About us

Kovan

Mr Alex Choong

Mr Choong graduated with Second Upper Class Honours in Mathematical Sciences from Nanyang Technological University, majoring in Statistics and minoring in Economics.

Mr Choong’s strong interest in Mathematics has led him to participate in competitions such as the Singapore – Asia Pacific Mathematical Olympiad for Primary Schools and National Mathematical Olympiad Competition and has achieved Distinction in both competitions. In addition, Mr Choong has passed the Mensa Singapore Raven’s IQ Test.

Mr Choong’s ability in Mathematics was recognized in 2005 when he was invited to train a group of 8 primary school students who competed in the Malaysia state-level SMOPS and won the second runner-up team prize. In university, Mr Choong was a peer tutor to his course mates, helping them in understanding Mathematical theories and solving difficult questions.

Mr Choong believes that an interest in Mathematics can be cultivated and every child with a strong interest in Mathematics can excel in this subject.

Ms Chong Yen Lu

Ms Chong graduated from University of Western Australia with Master’s Degree in Business, Majoring in Marketing.

Influenced and inspired by her family who is also in the educational industry, Ms. Chong genuinely likes and communicates well with young children. She is dedicated to bringing out the best in each of her students, as she believes that is the key to a successful classroom.

 

Ms Chiong Lin Lee

Ms Chiong graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science (Hons) in Finance from University College Dublin – National University of Ireland, Dublin.

Having a jovial and spontaneous personality, she is able to connect with the students and make the class enjoyable. With her teaching experience, she understands that every student has different learning capabilities; therefore, she is always exploring new ways to ensure that her students are able to grasp the concepts taught to the maximum.

 

Ms Pauline Ker

Having worked with the Maths Hub group since 2006, Ms Ker is one of our most experienced trainers. She has been part of the core group of founding trainers who have been developing the curriculum as wells as conducting training. During this period, she has also taught numerous medallists in Math Olympiad competitions such as the NMOS and SMOPS.

Being encouraging and approachable, Ms Ker is well-liked by her students and they feelcomfortable attending her lessons. She understands that each student has distinctive learning capabilities and hence will do her best in guiding them to ascertain their optimal potential. Ms Ker is always in search of new methodology to inspire her students to improve their grades in the subject.

 

Ms Lee Pui Ying

Ms Lee graduated with First Class Honours Degree in Science with Education, majoring in Mathematics and minoring in Physics. She was on Dean’s list five times during her 4-years course.

She fell in love with Mathematics since young. She has obtained straight A’s in all of her Mathematics and Science subjects in all the past major public examinations. Besides, she also has exposure on mental arithmetic and won several competitions during her school time.

She has more than 5 years of teaching experience and believes that the main purpose of education is to instill in every student a love of learning and a passion for life.

 

Mr Sim Ming Teck

Mr Sim holds a degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Nanyang Technological University.

With years of teaching experience, Mr Sim understands the thinking processes of different kinds of students, which helps him find efficient ways to explain difficult and complex scientific concepts to his students.

Mr Sim does not only focus on teaching the school syllabus but also engages students in discussion about other Science related subjects such as astronomy and microbiology. He believes it will inspire students’ natural curiosity, invoke their creativity and cultivate their long term interest in Science.

 

Mr Alvin Tan

Mr Tan graduated from Victoria Junior College with stellar results, scoring As in H2 Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. He is currently pursuing a degree in Chemistry at National University of Singapore (NUS).

Mr Tan believes in teaching students the right techniques to tackle questions and focuses more on the concepts rather than drilling students with repeated questions. He is patient and ensures that every student reaches his/her full potential throughout the entire course of learning by monitoring their progress in every lesson.

 

Mr Way Tan

Mr Tan graduated from NUS High School, where he had numerous opportunities to pursue his passion for Mathematics.

From a young age, Mr Tan has participated in many math competitions out of enjoyment, and was pleasantly surprised by very positive results. He placed in the top 2 for the RIPMWC, NMOS and SMOPS in primary school, and likewise for the 3 categories of the SMO. Mr Tan also had the opportunity to interact with top local and overseas talents through international competitions, as well as being part of the national team for 3 years.

These experiences inspired Mr Tan to explore different aspects of mathematics, including logic puzzles and math modelling, as well as conducting training in school. Mr Tan also embarked on a math research project which placed 1st in the A*STAR Talent Search. He hopes that these diverse experiences will allow him to stimulate interest in his students.