of Malaya
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 10 years of working experience in various corporate sectors ranging from HR, IT, PR and Communications
Helen Louise Salvage

Ms. Helen Salvage

Humanities/ Global Perspective

  • Master of Arts in American Studies (History) and Bachelor of Arts, University Of Cambridge, UK
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education in Secondary History, University Of Nottingham, UK
  • Taught History to secondary students for the last 5 years in the UK
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Ms. Stella Wong 
Humanities / ESL

  • B.A. Psychology, Upper Iowa University, USA
  • M.Ed. (Teaching and Learning), HELP University, Malaysia
  • 12 years of teaching experience in a local school
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Ms. Uma Rani

Business Studies/ Accounting

  • B.A. (First-Class) Business Administration, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers
  • Master in Teaching & Learning, Taylor’s University, Malaysia
  • 10 years of teaching experience
  • Produced IGCSE Top in Malaysia Awards in Accounting & Business Studies in 2012 & 2013
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Ms. Aggie Chua Chiao Chung
Accounting

  • BAcc, RMIT Melbourne, Australia
  • Over 7 years of teaching and supporting students experience. Had other work experience in tax consultancy, travel and tourism, insurance services and management.
Student Support
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Ms. Stephanie Cheah

School Counsellor

      • B.A. Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia
      • M. Counseling, HELP University, Malaysia
      • 9 years of experience with various organisations involving teens
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Ms. Fatima Anne Sebastian

School Counsellor

      • B. Ed (TEFL) Queensland University of Technology, Australia
      • M. Counselling, HELP University, Malaysia
      • 7 years of experience in local schools and a tertiary institution
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Ms. Yap Hui Ling

School Counsellor

  • B.A. in Psychology, California State University, US
  • M.Counselling, HELP University, Malaysia
  • 5 years of counselling experiences with various organisations involving children, teens and young adults
  • Currently pursuing a course towards being a certified practitioner in therapeutic play skills (Play Therapy International, UK)
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Ms. Lynda Foster

SEN Coordinator

Bachelor of Education Massey University, Palmerston North

Trained Teacher’s Certificate from New Zealand Department of Education, and also obtained her Reading Recovery Certificate

More than 30 years experience in education, primarily as a specialist in Special Education Needs

Taught extensively in New Zealand and the UK

Worked with many students of various special needs across the spectrum, such as ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, as well as those with social and emotional behavioural issues

Has worked as a classroom teacher, before moving on to become a Reading Recovery Specialist teacher, coordinator and mentor

Recently acquired leadership and management experience as a member of the Senior Management Leadership Team and as a Representative on the Governing Board of Trustees in Whangarei Primary School, New Zealand

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Ms. Rosemary Shamani Joseph

SEN

  • B.A. in Business Administration, Atlantic University, USA
  • Dip in Learning Disorders Management and Child Psychology, College of Allied Educators, Malaysia
  • Masters in Teaching and Learning, HELP University, Malaysia
  • 5 years experience, including 1 year at Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation
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Ms. Adelynn Zon Ming Yee

SEN

  • B.Sc. in Psychology, University of Nottingham, Malaysia
  • Currently pursuing M.A. in Special and Inclusive Education, University of Nottingham, Malaysia
  • 2 years of experience in a centre for special education.
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Ms. Nameeta Annand Raj

SEN

  • B. Psych (Hons), HELP University, Malaysia
  • High Distinction for the Certificate in Dyscalculia and Numeracy Teaching, from the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) Academy
  • Trained Orton-Gillingham Practitioner
  • 9 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and SEN
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Ms. Catriona Albela 

SEN

  • B.Sc. Psychology, Bemidji State University, USA
  • M.Sc. Psychology of Child and Adolescent Development, York St John University, UK
  • Over 8 years experience in various educational institutions
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Mr. Tanuj Mahesan

SEN

      • B.Psych (Hons), HELP University, Malaysia
      • M.Sc. Developmental Psychology with Education, University College London, Institute of Education, London
      • 6 years of experience, including working with children with autism and was also a behavioral therapist
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Ms. Kong Tse Mun

SEN

      • Bachelor of Psychological Science, University of South Australia
      • Certificate on Supporting Children with Difficulties in Reading and Writing, University of London
      • Over 7 years of experience in the education field, working closely with students of diverse special education and learning needs (ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, delayed speech, Sturge-Weber Syndrome and non-compliant behaviour)
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Ms. Sonia Devi

SEN

  • Degree in Psychology and Communication from Segi University/Upper Iowa University
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 4 years of teaching experience
Learning Innovation Team
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Mr. Jamie Speakman

Learning Innovation Coach

  • B.A (Hons.) Media, Communication and Culture, University of Lincoln, UK
  • PGCE (International), Nottingham University, UK
  • Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2019
  • 6 years of teaching experience internationally
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Ms. Vicky Heng

Learning Innovation Coach

  • B.A. Early Childhood Education, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • M.Ed. (Teaching and Learning), HELP University, Malaysia
  • Professional Competency of International Chinese Teacher awarded by the International Chinese Teacher Certificate Authority, Qinghai University for Nationalities, China.
  • Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2019
  • 7 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Luke Edeson

Learning Innovation Coach

  • B.A. Town Planning, University of Manchester, UK
  • PGCE (Primary), University of Greenwich, UK
  • 10 years of teaching experience; was a homeroom teacher and ICT coordinator at a school in Leeds, UK before joining HIS.
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Ms. Shumita Van Rijswijk

Learning Innovation Coach

  • B.Com, University of Auckland
  • Cambridge International Award in Teaching and Learning (CIATL)
  • Currently completing Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Worked as a quality assessor and instructor specialising in English language competencies, and as an English language instructor at refugee schools in Egypt and Germany.