Introduction

INTRODUCTION



Matrix Global Schools comprise of Matrix Private School, Matrix International School and Matrix International Pre-school. Our schools share one campus, one vision and one mission.

Our philosophy is to challenge our students to be intellectually curious, responsive and persistent; to be committed to and expressive of their ideas. Our goal is to ensure all will become articulate, courageous and will develop a realisation that the world is their classroom and that our lessons are for life. To achieve this, we nurture a close partnership with parents and the community. Learning is truly a global and "Second to None" experience on our 20 acre campus.

VISION

To be "Second to None": a leader in global education, and technological awareness.

MISSION

To nurture creativity, ambition,determination, think critically and take a structured approach to understanding and solving problems, so that students graduate to become outstanding leaders of tomorrow imbued with the ability to communicate confidently and effectively, and equipped with life skills which are "Second to None".

OUR TEAM

Dato’ Hajah Kalsom Binti Khalid

Director of School Management Board

Dato' Hajah Kalsom was appointed to the Board on 15 March 2016. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from University Malaya in 1978 and started her career as a teacher in Jempol, Negeri Sembilan in 1979.

In 2004, she was promoted as Headmistress of SMK Desa Cempaka, Nilai. From 2007 to 2011, she led the Private & Special Education Division, Education Management Division and the Quality Assurance Division in the State Education Department of Negeri Sembilan before being promoted as a Deputy Director in August 2011.

Having more than 30 years of experience and dedication to the education industry in Negeri Sembilan, she was subsequently appointed as the Director of the State Education Department of Negeri Sembilan, a position she held from 2012 to November 2015.

Dato' Hajah Kalsom devoted herself to education in Negeri Sembilan for over 37 years. She has gained many successes, particularly in ensuring Negeri Sembilan's education excellence and placing Negeri Sembilan in the top 5 in all KPM examinations. She has since retired, yet continues her contribution to the society by knowledge, experience and skills sharing.

She was awarded the State Teacher of Negeri Sembilan (Tokoh Guru Negeri Sembilan) and Leader of Education (Tokoh Pemimpin Pendidkan) in conjunction with Women's Day in 2016.

Lee Harvey

Head of Matrix International School

Lee Andrew Harvey is from Wales, UK and was appointed as Head of Matrix International School in August 2016. Lee has more than 13 years of teaching experience and has been a Head of School in well-established organizations in Malaysia and overseas before he joined Matrix Global Schools.

Lee holds a B.A. Hons with QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) in Primary Studies and has obtained SAPERE P4C (Philosophy for Children) Level 1-3 from the University of Wales, Newport and an M.A. in Critical and Creative Thinking.

He has a proven track record of successfully managing resources and employees to improve the educational services, providing students and teachers with the best environment to achieve their full potential. Whilst in the UK, he supported a large number of other schools within his authority in developing Thinking Skills. In addition, he led a cross Key Stage group in developing Numeracy for the Welsh Assembly Government, formulating a Numeracy Skills Curriculum that was used across the whole country.

He has created and implemented five-year development plans and meeting budgetary requirements that support schools for ages 3-18 years old, including IGCSE and IB programmes in many schools. He created systems that support professional development for employees in UK schools, International Schools and Malaysian Private Schools, all of which have enhanced the learning experience for students. His philosophy is 'The Student Comes First' and he believes in educating the 'whole child'.

Felicia Wong Yin Ting

Head of Matrix Private School

Felicia was born and raised in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Malaya. With more than 10 years in Private Education, Felicia has a vault-full of experience from her years of teaching and holding managerial positions in Private and International Schools.

Her experience in the curriculum development, particularly in Mandarin related subjects for UPSR, PT3, SPM and Cambridge IGCSE levels have made her a sought-after academician. Her passion and insistence in ensuring that the curriculum remains relevant and fun, has also made her a very popular teacher with her students.

It comes as no surprise, as Felicia enjoys working with children and is constantly thinking of new and exciting ways to make learning a more personal, practical, flexible and enjoyable experience for her children. Her basic philosophy in education is that learning should be engaging and challenging, and that curricula should be keenly focused on the child. Felicia is honoured to be able to contribute her energy towards making Matrix Global Schools ONLY the best.


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