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Interest

Reading

  • Current affairs, special education, cooking, baking, family life
  • Novels, magazines
  • Newsweek, National Geographic Magazine
  • Internet

Watching TV

  • Documentaries
  • National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, Discovery Travel and Living
  • How things are made, cooking, people's stories

Baking and cooking

  • Trying new recipes
  • Get inspiration through blogs and shows

Photography

  • Food
  • Architecture 

Music

  • Plays guitar 

Summary

A team player who is initiative-driven, she is also sensitive to the needs of the people and community that is around her. She is confident in her skills and will not be afraid to try new things. She is willing to lead other people and am able to meet deadlines promptly. She is adaptable and flexible, and able to take instructions and criticisms appropriately.

Education

Apr 2007Present

Diploma in Psychology and Community Services

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Modules include:

  • Social Psychology
  • Speech Comm & Cross Cultural Practices
  • Health & Psychology
  • Exploring Contemporary Issues
  • Creativity and Applied Thinking Skills 
  • Business Etiquette & Image

Grade Point Average (currently): 3.0

Jan 2003Dec 2006

GCE 'O' Levels

Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School (Secondary)

Distinctions:

  • English Language
  • Science (Chemistry/Biology)
  • Combined Humanities (Geography/Social Studies)

Achievements:

  • Sergeant, Girls' Brigade 4th Company
  • Head of Devotion Committee, Girls' Brigade 4th Company
  • COLOURS Awards 
Jan 1997Dec 2002

Primary School Leaving Examinations

Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School (Primary)

Graduated with a Primary School Leaving Examination certificate.

Scored 224.

2002

Edusave Merit Bursary

2001

Edusave Merit Bursary

The University of New South Wales, International Competitions for Schools (English), Participation

2000

The University of New South Wales, International Competitions for Schools (English), Credit

Work experience

Mar 2007Apr 2009

Teacher Aide

Little Hands

Job scope:

  • Working with children two to four years of age
  • Helped to mind the children during class and play
  • Stimulate the children's mind through physical, asthetic and cognitive tasks

Skills

Community Services
2008: Fairfield Methodist Church - Cambodia Mission Trip Heartware Network - National Day Parade, VIP Usher   2007: TRACkers - Chiangmai mission trip   2005: Girls' Brigade 4th Company (Secondary) - Cambodia Mission Trip Girls' Brigade Singapore - National Day Parade, Contingent Participant Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School (Secondary) - Award of Distinction, Community Service   2004: International Prayer Conference, Children's Track    2001-2003: Yong-En Care Centre - Volunteer
Language proficiency
Written: English, Mandarin Spoken: English, Mandarin
Leadership
2002-present: Worship leader Fairfield Methodist Church   2008/2009: Student Union Representative Facilitator, Freshmen Orientation Camp   2007: Camp commandant for Fairfield Methodist Church's Youth Camp   2006: Awarded GOLD Colours Award Attended Leadership workshop   2005/2006: Head of Devotion Committee Drill Instructor Girls' Bridage 4th Company (Secondary)   2005: Participated in Outward Bound Singapore for leaders in school Attended Leadership workshop   2004: Participated in student leadership training Attended Leadership Development Workshop   2002: Class monitress
Dance
2006 Merit Intermediate Foundation (Royal Academy of Dance)   2004 Merit Grade 5 (Royal Academy of Dance)   2003 Pass with Distinction Grade 4 (Royal Academy of Dance)    2002 Commended Grade Two (The Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing)   2001 Highly Commended Grade One (The Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing)
Photography
Equipment: Canon 450D Tripod   2009: New Perceptions HMS Freshmen Orientation Camp   2008: New Perceptions HMS Leadership Camp
Computer literacy
Operating System:  Windows XP Windows Vista Applications, Software and Web Development: Microsoft Office Photo editing software (Picasa, Photoscape, Photoshop CS 2) Macromedia Basic HTML knowledge Windows Movie Maker

Certifications

Jul 2005Present

Kayaking 1 Star Personal Skill Award

Council of the Singapore Canoe Federation