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…”

Patrice Mollien

Patrice Mollien

FFL Teacher

Master in FFL

Patrice taught at the French Alliance and SILPAKORN University in Bangkok, Thailand, at the French School Collette and Boule et Billes, and finally joined l’Atelier in August 2019.

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.”

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

Myriam Graïne

Myriam Graïne

FFL & Tutoring Teacher

Master Degree International Law Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne CAPES Lettres DAEFLE

Myriam has worked in : Lycée militaire d’Aix en Provence, Lycée français International Malaga, Lycée français Chateaubriand Rome, Lycée français New York City.


“Create a connection with students to make learning effective.”

 

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.”

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.”

Luc Schaltenbrand

Luc Schaltenbrand

FFL & Tutoring Teacher

Bachelor

Science & Mathematics Teacher

“Teaching is building a better future.’”

Anita Bay

Anita Bay

German Teacher

German Diploma, Art & Religions

In Vietnam since 2017 as a private German tutor, Anita also works at the International German School in Ho Chi Minh City.

“Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire”

W.B. Yeats.

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