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Michele Newman

Deputy Head of School - Secondary & English Teacher

Bachelor of Education - University of Melbourne, AUS

newman.m@nexus.edu.sg

Michele Newman’s vocation in teaching grew out from her love for literature and the performing arts, fueling a passion to share this with young people. She comes with many years of experience in education, both in the classroom as an IB DP English/Theatre and IGCSE teacher and in senior roles leading diverse teams of educators. With a keen focus on project based learning and ongoing research in interdisciplinary frameworks through her Master’s studies, she consistently looks for ways to engage her learners through collaborative, authentic and creative units of inquiry. In her current role as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, she feels privileged to have the opportunity to work closely with a dedicated team of professionals at Nexus. In her free time she enjoys going to the theatre, reading and travelling with her family.

 


 

English National Curriculum

Year 7: English, English Foundation
Year 8: English, English Foundation
Year 9: English, English Foundation

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

Year 10: Additional English, English as 2nd Language, English Language, English Language Support, First Language English, Foundation English (Support), World Literature
Year 11: Additional English, English as 2nd Language, English Language, English Language Support, First Language English, Foundation English (Support), World Literature

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP)

Year 12: English ab initio SL, English as 2nd Language, English B, English Language Support, Extended Essay (EE), Language A: Language and Literature (English), School Supported Self Taught Language A Literature
Year 13: English A: Language and Literature, English ab initio SL, English as 2nd Language, English B, English Language Support, Extended Essay (EE), School Supported Self Taught Language A Literature