Director

dr.moe moe

Professor Dr. Poe Poe

The Training Department is responsible for conducting different kinds of ELT related courses like courses for upgrading the newly appointed tutors and demonstrators from the Department of Higher Education, Refresher Courses for faculty members, and Language Teaching Methodology Courses for teachers from basic as well as higher education levels; Courses on Teaching English Using ICT and Cascade courses. It also organizes seminars, workshops and talks by inviting local as well as international ELT experts and teacher trainers to promote the capacity of the faculty. The Department also carries out on-demand courses like Presentation and Public Speaking Skills, Masters of Ceremonies, English for Secretaries.

Dr.Aye Moe Moe

Professor Dr. Aye Moe Moe (Unit Head)

Dr. Aye Moe Moe is a Professor at National Centre for English Language, Yangon.

Daw Thin Thin Mya

Daw Thin Thin Mya (Lecturer)

Daw Thin Thin Mya is a Lecturer at National Centre for English Language, Yangon.

Daw Thet Oo Khine

Daw Thet Oo Khine (Lecturer)

Daw Thet Oo Khine is a Lecturer at National Centre for English Language, Yangon. She holds a Master’s degree in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) from Yangon University of Foreign Languages, Myanmar and a Master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She obtained a certificate in English for International Understanding (EIU) from SEAMEO RELC, Singapore. She also participated in the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program in 2017-2018 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. She has also participated in a number of local training programs, workshops and seminars. She has been working in the English language teaching field for nearly thirteen years. She has conducted some researches and presented her papers at the ELT conferences held in Yangon. Her interests lie in language pedagogy, vocabulary development and metacognition. She can be reached at thetookhine@uy.edu.mm or rosewhite819@gmail.com.

The HRD Department is offering short-term and long-term courses for upgrading the English language skills of the public, the government staff in particular. Occasionally, the department offers English courses for other ministries and also provides translators, interpreters, masters of ceremonies, liaison officers for international meetings, forums and conferences.

Dr.Thidar Aye

Professor Dr. Thidar Aye (Unit Head)

Dr. Thidar Aye is a Professor at National Centre for English Language, Yangon.

Daw Su Su Mon

Daw Su Su Mon (Lecturer)

Daw Su Su Mon is a Lecturer at National Centre for English Language. She holds Master’s Degree in English from University of Pathein. She has been working in the English language teaching field for over 18 years as a teacher and a trainer. She has involved in training programmes organized by National Centre for English Language. Currently she is teaching English to the undergraduate students. She is a member of the curriculum development team for lower secondary students. Her interests lie in English language teaching and developing curriculum. susumon.21862@gmail.com

Daw Nay Yee Lin

Daw Nay Ye Lynn (Lecturer)

Daw Nay Ye Lynn is a Lecturer at the National Centre for English Language. She received her BA in English for Professional Purposes from University of Yangon and her MA in English as a Foreign Language from Yangon University of Foreign Languages. She participated in 38th SSEAYP as a participating youth in 2011. She was also a Community of Practice member of Lower Mekong Initiative: Professional Communication Skills for Leaders Project in 2016 and 2017. She participated in International Visitors Leadership Programme 2017. She has been working in the English language teaching filed for nearly eleven years as a teacher, trainer and researcher. She is currently teaching and providing supervision to the bachelor and master degree students at the English Department, University of Yangon. Her areas of interest are classroom management, using educational technology in language teaching classrooms and professional development. msnayyelynn@uy.edu.mm or msnayyelynn@gmail.com.

The ICT and Resource Department assists teachers and students to be able to operate machines and equipment well, trains teachers to be able to effectively used ICT in language teaching. The department is now setting up a systematic library system and collecting e-learning resources. The department is also responsible for compiling and distributing audio and video materials, and powerpoints on lectures, seminars and conferences.

Daw Mya Mya

Daw Mya Mya (Lecturer)

Daw Mya Mya is a Lecturer at the National Centre for English Language. She has been working as a university teacher for about 24 years. She has been responsible for teaching research paper writing and English language teaching methodology to university students and supervising theses. She received her BA (Hons) and Master’s degrees in English from Yangon University. She attended TF-RELC English Language Training Programme for Teacher Leaders in Myanmar at the RELC in Singapore and the Training of Trainers Program in Academic and Research Writing and Presentation at Central European University in Budapest in Hungary. She completed online AE E-Teacher courses offered by University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Arizona State University in USA. She also participated in 5-week AE E-Teacher Program on Professional Development for Teacher Trainers MOOC – Fall 2018 as a facilitator and conducting online English Language Courses for Higher Education Teacher. Her current research involves the evaluation of English for Business course offered in BA (EPP) programme in Myanmar. myamya@uy.edu.mm

Daw Thu Zar Kyi Win

Daw Thu Zar Kyi Win (Lecturer)

Daw Thu Zar Kyi Win, Lecturer, National Centre of English Language, has been working in the English language teaching field more than twenty years. She got BA (Honours) degree from Mawlamyine University. She also got English Language Teaching Diploma and Master Degree from Yangon University. Currently she is teaching post-graduate and under-graduate students of English Department, Yangon University. She has involved in teaching Upskilling Programme for Freshly Appointed Tutors of English and in teaching online course. thuz.kyiwin12@gmail.com and thuzarkyiwin@uy.edu.mm

Daw Naw Octavia

Daw Naw Octavia (Lecturer)

Daw Naw Octavia is a Lecturer at National Centre for English Language. She has a working experience of about 8 years. She holds a postgraduate diploma in English Language Teaching and a Master’s Degree in English from University of Yangon. She attended English for International Understanding Course conducted at RELC Singapore in 2015. She also completed an online teacher training course: Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom offered by Iowa State University in 2019. She is now teaching foundation English to the undergraduate students from University of Yangon and Business English to the English specialization students. She has also participated in training programmes such as English Language Course for Higher Education Teacher and Upgrading Skills for Freshly Appointed Tutors of English, conducted at National Centre for English Language and taken the responsibility of supervising MA thesis. Her research interest is responding to learning needs in the classroom. octavia@uy.edu.mm

U Saw Simon

U Saw Simon (Tutor)

U Saw Simon is a Tutor at National Centre for English Language. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from University of Yangon. He was a Youth Ambassador for Myanmar Contingent in the 39th Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Programme (SSEAYP) in 2012, an external staff at World Economic Forum in East Asia (WEF) in 2013, a liaison officer at the 27th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in 2013 and a participant at International Development Field Camp for Japan and Myanmar Youths (IDFC) in 2014. Currently, he is working at NCEL as a Tutor, teaching English to first and second year students at the University of Yangon and students pursuing the diploma in English offered by Global English Course organized by NCEL. He takes interest in linguistics, language teaching and research in online learning methods.

The Curriculum and Materials Development Department keeps the record of all the teaching materials at the basic education level and the tertiary level and records the changes made in curricula and syllabuses of both the basic and higher education levels. The department is also responsible for organizing the workshops, seminars and ELT conferences and publishing the proceedings of the conferences. It also reviews and revises the English curricula used in international education arena and provides suggestions to the English Board of Studies for updating the teaching materials.

Daw Thida Soe

Daw Thidar Soe (Lecturer)

Daw Thidar Soe is a Lecturer at the National Centre for English Language. She obtained her M.A degree from University of Yangon specializing in English and earned the Diploma in English Language Teaching from the same university. She has been working in the English Language teaching field for nearly 25 years as a teacher and trainer. Currently, she is teaching Literature and Academic Writing, and providing supervision to the master’s degree students of the English Department, University of Yangon. Over the past eight years, she served as an instructor in English Language Courses for Higher Education Teachers of non-English specializations, in the Up-skilling Programmes for Freshly Appointed Tutors of English and in workshops for Academic Writing and Research Writing conducted by National Centre for English Language. She involved in curriculum development of literature for B.A (Honours) English Course, and also jointly participated in extra curriculum activities for developing English Language skills of students, together with teachers from AVI, Australian Volunteers International. Her interest lies in English Literature, Academic and Research Writing and Professional development. She attended the ‘Training of Trainers Programme in Academic and Research Writing and Presentation’ at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, in 2018. The research field she is interested in is ‘Feminism’. Her research paper ‘A Word-level Analysis of Feminist Language in Marilyn French’s Debut Novel The Women’s Room’ won the best paper award at ‘19th Research Conference of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, 2019’. soethida@uy.edu.mm

Daw Pwint Yee Win

Daw Pwint Yee Win (Lecturer)

Daw Pwint Yee Win is a Lecturer at the National Center for English Language. She holds a Master of Arts in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages) from the University of Wellington, New Zealand. She also has a Master of Arts in English from the University of Yangon and a Bachelor of Arts in English from West Yangon University. She worked at the Bago University for three years and she has been working at the National Center for English Language for more than three years. She also participated in UPFATE (Upskilling programmes for Freshly Appointed Tutors of English) as an instructor to enhance the teaching knowledge of freshly appointed tutors. She also visited Central European University as internship visitor at CEU’s Center for Teaching and Learning. Currently, she is teaching English Literature, Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics to English Specialization Students and Foundation English to Non-English Speciation Students at the University of Yangon. She conducted researches and presented papers at the ELT conference organized by the NCEL in 2017 and 2019. She is now attending her PhD course at the University of Yangon. She is interested in English Language Teaching Methodology, the development of training modules for student-centered curriculum and course design and also motivated to conduct researches in English Language Teaching. pwintapril@gmail.com or pwintyeewin@uy.edu.mm.

Daw Waing Myat Noe

Daw Waing Myat Noe (Tutor)

Daw Waing Myat Noe is the Tutor at National Centre for English Language. She holds Honours Degree in English from Dagon University and Master’s Degree in English from University of Yangon. She has been working in the English Language teaching field for nearly two and a half year as a teacher and her main task is to promote the learning of English in Myanmar. Currently, she is teaching the Foundation Courses to the first year and second year students from Non-English specializations in University of Yangon. Her interests lie in Sociolinguistics and English Language Teaching Methodology. waingwaing93@gmail.com.

The Assessment and Research Department is responsible for exploring the trends of international assessment systems and developing an assessment system that can really assess the English language competency of learners through research and conducting research for effective teaching and learning of English in Myanmar.

Daw Kaung Myat San

Daw Kaung Myat San (Lecturer)

Daw Kaung Myat San is a lecturer, working at the National Centre for English Language. She holds Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from Yangon Institute of Education. She participated in the Brunei-Us English Language Enrichment Programme for ASEANS for Teacher-Trainers in 2012 at the East-West Center, Hawaii. She started her teaching profession at the English Department, University of Yangon in January, 1995. She has been teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate, English specialization students, supervising students in doing research papers and also conducting upgrading courses: the UPFATE, the ELCHET, Global, SEAMEO courses for 25 years?????. Currently, she has been doing research for her PhD degree on the ELT coursebook evaluation, focusing on thinking skills and depth of knowledge demanded in activities in coursebooks used in tertiary level in Myanmar. She has presented papers at the ELT conferences including the annual ELT conferences organized by the British Council. Her interests lie in English language teaching methodology, assessment and professional development. kaungmyatsan@uy.edu.mm

Daw Cho Cho Win

Daw Cho Cho Win (Lecturer)

Daw Cho Cho Win is a lecturer at National Centre for English Language. She worked at Department of English, National Management Degree College as a tutor from 2012 to 2016. There, she taught English for Business to Business Management specialization students and Tourism and Hospitality Management specialization students. She has been taking her duties as an assistant lecturer at National Centre for English Language, which is at Panglong Hall, University of Yangon, since 2017. Here, she teaches Communicative Skills tofirst year English for Professional Purposes (EPP) specialization students from National Management Degree College and first year English specialization students from University of Yangon. She also teaches foundation English in other specializat ion classes. Moreover, she has been involved in conducting training courses like UPFATE which is Upskilling Programme for Freshly Appointed Tutors of English, by sharing the knowledge concerned with Public Speaking and Presentation Skills and The Use of ICT in Teaching English with the trainees. She has also been teaching in Diploma in English classes that are open as HRD classes. linjoke@uy.edu.mm

Daw May Thu Win Hlaing

Daw May Thu Win Hlaing (Tutor)

Daw May Thu Win Hlaing is a Tutor at National Centre for English Language. She has over four years’ teaching experience. She has also been writing textbooks as a member of Lower Secondary Level Curriculum Development Team. She took a postgraduate diploma in English Language Teaching and a Master’s Degree in English from University of Yangon after graduating in English for Professional Purposes. She is fascinated to upskill her teaching practices and broaden her horizons in teaching methodology.

maythuwinhlaing@uy.edu.mm

Old Faculty

Director

    Training

    The Training Department is responsible for conducting different kinds of ELT related courses like courses for upgrading the newly appointed tutors and demonstrators from the Department of Higher Education, Refresher Courses for faculty members, and Language Teaching Methodology Courses for teachers from basic as well as higher education levels; Courses on Teaching English Using ICT and Cascade courses. It also organizes seminars, workshops and talks by inviting local as well as international ELT experts and teacher trainers to promote the capacity of the faculty. The Department also carries out on-demand courses like Presentation and Public Speaking Skills, Masters of Ceremonies, English for Secretaries.

      HRD

      The HRD Department is offering short-term and long-term courses for upgrading the English language skills of the public, the government staff in particular. Occasionally, the department offers English courses for other ministries and also provides translators, interpreters, masters of ceremonies, liaison officers for international meetings, forums and conferences.

        ICT and Resource

        The ICT and Resource Department assists teachers and students to be able to operate machines and equipment well, trains teachers to be able to effectively used ICT in language teaching. The department is now setting up a systematic library system and collecting e-learning resources. The department is also responsible for compiling and distributing audio and video materials, and powerpoints on lectures, seminars and conferences.

          Curriculum and Materials Development

          The Curriculum and Materials Development Department keeps the record of all the teaching materials at the basic education level and the tertiary level and records the changes made in curricula and syllabuses of both the basic and higher education levels. The department is also responsible for organizing the workshops, seminars and ELT conferences and publishing the proceedings of the conferences. It also reviews and revises the English curricula used in international education arena and provides suggestions to the English Board of Studies for updating the teaching materials.

            Assessment and Research

            The Assessment and Research Department is responsible for exploring the trends of international assessment systems and developing an assessment system that can really assess the English language competency of learners through research and conducting research for effective teaching and learning of English in Myanmar.