FOUNDER AND ACADEMIC DIRECTOR (SCIENCE)
BA (Econs), NUS PGDE (Primary), NIE Certificate in E2K and Special Needs Teaching Experience:15 years in Rosyth School
With over 15 years of teaching science in MOE schools, Jolene has personally helped hundreds of students of different ages excel in science, achieving at least an A in PSLE Science. As a former PSLE marker and the former subject head in Rosyth School, Jolene is highly attuned to the demands of PSLE Science and is updating BlueTree’s Science curriculum to keep up with trends and working on materials and ways to make science more fun for learners.
Jolene has also experimented with plenty of studying strategies, keywords and template answers and knows what works for the student and what doesn’t. Trained in E2K pedagogy, she challenges her pupils with higher order discussion and brings lessons to a whole new level of joy and excitement with her passion for science and learning.
FOUNDER & ACADEMIC DIRECTOR (MATHEMATICS)
BA (Maths & Econs), NUS PGDE (Primary), NIE Certificate in Gifted Education (GERRIC), UNSW Teaching Experience: 15 years in MOE schools; 11 years GEP Maths in RGPS (Pri) & Rosyth School
As a former PSLE Maths setter and marker with more than 18 years of teaching experience, Faith has a vast and in-depth understanding of the exam question requirements and the skills needed to answer them efficiently and effectively. The strategies and techniques that she has learnt and developed as a former GEP educator are incorporated to BlueTree’s specially curated curriculum to suit each learner. Faith is always finding new ways to make her lessons and BlueTree’s Maths curriculum engaging and stimulating.
Having personally helped hundreds of students improve and excel in PSLE Maths, she believes that every child can learn with the right teacher and the right motivation. Also a trained counsellor, Faith is patient in guiding her students, building up their confidence and motivating them to always achieve greater.
Head of Corporate Services
Jacqueline first joined BlueTree Education as an Admin Executive, handling enrolment, customer service and general enquiries back in 2017 at the company’s only branch at Balmoral Plaza. As the company grew, she challenged herself and took up the position as Administrative Manager, training and leading her team of admin in providing quality service and experience for all parents and students, as well as teachers.
With her experience and skills, Jacqueline currently helms the administrative team as Head of Corporate Services. Wearing many hats in the company, she also oversees its finances, HR matters and general operations.
Academic Management Team
Teacher Xuan Ming
Head of Secondary Science
Teacher Xuan Ming has been teaching at well-known tuition centres and also private tuition, for almost 10 years, ever since he graduated from NUS.
Teacher Xuan Ming is described by parents as an excellent tutor who is firm and patient. His encouraging and unique style of teaching engages his students and has helped his students improve at least 2 grades in their examinations.
Having coached over 100 students, Teacher Xuan Ming believes that every student is capable of doing well if they receive the right and timely help and strongly encourages parents’ active participation and support in creating the right environment and attitude, which is key to a child’s success.
Head of Academics (Secondary – Mathematics)
Teacher Nicholas has been tutoring Elementary and Additional Mathematics to students from different streams: IP, IB, Express, Normal. He has been specialising in Primary and Secondary Math for the past 6 years hence he is familiar with the expectations and demands of school exams as well as National exams.
Teacher Nicholas understands that learning should be enjoyable, which is why he infuses elements of fun and engagement into his lessons. As a patient and dedicated teacher, he focuses on building his students' confidence while nurturing their critical thinking and communication skills.
Head of Primary Science
A former MOE science teacher and primary science curriculum writer, Teacher Chloe is an experienced teacher who is extremely adept with the primary science syllabus. She believes in being fun, interactive and creative in Science and has organised and lead PSLE Science camp and learning journey.
Her passion for teaching inspire and motivates fun lesson time in the classroom . Teacher Chloe goes above and beyond to attend to her student who may just need a little extra to help them along in their understanding and learning, following closely with parents to bridge the gap and help improve her student’s grades.
Teacher Chloe has more than 11 PSLE classes that graduated with distinction. Many parents have noted the visible change in their children’s attitude towards Science and learning after joining her classes and have feedback how excited they are to share their lesson experience after class.
Head of Primary Mathematics
Teacher Sherlyn is an experienced teacher who has tutored Primary Math for the past 5 years, as both a private tutor and in tuition centres, and is very familiar with the Primary Math Syllabus as she has taught classes from Primary 1 to Primary 6.
Teacher Sherlyn is very patient with the students and is driven to help them understand the Math concepts taught in class while keeping the class lively and engaging. Her students enjoy the fun activities and quizzes she has prepared for them in between worksheets.
Many parents have commended Teacher Sherlyn on her dedication, care and concern over her students and how she actively keeps parents in the know of their progress.