Our Team

Dr Ananda (B.Eng, MD, DIC, M.Sc)

The Penciltutor family is headed by Dr. Ananda who is dually qualified as a Mechanical Engineer and a Medical Doctor (M.D.). In 2014, he graduated with a DIC & MSc (Preventive Cardiology) from Imperial College London. He plans the teaching curriculum and also teaches exam preparation techniques. Occasionally, he teaches Math, Physics, Chemistry & Biology.  

Ms. Zhang (B.SocSci (Hons))

An honours degree graduate from National University of Singapore, Ms Zhang has more than 5 years of teaching experience in Singapore and overseas. She actively engages her students during lessons to continuously check on their progress and to ensure a two-way learning process.  

Ms Ching Yee (B. Arts (Hons))

Ms Ching Yee completed her ‘A’ Levels at Jurong Junior College where she scored distinctions in History, Economics, English Literature. She subsequently graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours) in History. In her classes at Penciltutor, she imparts not just interesting content knowledge but also critical thinking and writing skills to her students.

Mr Tan (B. Bus)

Mr Tan is Penciltutor’s principles of accounts (POA) teacher and he has helped students get distinctions in POA. Employed full-time as a finance manager in a private company, he enjoys teaching at Penciltutor on weekends.  

Ms Syikin (B.Arts (Education))

Ms Syikin graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a degree in Education majoring in Geography with a minor in Biology. After gaining experience in teaching at government schools for a few years, she ventured into developing GCSE curriculums for educational institutions before joining Penciltutor as our Biology and Social Studies/Geography teacher.

Ms Meera (B.Mus, M.A)

An alumnus of the University of Sheffield, who holds a Master of Arts (Music Psychology in Education), Ms Meera has previously worked as a diagnostic radiographer at the Singapore General Hospital. She made a mid-career switch and completed her Bachelors of Music degree in Europe in 2013. She oversees the financial administration of Penciltutor and does analysis of students’ exam papers.

Featured in the Straits Times

As a leader in providing quality O level classes, we were featured in the Straits Times on January 18, 2016. Click here to read the article.

Click here to see how our student, Hong Qi’s results improved!

 

Results of our past students

Having been established for more than 15 years, our past students are a testament to our top notch teachers and classes.

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Penciltutor prides itself on its team of dedicated teachers. By constantly modifying our pedagogies, we keep abreast with current teaching methodologies and ground-breaking educational research findings by established universities. This is why it will come as no surprise that we prepare our own teaching plans, lecture notes, tutorial questions, mid-year and final year examination papers.