Read more about some of our teachers

Tara Siddartha British Council Burma teacher

Tara Siddartha

PDU Trainer

"I’ve been teaching at the British Council for over 7 years, but before that I worked as a language teacher in international schools in Yangon. I’ve also delivered a range of teacher training workshops all over Myanmar and I tutor other teachers who are studying for their young learner certifications. I enjoy teaching students of all ages but I love teaching teens the most as they are so highly motivated."

Helen

Teacher of English

" I started my teaching career in 2012 while completing my Master's degree at Dagon University. I worked as an English language teacher in Pride International School Myanmar for five years. In 2015, I completed my CELTA in Singapore and I especially love teaching young learners as I find it a really rewarding experience. They always surprise me with their subject knowledge and curiosity to find out new things. In my free time, I like to go out and try different food in different restaurants. "

Yuzana Ohn Myint

Teacher of English

" I’ve been working for the British Council since July 2014. I successfully completed the teacher training at West Thames College after studying English in the UK.  My experience as a language student has always been an advantage in teaching and helping students overcome their difficulties as language learners. I like making learning fun and stimulating children’s curiosity through quizzes, videos and their own creativity to promote learning. I believe in ‘Learning by Playing’. "

Aung Min Myat @ Nicky Tan

Teacher of English

" I joined the British Council in April 2018 and I am proud to work with the professional and dedicated team here. I received a certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from ECC, Thailand in May 2017. While completing my CELTA at IH Bangkok, I learnt the value of a communicative, student-centred approach to language learning. I enjoy helping students achieve their language goals and getting to know my students is one of my favourite aspects of teaching. "

Ei Kay Khaing

Teacher of English

" I’ve been working as an English teacher since 2007 and I worked here at the British Council as a YLSA for 6 years. During those years, I completed a diploma course in TESOL and I also did the CELTA in Bangkok. I love teaching, especially young learners, and I really like creating great lesson plans for the students to learn English in a fun way. When I’m free, I meet my close friends or I just stay home and read some books. "

Glen Robert Sutton

Teacher of English

" I’ve been teaching for almost 15 years and I’ve mostly taught in Asia and South America.  I got my DELTA qualification in 2008 and have recently completed a post graduate programme focussing on technology in the classroom. In my free time, I like playing around with computers and putting websites together. This is my second time in Myanmar having visited here as a tourist in 2001. I’m looking forward to getting to know the country better and maybe picking up some of language. "

Jen Noone

Teacher of English

" Hi, my name’s Jen and I’m from New York.  I started teaching English in 2009.  I’ve taught in Colombia, Vietnam, Tanzania, Ecuador and now Myanmar. I’ve only been in Myanmar for about 2 weeks, but so far, it’s great! The people are super friendly and the food is delicious!  In my free time I enjoy running, doing yoga and writing to postcards to my friends and family. "

May Phoo Mon

Teacher of English

" I have been teaching English for 7 years in Myanmar and I worked as a teacher of English in INGOs before joining the British Council. I love helping my students who have great ardour for learning English. I always encourage my students to be independent and creative learners. When I am not teaching, I like to spend my time reading classic Myanmar novels, listening to music and watching horror movies. "

Rabiya

Teacher of English

“ I’ve been teaching English since 2016. I completed most of my professional development courses including CELTA at the British Council. I used to work in an international school with students from multinational backgrounds and diverse cultures. Being an ardent language learner has helped prepare me to teach English to students of other languages. Fostering autonomy in students and having them produce an encouraging creativity are my favourite parts. ’’

Soe Win Than @ Chad

Teacher of English

" I have been in the English language teaching field for almost nine years. Before joining the British Council, I taught in language schools and in scholarship programs organized by international organizations. As an exchange teacher, I travelled to Thailand and the United States and taught Myanmar Culture and Language at the universities for a while. I do love educating the younger generation and equipping them with the skills to cope with problems in their lives through teaching English. ’’