My passion for teaching started when I worked as an assistant at a children’s gallery during my summer work experience, but early childhood education was not my original pathway. I trained as an interior architect and designer. Shortly after my graduation, I decided to engage in early years education and have been working with children ever since. I commenced my teaching career in 2009 at an international school where I immersed myself into a number of creative projects with young students through art, singing, choreography as well as drama.
Most recently, I operated a performing arts company for children and became a full time storyteller to share my love of reading with children. From this experience, I learned the importance of nurturing young inquiring minds, encouraging creativity and imagination. I take great pride and pleasure watching the little ones pursuing their interests and growing not only in knowledge but also in confidence.
Working with the Reggio Emilia philosophy has broadened my horizons and refined my ideology about early childhood education. One of the Reggio Emilia principles dictates the environment as the third teacher; my creative background has enabled me to transfer my knowledge of interior architecture in designing the learning environment to inspire children. I feel privileged to be a mentor and guide at this important stage of your child's learning journey. Thank you for trusting FJA and sharing their precious early years with us.