Mrs Charissa Tan

It's really about the Techniques. Once you know and apply them, you CAN and WILL do better!

Mrs Charissa Tan is an expe­ri­enced teacher who has taught in var­i­ous gov­ern­ment and pre­mier schools for almost a decade before becom­ing the Prin­ci­pal Eng­lish Coach at Knowl­edge Trail Learn­ing Cen­tre in 2010. Through­out her teach­ing career, Mrs Tan has helped many stu­dents gain greater confidence in their English Language skills. Driven by her dedication to her students and her deep pas­sion for edu­ca­tion, she tire­lessly seeks out cre­ative and inno­v­a­tive teach­ing meth­ods to engage and inspire her stu­dents.


At Knowl­edge Trail, she con­tin­ues to shine a light for all her stu­dents, pro­vid­ing them with a sure path towards excel­lence in English. After obtain­ing her Bachelor’s degree from the Uni­ver­sity of British Colum­bia, Mrs Tan obtained her Post­grad­u­ate Diploma in Edu­ca­tion (Merit) from National Insti­tute of Edu­ca­tion (NIE). She also obtained her Diploma in Teach­ing Eng­lish to Speak­ers of Other Lan­guages (TESOL) and grad­u­ated with a distinction.

She is also the author of the Scan and Learn series: Upper Sec­ondary Eng­lish Edit­ing assess­ment book. This book is currently used in a number of Secondary schools in Singapore. This book helps stu­dents get much higher marks in the Edit­ing sec­tion in the English GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations.


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  • 9 years of school teaching experience
  • English (Primary & Secondary)

Star Qualities

  • Passionate, enthusiastic, warm and caring teacher who easily spreads the love for learning
  • Inspires students to strive for their best in everything they do
  • Author of the Scan and Learn series: Upper Secondary English Editing assessment book

Schools Taught

  • Beatty Secondary School
  • Orchid Park Secondary School
  • Singapore Chinese Girls School (Secondary)

Knowledge Trail Learning Centre

Established in 2009, Knowledge Trail Learning Centre is more than just a tuition centre that helps students excel in academics.