Learn English from our experienced, friendly and internationally-qualified teachers. We work together with our students to help them do their best and achieve their goals.

FRIENDLY AND SUPPORTIVE 

Our team of over 100 teachers and trainers in Singapore are trained to help students achieve their goals. We support students in their learning and motivate them to do their best.

INTERNATIONALLY QUALIFIED 

All British Council teachers have native speaker proficiency. In addition to a first degree, they all hold professional teaching qualifications including CELTA, Delta, PGCE, MA TEFL, TYLEC. They have extensive experience teaching both adults and children.   

EXPERIENCED AND UP-TO-DATE

The British Council has been helping students around the world for 80 years and we have over 100 teachers working for us. Our teachers receive ongoing training throughout the year to keep them up-to-date with the latest teaching methodologies, techniques and technologies for teaching real life English.

Portrait of Phil Bashford

Phil Bashford

Senior Teacher, Adults, British Council in Singapore

Phil is from the UK and has been teaching, training and managing since 1999. He began teaching English as a foreign language in the UK. He worked for the British Council in South Korea, Dubai, and Tunisia before moving to Singapore in 2021.

Specialist in:

  • adult writing skills development
  • pronunciation 
  • corporate skills training.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (DELTA)
  • Master’s Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL)
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Kara Douglas

Senior Teacher, Young Learners, British Council in Singapore

Kara is from the UK and has been teaching and/or managing since 2010 She initially taught English as a foreign language in the UK and has been teaching in Singapore since 2013.

Specialist in:

  • young learners
  • early literacy
  • course writing and project managing.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (DELTA)
  • Master Degree Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL)
  • Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate (TYLEC)

Rami Taha

Senior Teacher, Young Learners, British Council in Singapore

Rami has been working in the field of teaching English since 2006. He started working for the British Council in 2010, and has been teaching, training and managing academic programmes in places such as Egypt, Tunisia, Bangladesh and Singapore.

Specialist in:

  • secondary education
  • exam classes 
  • academic management

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (DELTA)
  • Young Learner Extension to CELTA 
  • Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages  (CELTA)

Barkha Vahi

Senior Teacher, Young Learners, British Council in Singapore

Barkha has been teaching and/or managing since 2010. She initially taught English as a foreign language in India followed by Vietnam in 2019 and has been teaching in Singapore since 2023.

Specialist in:

  • young learners
  • integrating technology with language learning 
  • materials development 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (DELTA)
  • BA English Literature 
  • Certificate in Swedish Film and Television culture
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Nanditha Martenstyn

Private Courses Manager, British Council in Singapore

Nanditha initially started her career in Corporate Finance in the UK and made a switch to English teaching. She started working for the British Council in 2011 and has worked in roles ranging from teaching to academic management. Including Singapore, Nanditha has worked in the British Council in Malaysia and Sri Lanka.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA)
  • Certificate in English Language to Young Learners (CELT-YL)
  • Certificate in Mortgage Advice in Practice (CeMAP)

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