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…”

Thong Bui Minh

Thong Bui Minh

Vietnamese & Maths Teacher

Diploma of FFL

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

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

Lena Torcatis

Lena Torcatis

French & English Teacher

French and English teacher for over 3 years in French language centers in Vietnam as well as in international schools. Lena describes her teaching as fun, practical and interactive. She specializes DELF exams preparation (ranging from level A1 to level B2) and in teaching French as a foreign language (FLE). She also teaches how to read and write for preschools and provide homework support for children and adolescents enrolled in international schools.

Her immersion in Vietnam for 7 years has allowed her to adapt to a multicultural and international environment. The experience she has acquired allows her students to broaden their horizons, access new opportunities and carry out their travel or integration projects in France.

“Teaching is being able to give my students confidence in mastering the French language and allow them to learn with passion, determination and enthusiasm”.

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.”

Michiel Krugers

Michiel Krugers

English Teacher

TESOL (Australian International College of Language)

Michiel has been teaching English in Vietnam for 4 years. He specializes in business English for adults and IELTS preparation.

Learning English creates opportunities, I like to see people succeed.

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.”

Eya Doumeng

Eya Doumeng

FFL Teacher

Diploma in Linguistic Skills

Eya is a bilingual French-English teacher for young people and adults of all levels. She teaches in Schools, Universities and in Companies. Her specialty is Communication, and she has 12 years experience in Education and Training in 5 countries in Europe and Asia.

“To teach is to give wings to Learners, it is to communicate to them enthusiasm to develop their talents.”

Silvain Aumon

Silvain Aumon

FFL Teacher

Dynamic and enthusiastic teacher, Silvain has lived in Vietnam for 10 years where he teaches French as FLE. He likes to share his passion for the French language with interactive lessons in a playful spirit. He accompanies his students from level A0 to B2 and prepares them for the DELF and TCF exams.

“I learn every day to teach the next day.”

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