Our Curriculum Specialists

ENGLISH/ LITERATURE/ GENERAL PAPER

Ms Natasha
(Primary English)

  • Bachelor of Arts, NUS
  • Work Experience in Special Education
  • More than 5 years of teaching experience

Ms Natasha has a proven track record in improving students’ grades. She ensures students retain and apply knowledge by relating ideas to their personal experiences and opinions, and by breaking down complex concepts into structured concrete steps. Her interest lies in making learning bother relevant and enjoyable. Her current pursuits include the applications of technology and game design in classroom learning.

Ms Vic
(Primary English)

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences(Hons), NUS
  • More than 3 years of teaching experience

Ms Vic is a very patient teacher who is dedicated to help students reach their highest potential. Armed with experiences in conducting enrichment programmes in schools, she uses creative methodology to encourage learning. She is committed to help students build their confidence in the English Language by focusing on the foundation of Grammar and developing their Vocabulary.

Mdm Lim
(Secondary English/ Language Arts/ Literature/ JC General Paper)

  • Ex-MOE (English and Literature) Teacher with more than 20 years of experience
  • Work Experience in Curriculum Planning and Development Division (MOE)

More than being a highly experienced teacher, Mdm Lim has a great passion for the English Language and Literature. She derives great satisfaction and joy when she imparts knowledge and skills her students. Past track records show that students soar in their grades under her guidance. If one thinks that he/she can never improve in the English language, we challenge you to join her lessons. We promise a change in your attitude towards this subject.

MATHEMATICS

Ms Phoebe
(Secondary, IP/B Mathematics)

  • Bachelor Degree in Science(Applied Mathematics), NUS
  • Certified People’s Association(PA) Trainer for Secondary School Mathematics Programme
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education(PGDE), NIE
  • Ex-MOE Teacher
  • MOE Scholarship Holder
  • More than 10 years of teaching experience

As the principal of Brain Matter, Ms Phoebe firmly believes in creating an environment of teaching that encourages independent learning. Applying deliberate questioning techniques in her teaching, she helps her students derive answers without spoon-feeding them. Every student is gifted with different strengths and she seeks to help her students be the best they can be.

Mr Calvin
(Primary Mathematics)

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, University of NSW
  • Work Experience in Monetary Authority of Singapore(MAS)
  • More than 10 years of teaching experience

An innovative and passionate educator, Mr Calvin is a veteran teacher in Brain Matter. He seeks to inculcate a keen sense of learning in students by teaching from real life examples. Imbuing the values of discipline, focus and understanding in the concepts are his strength. His teaching method has consistently helped many students make tremendous improvements.

Ms Jane Ng
(Primary Mathematics)

  • Bachelor in Accounting and Finance, University Of London
  • 9 years of teaching experience

Ms Jane believes in learning by understanding rather than traditional rote learning methods because learning is made easier when students understand the logic behind the concepts as compared to pure memory work. Every student has unique learning needs and aptitudes. Through her varied teaching methods and resources, she hopes to maximize every child’s potential by equipping them with critical thinking and analytical skills.

Ms Tina
(Primary/ Secondary Mathematics)

  • Bachelor in Management from University of London
  • Professional Training for Primary Mathematics
  • Work Experience in NTUitive by NTU
  • More than 10 years of teaching experience

Equipped with a strong passion in Mathematics and Sciences, Ms Tina seeks to guide and nurture students through their formative years. Her strength lies in being able to explain complex concepts to students so that the concepts can be easily understood and applied. She often engages her students by linking textbook’s concepts to real life examples. It is no wonder her students love her and most of them follow her through to the end of their education journey!

 Mr Wang
(Secondary, IP Mathematics)

  • Bachelor in Engineering (Chemical), NUS
  • Certificate in Teaching (Higher Education), Singapore Polytechnic
  • More than 7 years of teaching experience

As a dedicated educator, Mr Wang strongly believe that all students can achieve excellent results with proper guidance and motivation. Catering his coaching and style to fit each student’s needs, he has helped many of his students in achieving the results they desire. He derives great satisfaction in assisting his students overcome their weaknesses and Mr Wang is one teacher who never fails to go the extra mile with his students.

Mr Ng
(Junior College H1/H2 Math)

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, NUS
  • Current Tutor in NUS
  • More than 7 years of teaching experience

Mr Ng has a strong passion for mathematics which is evidently reflected in his teaching and lessons. His very patient approach provides a perfect learning environment for students who are struggling with the JC Math curriculum. His strength also lies in his ability to simplify complicated concepts and being very clear in his explanations. Past students’ feedback reflected that lessons with Mr Ng has helped enhance their thinking ability and increase their interest in Math.

SCIENCE

Mr Calvin
(Primary Science/ Secondary Science/ Chemistry/ Biology)

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, University of NSW
  • Work Experience in Monetary Authority of Singapore(MAS)
  • More than 10 years of teaching experience

An innovative and passionate educator, Mr Calvin is a veteran teacher in Brain Matter. He seeks to inculcate a keen sense of learning in students by teaching from real life examples. Imbuing the values of discipline, focus and understanding in the concepts are his strength. His teaching method has consistently helped many students make tremendous improvements.

Ms Chen
(Secondary Science/ IP Science/ Chemistry)

  • Bachelor Degree in Science(Chemistry), NUS
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education, NIE
  • More than 5 years of teaching experience

As a purposeful educator, Ms Chen constantly challenges herself to connect with her students meaningfully in her teaching subjects. She seeks to make the learning fun and relevant to her students by using creative methods and real life applications. She is a highly dedicated teacher who often go the extra mile with her students. Under her tutelage and care, her students develop a keen sense of learning and thus excel in their academics.

Mr Kok
(Secondary Science/ Chemistry/ Physics)

  • Bachelor in Science(Statistic), NUS
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education, NIE
  • Masters in Education, NIE
  • More than 30 years of teaching experience in school
  • Ex-HOD in school

Mr Kok is a veteran educator in the industry. But more than his unbeatable length of experience, he has a great heart to work with students who are struggling with their Sciences. His teaching experiences have given him opportunities to work with low ability students and this defined his teaching style. His strength lies in being able to explain science concepts simply and teach them in an understandable way for students.

Mr Terence 
(Primary Science/ Secondary Science/ Physics)

  • Degree(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, NUS
  • Engineering Work Experience in the Automotive and Oil & Gas Industry
  • More than 5 years of teaching experience

Mr Terence joined the Education industry because he believes that learning is important not just in school but also in life. He envisions a future where students apply the same set of thinking and analytic skills imparted during his tutelage when they grow up. Being a certified engineer, Mr Terence is well-acquainted with much of the engineering applications and often uses them as examples to explain theories and concepts in class.

Ms Tina
(Primary Science/ Secondary Science/ Biology/ Chemistry)

  • Bachelor in Management from University of London
  • Work Experience in NTUitive by NTU
  • More than 10 years of teaching experience

Equipped with a strong passion in Mathematics and Sciences, Ms Tina seeks to guide and nurture students through their formative years. Her strength lies in being able to explain complex concepts to students so that the concepts can be easily understood and applied. She often engages her students by linking textbook’s concepts to real life examples. It is no wonder her students love her and most of them follow her through to the end of their education journey!

Social Studies

Mr Noel Ong
(Secondary Social Studies, History)

  • Bachelor of Arts and Social Science, NUS (Majored in Political Science and English Literature, Minored in History)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education, NIE
  • More than 18 years of teaching experience in MOE schools

Mr Noel Ong is a NIE-trained MOE teacher who has more than 18 years of teaching experience. Having spent all his 18 years teaching in a typical Singapore neighbourhood school, he has much experience in raising the grades of students who were formerly struggling with SS and History. He was teaching SS when the subject was introduced in 2001, and so has a wealth of knowledge concerning how this subject is taught, examined and assessed. Mr Noel is also very well versed in the current SS syllabus (rolled out in 2016) as he was part of the team of MOE teachers selected to evaluate the textbook as it was being written, and also to pilot the lesson plans and materials that were included with the syllabus text. Finally, he strongly believes that both SS and History need not be dry or ‘boring’; What could be more interesting than learning more about your country, your world and the story of mankind?