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Nivashini Manivannan

English Teacher

Master of Science in Counselling Physchology - University of Madras
Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers - Universiry of Cambridge
Cambridge English Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) - University of Cambridge
Diploma in Pre & Primary Teachers' Training with specialization in Teaching English - American TESOL Institute

Nivashini brings over a decade of teaching experience to the Nexus family. As a former counseling psychologist with a zeal for English, Nivashini has trained in CELTA and is currently pursuing her PGDE with University of Nottingham. She has also completed her Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers (CIDTT) and is trained in teaching students with specific learning disabilities. Her teaching experience of working in both IB schools as well as schools following the local Indian boards has allowed Nivashini to teach unique and fun lessons using the best of both worlds.

Nivashini believes that every student is unique and filled with talent. She works hard as an educator to bring this out and enjoys using creative mediums while teaching. She enjoys reading, has a keen interest in the culinary arts, travelling, and loves art and craft.

This is her first-time teaching in sunny Singapore and she’s excited to share her passion for teaching and learning to the island!

 


International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB-MYP)

- Year 7: English Language Acquisition, English Language and Literature
- Year 8: English Language Acquisition, English Language and Literature
- Year 9: English Language Acquisition, English Language and Literature

English National Curriculum

- Year 9: English

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

- Year 10: English - First Language, English - Second Language, English Literature
- Year 11: English - First Language, English - Second Language, English Literature

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP)

- Year 12: English A: Language and Literature, English Ab Initio, English B, Extended Essay (EE), School Supported Self Taught Language A Literature
- Year 13: English A: Language and Literature, English Ab Initio, English B, Extended Essay (EE), School Supported Self Taught Language A Literature