Science Teacher, Grade 8 Tutor
Pooja is originally from India and has been living in Singapore for the last 17 years. She studied Life Sciences and Technopreneurship at the National University Of Singapore (NUS) and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from National Institute of Education, Singapore. She has been teaching Science and O-level Biology at secondary schools in Singapore for over 10 years.
Pooja believes that teachers should be facilitators in the classroom and that it is important for them to ignite students’ imagination and create interesting learning experiences for them. Pooja was the Cyber Wellness Coordinator at the secondary schools that she taught at, where she planned the implementation of the Cyber Wellness programme across the entire secondary cohort.
Pooja's passion for teaching comes from her mother who used to teach using differentiated activities to make learning fun. She loves spending time with her son and traveling to new places. She also likes new cuisines and has developed a newfound love for fitness.