What makes our team of Dedicated French Teachers engaging and successful?

We ensure that our teachers possess sufficient experience, international exposure and of course, a deep love for languages. What sets us apart is our excellent mix of native and non-native speakers, which creates a unique blend of different cultural approaches of pedagogies. This allows our teachers to learn from each other and grow as a cohesive unit.

Maria S. Gentilhomme

Maria has been with Agape School of Education for six years and is one of the most dedicated teachers. Apart from being multilingual, she has qualifications in literature and finance, which allow her to connect with a wide range of students. Before joining Agape School of Education as a teacher, she taught French through ballet. However, today, she focuses on classroom education and tailors her classes to her students’ goals.

Jeanne Claire Lopez

Jeanne is both old and new to the Agape School of Education (ASOE). Once a student at ASOE, Jeanne is now a seasoned French teacher with a master’s degree in French as a Foreign Language from Université de Poitiers (France). Her experience in France also equipped her with French sign language credentials. As a non-native French speaker, Jeanne can relate to her Singaporean or Asian students on a deeper level, having once been in their position. Her empathy and dedication to her students make her one of our most engaging teachers!

Christine Tong

Originally from Belgium, Christine is graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications at the University of Louvain-La-Neuve and majored in Translation studies French, English, Spanish in Brussels, Belgium. Her linguistic and language skills have enabled her to pursue an international career in Belgium, France, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Christine has cross-cultural professional experience in multinational companies of various sectors : education, private banking, advertising, legal business.

As a qualified native speaker, Christine has teaching experience of French as foreign language in Hong Kong and Singapore (at Alliance Française de Singapour and at language centres).

She teaches group and private classes for children, teenagers and adults at all levels. Multi-linguist, Christine speaks fluently French, Spanish, English and Chinese.

Frederik Rettig

Frederik is a native of Munich, Germany. Since moving to Singapore in 2004, he has been working in a range of formal and freelance positions, usually requiring a mix of teaching, research, editing, and people-to-people interactions.

He enjoys working with small groups of all ages to explore the French language and culture together with his students.

Since 2009, Frederik has volunteered in nurseries (toddlers), after-school care (primary school), and most currently an online chatline for youth and young adults.

Bexen Campos

Originally from Chile, Bexen has followed an international career that has brought him to live and work in three different continents. After studying Electronic Engineering in Chile and working in the telecommunications sector in Mexico, he moved to France and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in History and Civilizations at the University of Lyon II. He later pursued a Master’s degree and PhD in Social Sciences at the EHESS (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales) in Paris.

Multilinguist, Bexen is passionate about languages. He fluently speaks French, Spanish and English and has a good knowledge of Italian and Greek, having spent many years translating old manuscripts from ancient Greek to French in libraries around Europe. This background gives him a good insight into the complicated process of learning a new language, empathizing with the difficulties that a student might find and always looking for new ways to explain and make the learning process more natural.

Being also a yoga and meditation teacher, Bexen is naturally calm and patient, qualities that he aims to extend to his students. In class, he focuses on creating a safe environment, where questions can be freely asked and students can learn, grow and express their full potential.

Yeoh Boon Chye

As a native Malaysian, Boon Chye has been teaching young children, secondary students and adult students since 2006 in Singapore and Malaysia. He is an educator who is passionate about the academic and social development of every student, dedicated to their growth and success.

He is an accommodating and versatile educator who is capable of designing engaging hands-on lessons that will drive students to reach their goal in the classroom. Being multilingual he has the ability to communicate and connect easily with students from various cultural background.