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Mr. Ananthan Seluerajah

Key Stage 3 Coordinator

  • B.Eng. Mechatronic, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Currently pursuing postgraduate programme in education
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Roohi Shafi

Key Stage 4 Coordinator

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

Head of Mathematics

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Lancaster University, UK
  • Qualified Teacher Status (Outstanding Teacher Status), Huddersfield University, UK
  • More than 10 years of teaching experience as a secondary maths teacher and Head of Mathematics at several secondary schools in England
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Mr. David Latimer
Second in Department

  • H.N.D Building Services Engineering and BA (Hons) in Mathematics Teaching, University of Nothumbria, UK
  • Over 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. Chai Min Hiung
Mathematics

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Malaysia Sarawak
  • CIPTT Dip, University of Cambridge
  • M.Eng., Universiti Malaya
  • Over 15 years teaching experience in local university and college
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Ms. Tracy Lee Shwu Woan

Mathematics

  • Bachelor’s in Chemistry, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, UK
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education, Open University Malaysia
  • Over 10 years teaching experience in international schools, teaching mathematics and additional mathematics
  • Also a Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) examiner in mathematic
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Ms. Law Suet Wen

Mathematics

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science majoring in Management Information System, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Master in Education (Mathematics), University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • More than 17 years of experience teaching mathematics in various schools and in a prominent college; most recently teaching Additional Mathematics and IB Mathematics HL
  • Uses Kagan strategies to set the stage for collaborative learning, differentiated instructions to help students learn more effectively, and formative assessment to give students feedback for growth
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Mr. Ananthan Seluerajah

Mathematics

  • B.Eng. Mechatronic, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Currently pursuing postgraduate programme in education
  • Over 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 10 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 8 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
  • Over 8 years of teaching 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)
  • Over 12 years of teaching experience, including roles such as Singapore Math coach and a KS2 CCA coordinator
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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
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience, specialising in Mathematics
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Ms. Puvaneswary Govindan
Mathematics

  • M.Ed in Psychology in Education and B.Sc.Ed (Hons), University of Science of Malaysia
  • TESL Certificate Course, University of Malaya
  • 13 years of teaching experience as a Mathematics teacher and Form Tutor, also served as a Boarding House Tutor for 2 years
Science Department
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Ms. Margaret Walsh

Head of Department

Chemistry

  • B.Sc. Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Compounds, University of College Cork, Ireland
  • PGCE, Chemistry with Science, Swansea Metropolitan University, Wales
  • Over 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)
  • Over 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
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Prianka Sedov

Chemistry

  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry, University College London
  • B.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry from Birkbeck College, University of London
  • PGCE in Post Compulsory Education, The Institute of Education, University of London
  • Over 5 years teaching experience internationally, in roles Chemistry Teacher, Housemaster, and Head of Year
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Mr. Paul Lau
Chemistry

  • 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 12 years in senior management
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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)
  • Over 8 years of experience teaching IGSCE and A-Level Biology, and Secondary KS3 Science, including 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 over 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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Dr. Subbashini Sekar Chandran

Biology

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery with first class honours from University of Aberdeen, UK
  • Cambridge International Award in Teaching and Learning (CIATL)
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Currently pursuing postgrad studies, Master in Education (Teaching and Learning)
  • Prior to teaching, Dr Subba served with the Ministry of Health Malaysia as a medical doctor
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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

Physics

  • 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 4 years of teaching experience in Secondary Science and Physics
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Mr. Musa Kalif Abdi
Science

  • B.Sc. Mathematics, Queen Mary University, UK
  • PGCE Secondary Education, Goldsmith University of London, UK
  • 4 years of teaching experience having worked as a math teacher and a form tutor at a school in London.
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Mr. Alexander Coppelman

Science

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

  • 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
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), major in Science, University of Sunderland, UK
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CICTL) with distinction
  • Currently pursuing Cambridge International Diploma in Teaching and Learning (CIDTL)
  • Over 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. Prem Pakirisamy

Science

  • Ph.D. in Applied Microbiology and BSc. (Hons), University Putra Malaysia
  • Over 15 years of experience in teaching and learning, and has held numerous middle leadership positions
  • Extensive knowledge and experience teaching General Science (Lower Secondary) and Biology (IGCSE, A-Levels)
  • As a trainer with HELP-Cambridge Continuous Professional Development Team, Dr Prem has been training teachers in local and international schools around Malaysia and moderating their submissions for the Cambridge Award and Certificate in Teaching and Learning
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Mr. Ryan Nair
Science

  • Diploma in Audio Engineering, SAE Institute, Singapore
  • Bachelor (Hons.) in Recording Arts, Middlesex University, UK
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning, HELP University
  • More than 6 years of teaching experience as a science teacher, specialising in physics
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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Ms. Alice Backhouse

Second in Department

  • 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
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience as Deputy Director of Learning, English teacher, SEND tutor and literacy instructor
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Mr. Ebon Trenchfield

English / Head of EAL

  • B.A. Journalism, Middlesex University, UK
  • Diploma in English, Barnfield College, UK
  • PGCE, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • Published contributor with Cambridge University Press
  • Over 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. Lydia Sundaramutty

English

  • B.Ed. TESL, University of Malaya
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • Over 15 years of teaching experience, including as Head of Academic and Assessment in an international school
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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
  • Over 11 years of teaching and lecturing experience at HIS, HELP University and language centres
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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)
  • Over 16 years of teaching experience in international schools and universities
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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
  • Over 8 years of experience on teaching ESL, English and EAL at various international schools
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Ms. Marie-Anne Thiang

English/ Drama

  • B.Ed. in TESL (First Class Honours) with HELP University, Malaysia
  • CELTA certification from the British Council.
  • 6 years of teaching experience, including at the British Council and an IGCSE centre, also served as president and vice-president in the TESL student council
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Ms. Jessie Tan

English/ Drama

  • B.A. in TESL (First Class Honours) from HELP University, Malaysia
  • 5 years of experience including at HELP University’s Literary Programme for 3 years, tutoring at language centres, and working as a volunteer in a school with students of special needs
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Ms. Zoe Leigh Craddock

English/ Drama

  • BA (Hons), Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
  • TESOL/TEFL specialisation course, Malaysia
  • Over 8 years of teaching experience in international schools, of which 5 years were in Senior Management positions such as the the Head of Department for English & Library
  • Nominated Dedicated Teacher Awards (2021) by Cambridge University Press and has had publications of her students’ IGCSE work in Harper Collins, UK
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Mr. Nicholas David Fuller

English/ Drama

  • Bachelor of English, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), University College London, UK
  • 5 years of work experience in England and in Romania, with the most recent being at the British School of Bucharest teaching IGCSE and A-Level English
  • Has led school debating teams in competitions and was invited to be a judge at the European Debating Championships in 2019
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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 and The British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat
  • Over 25 years in the performing arts industry
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Ms. Meena Veerasamy

EAL

  • 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 Gladys Barbara Symons

EAL
  • B.A. (Hon.) in English Education, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Master in Education (Hons.) TESOL, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Over 7 years of teaching experience in college, national and international schools
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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
  • Over 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
  • Over 3 years working experience in international schools and at university
  • Developed teaching resources for local secondary schools
Mandarin Department
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Ms. Charmaine Lim

Head of Department

  • 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)
  • 15 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
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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)
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience, including 5 years 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
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 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)
  • Over 7 years of teaching experience; also a qualified basketball coach
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Ms. Jocelyn Seah Shu Fen

Mandarin

  • B.B.A, majoring in International Marketing from University Putra Malaysia.
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teaching and Learning (CIDTL) with distinction
  • Teaching Certificate of Chinese as a Foreign Language in Elementary and Secondary Education with distinction
  • 12 years of teaching experience, holding various positions including Year Leader and Head of Mandarin.
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Ms. Chong Ling Li

Mandarin

  • B.Soc. Sc. (Hons) Psychology, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia
  • M.Sc. Development Psychology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 11 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Phyllis Wong

Mandarin

  • B.A. in Mandarin and Business Administration, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teaching and Learning (CIDTL)
  • 18 years of teaching experience; has worked as a teacher trainer in Singapore and was Deputy Principal at a Montessori school.
Bahasa Malaysia Department
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Ms Dessy Jamaluddin

Head of Department (Accredited Cambridge Trainer)

  • B.A. in English Studies (Hons) TESL, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia
  • Master of Education Management and Leadership , UITM Malaysia
  • Cped_Education Certificate, Plymouth University, United Kingdom
  • Cambridge International Award of Teaching & Learning (CIATL)
  • Diploma in Management Accounting, Stamford College, Malaysia
  • Nominated for the 2021 Dedicated Teacher Awards by Cambridge University Press
  • Over 15 years of teaching experience in private schools and International school, and is also an Accredited Cambridge Trainer
  • Produced IGCSE Top in Malaysia Awards in IGCSE Malay Foreign Language in 2016 and 2017
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Ms. Vanitha Jayabalan

Bahasa Malaysia

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Malay Language and Linguistics, University Putra Malaysia
  • Currently pursuing a Master of Education(M.ed) in Bahasa Malaysia Education in Universiti Malaya
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL) with distinction
  • Certificate in Introduction to Cambridge, Primary University of Cambridge
  • Teaching & Learning Certificate by Quantum Learning Network’s, Quantum Learning for teachers.
  • More than 15 years of teaching experience in public, private and international schools.
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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
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience
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Ms. Nurulhuda Edy Muslim

Bahasa Malaysia

  • B.Sc. in Environmental Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Training and Learning (CICTL)
  • Currently pursuing the Cambridge International Diploma in Training and Learning (CIDTL)
  • More than 15 years of teaching experience in public, private and international school
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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)
  • Over 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, and taught in the UK and Kenya
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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 Malaysia, Mexico, Albania and the Solomon Islands
Music Department
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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
  • Over 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.
  • Over 30 years of teaching experience
Design Technology & Art Department
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Ms. Charleen Chantel Hunter

Head of Department

Design & Technology

  • PGCE in Secondary Education, Goldsmiths University of London, UK
  • BA hons in Interior Architecture & Design, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • Over 8 years teaching experience, including 2 years in the Middle East as an Art and Design Technology teacher and Form Tutor
  • Has organised Arts Week featuring artist workshops, exhibitions and an annual arts bazaar where she sold pieces of her own 3D art
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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
  • Over 8 years of teaching experience
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Mr. Thomas Rothwell

Design & Technology

  • Bachelor of Accounting, University of South Africa
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching, Nottingham University
  • TESOL certificate from Australia
  • Over 12 years of experience teaching English, IT and Science
  • In 2015, Mr Thomas successfully converted a Kia Pregio minivan into an electric car during his spare time as a teacher
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Ms. Nurul Nadia Binti Mohd Rosdi

Design & Technology

  • Master in Arts ( Textile ), Winchester School of Art (WSA), University of Southampton, UK
  • Bachelor of Art ( Textiles ), Universiti Teknologi Mara (Uitm)
  • Over 4 years of experience
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Mr. Keith Soertsz

Design & Food 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)
  • 5 years of teaching experience
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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)
  • 5 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. Abdul Fatah Ali

Art

  • Diploma and Bachelor in Fine Art, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
  • Master in Fine Art and Technology, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
  • Specialist in handling raw materials such as charcoal, acrylic paint, and oil paint
  • In addition to teaching art in the private sector, he has also worked as a university lecturer in art and technology
  • Has staged exhibitions of his own art work, as well as organised exhibitions of other Malaysian artists
  • Involved in many competitions and in 2019, won the Merit Prize Award for the Art of the Year competition held by Younie Gallery.
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Ms Roohi Shafi

Computer Science

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

Computer Science

  • 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
  • Over 6 years teaching experience including holding the positions of Lecturer and Head of Academic Department at a local college
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Dr. Riady Siswoyo Jo

Computer Science

  • BEng (First Class Honours) Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
  • Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching (Higher Education), Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
  • Registered under the Institute of Engineers Australia as a Chartered Professional Engineer, the International Professional Engineers Australia (IntPEAus), and the Board of Engineers Malaysia as a Graduate Member
  • 10 years of teaching experience in Physics, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Research experience in computational physics, robotics, Internet-of-Things and automation engineering
  • Organised and led various robotics competitions and workshops for secondary schools in Malaysia and has mentored a team to win the Top 3 places in Global Freescale Cup 2013, 2014 and 2015, a worldwide international smart car racing competition
Physical Education (PE) Department
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Ms. Hannah Budge
Head of Department

  • B.Sc Sport and Exercise Science, De Monfort University, UK
  • PGCE Physical Education, Chiltern Training Group, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • 10 years of experience, 5 years of which were in the position of Head of Physical Education and Sport
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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 8 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
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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. Bertrand Molinie

Physical Education and Sports

  • B.Sc. in Sports Coaching, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK
  • PGCE, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK
  • Coaching qualifications in badminton, rugby, scuba diving, hockey, football and gymnastics
  • 15 years of teaching experience internationally
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Mr. Burhan Ghazali

Physical Education and Sports

  • Diploma in Physical Education, National Institute of Education, Singapore
  • Over 15 years of teaching experience in Singapore and Malaysia
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Mr. Shukri Hashim

Physical Education and Sports

  • Bachelor in Sports and Exercise Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching, Open University
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience at HIS; over 6 years of experience as a swimming instructor and lifeguard
MATHAVAN THIYAGARAJAH

Mr. Mathavan Thiyagarajah

Physical Education and Sports

  • Bachelor of Education in Physical Education & Health, Management & Science University, Malaysia
  • Diploma in Coaching Science, Widad University College, Malaysia
  • First Aid Course Grade C, Sport Science Course Level 3 and Grade C Technical Officer for Malaysia Athletic Federation certifications
  • Coaching experience includes designing fitness training programmes and high school assistant athletic coach across multiple disciplines
Garry Tyrrell

Mr. Garry Tyrrell

Physical Education and Sports

  • 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, and taught in the UK and Kenya
  • Qualified football coach, having coached and captained several university teams, as well as having played semi-professional football in the UK
BRANDON FARREL SAMUEL

Mr. Brandon Samuel

Swimming Instructor / PE Supervisor

  • Swimming license from Swimming Teachers’ Association, UK
  • International Lifesaver in 2014 and 2015
  • 5 years of experience as a lifeguard and swimming coach, coaching students of all ages from beginners to advanced swimmers
  • 2013 recipient of the Bronze Medallion from Life Saving Society Malaysia
Commerce 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. 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.
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Ms. Dessy Jamaluddin

Business

  • 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
  • Nominated for the 2021 Dedicated Teacher Awards by Cambridge University Press
  • Over 15 years of teaching experience in private schools and International school, and is also an Accredited Cambridge Trainer
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Ms. Uma Rani

Business / Enterprise

  • 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
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience
  • Produced IGCSE Top in Malaysia Awards in Accounting & Business Studies in 2012 & 2013
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Ms Siti Nabilah Abd Rahman

Enterprise / Economics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (PGDT) from Open University Malaysia
  • Master Business Administration and BBA in Islamic Banking, University Teknologi Mara
  • 10 years of experience teaching Economics, Accounting, and Business at IGCSE, A-Level and IB Diploma level at private and international schools
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Mr. Matthew O’Shea

Economics

  • 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
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience in the UK, Seychelles and 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)
  • Over 10 years of lecturing experience at various universities
Humanities Department
Katherine Hannah Bennette

Ms. Katherine Bennett

Head of Department

Humanities / History / Psychology

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

Ms. Helen Salvage

Humanities/ IPQ/ Global Perspectives

  • 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
  • Over 5 years of experience teaching in the UK and Malaysia, specifically history and humanities, and has also been appointed as Head of Year
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Mr. Louis McCarthy

Global Perspectives / 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
  • Has been teaching English and Humanities in HIS for the last 4 years
  • 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

Global Perspectives/ 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
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Mr. Josiah Ching

Global Perspectives/ 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)
  • Over 10 years of working experience in various corporate sectors ranging from Education, HR, IT, PR and Communications
Karen Tan

Ms. Karen Tan Kai Ling

Psychology

  • Bachelor of Science Psychology, University of Lancaster (UK)
  • Master of Clinical Psychology, University Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) Examiner for A-Level Psychology since 2019
  • 10 years of teaching experience, most recently as a Programme Director and Senior Psychology lecturer
  • Her students have achieved excellent results in Psychology and clinched the internationally recognised Outstanding Cambridge Learners Awards
Student Support
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Ms. Stephanie Cheah

School Counsellor

  • B.A. Psychology, University of Queensland, Australia
  • M. Counseling, HELP University, Malaysia
  • 10 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
  • 8 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
  • Over 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
  • Over 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
  • Over 5 years of experience, including 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
  • Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning (CICTL)
  • 10 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
  • Over 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

  • B.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)
  • 5 years of teaching experience
Learning Innovation Team
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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
  • 8 years of teaching experience
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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.
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Mr. Thomas Rothwell

Learning Innovation Coach

  • Bachelor of Accounting, University of South Africa
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching, Nottingham University
  • TESOL certificate from Australia
  • Over 12 years of experience teaching English, IT and Science
  • In 2015, Mr Thomas successfully converted a Kia Pregio minivan into an electric car during his spare time as a teacher
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Ms. Margaret Walsh

Learning Innovation Coach

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

Makerspace teacher

  • BSc Business Information Technology, Staffordshire University
  • Diploma in Microelectronics cum Information Technology, Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Over 15 years of teaching experience in Brunei and Malaysia, holding positions such as IGCSE ICT teacher, Singapore Maths teacher and Creative Art teacher, in addition to being a Primary Mathematics examiner in Brunei
  • Has taken part in many international competitions such as Maths Olympiad and ICAS Computer Science