OUR TEACHERS


EXPAT TEACHERS OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

PROGRAM DIRECTOR: MS LAURIE STEARNS

Nationality: Canada

Degree: Before having graduated with a major in Culture at Mount Royal University, she had a Bachelor of Arts at Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Canada. In preparation for living and working plans in Vietnam, she decided to study and achieved Global TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) in Canada.

Experience: Being with Brendon Primary School since the early days of foundation in 2008. Ms. Laurie was a didactic and professional teacher who gave all her best for teaching. She takes much appreciation and belief from students and parents. During the restructuring of the model schools Brendon Bilingual School as a present, Ms. Lauren has been assigned many important positions such as Cambridge Program for Doan Thi Diem School, Korean International School. In May 2012, she returned to Brendon and built an effective and attractive English program in coordination with the International Training Division of Brendon Bilingual School for students.

 

In the school year 2015-2016, in coordination with International Training Division, Brendon Primary School applied Our World Textbook issued by Cengage Publisher in Brendon primary teaching program. Our World program promises to be the latest textbook that is the most innovated program for teaching and learning in the world, it also helps students change and improve English learning efficiency. Ms. Lauren who mainly responsible for the curriculum of English teaching Program, was together with her colleagues, have conceived and built English lessons based on the curriculum. We do hope that her contribution will be performed by student’s learning achievements in the new school year.


TEACHERS OF ENGLISH PROGRAM 

MS. EMMA JAYNE HENDRIKSE

Nationality: South Africa

Degree: Master TEFL/ TESOL.

Before working at Brendon, Ms. Emma had teaching experience in many countries. In Vietnam, she also taught English to many educational units in Ho Chi Minh city. With such a significant teaching English experience, she is believed to help students gain outstanding achievements in English study.

MR. GABRIEL BURNS TYRON YOUNG

Nationality: South Africa

Degree: TEFL/ TESOL. 


At the beginning of the school year 2018-2019, Mr. Gabriel is responsible for being an English teacher at Brendon Primary School. After having been trained didactically and professionally to become an English teacher, he had teaching experience in many educational units in Ho Chi Minh City. Besides, he taught English to staffs of Vietnam Electricity (EVN). Mr. Gabriel is promised to give much significant innovation in English teaching and learning at Brendon Primary School.  

Ms. LUONG NGOC ANH – HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL DIVISION

Degree: Bachelor’s degree in English Education

In 2016, Ms. Ngoc Anh came back to Vietnam after having worked overseas. With a stability of English teaching method as well as experiences in teaching English in prestigious education units at home and abroad, such as International School at Ankara (Turkey), Language Link English Center, Cleverlearn (Hanoi) …, Ms. Ngọc Anh is assigned to be head of International Division by the Board of Brendon Primary School. After having 1-year responsibility for this position, she performed not only her professional competence in teaching but also in leadership that plays an important role in improving English learning at Brendon Primary School.

In addition, she is responsible for grade 5 English teaching programs – The most important year of primary school time with a huge knowledge. With many years of guidance in reviewing and drilling international exams, parents absolutely believe in your child’s English learning qualification.

MS. HOANG THUY

Degree: Bachelor’s degree in English Education


This is the first year that Ms. Hoang Thuy comes to Brendon Primary School. She experienced her teaching in primary schools and centers beforehand. With a sustainable competence in both caring and tenderness, her lessons make the students, especially, schoolboys and schoolgirls feel interested and dynamic in learning English. In this school year, Ms. Thuy is responsible for grade 4 teaching programs and she will try her best in order to help students have a wonderful new school year.  


MS. NGUYEN HONG ANH

Degree: BA in English (2012) and Bachelor of German language (2011), University of Languages & International Studies – Vietnam National University, Hanoi.


Ms. Hong Anh is an energetic and creative teacher in teaching; she constantly updates new English training methods in the world, especially, English listening practice methods.

On the other hand, she enthusiastically supports foreign teachers practice and drill the international exam skills such as SAT, Cambridge TESOL.


MS. NGUYEN THANH THUY

Degree: Bachelor’s degree in English Education.



Ms. Thuy has been with Brendon Primary School since the academic year 2014-2015. Over time teaching at Brendon, she has shown remarkable enthusiasm in teaching as well as a sustainable deduction in professional work. In this school year 2015-2016, we do hope that Ms. Thuy continues to promote what has been achieved. In accordance with the English Division, she will build and improve English teaching and learning quality at Brendon. 


MS. NGUYEN TRANG NGAN

Degree: Bachelor’s degree in English Education


Ms. Trang Ngan has been teaching English for well-known education units like Reggio Emilia before having joined Brendon English Division. With her sustainable English teaching competence, she has achieved a successful academic year in responsibility for teaching English for students of grade 3. Hopefully, she continues to get more achievement in order to help grade 3 students gain more success in English learning.


MS. NGUYEN THI TRANG

Degree: Bachelor of IT, Hanoi National University of Education.

ICT (Information and Information Technology) is the subject required a teacher not only professional and skillful pedagogic method but also great English Competence. Since 2017-2018, Ms. Nguyen Thu Trang was responsible for being an ICT teacher at Brendon Primary School. Right on the first school year, she got the second prize in ‘ICT Application in teaching at Thanh Xuan District’ with the software named ‘Magic Wheel’. Hopefully, Ms. Trang will help students take interest in ICT study – The science subject of the digital technology era.

MS. HOANG THANH XUAN

Degree: Bachelor’s degree in English Education, Hanoi National University of Education I 

Ms. Thanh Xuan is a young teacher. However, she had extended her experience in teaching English to children in many prestige units in Hanoi for many years. In the academic year 2018-2019, she officially worked at Brendon and responsible for teaching English to grade 1. We wish her a great year of success.

MS. NGUYEN THI AN MINH 

Degree: Doctor of Business Administration - European University, Geneva, SwitzerlandBachelor of Arts in Foreign Language Studies (English Major) 

Before being with Brendon Primary School, Ms. Minh has extended her experience in many well-known education units such as Singapore International School (SIS), Hanoi University of Natural Resources and Environment ( HUNRE), Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology (PTIT). With the performer experiences, Ms. Minh is respected to take a good charge of tasks at Brendon Primary School.

TEACHERS OF VIETNAMESE PROGRAM

Mrs.TranThi Hong Hanh

Degree: Bachelor Degree of Education – Ho Chi Minh University of Education

She has 5 years’ experience working in the international arena managers in Asia (HCM), 4th grade head teacher at Nguyen Sieu Primary School (Hanoi). During 7 school years, Ms. Hanh is very enthusiastic with the students, always research, and innovative teaching modern methods.

Mrs.Hanh is very enthusiastic with the students, always research, innovative teaching modern methods.In three consecutive years from 2012 to 2013 & 2013-2014, 2014-2015 she was awarded as a good teacher of ThanhXuan District, Hanoi. In addition, the experience of her initiatives are also recognized when she won the contest Encouraging Innovation Experience in primary education school year 2014-2015.

In three consecutive years from 2012 to 2013 & 2013-2014, 2014-2015 she was awarded as a talented teacher of ThanhXuan District, Hanoi. In addition, her initiative experience is also recognized when she won the consolation prize in ‘Experience Initiative in Primary Education Contest - School year 2014-2015.

MS. PHAM THI THANH MAI

 

Degree: Bachelor Degree of Primary Education


Being an outstanding teacher with more than thirty years of teaching and being the team leader of grade 4,5 at Phan Dinh Giot School, Ms. Thanh Mai has won many remarkable prizes such as Excellent Teacher of the District, Emulation Fighter of the District, Excellent Head Teacher of the City. In the school year 2018-2019, Ms. Thanh Mai is in charge of being the 5B2 grade head teacher. We do hope that she will lead the class with a successful year.

MS. LE THI MAI HOA

Degree: Bachelor Degree of Primary Education


Being an outstanding teacher with more than thirty-five years of teaching, Ms. Mai Hoa has won many remarkable prizes such as Continuity years of Excellent Teacher of the District, Head Teacher of the City. In the school year 2000-2001, Ms. Mai Hoa is in charge of being the 5B3 grade head teacher. We do hope that she will lead the class with a very successful year. 


MS. DANG DIEU HA

 

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).

The school year 2015-2016 was her first year of teaching in Brendon, she has extended her experience in well-known education units like Vinschool, Ms. Dieu Ha soonly expressed her teaching competence in 3 years of being a head teacher. In the school year 2017-2018, she has won the prize ‘Excellent Teacher of the District’. We do hope that with her teaching competence and dynamic, she will lead the 5B1 Grade with a very successful school year.


MS. NGUYEN THI THUY

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).


Ms. Thuy has been with Brendon Primary School for five years. Ms. Thuy made her marks on personal achievements like Excellent Teacher of the District school year 2015-2016, Excellent Head Teacher of the District school year 2016-2017. Besides of personal struggle, Ms. Thuy is respected and appreciated in enthusiastic class-leading by students and teachers. In the academic year 2018-2019, Ms. Thuy is in charge of being the 3B1 head teacher. Absolutely, with her experience, dynamic, and kid-loving, she will lead the class with a memorable school year.


MS. HOANG LE THU HA

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).


She has been working at Brendon since the academic year 2013-2014 as the teacher of Science – History – Geography – Natural & Social Science and is a vice-chair of grade 4, 5. Presently, she has been with Brendon for 5 years including 3 years of being a head teacher. She also achieved personal prizes like Excellent Teacher of the District, Excellent Head Teacher of the District in the continuity of 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.   


MS. NGUYEN HAI YEN

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).


Ms. Yen has been working at Brendon since the academic year 2015-2016 as a 2nd-grade teacher. Being a young, careful teacher, Ms. Yen has been experienced 3 continuity years of being a head teacher. In the academic year 2017-2018, she has made a ‘hattrick’ in being awarded the prizes of Excellent Teacher of the District and Excellent Head Teacher of the District. In the academic year 2018-2019, she will be the 1B1 head teacher; we do hope that she will lead the class with a successful year.

MS. BUI MINH THUY

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).


Being trained in such one of the most well-known and prestige universities, Ms. Thuy has many teaching methods which are familiar to students. She has been in charge of being the 1st-grade head teacher for 2 years. In 2014-2015, she got the prizes of both Excellent Teachers of the District and Excellent Head Teacher of the District. Especially, she is a ‘gentle mother’ who keeps caring and sharing the 6th aged students who always feel strange when being in 1st grade.


 

MS VUONG THU HANG

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).



Being trained from such one of the most well-known and prestige universities as well as experiences in the prestige school like Khuong Thuong Primary School, Thinh Quang Primary School, Ms. Hang had started with her career at Brendon Primary School since the school year 2015-2016. In the school year 2017-2018, she got the 3rd prize in Excellent Teacher Contest of the District. We congratulate on her achievement and hopefully, she continues to improve her teaching competence in order to teach and do the headteacher works well. Especially, she will be the 2B1 head teacher in the coming school year 2018-2019.

MS NGUYEN THI HUONG

Degree: Bachelor of Education


Ms. Huong has been with Brendon since the school year 2017-2018 and she had a successful year as a 2B2 head teacher. In this academic year, she continues to be in charge of being the 2B3 head teacher. Being a young, capable, progressive and constantly improve herself, Ms. Huong absolutely guilds her students with an interesting school year.

MS. PHAM THUY LINH

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).


After a year of being the 1st-grade head teacher, Ms. Pham Thuy Linh has achieved certain success. In the school year 2018-2019, Ms. Linh continued to be assigned as 1B2 head teacher. With her gentle, kid-loving, Ms. Thuy Linh is promised to guild her early aged students with a happy and meaningful school year.

MS. PHAM NGOC LINH

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).



Ms. Pham Ngoc Linh was an acquaintance at Brendon who has been working as an internship and assistant when she was a Primary Education Department senior at Hanoi Metropolitan University. After graduation with an excellent university degree and expectation in being with such a familiar and friendly school, Ms. Ngoc Linh decided to become a teacher of Brendon Primary School. In the school year 2017-2018, Ms. Linh has a successful year in the position of 1B3 head teacher. In this academic year, she will be in charge of being a head teacher of the 2B2 grade. Hopefully, with a smart and exquisite sense, she is promised to be with 2B2 to get a year of dynamic and success.

MS. VU THI TRANG

Degree: Bachelor of Education. 


In the school year 2017-2018, Brendon Primary school welcomed Ms. Vu Thi Trang - a young and dynamic teacher who has been accumulated many outstanding achievements and experiences. After her graduation with an excellent university degree at Primary Education Department of Hanoi Metropolitan University, she worked at Khuong Dinh Primary School. In the school year 2018-2019 at Brendon, Ms. Trang had a great year being 3B2 head teacher and achieved both excellent teachers of the District and had sample teaching lessons that were hight appreciated by the colleagues and Thanh Xuan District Education Specialists. On the other hand, Ms. Trang was awarded ‘Miss B Creation’ with creative teaching materials. Besides, she also made her brand name as a ‘skillful editor” with interesting and characteristic music performances shown at Brendon. In the school year 2018-2019, Ms. Trang continues to be in charge of the 4B2 head teacher. Hopefully, she will keep on her strengths in order to achieve a great year.

MS. NGUYEN HUYEN THUONG

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).


Ms. Huyen Thuong has been working at Brendon since the school year 2017-2018. She has been working at Western Hanoi School (WHS) beforehand. She has extended her experiences in teaching sciences for the 4th, 5th grades. In the school year 2018-2019, after her efforts and passion of self-improvement and learning, she was appointed to be the head teacher of 3B2. Hopefully, affords and kid-loving, Ms. Thuong will bring a wonderful year to 3B2 students. 

MS. VU THU THUY

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).




Ms. Vu Thu Thuy is a familiar teacher at Brendon who has been working as an internship and assistant when she was a Primary Education Department senior at Hanoi Metropolitan University. After graduation with an excellent university degree and expectation in being with such a familiar and friendly school, Ms. Ngoc Linh decided to become a teacher of Brendon Primary School. With smart and exquisite senses, she is promised to be with 4B1 to get a year of dynamic and success.

MS. BUI THI MAI TRANG

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).



Ms. Mai Trang is a young and dynamic teacher. However, she has respectful experiences when being with Brendon Primary School. In the school year 2018-2019, Ms. Trang worked as the 5th-grade teaching assistants. During the summer school year 2018, with her competence of both professional works and head teaching works, Ms. Trang was trustfully appointed to be the 2B4 head teacher. We do hope that she will lead the 2B4 class with a year of success and beautiful memories.

MS. NGUYEN THI HONG ANH

Degree: Bachelor’ Degree of Hanoi Metropolitan University (The former named Hanoi Pedagogical College).

Being one the best excellent students of the Primary Education Department - Hanoi Metropolitan University, Ms. Hong Anh has been workings as an internship and teaching assistants at Ngoc Ha Primary School and Brendon Primary School. Especially, she has performed her teaching competence through the pre-school course and summer course 2018 and she also being trustfully appointed to be the assisting vice-chair of grade 1. Hopefully, in the school year 2018-2019, Ms. Hong Anh will make a lot of significant breakthrough in order to get more achievements.


MS. NGUYEN THI THANH HUONG

Degree: Bachelor of Primary Education.



Since the school year 2017-2018, Ms. Thanh Huong has been working at Brendon Primary School and take the charge of being 3rd-grade vice-chair and natural-society teacher. After a school year, she has been getting more matured and achieved high appreciation from both Brendon school boards and colleagues. Hopefully, she keeps going to show her strengths and making a year of breakthroughs.

MS. HOANG HA LINH

Degree: Bachelor of Primary Education


In the school year 2018-2019, Ms. Ha Linh has been working at Brendon. She extended her experiences in some state-owned and private schools. During the summer course 2018, Ms. Ha Linh was quite successful in the position of being a head teacher. Hopefully, she will have a successful year and soonly predicates herself at Brendon Primary School.

MS. DO THI HIEN – Teacher of Fine-Arts

Degree: Bachelor of Arts – Hanoi National University of Education. She has 10-years experience in teaching Fine-Arts.

In the process of teaching, Ms. Hien has got the prize of ‘exemplary and good attitude teacher’,’Excellent Teacher Contest of the District’ for many years from 2014-2017. Especially, in the school year 2017-2018, with the interesting lesson accordingly ‘creative experience method’, Ms. Hien has got the prize of ’Excellent Teacher of the District’ with the big appraisals of experienced and prestige Fine-arts teachers. By the creation of an artist as well as the dynamic of a teacher, her arts and crafts lessons attracted students’ attention and their interests. Moreover, she constantly improves her professional competence in order to update innovative fine-arts teaching method in the world such as: ‘Denmark Fine-Arts’, ‘The World Shapes’, etc.

MR. DO DINH TON – PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Degree: Bachelor of Physical Education – Hanoi University of Education



Mr. Ton has been an official PE teacher since the school year 2014-2015. Although he is a young teacher, he got many significant sports achievements when he was a student. One of his outstanding prizes is a silver medal in National Football Tournament for Students. Besides, he is very energetic and dynamic in teaching method that makes students take their interests in his PE lessons. 


MS. NGUYEN THANH THAO – PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Degree: Bachelor of Physical Education & Sports – University of Physical Education & Sports.


Being trained from University of Physical Education & Sports - the first leading cradle of Vietnam Sport, Ms. Thao has been a professional basketball athlete who was a regular staff of Hanoi Basketball Team. With many years of experience in competition and sport professional training, since the last school year, Ms. Thao has been working at Brendon as a PE teacher specialized in basketball. Hopefully, the school reinforcement and investment in basketball will make the students learn and improve their health by practicing basketball playing skills professionally.


MS. PHAM THI LAN ANH – TEACHER OF SCIENCES – HISTORY - GEOGRAPHY

Degree: Bachelor of Education, Hanoi University of Education.


Ms.Lan Anh has been with Brendon Primary School since the school year 2013-2014. In this year, Ms. Lan Anh is in charge of teaching Sciences – History – Geography to the 4th, 5th grades.

MS. PHAM THI KIEU TRANG

Degree: Bachelor of Music Education, National University of Art Education.


 

In the school year 2018-2019, Ms. Kieu Trang was in charge of two positions as a music teacher and Brendon General of the Young Pioneers Ho Chi Minh.

After having graduated from the National University of Art Education with a major in Music Education with an excellent bachelor degree, Ms. Trang has been working as a music teacher and the General of the Young Pioneers Ho Chi Minh at Thanh Xuan Trung Primary School. Being a young talented teacher who is excellent at playing piano, singing, dancing …. Hopefully, with such great experiences, Ms. Kieu Trang is promised to create a lot of surprises in this school year.