The Examination Board is a sub-committee of the Academic Board and is responsible for ensuring that academic standards are maintained through fair and rigorous assessment procedures. It is charged with the development, implementation and review of all assessment procedures.
THE EXAMINATION BOARD MEMBERS ARE:
- Ms. Pauline Ang
- Ms. Ivory Tan
- Mr. Pinaki Dutta
- Mr. Raymond Loh Chee Yen
- Mr. Chua Zhao Wen Gabriel
- Mr. Alexander Dibble
- Dr. Ang Chin-Siang (Austin)
- Mr. Mohd Razif Bin Ali
Ms. Pauline Ang
Ms. Pauline Ang started her career with TMC Academy in 1990 as a Lecturer teaching Mathematics and software application courses. Since then, she was promoted several times from Lecturer to Subject Leader, Senior Lecturer to Assistant Course Director. She was then promoted to Dean of School of Information Technology and TMC College. As Dean, she was responsible for overseeing the School of Information Technology in the areas of IT and Gaming Diploma, Higher Diploma, Degree and Masters courses, IT infrastructure, system administration and e-learning as well as TMC College in the GCE ‘O’ Level and preparatory courses. She is presently the Registrar in the Registrar’s office within the Academic division. Ms. Ang is currently overseeing the three sections in the Registrar’s office: Student Administration, Resources & Examinations and Academic Services & Quality Assurance. She is also the Management Representative for EduTrust and ISO Certifications. Ms. Ang graduated with a Bachelor in Science (Mathematics) from the National University of Singapore and holds a LCCI Higher Diploma in Accounting.
Ms. Ivory Tan
Ms Ivory Tan Pei Ling joined TMC in 2005 as an Executive in the Student Services department. Over the years, she has accumulated much experience in the various operations of the Group and was promoted several times from Assistant Manager to Manager to Acting Registrar. In her present role as Assistant Registrar – Academic Services and Quality Assurance, she handles all quality assurance matters, audit visits from statutory bodies and university partners, as well as oversee the Examinations department. Ms Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts & Social Science (Economics) from the National University of Singapore.
Mr. Pinaki Dutta
Mr. Pinaki Dutta is currently the Dean of the School of Hospitality and Tourism. Mr. Dutta started his career with TMC in 2007 as an Associate Senior Lecturer. He is experienced in teaching various hospitality and tourism courses under TMC. He completed his Master of Arts degree (full-time) in Hospitality Management from the University of Brighton, UK. He also has a Bachelor Degree in Science from the University of Calcutta and holds a Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management from IIAS, India. He has many years of experience in middle management positions in the UK and India. He has done a number of research works in the field of hospitality and tourism and his ongoing research articles have been published in TMC Academic Journal. His research interests include visitor management, sustainable tourism, tourism anthropology and marketing space tourism. He was elected as a member of the Hotel and Catering International Management Association in 2006 and a member of the Institute of Hospitality, UK, in 2008.
Mr. Raymond Loh Chee Yen
Mr. Raymond Loh Chee Yen is a Principal lecturer from the School of Business and Law. He has been with TMC Academy for close to nine years teaching Marketing, Strategy and International Business modules at various levels, from the Certificate to Degree level. He has taught various modules from Monash University, Deakin University, University of Greenwich, University of Gloucestershire and University of Northampton. He is also an observer in the Academic Board, a member of the Business Industry and Chairperson of the Assessment Review Committee Board and Course Committee Meeting. Mr. Loh graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the National University of Singapore and holds a Master of Science (International Marketing) from the University of Strathcylyde. He also has a Specialist Diploma in Applied Learning and Teaching from Republic Polytechnic.
Mr. Chua Zhao Wen Gabriel
Mr. Chua Zhao Wen Gabriel is a teacher at TMC College. Mr Chua has taught in various schools under the Ministry of Education prior to joining TMC Academy in July 2015, where he teaches English and Humanities (Social Studies and Geography). His pedagogical approach involves learning through practical usage and presenting an array of perspectives so that students may practice critical thinking, thus becoming empowered to make informed decisions. Besides teaching academic subjects, he facilitates and encourages student bonding, character development, and personal growth for a more holistic education.
Mr. Chua completed his Bachelor of Arts (Geography) Degree, minoring in English Linguistics at the National University of Singapore before undergoing training at the National Institute of Education. He also worked in a Quality Management role in an MNC, facilitating ongoing ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Dr. Ang Chin-Siang (Austin)
Ang Chin-Siang received both his bachelor degree in Human Development and Information Technology and PhD degree in Developmental Psychology from the Putra University Malaysia in 2010 and 2014, respectively. He is currently a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology at TMC Academy, Singapore where he teaches an array of psychology courses for diploma and degree students. He is also involved in supervising degree students in their dissertations. Prior to joining TMC Academy, he served as an Assistant Professor as well as the head of department for School of Psychology at UCSI University, Malaysia. His research interest includes well-being, emotional, and motivation. He has solid academic record with a proven commitment to working with individuals to understand the value of health and wellbeing, whilst assisting with supporting individuals with special needs or those that are disadvantaged.
Mr. Alexander Dibble
Mr Alexander Dibble is currently the person-in-charge of the Hawthorn department. As the person-in-charge he helps interview for incoming English teachers, attends administrative meetings to improve the department, and works together with the other English teachers to help provide a wholesome learning experience. Mr Dibble has taught nearly every level of English course listed on the Hawthorn English courses and has connected with the students through the years to create lasting relationships. Before joining TMC Academy, Mr Dibble taught English in South Korea at an English Academy. He uses his experiences from Korea and Singapore to enrich his lessons and inspire students.
Mr Dibble completed his 100 hours TESOL/TESL/TEFL certificate from Oxford Seminars while he was still living in the United States. He completed his Bachelor Degree in Illustration with a minor in Psychology from the Rochester Institute of Technology, located in the United States.
Mr Dibble’s teaching focuses on being patient while guiding students in the right direction to help them improve in a comfortable environment. Respect from him and from the students is a key part of his class. He feels that learning life lessons like how to treat other people in common situations is just as important as learning subject material. Learning those life lessons in the English language makes it all the better.
Mr. Mohd Razif Bin Ali
Mr Razif has obtained a Bachelor Degree in Computing (System Development), Monash University. Razif has been conducting IT training for more than 29 years. His extensive courseware development experience commenced when he was the Principal of a Computer Training Centre where he also trained IT Lecturers on various software packages.
Since 1991, Razif served as Assistant Course Director – IT, Senior Manager – Corporate ICT, and is currently holding the position of Principal Lecturer – School of Information Technology, Digital Media & Mass Communication at TMC Academy Pte Ltd. Based on his vast experience and constant contact with the IT industry, he has been extensively involved in developing several courseware materials for new software packages in the market and conducting cross-training to prepare staff for these new packages.
He was also involved in the setting up of the Novell NetWare LAN system in TMC, wireless network in TMC and upgrading of the network from Novell NetWare to Windows 2000 Server. He was previously involved in overseeing the system administration team to ensure the smooth running of the network system and PC labs as well as the multimedia/web development team in administering the TMC e-Campus and TMC website.
Currently, he is involved in teaching various Information Technology and Mass Communication subjects from Diploma level to Undergraduate level.