Our Principal & Founder
Jayce Or, PSLE Science Specialist,
M Ed, PGDE (Pri), B Eng
Mr Jayce Or is a seasoned educator and curriculum designer for Science, with over 20 years of teaching and training experience in MOE schools and in various large tuition centers across the island.
A graduate of the prestigious Melbourne Graduate School of Education, ranked the Number 1 Graduate School of Education Worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015), Jayce is known for his specialist knowledge in Science and Environment Education and is a thought leader in modern pedagogical trends and instruction.
He is responsible for the curriculum development of Germinate’s regular Science Classes which uses the C3 Pedagogy to teach students how to apply Concepts, appreciate Concrete activities and Connect Science with the demands of the exam requirements and the everyday.
An experienced Science Curriculum Specialist and PSLE Science marker, Jayce is well-versed in coaching students in the challenges of PSLE Science Answering Techniques. He has developed his own P.E.A.K™ methodology in accordance with MOE’s Primary Science syllabus, which has proven to help students decode the strategies to achieve confidence in answering techniques and significant improvement in their grades.
Jayce is also a skillful PSLE coach who has conducted many Science enrichment workshops including whole day P5 and P6 workshops, Science Process Skills workshops for parents and Science exploratory excursions to Singapore Science Centre. In the two primary schools that he was teaching previously, he played a key role in establishing strategic partnerships with external partners such as NEA, Panasonic, South East CDC, Tetrapak Singapore. He has led a team of teachers to win the MOE Outstanding Contribution Award (Team) for Environment Education in 2013 and a student team to win the NEA-Panasonic Eco-Champions Project Competition (ECPC) 2011. Jayce also possesses a robotics training background from the Singapore Science Centre.
His passion is to help every child learn to appreciate and use science concepts in their everyday situations and achieve better results in the process.