B.Sc. Mathematical Sciences (Hons, Distinction), NTU
Associate, NTU Student Union
The Learning Lab
Lynn graduated from NTU with a Bachelor in Science in Mathematical Sciences with Distinction. She loves dealing with numbers and solving challenging problems.
With her previous experience working with primary school students, she discovered her passion for teaching and found joy working with children. Their innocence and unending energy always motivate her to do her best and inspire them positively.
As our society moves into the digital age, she recognises the importance of every child having basic knowledge of programming. Lynn seeks to excite students in programming and empower them to excel through technology.
B.A.(Media and Communications), University of Melbourne
Singapore Press Holdings
Indigo Education Group
As a media graduate, Cheryl has a love for the written word and believes in using this passion for the greater good. Throughout her education, she has had encounters with coding and recognises the importance of imparting such foundational skills to children.
Her internship at Coding Lab allowed her to witness educators igniting the passion for technology among children, motivating her to want to be a part of something meaningful. Alongside social media handling and the occasional designing and editing, she also creates content for the blog and covers outstanding members of the Coding Lab family – both staff and students. You can also find her going around classes, snapping class-in-progress photos and attempting to pick up more coding in between.
B.Eng. Computer Engineering (Hons), NUS
ECE Student Council
Anglo-Chinese School (International Baccalaureate)
Hovan’s passion for teaching blossomed when he was 15. With the addition of two younger brothers into the family, Hovan was tasked with the guidance of his toddler brothers. He instilled in them not just knowledge but also discipline, morality and almost everything else about being human.
Ever since Hovan started his university journey and has delved into the depths of programming, he has decided to fuse his passion for teaching with his newly found love for programming.
With the aim of not only imparting the art of programming and logical thinking, Hovan also enjoys helping new students take their first baby steps into the pool of coding.
B.Eng. Computer Science (Hons), NTU
Data Analytics System Senior Engineer
Defence Science Technology Agency (DSTA)
Ryan graduated from NTU with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and was a Senior Engineer in DSTA for 5 years. He was involved with the Enterprise Data Advanced Analytics System used by leading data scientists for MINDEF.
He enjoys teaching and has taught children both locally and overseas (Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam).
He hopes to use his experience and passion to inculcate an exploratory and forward-thinking attitude in the students at Coding Lab so that each child will be prepared for the digital world ahead.
B.A. Hospitality and Tourism, Murdoch University
Resorts World Sentosa
The Learning Lab
Trained in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Sin Zhen finds joy in helping people and their enquiries, as well as working with kids. Her prior experience at the Resorts world Sentosa Kids Club and Mercure Singapore Bugis has instilled in her the exacting standards required in providing high quality service to her clients.
She enjoys building relationships with people and speaking to parents on how to value add to their child’s future. She is a firm believer in the value of education. Always armed with a cheerful smile, Sin Zhen is a familiar sight to parents and students who walk through the doors daily at Coding Lab.
B.A. Sociology (Hons), NTU
Volunteer, Touch Community Centre
Hwa Chong Institution (IP)
Reiko enjoys exploring new ideas and questing for knowledge. Fuelled by a desire to make the world a better place, Reiko believes that education and digital literacy is key to empowering the next generation. Her passion for working with kids was cultivated through her many experiences in mentoring, tutoring, and facilitation of workshops.
A firm believer in holistic, all-rounded education, Reiko seeks to impart not just the technicalities of coding, but also the courage to explore, the eye for good design, and the heart for meaningful creations to each and every child she meets through her work.
B.A. Business Management (Hons), Kingston University London
Hwa Chong Institution (IP)
Growing up in STEM-focused Singapore with a research scientist father, Iris learnt to love math and science from an early age. She learnt Python, R and SQL in order to improve her data analysis skills. Learning languages—both human and computer—has opened up new worlds for her. She enjoys the problem solving process of expressing the solution to a problem in a programming language of her choice.
She does social work outside of work, and has volunteered with non-profit organizations that serve children and animals. She enjoys bringing joy to others and is devoted to supporting children to become the future leaders in technology.
B.B.A. Information Systems, UOW
NEC Asia Pacific
Ministry of Home Affairs
Evan started his coding journey at the age of 15, first taking Computing as a GCE O Level subject, while also being actively involved in his CCA, InfoComm Club as a committee member, imparting his skills about animation and game design to his juniors and participating in various national competitions.
This fuelled his interest in teaching coding, where he enjoys sharing knowledge and imparting new programming skills to students.
He strongly believes that coding is not just learning about technical skills, but rather learning and applying one’s knowledge and creativity to solve problems.
International Olympiad in Informatics Coach & Team Leader (2020)
Singapore National Coach for NOI (2015 – 2018)
International Olympiad in Informatics (Silver)
National Olympiad in Informatics (Gold, 2nd Position)
Guangxuan is a competitive programmer. His burning passion for competitive programming led him to represent Raffles Institution and Singapore in numerous prestigious olympiads in Computing, Physics, and Mathematics. He was also part of the team that was awarded the 1st Place at Shopee’s I’m the Best Coder Competition (2019).
Beyond achievements, Guangxuan has trained countless medalists in Olympiad in Informatics Courses (NUS). He is devoted to nurturing the next generation of competitive programmers, to keep the culture of teaching alive for many years to come.
Diploma in Electronics, Computer and Communications Engineering, NYP
NYP Director’s List, Outstanding Academic Performance (2014/2015)
ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems)
Having an interest in teaching since young and a diploma in electrical and computer engineering at NYP, Rachel is excited to be able to pursue her passion by teaching coding to the younger generation.
She finds it fulfilling when a child accomplishes their goal, be it solving a simple bug or creating a program. Every child has their own learning style and she always tries her best to find a suitable teaching approach. There is a heartwarming feeling when a child expresses their affection or appreciation, be it through a comforting hug or a photo.