Brighten Youth Education Centre

 

 

Teaching Team

  English and History

Ms Ann, PhD King's College, London and HKU, MPhil HKU, MA University College London and BA (Hons) University College London

Ms Ann has over a decade of teaching experience in London, Hong Kong and Ho Chi Minh City. She specialises in English Language, English Literature, History, Geography and Theory of Knowledge for the IB, IGCSE, AP, HKDSE and A-Level.

Currently she gives Skype tutorials in the above subjects, as well as coaching on UCAS forms and university-entrance interviews for the UK, particularly the Oxbridge interviews. Dozens of her former students have gone on to attend top university around the world. She also welcome enquiries from university-level students in related subjects.

  English

Ms. Sandhu, BA (hons) English Teaching, Secondary Education and MA (hons) English Reading, Secondary Education, Grand Canyon University, U.S.

Ms. Sandhu is from the U.S. and has been tutoring English for several years in Hong Kong. She specializes in helping students to improve English reading and writing skills at the secondary level. Her passion is to teach and provide reading, writing, and critical thinking strategies that students can use to improve their all-rounded English skills and perform better in schools and on public examinations. At Brighten she teaches English language and literature subjects at all levels as well as tests prep including, ACT, SAT and SAT English subject test, HKDSE, IGSEE and GCE A-levels.

 

  English & Humanities

Mr Warburton, BA, Philosophy/Film, University of Kent and MA, Political Philosophy/Sociology, University of Warwick, UK

Mr Warburton hails from the UK. He specializes in teaching Literature, Liberal Studies, History, and Geography in English. He is popular among students for his ability to break down complex texts and inspire students to think outside-the-box. He is passionate about sharpening student's critical and analytical skills from an early age. At Brighten, he teaches students English language and literature at all levels, and specializes in helping students prepare for the English language, Literature in English, and Liberal Studies subjects for the HKDSE, IGCSE, GCE A-level and IB exams.

中文-普通話

李老師

中國語言學碩士。通過香港教師語文能力評核,曾獲「世紀杯」文藝之星全國文藝作品獎。

李老師熟悉本地中文教學及考試模式,能針對閱讀理解、文言文及中文寫作的常見題型,幫助學生掌握答題技巧,全面提高中文水平。李老師專門提供香港中學文憑考試(HKDSE)、IB及IGCSE等一對一應試輔導,學生可選擇使用普通話或粵語上課。此外,李老師持國家語委普通話水平測試一級證書,可以教授任何級別的普通話。

 

 Physics

Mr Leung, MSc(Eng), Mechanical Engineering, ULIV, Liverpool and BEng(Hons), HWU, Edinburgh

Mr Leung is a professional design engineer who has solid working experience in mechanical product development from leading manufacturers in China. This smart acumen enables him to apply industrial design knowledge in manufacture and assembly; scientific proof of concept and actualisations of abstract motorised mechanisms.

Mr Leung is a popular tutor who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. At Brighten, he tutors students in Physics for all levels and test preps for IB, GCE A-Level, HKDSE, IGCSE, SAT subject test and AP. He is also well-received for teaching students attention to details, efficient organisational and problem solving skills.

 Chemistry

Ms Lo, MPharm, University of Nottingham, UK

Ms Lo is a registered pharmacist in three countries, i.e. the UK, HK and Malaysia. Currently a practicing pharmacist, her teaching is able to apply chemistry theory and application in our everyday life to make the learning a fun and useful experience.

At Brighten, she tutors Chemistry for all levels, including test preps for HKDSE, IB, IGCSE, GCE, IAL, SAT Chemistry subject test and AP. She also helps students apply universities for majors including medicine, pharmacy, chemical engineering, biotechnology, etc.

 Biology

Mr Chan, BSc and MPhil Biochemistry, CUHK

Mr Chan has over 4 years of experience in tutoring Chemistry and Biology for all levels and test preps for HKDSE, IB, IGCSE, GCE A-Level, SAT Chemistry and Biology subject tests and AP.

Over the years, his students have reached these universities: HKU (Law), Germany (Biology), UCL (Psychology), UCL (Biomedical Science), CUHK (Medicine), Warwick (Law), Canada (Political Science), City U HK (Business Administration), CUHK (Engineering), Holland (Business Administration), etc.

 Psycology

Mr Nathan, BSc Biology and Psychology, TESOL and MSc NeuroPsychology, Monash University, Australia

Mr Nathan is a registered and practising psychologist in HK, UK and Australia.

He has more than 5 years of experience in tutoring Biology and Psychology test preps for IB, IGCSE, GCE A-Levels, HKDSE, SAT subject tests and AP students. His teaching focuses on helping them grasp the complexities of both subjects and tailoring materials to suit individual needs.

In addition, Mr Nathan is also an extremely popular English teacher for students aged from 3 to 10 years. Thriving on his background in child and neuropsychology, he is able to communicate and connect with children in a way that enhances their right brain learning.

Maths

Mr Lee, BSc Mathematics, University of Surrey, UK

Mr Lee is a native English Mathematics tutor who has over 4 years of experience in tutoring Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry subjects for all levels and test preps for IB, IGCSE, GCE A-Level, SAT subject tests and AP students. His teaching focuses on helping students prepare for their university studies abroad.

  Economics

Mr Fung, BBA HKU and BSc LSE, UK

IB and CIE Examiner

Mr Fung has over 7 years of experience in tutoring subjects: Mathematics, Economics, Business Studies and Physics for all levels and test preps for IB, GCE A-Level, HKDSE, IGCSE, SAT, AP, STEP and Oxford Entrance Test.

At university level, Mr Fung tutors subjects including Econometrics, Economics Theory, Multivariate Calculus, etc.

  German

Ms Nahr, Teaching Degree Education Department St. Gallen, Switzerland (PHSG), Certificate of Registration as a Teacher (Higher Diploma), Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR

Ms Nahr is a native German speaker and has been tutoring students for the German IB as well as preparing students for their exams at Goethe Institut. For her, teaching a language means conveying not only grammar, reading and writing skills but also culture, customs, practical life skills as well as the peculiarities of people living in German speaking countries.

German is an important language in the fields of philosophy, science, history, literature and art and Ms Nahr is very patient and her lessons are informative, engaging and individually designed. She uses a playful and visual approach to make the sessions enjoyable and fun for the students.

  French

Mr Le Faou, BA English Studies, University of Nancy 2, France, University of Stirling, UK

Mr Le Faou is a native French tutor who has years of experience in teaching French from beginner to test prep levels. He is well-versed with most of the syllabi for French public examinations, including the popular IGCSE, IB, SAT or DELF exams. He will prepare his own teaching material and tailor-make them to suit the individual needs of each student. He is a patient, organized and enthusiastic tutor who likes to infuse the French culture in his teaching to make the lessons more dynamic, interactive and interesting.


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