Thinzar Oo is our Service Learning Teacher/Coordinator at the Kant Kaw School of Community Leadership and Social Studies (CLASS). She previously served as a Program Coordinator in Access to Justice Program of Colors Rainbow, which promotes Human Rights for LGBT. Before that, Thinzar Oo also worked as a Program Officer for Ceasefire Negotiation and Implementation Program at the Myanmar Peace Centre. She has over 6 years of experience in capacity building and training with Myanmar Egress and Capacity Building Initiatives. Thinzar Oo holds Bachelor of Computer Science from University of Computer Studies, Yangon. In 2018, she was selected as to the DeBoer Fellowship, a one-year program designed to help promising Myanmar citizen leaders to reach their potential and better serve their organizations, communities, and country.
Anna Delany joined the teaching staff of Thabyay Education Foundation in early 2018 as a Social Science and English Teacher for the Community Leadership and Social Studies Program. She is brand new to Yangon. Before moving to Myanmar, Anna worked for international human rights organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, where she was involved in capacity-building and advocacy projects. Anna holds a Master Degree in International Human Rights Law, a Bachelor Degree in European Studies, and is a certified English teacher (CELTA). In her spare time, Anna is a passionate dancer and cook.
Cung Lyan Mawi (also known as Moe Thet Mon) joins Kant Kaw Education Center to be a teacher in the Community Leadership and Social Studies Program. Prior to KKEC she was a trainer at Institute for Political and Civic Engagement (iPACE). She facilitates Strategic Planning for Change Course, Pluralism and other such as Governance, Political Engagement, and Federalism. She also worked as the ESL program director at the Dagon Biblical Seminary. Cung also taught courses in Spiritual Formation, Personal Formation, Discipleship and Teacher Training for ESL Teachers in various seminaries. She holds a Master of Arts in Christian Education, Manila, Philippines.
Corbin Dickson joined Thabyay Education Foundation as a Social Sciences and English Teacher for the CLASS program in June 2019 and he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Colorado and Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) from University of Cambridge. He has more than 8 years teaching experience: 8 months experience as English Teacher at the Dang Tuan Language Center (Vietnam), over 1 year experience as Teacher at the Brainworks (Total Learning Academy) and 6 years experience as Teacher at the Myanmar International School Yangon.
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Founded in 1996, Thabyay is a not-for-profit education foundation registered with the Ministry of Education, committed to providing comprehensive educational and professional services in support of human development, peace and reconciliation in Myanmar.
English for Professional Program (EPP) Teachers
Naw Thwee Htoo joined the Kant Kaw Education Center in May 2019 as an English teacher. She used to teach English 4 skills at Young Women’s Christian Association for almost 3 years. She holds a Bachelor in English from Pathein University and a Master of Business Administration from Asian Institute of Technology. Then, she worked as a Public Relation and Marketing Consultant for AIT for a year and at the same time, she was also working as a Project Coordinator for environmental conservation organization called TRIP Net. Teaching is her passion and while sticking with the curriculum, she introduces creative activities in the class to make sure teaching and learning is fun.
Kyaw Thurein studied Electrical Power Engineering at the Yangon Institute of Technology. However having developed a passion for teaching he started a career as language instructor in 2004. In his own studies he received an IELTS score of 8.5 and currently teaches the IELTS preparation course. He loves traveling and has formed a group with like-minded friends to do volunteering work in local communities.
Kyawt Shin Phyu has 5 years of teaching experience at various levels and age groups. Her expertise is in English and IT. She has a degree in Physics from Yangon University of Distance Education as well as other diplomas in English and Computer Studies. She also volunteers as a teacher in disadvantaged communities. Sharing knowledge is one of her passions. During her leisure time, she enjoys learning new languages, traveling and tailoring.
Pan Myo Ei joined KKEC's English for Professional Program in September 2017 as an English teacher. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Law at Dagon University. She has 10 years of experience in teaching English for various levels of students. Moreover, she attended Youth Leadership Training in Youth Development of World of Hope (LHM) and the TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) at the British Council. She also worked as a teacher in Imperial Merit Education Center (IMEC) as well as in Crane International School Myanmar (CISM). She really likes listening songs and reading during her leisure time.
Aye Myat Mon is an English language instructor and she has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Dagon University as well as other certificates in English language teaching. Furthermore, she has earned Diploma in Education Psychology from ALISON in Ireland. Furthermore, she qualified 150 hour teaching Certification from Arizona State University, USA. She has more than 10 years of teaching experience at various levels of age groups and she worked as a n English academic coordinator for lower secondary teacher at an International school. She went to Northern Illinois University, Chicago University and Washington D.C., U.S.A, for cultural exchange program such as South East Asia Youth Leadership Program 2018 by United States Department of State – Bureau of educational and cultural affairs and South East Asia Youth Leadership Program 2018 at the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.