Our Instructors

U Aung Ko Zaw

Founder & Principal

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Sittwe, Rakhine State
  • Master of Arts in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), American University, Washington, DC
  • Teaching assistant, TESOL Program, American University, Washington, D.C.
  • Graduate assistant, TESOL Program, American University, Washington, D.C.
  • English Language Instructor, Washington English Language Center, Washington, D.C.
  • English Language Instructor, American Center, Rangoon

Honors & Awards

  • Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship, U.S Department of States
  • Graduate Assistantship, Merit-based Financial Award, American University, Washington, D.C

 

Ryan McDonough

English Language Instructor

October 2018 – May 2019 | British Study Centres | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

● Taught general English and IELTS preparation courses to teenagers and adults

● Adapted lessons from prominent English coursebooks (English File, Headway, Complete IELTS, etc.) to suit the needs of each class

February 2018May 2018 | Khora Community Center & Victoria Social Center | Athens, Greece

● Taught pre-A1, A1 and A2 English classes to refugees as a volunteer at community centers around Athens

● Collaborated with other teachers to develop a literacy curriculum suitable for Farsi and Arabic speakers recently arrived in Europe

August 2017 ​–​ November 2017 | Blighty Bliss English Language Institute | Tunja, Colombia

● Taught comprehensive English classes to classes of teenagers and adults at A2, B1 and B2 levels

February 2016 ​–​ December 2016 | Nanjing Windmill Education Center | Nanjing, China

● Helped to open a new language school, designing original curriculum, lessons and activities for the use of myself and other teachers

● Taught speaking and introductory reading classes to children between the ages of 6 and 16

Education

June 2018 | Cambridge CELTA

International House Izmir

June 2014 | Certificate of Higher Education

The University of Edinburgh

English Literature

U Oo Than Tin

English Language Instructor

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Sittwe, Rakhine State
  • Access Teacher Training, American Embassy, Rangoon
  • Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into the Exploration of Culture in an EFL setting (AE E-Teacher 2019)
  • Content-Based Instruction (AE E-Teacher 2019)
  • English Language Instructor, Danish Refugee Council, Sittwe, Rakhine State
  • English Language Instructor, Save The Children, Sittwe, Rakhine State
  • English Language Instructor, ICRC (International Committee for Red Cross), Sittwe, Rakhine State

U Kaung Myat Kyaw

English Language Instructor

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Technological University of Sittwe, Rakhine State
  • TESOL Certificate – SIT(School for International Training) , American Center, Rangoon
  • (TGC) Teaching Grammar Communicatively Certificate (World Learning), American Center Rangoon
  • English Language Instructor, Solidarity International, Sittwe, Rakhine State
  • English Language Instructor, ICRC (International Committee for Red Cross), Sittwe, Rakhine State

Natashs Mututu

English Language Instructor

  • October 2018, she achieved my 120 Hour TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) from
    Teach TEFL Language School. The course had a high focus on grammar.
  • May 2019, she flew to Hua Hin, Thailand and trained under the reputable company –
    XploreAsia for one month to obtain her TESOL certificate (Teach English as a Second
    Language) .
  • This certificate allows her to teach English in any country where English is not the main language. The
    TESOL training had high focus on creating engaging lesson plans, teaching methodologis
    and implementing them in schools.
  • She was a Camp instructor for ASEAN English Camp in Hua Hin. The camp provided her with
    teaching experience in a Non-profit English Camp. Teaching activities and lesson plans were
    closely evaluated by Program Director and Local School Director.

Jerson J. Halis,

English Language Instructor

  • Master of Arts in Education Major in Educational Administration Professional Certificate in Education Administration University of Southeastern Philippines
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English Philippine Local Government Official Scholar University of Southeastern Philippines
  • Registered English Language Teacher – Elementary to Advanced Levels (Ministry of Education, Singapore)
  • Registered IELTS Teacher (Ministry of Education, Singapore)
  • Registered LCCI Business English & Public Administration (Ministry of Education, Singapore)
  • Professional Secondary English Teacher (Teacher’s License No.0660658), (Professional Regulation Commission, Philippines)
  • Civil Service Eligibility for Government Official (Certificate No. 21112577)

           (Civil Service Commission, Philippines)