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Tutors’ Profile

Mrs Lynette Sivakumar
<p>Ex- HOD/ English Language in a Primary School with 15 years of teaching experience.</p>
Educational Qualifications: 
  • BA Business Economics (2nd Upper Hons)
  • Post Graduate in Education (NIE)
  • Drama in Education
  • Certified Champion Teacher organised by MindChamps
Areas of Expertise:
  • Primary Education
  • Secondary English
  • Speech and Drama
  • Phonics and Reading

Won the 2010 Most Inspiring English Teacher organised by the Speak Good English Movement of Singapore and Ministry of Education.

Mr Jonathan Lock
<p>13 years of teaching experience.</p>
Educational Qualifications: 
  • Bacherlor of Science in Management
  • Diploma in Education (NIE)
Areas of Expertise:
  • Primary Mathematics
  • Primary Science

Mr Lock who is an ex-teacher has been our resident tutor teaching Science at the centre for 6 years. He ensures that all students under his charge excel in this subject by providing them with real life examples and how Science concepts are applicable. He arouses their curiosity and our students go on to love Science.

Ms Uma D/O Surendran
<p>Former Primary School Teacher, with more than 9 years of teaching experience.</p>
Educational Qualifications: 
  • BSC Real Estate (2nd Class Honours)
  • Post Graduate in Education (NIE)
Areas of Expertise:
  • Primary Mathematics
  • Primary Science

Ms Uma has been our Star Tutor at the centre for 3 years. Being an ex-teacher, she is able to pick out students' weaknesses. She has a reputation amongst parents for being effective in her ability to ensure weaker students under charge improve by leaps and bounds. She patiently teaches the students the Maths concepts and even shows them alternative methods of how sums can be solved.

Mr Colin Ng
<p>5 years experience teaching Science, Physics. Applied Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry at a Polytechnic. Experienced teaching 'A' level Physics, 'O' level Physics, Chemistry, Combined Science, Additional and Elementary Mathematics at various private schools and tuition centres.</p>
Educational Qualifications: 
  • MBA (University of Manchester)
  • Bachelor Electrical Engineering (2nd Upper Honours, NUS)
  • awarded local undergraduate scholarship
Areas of Expertise:
  • Secondary Mathematics (Elementary and Additional Mathematics)
  • Secondary Physics, Secondary Chemistry and General Science

Mr Collin is an approachable tutor who is concerned for his students. His patience in attending to all the students' queries makes hima well-liked and respected tutor.

Ms Ng Li Eng
<p>More than 15 years of teaching experience. Ms Ng has taught both boys and girls in secondary schools in Singapore as a Secondary Mathematics teacher.</p>
Educational Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor of Science (NUS)
  • Post Graduate in Education (NIE)
Areas of Expertise:
  • Secondary Mathematics

Ms Ng is an ex-teacher and enjoys teaching Secondary Mathematics to both the boys and girls at the centre. Through her care and encouragement, many have improved under her change. Her patience is deeply appreciated by her students.

Mr Desmond Chan
<p>Mr Desmond Chan is a well-liked by our students as he is effectively bilingual. He ensures his students enjoy the Chinese Language with his interesting use of Technology and humour to make lessons fun.</p>
Educational Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance
Areas of Expertise:
  • Primary and Secondary Chinese Language
  • Creative Writing Chinese

Mr Desmond Chan is a dedicated tutor who is responsible and is results-oriented. Most of our students come from households which predominantly converse in English. However, it has not deterred him from inculcating the love for the Chinese Language in his students. He uses some English to explain the words in Mandarin for some of our struggling learners and many students find this very useful in helping them learn.