THE ACADEMIC & EXAMINATION BOARD

The Academic Board is responsible for

  • Development of policies and procedures to ensure academic quality

  • Implementation academic policies and procedures

  • Facilitating the compliance of the policies and procedure developed

  • Approving the deployment of teachers

  • Review and improve policies concerning course entry, course content, duration of modules or subjects as well as assessment of students, teacher requirements and advice for improvement

The Examination Board is responsible for

  • Ensuring the security of examinations, assessment and answer scripts

  • Ensuring the proper conduct of examinations and assessments

  • Defining and ensuring the proper discharge of duties and responsibilities of invigilators and markers

  • Conduct moderation of examination and assessment marks

  • Handle appeals from students with regard to examination or assessment matters

THE ACADEMIC & EXAMINATION BOARD MEMBERS

MR. GOH CHIN HONG

Mr. Goh Chin Hong holds a Masters in Computer Science and a Bachelor in Computer Science and Information Systems from the National University of Singapore. Having worked as a Research Assistant in the School of Computing at the National University of Singapore, Mr. Goh Chin Hong then joined the School of Infocomm Technology at Republic Polytechnic (RP) as an Academic staff in 2003 and he was promoted to be the Assistant Director (Capability Development) in 2009. He led a team of 5 senior staff to develop the following areas: Industry Collaborations and Developments, Continuing Education and Training and Staff Training and Development. He had successfully joint published two publications titled PeerDB: Peering into Personal Databases and StegVault: Pervasive Information Hiding in an Anonymous P2P Environment.

Mr. Goh Chin Hong has 10 years’ experience in academic curriculum development and management in RP and Singapore Raffles Music College. His strength in academic development has seen the successful development of the overall programme structure in RP and implementation of various workshops to supplement student learning with raving feedback from all participants. His extensive knowledge in staff training and development ensures the development and promotion of new opportunities for staff and students. He was awarded the Outstanding Facilitation Award for two consecutive years (2007 & 2008).

MDM. NUR ARAFAH ALI, NURA

Mdm. Nura Ali has more than 17 years of teaching experience as a teacher, facilitator and lecturer in government schools and private institutions; like East Asia Institute of Management, Management Development Institute of Singapore and BMC Commercial Training School, and community-help programmes such as Mendaki Tuition Scheme. Equipped with a 2nd Class Honours in Bachelor of Arts in Southeast Asian Studies and Economics from the National University of Singapore, she has been progressively enhancing her experiences in teaching, mentoring and handling academic related roles and responsibilities.

She took up the Certificate in Intensive Thai Language Programme from Naresuan University in Thailand as her love for language is not only limited to English. To further sharpen her teaching skills, she has acquired the Certificate in Teaching Methodology (Credit) from Southern Cross University in Australia, Certificate in Teacher Programme from the Ministry of Education in Singapore and Diploma in TESOL (Distinction) from the London Teacher Training College.

MR. BARRY AWYONG JUN

Barry has had comprehensive experience and qualifications in quality assurance, especially in the education industry. Among these, he is a certified ISO 9001 and Business Excellence Assessor, and has achieved Singapore Quality Class, Professional Development, I-Class and S-Class qualifications on behalf of multiple organizations. He is the Principal Management Consultant for more than 10 private schools in Singapore, and holds concurrent positions as Head of Department in several schools in both areas of Quality Assurance and Corporate Development.

Working alongside senior management, Barry has successfully re-organized and restructured several organizations, both in terms of systems (Academic and Non-Academic) and human resource. Besides advising and managing the quality assurance of schools, Barry also conducts corporate trainings to ensure that quality assurance is the keystone in these organizations. His involvement in strategic management and Academic.

Quality Assurance also requires him to be well-versed in the educational quality frameworks of the UK and Australia, necessitating integration with Singapore requirements to facilitate audit checks by the authorities of both countries.

 

MANAGEMENT TEAM

MR. RYAN GOH MING FENG (CEO)

Mr. Ryan Goh has more than 10 years of working experiences in Exxon Mobile Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Xanterra Parks and Resorts, Ace 99 Cultural Pte Ltd, Kingston International School and Singapore Raffles Music College. He is the CEO of Kingston International School Pte Ltd and Kingston Learning Centre. He oversees the day-to-day operations and sales of the 3 companies.

Ryan holds a Bachelor Honours Degree in Chemical Engineering (2nd Class Upper) from the National University of Singapore and has acquired more than 7 years of experience in the education industry covering various roles ranging from Lecturing, Marketing, Operations, Senior Management and also serving on the School Advisory Board for Qihua Primary School. He is a firm believer in benefiting others through quality education thereby inspiring people to exceed their own limitations.

As management in Ace 99 Cultural Pte Ltd, he has successful planned and executed numerous events and handled more than 15,000 participants over the years. At Exxon Mobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Mr. Ryan Goh was assigned to the Facilities Planning Unit of the Singapore Olefins Plant during his Industrial Attachment period in 2008. He was involved in handling a number of capital projects, facilities upgrading planning and investigation projects. He took charge of a facilities upgrading project that has potential monetary gains of USD$4 million with the guidance of an Engineer.

MDM. NUR ARAFAH ALI, NURA (PRINCIPAL)

Mdm. Nura Ali has more than 15 years of teaching experience as a teacher, facilitator and lecturer in government high schools, private institutions; like East Asia Institute of Management, Management Development Institute of Singapore and BMC Commercial Training School, and community-help programmes such as Mendaki Tuition Scheme. Equipped with a 2nd Class Honours in Bachelor of Arts in Southeast Asian Studies and Economics from the National University of Singapore, she has been progressively enhancing her experiences in teaching, mentoring and handling academic related roles and responsibilities.

Before joining Kingston International School, she was the Head of School for Business English at East Asia Institute of Management and was a part of the institute’s Editorial Review Committee (ERC) where she had made significant contributions towards the efficient and effective development of the Business English curricula, academic quality and teaching. She was awarded the Best Lecturer award in 2009. As Principal at Kingston International School, she is responsible for the management of the full-range of functions and activities of the academic department, including the deployment and performance assessment of a faculty of full-time and part-time lecturers and the classroom management of the international students enrolled in programmes of the institute.

MR. MACWYN LIU (HEAD, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)

Mr. Macwyn Liu Jiankun has more than 10 years of diverse working experience across the Tourism, Hospitality, Banking and Education sectors. Having graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management, he has been heavily involved in sales and marketing for most of his career.

Mr. Macwyn Liu started off his profession at Sentosa Adventureland, where he honed his skills and expertise in sales and marketing and was duly promoted to be the Assistant Sales and Marketing manager. He moved on to be an Operations Analyst at Barclays Capital, a U.K investment bank, for more than 3 years. In addition, he started his own marketing consultancy company which boasted of clients such as J.Myers Company, Rev Solutions and The Volunteer Switchboard. His varied skills and Google Adwords Certification proved to be valuable when he forayed into ERC Institute as a Senior Marketing Manager and as a freelance Marketing consultant for the BIG Hotel. He assisted these companies in both Business Development and Digital Marketing to successfully expand their businesses regionally.

As the Head of Business Development at Kingston International School, Mr. Macwyn Liu formulates and executes various inventive plans to develop a better branding for the school, improves the digital aspects of marketing, expands the school’s range of courses and to recruit students internationally.

REGISTERED WITH CPE FOR PERIOD:
08 AUGUST 2018 TO 07 AUGUST 2022
BRN: 200514560H

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