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Contact Details
Ascend Education Centre

19 Carpenter Street,
Singapore 059908

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MRT Station:

Clarke Quay, Take Exit 'E'

Tel: (65) 6338 1378

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Opening hours:
Mon – Thurs: 9am – 9pm
Fridays: 9am – 6pm
Saturdays: 9.30am – 5pm
(Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)



Our Staff Profiles

Management Team

David DoyleDavid Doyle, CEO of Ascend Education Centre

David an Irish citizen and Singapore PR, is the CEO of Ascend Education Centre with a diverse  background  in  the education industry. David was a research and teaching assistant at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth where he was a British Council Chevening Scholar in International Relations from 1996-1997. He holds a primary degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in International Relations. Since 2001, David has made Singapore his home, working and teaching in the Education industry. In 2003 he completed his CELTA with the British Council Singapore. In June 2004, David, in partnership with fellow Irishman Gareth O’Brien, started Ascend Education Centre.

Ranitha Naidu Doyle, Deputy CEO of Ascend Education Centre

Ranitha, a Singaporean, graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts. She has a Cambridge CELTA from The International House, London. Ranitha's work experience in the private education industry in Singapore spans over 18 years. Ranitha has worked as a Marketing Manager and Product Development Manager in an MNC. She has also taught and managed students from across the globe and
specialises in the teaching of English. An avid traveller herself, Ranitha enjoys meeting students from all over the world.

 Vinitha Kongot Ramachandran, Academic Manager

Vinitha is a native of India, but has lived in Singapore and Malaysia for the last 11 years. She has a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Bombay, India as well as a TESOL certification from SEA English Academy (Australia). She has taught ESL at all levels, IELTS and conducted public speaking and communication workshops. She believes in leveraging her teaching experience and academic background to design engaging and inspiring lessons to effectively address the curriculum and help students realize their individual potential. She firmly believes that a comfortable and enjoyable classroom experience is the key to positive learning.

Admin Team

Ben Chang, Assistant Sales Manager

Ben graduated from Singapore Polytechnic with a diploma in Computer Information Systems. Through his earlier work experiences, he had picked up customer service skills with the Ministry of Education, mastered sales negotiation techniques during his days as an estate salesperson dealing with commercial properties, as well as enjoyed the privilege of being under the tutelage of Ms Nanz Chong-Komo, founder of One.99 business. Prior to Ascend, he had the opportunity to work as a business development manager with one of the local learning centres, managing the company's best branch in the North East region where he focused on selling education programmes to clients. All in all, Ben is a people-person who enjoys working with others and looks forward to meeting students from all over the world.

Bala, Assistant Accounts Manager

Bala joined Ascend Education Centre as the Accounts Executive. Bala loves working  with numbers and is currently studying to become a practicing accountant. Bala enjoys working in a multicultural environment with students and staff from all over the world. Before joining Ascend Education Centre, Bala also worked in the education industry.


Ascend Education Centre
19 Carpenter Street, #01-01
Singapore 059908
(Nearest MRT Station: Clarke Quay/Raffles)
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Pathway to Ascend Education Center »» Alight at Clarke Quay MRT »» Exit from Eu Tong Sen Road »» Use the footbridge to cross to North Bridge Road »» Turn left into Carpenter St and we are located at number 19