About the Trainers

Jalynn Yokairei

Author/Trainer, Jalynn Yap-Yokairei (BA, Grad Dip, MA, Prof CCW), is one of the pioneer authors and trainers of creative writing in Singapore. She has taught thousands of primary, secondary as well as adult students in Singapore since 1996.

Education - Training & Writing
To date, Jalynn has written more than 50 English assessment books and Creative Writing guides which have been published and sold in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and India. A certified SHL Psychometric Tester and a Targeted Selection Interviewer, Jalynn has also won kudos as a distinguished member of the International Society of Poets (US & UK), having achieved five Editor’s Choice Awards for 'Outstanding Achievement in Poetry'.

Jalynn adopts a lively teaching methodology, and her lessons are highly effective and motivational. Over 80% of her pupils passed their English Examinations with flying colours.

She has taught students from: Tao Nan, Nan Chiau, Pei Hwa Presbyterian, Methodist Girls', St. Joseph, Nan Hua, Bukit Timah, South View, Chongfu, St. Anthony’s, Maha Bodhi, Catholic High, Ai Tong, Unity, Yew Tee, Pei Chun Public, Cedar, Keming, St. Margaret’s, Xing Hua, Maris Stella, Admiralty, Princess Elizabeth, Raffles Institution, Raffles Girls', Marymount Convent, Hillgrove, Presbyterian High, Nan Hua High, and many more.

Business - Management
As a creative thinker and a sagacious problem solver, Jalynn's wealth of management experience includes assisting Board of Directors (BODs) and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in corporate projects:

  • content creation
  • psychometric testing
  • targeted selection interviewing
  • staff training
  • business development
  • strategic corporate planning

Jalynn has been operating her English language centres and Content Consultancy firm since 1996. Besides managing her education business, she is also engaged by local and foreign companies to establish their Content and HR departments – writing and editing travel websites, company portfolios, product manuals and employee handbooks.

With Jalynn's creative zest as well as her strong understanding of corporate communications, staffing, training, branding and marketing, she has worked effectively with clients at various levels to transform challenges into winning solutions.

Clarence Chew

Associate Trainer, Clarence Chew (BASc, BA (Hons) Multimedia Art), is an ex-school teacher who excels in the teaching of English at all levels. He also coaches adults and children in software literacy.



Quotes

"To live a superabundant life, labour into 'The Rest' - out of that rest, you can achieve all that you desire without striving; His favour is greater than your lifetime labour."

"Believe right and you'll do right. It's what you believe in your soul (heart & mind) that determines your actions."

"Humility is not thinking lowly of yourself; it's being certain of who you are without having an inferiority complex."

"You may be affluent, educated, gifted and skilled; if you don't have the fruits of the spirit - love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control, your life is still incomplete."

"It's not enough to seek wisdom - there are satanic wisdom, carnal wisdom, spiritual wisdom and Godly wisdom; the latter is what you should run after."

"Everyone has faith - it only depends on where you place it."

"None is too weak nor too poor to succeed; if you really, really want something, you'll find every way, against all odds, to obtain it."

"Nothing can defeat you more than yourself." "If you are alive, there are challenges; they either break you or make you. It's your choice!"