ORGANISATON

Our Academic Lecturers

Nizar-Final.jpg

NIZAR AHAMED ABUBACKER

CEO

Mr. Nizar Ahamed holds a Master of Business Administration (Marketing). With a strong academic background Mr. Nizar is well-founded in his concepts and application of principles. His passion in education has brought him around the globe with more than 18 years of teaching experience in countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, India, Uzbekistan and China. He also has industry experiences in services marketing and customer care in communications industry. Currently, he is the CEO of AAC.

LIJUSH-CHAKKARAKUNIMEL.jpg

LIJUSH CHAKKARAKUNIMEL

Academic Head, Programme Leader(Tertiary & EFL) & Senior Lecturer

Mr. Lijush C.K completed his Bachelor of Tourism in 1998 and Master of Tourism in 2000. He is trained in hotel and airlines and has worked as a lecturer for two years before joining the Hotel industry in 2002 gaining experience with various five star hotels in India and in Dubai, UAE. Tourism (Planning / Development) is his forte and he is well versed in all Hospitality operations.

May-Mar-Hlaing-.jpg

MAY MAR HLAING

Programme Leader (GPC and O Level) & Lecturer

Ms. May graduated from Wichita State University, U.S.A with Bachelor of Science in Biology/Biological Science and obtained a Professional Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education from SEED Institute, Singapore. She has been teaching English and Mathematics to students of different ages, starting from aged 3 to 12. Her academic knowledge, professional experience, and passion have prepared her to work with children from different cultural backgrounds and create a meaningful learning journey for young children. She is dedicated to support her students to reach their full potential by nurturing their areas of strength.

Susan-Mckenzie.jpg

SUSAN MCKENZIE

Lecturer

Susan is student-centric, always focusing on helping students gain confidence, improve and progress. Questioning, encouraging, expressing enthusiasm and building rapport are key aspects of the learning journey with Susan. Real-world experiences and real English are what you can look forward to with Susan who comes from the London area of England, UK and is a trained lawyer with degrees from London institutions including the London School of Economics, University of London. An exponent in English, Susan employs critical thinking approaches and skills to bring out the best in students. Susan has been involved with preparing students to speak, read and write English for over 20 years. She looks forward to welcoming students.

Cecilia-Tan.jpg

CECILIA TAN

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Tan has obtained Bachelor in Education (Malaysia), Masters in Applied Linguistics major in ESL teaching from National Institute of Education (NIE) Singapore and London Teacher Training College (LTTC) for Professional Teaching Certificate in Creative Writing. She specialises in teaching international students who are non-English speakers (ESL/EFL) of the English language (individual and group settings). She has years of experience in teaching local and international students (especially Chinese & South East Asian nationals). Her experiences include teaching students for various purposes - academic (AEIS, PSLE, O-LEVEL & IELTS) and non-academic (Study Tour & Cultural Immersion Programme). She has also successfully designed and delivered a multidimensional second-language program for various language learning stages.

SHERIN BANU BATCHA.jpg

SHERIN BANU BATCHA

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Sherin holds an MBA from United Business Institutes, Belgium (2009) and a Masters in Computer Application from Madurai Kamaraj University, India (2003). With over 14 years of experience she has taught bachelor level business modules in Stamford College (Malaysia), Gulf College (Gulf of Oman), Auston Institute of Management (Singapore), and Academies Australasia - Australian Universities (Singapore).

Her experience is vast with four conference presentations which have been published in Society for Researchers into Higher Education, International Technology, Education and Development (INTED), National Institute of Education (NIE) and International Conference on Education and Innovation. In July 2015, her research on Singapore Tertiary education was published on DOAJ, through the Ireland Journal of Academic Practices.

THOO CHIN AUN.jpg

THOO CHIN AUN

Associate Lecturer

Mr. Thoo Chin Aun graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from the National University of Singapore, a Master of Business Systems from Monash University, Australia and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (with credit) from the National Institute of Education, Singapore. He teaches Physics, Mathematics and Lower Secondary Science and has 9 years of experience teaching local as well as International students taking the GCE ‘O’ Level examinations. His goal in education is to help students achieve their purpose of furthering their studies in Singapore and overseas.

Siti-Yariyati.jpg

SITI YARIYATI BINTE MOHAMED

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Siti Yariyati graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Merit) Degree and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Singapore Institute Management University (UNISIM) in 2009. She was awarded the Deloitte & Touche Gold Award (Top Student Award). She has been teaching Mathematics and Business Studies for the past 15 years with a focus on Upper Sec E and A Maths. She has a strong passion in instilling a love of Mathematics in her students. A former student of Raffles Girls and National JC, she is friendly and approachable and very committed to helping her charges aspire to be the best they can be.

Tan-Khiang-Meng.jpg

TAN KHIANG MENG

Associate Lecturer

Mr. Tan Khiang Meng graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering majoring in quality and reliability. He was also a certified Quality Engineer (CQE) with ASQ. In addition, KM is ACTA trained and certified and is currently engaged by a local Polytechnic as an Adjunct Lecturer conducting lectures and tutorials in Mathematics & Statistics related modules.

lHarding-Cary-Lawrance.jpg

HARDING CARY LAWRANCE

Associate Lecturer

Mr. Cary comes from the UK, and graduated from De Montfort University in Leicester with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Media. Since attaining his CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) he has been teaching general, conversational and business English to students from all over the world. As a language learner himself, Cary understands that the classroom should be a space where students can be free to study, practise and make mistakes in a fun and supportive environment. Let’s learn!

Sheela.jpg

SHEELA D/O KUMARAVELU

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Sheela holds a Diploma in Business Studies and a Cambridge Teaching Certificate. She has been offering her tuition services for primary, secondary and pre-university levels since 2006. Her dedicated and goal-oriented teaching has helped students make significant improvements in their mathematics grades and, more importantly, ignite their passion for the subject. Her knowledge and skillset in mathematics has seen students through major examinations, including PSLE, O-Levels and A-Levels. She has also assisted international students in their preparation for the AEIS mathematics examination to gain admission in MOE schools.

monica.jpg

MONIKA SHARMA

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Monika holds an undergraduate degree in Business and master’s degree in accounting. She worked as a qualified chartered accountant for a few years before entering the education sector. She has been teaching tertiary and diploma level classes for the past 15 years in private schools.

Ms-sherlyn.jpg

KOH WEE QIAN SHERLYN

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Sherlyn graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Business and Management) from University of London, UK majoring in Business and Management. She has been teaching for more than 10 years and has experience working in private schools as an ESL Teacher. Ms. Sherlyn uses a structured approach to improve the English standards of her international students and help them excel in their AEIS. Her approach of understanding and application have enabled her students to progress to the local government schools.

sharlene-teacher.jpg

SHARLEEN NEO

Lecturer

Ms. Sharleen graduated from IÉSEG School of Management, France with an Executive Masters in Business Administration and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Leisure and Tourism Management from European University, Switzerland in 2010. Before embarking on her lecturing journey in 2012, she worked in various hotels and F&B organizations. Her customer-centric mindset enabled her to train her fellow colleagues and care for challenging customers in the organizations. As a lecturer, she wishes to share her experiences and nurture positive and fair leadership in the tourism and hospitality industry.

Chua-Mei-Ling.jpg

CHUA MEI LING

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Chua Mei Ling holds a merit degree (Bachelor of Science) majoring in Mathematics after graduating from National University of Singapore. Her teaching experience in private schools has enabled her to prepare and teach students in preparatory course (Mathematics) for admission to MOE schools. She specialises in Mathematics tutoring for more than 10 years. Her students include those preparing for AEIS as well as from MOE schools and international schools.

Teacher-Syaffana.jpg

SYAFFANA

Lecturer

Ms. Syaffana graduated from Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) with a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and a Minor in Physical Education in 2021. As an educator, she believes that all students are able to construct their own learning based on their individual unique capabilities. She has taught English to students from as young as three to 15-years old and has enjoyed the two-way learning she experiences in all her classes. She strives towards creating opportunities for her students to find joy in learning in and out of the classroom.

Neetu.jpg

NEETU VICTOR

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Victor is an enthusiastic EFL trainer with experience in the development and delivery of language programs to a wide variety of learners encompassing diverse backgrounds and mixed abilities; from international students to executives in MNCs. Her qualifications include MBA (HR & Marketing), B.Com and Cambridge CELTA. Currently, she is doing Masters in Education at the University of Nottingham. She has lived and worked in Europe, East and South Asia and has experience working in cross-cultural settings. She is also a trained OET exam interlocutor, IELTS trainer (IDP, Singapore) and NLP practitioner. She believes in building rapport with her students and has a creative and flexible approach in planning lessons.

Joyeeta.jpg

JOYEETA CHOWDHURY

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Joyeeta is an experienced, degree-qualified teacher who also has a Diploma in Education (Special Needs) with more than 11 years of teaching experience. She has taught across a range of curricula in the USA, India and Singapore including at international schools. She brings a passion for nurturing young people to become confident learners and achieve their potential.

Nurina.jpg

NURINA ABDUL RASID

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Nurina Abdul Rasid has a Master's Degree in Mathematics from the University of Wollongong, Australia and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Psychology from SIM University, Singapore with more than 6 years of teaching experience at various levels. She will go the extra mile for the success of AAC students with dedication and sincerity.

Fairoza.jpg

FAIROZA BANU D/O M ABDUL JALEEL

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Fairoza Banu graduated from Annamalai University, India with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts - English Literature and a Diploma in Computing. She served as a tutor in MOE school, where she taught students academically and broadened their understanding. She is specialised in English language, mathematics, and biology. She is wholly committed to being involved in collective working environments and believes that it takes a group to educate rather than a single person. She is passionate about teaching students and forging relationships with them that help build a sense of confidence and enable them to grow as learners.

Ms Nicolette Lorraine.jpg

NICOLETTE LORRAINE

Associate Lecturer

Ms. Nicolette Lorraine graduated from Teesside University with her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Media Production in 2019. She is trained in the field of media, communications, and education. She has been writing, teaching, and producing content fitted to the various target audiences. She aims to nurture children and young adults to look beyond their horizons and keep living their dreams. She has been coaching O level and IGCSE students for the past 5 years, looking into their needs and areas of expertise. She looks forward to working with students and empowering them.

Faculty List 2022