Academic Team – Primary & Secondary

Luisa

Ms. Luisa Anne Rodrigues

Ms. Luisa is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Arts (Education) specialising in Psychometrics and Educational Measurements. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree of Education, majoring in Mathematics and minoring in English. She has vast experience in teaching IGCSE English as First Language and IGCSE English as a Second Language specifically in writing. She also specialises in teaching and preparing students for IGCSE, ICSS, IB, American and Singapore Curriculum Mathematics. She believes that education is for all and that attitude is as important as knowledge.

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Mr. Yorindren

Mr. Yorindren completed a foundation course in Teaching for Professional Development, the Cambridge International Certificate for Teaching & Learning (CICTL) as well as Teaching English as Second Language Module Course (TESMC) at Tenby International. Mr. Yorain has also completed the PGCEi course from Queens University, Belfast Northern Ireland and has a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Biotechnology at AIMST University. He is an active educator who has adequate coaching experience in badminton and swimming and has a professional life saving certificate.

Ross

Mr. Ross Greenwood

Mr. Ross believes himself to be a writer, traveller and explorer having published a book back in the UK in 2014. He has a Diploma in Business Studies from Southport College of Art and Technology. He graduated with a Certificate in Teaching English as Foreign Language from University College London and has a Certificate in Teacher Training from the University of Chiang Mai, Thailand. He has also completed the Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT). He has eight years of teaching experience in four different countries.

Joyce

Ms Joyce Sivapatham

Ms. Joyce is a self- taught professional artist and is both versatile and flexible in her approach to art, painting anything from landscapes to still-life to portraits and abstracts and even wildlife. She has a soft spot for animals and one of her passions as an artist is to paint and capture on canvas the world’s most endangered species before they are threatened into extinction. In 2004, she participated in the annual Pesta Pulau Pinang exhibition at Dewan Sri Pinang Gallery. Then in 2005, Joyce held her first solo exhibition on Wildlife and Nature with friends of the Penang Botanic Garden and the Malaysian Nature Society in conjunction with World Environment Day.

Jasamine

Ms. Jasamine Ooi

Ms. Jasamine began her teaching career in 1998. She is a certified IELTS Speaking Examiner, Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers (CIDTT) facilitator as well as IGCSE English as First Language facilitator. She has a Master’s Degree in Education (TESL) and was once the Academic Department Head for English Language in KDU for 16 years.

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Ms. Vigneswari A/P Christie Kumar

Ms. Vigneswari completed her Master’s Degree in Linguistics at Universiti Sains Malaysia in the year 2016 after completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Education with Honours from Universiti Tun Abdul Razak. She has had more than five years of teaching experience having taught in SMK St. Mark, Regent International School and Odyssey the Global Preschool.

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Ms Shireen

Ms. Shireen has been in the teaching field for 15 years. She taught in Chung Ling Private High School and Han Chiang High School. She has a Diploma in Education/Teaching from London Teacher Training College, completed her Bachelor of Education/ Teaching/Training and is currently pursuing Masters in Education from Open University Malaysia (OUM).

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Ms. Shobhana a/p. N. Ramankutty

Ms. Shobha graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Bangalore and holds a Diploma in Education from University of Wellington, New Zealand specialising in Chemistry, Zoology and Botany. She has for many years facilitated IGCSE Chemistry and has taught in a number of international schools namely Sekolah Sri Inai, Tenby International School and Prince of Wales Island International School (POWIIS).

Siti Mariam

Ms. Siti Mariam Binti Haji Zainal Abidin

Ms. Siti Mariam obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in TESL from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2010. She has also attended the General Translation course from Malaysian Institute of Translation and Books in 2015.

Syazwany

Ms. Nur Syazwany Binti Jaafar

Ms. Nursyazwany completed her Bachelor of Education in 2012 and Foundation in Education in 2009 from Universiti Tun Abdul Razak. She has five years of teaching experience in the Malay language. She brings with her experience from Sekolah KBG Convent, Learning Garden and Odyssey Macalister.