Meet the Teacher
Leon Tan Wee Boon
Mr Leon Tan began his teaching career in 1997 after graduating from the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University.
Armed with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education，he started teaching Chinese language at secondary schools and junior colleges.
As a testimony of his ability, he was soon promoted to Subject Head. Besides being responsible for leading a team of teachers and mentoring new colleagues, he was also involved in the curriculum design of school based Chinese language syllabus.
As his reputation to come up with innovative teaching methods began to spread, he was soon transferred to the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) Curriculum Planning and Development Division to plan on a ministry-wide level. His chief responsibilities included developing Chinese language textbooks to be used for all secondary schools in Singapore. He also worked closely with Singapore Examination & Assessment Board in developing both the GCE “O” and “A” level examination papers. During his three-year stint at MOE Headquarters, he gained valuable insights into the development of Chinese curriculum as well as the various forms of assessment modes. Upon completion of his stint, he returned to the schools to continue his passion – which was to focus on teaching and developing instructional materials.
He faced the challenge of teaching students who were mostly English-speaking at home and were very weak in Chinese Language. Being effectively bi-lingual, he was able to use English to help his students better and eventually excel in the Chinese “O” level examination.
Armed with a wealth of experience in teaching Chinese for eighteen years, he decided to embark on the next phase of his career by offering results-driven yet affordable Chinese language tuition services.
Contact Leon today to find out more about how he can help you or your child in the learning of Chinese Language.
|Hong Kah Secondary School||1997 – 1998||S1-4 Chinese (Express), S1-5 Chinese (Normal Academic)|
|Yishun Junior College||1998 – 2003||Chinese, Higher Chinese, General Studies in Chinese.||Promoted to Subject Head|
|MOE (Curriculum Planning & Development Division)||2004 – 2006||Promoted to Curriculum Specialist|
|Anglo Chinese School (Independent)||2007||S1 Higher Chinese, Year 5 IB Chinese|
|Methodist Girls’ School||2008 – 2014||Subjects taught: S1-4 Chinese, S1-4 Higher Chinese||Outstanding contribution award in 2011 and 2013|
|Full time tuition||2015 -|