Our Founder - Mr Simon Eio
Mr Simon Eio is a graduate in Math and Science from the National University of Singapore. He has a Diploma in Education (with credit) from the National University of Singapore. He has been teaching Math for more than 20 years since 1986. His teaching style and methods were so uniquely interesting that he was selected by the Gifted Education Unit (Ministry of Education) to be one of the pioneer teachers for the Gifted Education Programme (GEP) housed in Raffles Institution, where he taught for 8 years.
During this period, he systematised all the Math concept he had to teach. With his lively and powerful delivery of his lessons, he made Math learning both funfilled and easy to follow. Most importantly, he made achieving distinction in Math highly possibe. In 1994, he was one of the three teachers selected by the Ministry of Education to attend the Summer Math for Teacher Institute held at Mountholyoke College, Massachusetts, USA.
To enhance the depth of his Math teaching skills, Mr Eio applied for a transfer to teach in a Junior College in 1995 and was granted his request. He then taught in National Junior College, Yishun Junior College and Catholic Junior College until 1998 where he left the teaching profession in a government school and joined ACS (I) as an independent school teacher till 2000.
In 1998, Mr Simon Eio set up his own learning centre and taught Math till the present day. He also authored 12 assesment books on Primary Math for EPH, namely :
1) Score in Math (P4 – P6)
2) Step-by-Step Math (P1 – P6)
3) Step-by-Step Problem Solving using Models (P1 – P3)
4) Math Booster (P4 – 6)
He is currently writing another series. Till date, about 400,000 copies of his books have been sold. A member of Singapore Mathematical Society, NUS and the Associaton of Mathematics Educator (AME), National Institute of Education, Mr Simon Eio is well-informed of every change in the Mathemmatics curriculum in the Primary, Secondary and Junior College level.
He constantly makes changes and revises his Math programme so that it is up-to-date, relevant and essential. His programme has been well received by many and will continue to make an impact in the lives of his pupils in the future.
Chemistry Expert - Mr Michael Leong B. Sc (Honors)
Michael Leong is a graduate from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering (Honors) with more than 15 years of tutoring experience since 2001. By incorporating analogies and personal experiences to the lessons, he makes difficult concepts simplified to help students understand them better.
With his dynamic methodologies, many of his students have achieved improvements in their grades in just 3 months of lessons. Today, Michael remains to be the passionate Chemistry Tutor he started out as, aiming to inspire his students to develop an interest in the subject and to develop ‘chemistry’ with Chemistry.
Ms Invis Huang
Ms Invis Huang graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelors in Engineering with more than 7 years of experience in the education field. Ms Invis is not your ordinary tutor. She believes in building very strong bonds and rapport with her pupils, and in doing so, she is able to bring out the best potential in all her pupils.
Her lessons are always energetic, lively and engaging – she is able to break complex concepts and theories into bite sized content to for her pupils to absorb easily and to accelerate their learning process.
She believes that every pupil is coachable and her passion for teaching together with her flair of engaging well with pupils makes her highly sort of after at Simon Eio Learning Lab.