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If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
- Maya Angelou

May Chan, Programme Director


May Chan



A clear life-long learner, May decided to pursue further studies in Special Education with Flinders University, Australia, when she was close to her 60th birthday. She holds 16 accreditations from UK’s College of Teachers and is part of the International Association of Counsellors and Therapists.


Before TLE:

May started her long career in education as Principal and Founder of Victoria Place for Children, a Montessori preschool, and is a literacy specialist at the Dyslexia Association of Singapore. She was an early childhood educator at PCF kindergartens and a volunteer at children’s’ welfare homes. She is also co-founder of Leapfrogs Children’s therapy centre and Head of the Education team.


As Programme Director, May believes in continual professional training for her team, sharing the latest teaching techniques and resources and provides an enjoyable environment for them to grow professionally. She is a source of inspiration and a wealth of knowledge for her team and she strongly believes in parent education and family involvement.


Why TLE:

May knows that children, regardless of their abilities and learning styles, need a collection of fundamental skills for success in school and to prepare for adult life. With the right approach, all children can excel and become more resilient when faced with challenges that come their way.

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