Swee Yean is a qualified English as well as Speech & Drama teacher. She was formerly a secondary school teacher who taught students ranging from those with low self-esteem and poor learning abilities to gifted and motivated high achievers. She is committed to drawing out the best in them through cooperative learning tools and multiple-intelligences strategies.
She has taught pre-schoolers, students in the primary, secondary and junior colleges and adults of all ages. She has worked for organizations such as the Ministry of Education, National Library Board, National Arts Council and People’s Association.
Swee Yean has performed in schools, public libraries, shopping malls, community centres, museums and at festivals like NUS Arts Fringe Festival.
She enjoys telling stories to inspire and to heal and creates a warm and comfortable atmosphere with her audience. Through songs and audience interaction, her stories will teach in non-didactic ways stirring up the moral imagination and creating gentle positive change.