Our Teachers

Our teachers and tutors intervene in their disciplines at l’Atelier and throughout Saigon.

An ISHCMC, at AIS, at EISHCMC or at your premises, these teaching professionals share their knowledge and methods with commitment and passion.

L’Atelier’s team will discuss your needs or that of your children in order to help you build the most suitable teaching program.

You are welcome to meet the teaching team from Monday to Friday between 2pm and 3pm.

Sylvie Girard

Sylvie Girard

Founder and French Teacher

Master degree in FFL (Rouen University)

In Vietnam since 1998, Sylvie taught at Marguerite Duras, at ABC, at Hung Vuong university and at Hoa Sen school.

“For a teacher, there is nothing more beautiful than seeing a child becoming opened to knowledge and start to think by himself…”

Thomas Quilliec

Thomas Quilliec

FFL & Tutoring Teacher

Bachelor in Art History (University of Tours)

After an 8 year experience in events organization for kids and adults, especially in School Trips for Primary and Secondary Schools, Thomas has settled in Ho Chi Minh City. He taught for one year at Phuong Nam Education from 2017 to 2018.

“It is through learning than humanity rises.”

Grace McCarthy

Grace McCarthy

English Teacher (Online Teacher)

Bachelor’s degree in Applied Languages and Linguistics

Irish, Grace is specialized in teaching English, French, Spanish and German. Her academic background led her to work in Argentina at a language institute, to study in Germany, and to be an au pair in Paris. Once graduated, she returned to Ireland to teach English and then became a linguistic data analyst at Apple, before deciding to move to Ho Chi Minh.

Teaching is the greatest act of optimism

Rebeca Maldonado López

Rebeca Maldonado López

Spanish Teacher

ELE Spanish Teacher Certificate

Barcelona Spanish School, Ecole Boule et Billes.

The student has to become better than the teacher

Tina Suhr

Tina Suhr

German Teacher

German Diploma & Medical Doctor

Private German tutor, great passion for languages and teaching!

“Every lesson should enrich the student ”

Vittoria Olivieri

Vittoria Olivieri

Tutoring Teacher

Double Master Degree in International Business Law (Paris 2 Panthéon Assas, France & UEL, Ho Chi Minh City)

Private French tutor in South Korea & Vietnam.

“To teach a language is to open the world to our students.”

Jaime Peypoch

Jaime Peypoch

Spanish & Tutoring Teacher

Diploma from the Spanish Chamber of Commerce

Jaime has moved to Vietnam 8 years ago and has been dedicated to teaching Spanish ever since. Previously he taught in France for many years.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Nelson Mandela

Simona Acquisto

Simona Acquisto

Italian & Tutoring Teacher

Bachelor in Languages and Foreign Literatures, marks 110/110

“A good teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.”

Thomas Carruthers


Ryan Rose

Ryan Rose

English Teacher & Tutor

Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Miami

Ryan has six years of teaching experience English in Taiwan and Vietnam.


“Real teaching comes from the heart.  It is a way to learn about each other’s cultures and way of thinking.  I want my students to gain confidence in themselves and believe that they can do anything they set their minds to.”

Thong Bui Minh

Thong Bui Minh

Vietnamese & Maths Teacher

Diploma of FFL

“To teach is to transmit tools and methods to build oneself.”


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