Educational Background

  • M. Ed. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with Merit, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • B. Com. (Accounting & Management), Institute of Economics, Yangon
  • Advanced Certificate in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) with Credit, RELC-SEAMEO, Singapore
  • Certificate in Teacher Training and Development, DPU-BELL Program, Dhurakij Pundit University, Bangkok 

Work Experience

  • Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty of Arts (2013)
  • Head of the English Department, Faculty of Arts (June, 2013 - Present)
  • Head of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Program, Language Institute, Dhurakij Pundit University (2003 - May, 2010), (June, 2011 - May, 2013)
  • Lecturer, English Department, Faculty of Arts, Dhurakij Pundit University (1993 - Present)
  • Accountant, Amoco Company (US-based), Yangon
  • Assistant Trade Manager, Hyundai Corporation (S/Korea), Yangon
  • Accounts Officer, Mining Enterprise (3), Ministry of Mines, Yangon
  • Economics Research Assistant, Central Bank of Myanmar, Yangon
  • Internal Auditor, Petroleum Supply Corporation, Ministry of Energy, Yangon

Awards,Publications, etc.


  • DPU Scholarship (2002)
  • The DPU Outstanding Teacher Award (2006)
  • Certified Teaching Award (CTA) (2005-present)

Research and Publications


  • A Case Study of the Spoken and Written Genre Needs of International Students Enrolled in the M.Ed. in TESOL Program at The University of Sydney: A Retrospective Account (2003). Faculty of Education & Social Work, The University of Sydney, Australia.


  • Materials for ESP. Bamboo Forum, Vol.3, No.1. 2000. Bangkok: Dhurakij Pundit University.
  • Promoting long-term teacher-student relationships in ESP classrooms. Rhizome: Journal of the Language Institute (November, 2008). Dhurakij Pundit University.
  • Monolingual dictionaries: What role do they take in your vocabulary teaching?Language Institute Blog (March, 2010)
  • Specialized vocabulary learning strategies: A survey of four-year and two-year continuing students in the Faculty of Accountancy. Rhizome: Journal of the Language Institute (April, 2010). Dhurakij Pundit University. 

Short Story:

  • Thingyan Memories (1999). Voices of Southeast Asia: An Anthology of Southeast Asian Short Stories. Edited by Dr. Glenn Toh. Singapore: SEAMEO Regional Language Centre.