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Ascend Education Centre

#08-03, The Adelphi,
1 Coleman Street,
Singapore 179803

MRT Station:
City Hall

Tel: (65) 6338 1378

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Opening hours:
Mon – Fri: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturdays: 9.00am – 4:00pm
(Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)



Examination Board Members

David DoyleDavid Doyle,

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.

 Vinitha Kongot Ramachandran,
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.

David DoyleJudith Arul,
Judith started her teaching career in the CHIJ schools where she completed her secondary education. Wanting to spread her wings, she moved into the government schools and has continued as an Education Office with the Ministry of education until she retired. Besides her classroom-related experience, Judith has also conducted teacher-training and observation planned and implemented curriculum and served as external examiner both as an MOE Specialist Inspector and an independent educationist. Judith’s educational experience has been extended to research, preparation and publication of teaching materials, promoting the use of thinking tools, linguistic editing of texts and multi-media materials, copywriting and editing and, just for fun, working on newsletters and other publications for her community.

Examination Board

What does the Ascend Education Centre Examination Board do?

The examination board is involved in developing and implementing examination policies and procedures, including the handling of examination results and appeals.  It considers how the school assesses the learning outcomes of the students through various modes of assessment and makes recommendations to the academic board for improvements. Specifically, the Examination Board:

  • Ensures that for each course the assessment principles, processes, methods and practices are aligned with the learning outcomes and contents.
  • Approves all major assessment papers.
  • Approves all certificates awarded to students.
  • Is involved in the moderation process of academic results.
  • Regularly reviews assessment procedures to ensure the validity, reliability, and fairness of those assessments.

Ascend Education Centre
#08-03, The Adelphi,
1 Coleman Street, Singapore 179803
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